Samsung to launch Galaxy J7 in India today


While the Korean giant, Samsung is busy countering the problem of battery explosion in its latest flagship phone, Galaxy Note 7, the world’s biggest smartphone maker isn’t giving in to the pressure by changing its plans. On Friday, the company started sending out media invites for the launch of its new Galaxy J-series smartphone.

Samsung sent out invitations for its Galaxy J series handset launch in India scheduled for today. The invite reads “Get Ready for the Prime Time!” and features a large letter J made of binary digits. The invite further reads, “Join us as we unveil the next in J-Series, now more proficient, protected and power-packed than ever.”

Although the company has not mentioned in the invites which handset it will be launching at the event, recent leaks and official listing suggest Samsung to introduce the Galaxy J7 Prime smartphone.

As per the listing, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime will be launched at the best buy price of Rs 18,790 and will be available in Gold and Black colour variants. In terms of specifications, it will feature a 5.5-inch Full HD display of 1080×1920 pixel resolution secured with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Powering the device is a 1.6GHz octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. It offers 16GB of internal storage and supports microSD cards of up to 256GB in size. The dual-sim smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Having a fingerprint sensor, Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime boasts a 13MP rear camera with LED flash, along with an 8MP front-facing snapper for selfies. It is backed by a 3,300mAh battery and offers 4G, LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB OTG as connectivity options.

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