Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Holds Many Promises Worth Considering – June 2017

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Max released in June 2017 is another mobile phone from Samsung that holds many promise. Aside from its high quality camera, the phone has a pretty attractive metal design and a body measuring 156.7 x 78.8 x 8.1 mm or 6.17 x 3.10 x 0.32 inches (height – width – thickness) which weigh 179 grams.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Max is available in 2 colors which are Black and Gold but it’s of 32GB model.

One of the down falls of Samsung Galaxy J7 Max its sluggish MedaTek Helio P20 processor which does not compliment the phones amazing features.

This processor is far behind processors like Snapdragon 625 and Eynos 8870 found in some other smartphones like some Samsung phones or even Huawei Honour 10.

This poor processor adds to the inability of the Samsung phone to load application fast and also show some lag with excessive usage.

The crowning glory of the J7 max is its high camera quality, the camera is able to take breathtaking pictures and videos even in low light condition.

However one fault the camera has is its inability to focus near image. Even with this fault, the video stabilization is awesome and still gives an awesome shooting experience.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Features

Resolution 1080 by 1920 pixels
Display5.7 inches
OSAndroid Nougat
Rear Camera13-megapixel
Front Camera13-megapixel
microSD StorageUp to 256GB

Price: How much does Samsung Galaxy J7 Max cost?

You can get the Samsung Galaxy J7 Max in the US for $270 while the price on Canada starts at $345 depending on online retailer you choose from below.

In Australia, the price starts at $345 but the price of Samsung Galaxy J7 Max in UK is £238 while the EU countries can buy Samsung Galaxy J7 Max for €250.

In Africa, you can buy the Samsung Galaxy J7 Max in Nigeria for ₦95,000 and Kenya for KSh 28,000 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of Samsung Galaxy J7 Max is RS 17,000.

*Prices here don’t reflect latest prices. Go to your favorite ecommerce website to check latest prices or ongoing deals. You can never tell what you might find especially with our top picks below!


  • Nice build
  • Great camera
  • Good battery life
  • Finger print sensor


  • Average performance
  • Sluggish processor
  • Quite expensive
  • Quite heavy
  • Not pocket-friendly


One of the pros of the Samsung Galaxy J7 Max is its amazing metallic unibody that gives it an attractive appearance. The smartphone is rounded near the corners and has a premium feel and finer than its biggest competitor Motorola Moto G5 Plus.

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Samsung On Max or Galaxy J7 Max is designed for big phone lovers, as the phone is quite large and not so pocket-friendly.

The power button is on the left and falls below your thumb, the volume rocket lies on the upper half of the right. The phone also has a plastic strip design at the top and bottom with a finger print sensor mounted at the rear.


The Samsung Galaxy J7 Max 5.7inches PLS capacitive touchscreen display occupies approximately 72.5% of the smartphone body with screen resolution at 1080 by 1920 pixels and screen density, PPI at 386 pixels per inch.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Max falls behind in display, unlike Galaxy J7 Pro which comes with a super AMOLED display, J7 max comes with a TFT display using Samsung’s PLS technology.


Samsung Galaxy J7 Max runs on Android Nougat operating system with performance backed by a 4GB RAM and Octa -core processing unit clocking at speeds of 2.4 GHz. The Internal storage size of the Samsung phone is available at 32GB with expandable memory via microSD card of up to 256GB.

The mobile device integrates on MediaTek Hellio P20 processor that is not all that strong and does not allow the phone run smoothly.


Samsung Galaxy J7 Max houses a 13-megapixel for the rear or primary camera with f/1.7 aperture while an 13-megapixel front or secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture is stationed for additional camera support.

A smaller aperture on smartphones creates much better natural pictures than a wider aperture because it lets in more light.

Galaxy J7 Max takes amazing picture regardless the lighting condition of the environment.

It features white balance which aids in producing well detailed photos, the Galaxy J7 Max phone also has a visible Samsung low light algorithm providing a brighter than usual photos under low light condition.

However, J7 Max experience difficulties focusing image that are too close and has slow focus speed in low light.

The smartphone is very fast when it comes to processing, and it also has a very good video stabilization that enables the device shoot breathtaking pictures and videos.

Battery Capacity and Sensors

Galaxy J7 Max packs a Non-removable Li-Ion 3300mAh to power all the above features and more. the battery life of the device is pretty good as it is able to last through out the day and lasts up to 20 hours of talk time.

The smartphone supports connectivity options like WI-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS and sensors which includes finger print sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass and light sensor.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Full Specifications

Smartphone Design 
Device NameSamsung Galaxy J7 Max or Samsung Galaxy On Max
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Released DateReleased June 2017
Dimensions and Size156.7 x 78.8 x 8.1 mm (6.17 x 3.10 x 0.32 inches)
Weight (in grams)179 g
ColorsBlack, Gold
Number of SIMTwo
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Water ResistanceNo
Dust ResistanceNo
TypeNon-removable Li-Ion
Battery Capacity3300 mAh
Talk time20 hours (3G)
Fast Charge
Wireless ChargingNo
Screen TypePLS capacitive touchscreen
Screen Size (inches)5.7 inches
Screen-to-body-ratioApproximately 72.5%
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixels Per Inch (PPI)386 ppi pixel density
Colors16 million colors
Screen ProtectionNone
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Processor Type or ChipsetMediatek MT6757 Helio P20
ProcessorOcta-core 2.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Internal Storage32GB
Expandable StorageYes
Expandable Storage TypemicroSD
Maximum Expandable StorageUp to 256GB
Front or Secondary13-megapixel, f/1.9 aperture
Rear or Primary13-megapixel, f/1.7 aperture
FeaturesSmart glow ring,  autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Wifi or Wi-FiYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
BluetoothYes, v4.2
Infrared portNo
USBmicroUSB 2.0
USB On-The-GoYes
Headphone3.5mm jack
Network TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
Iris scannerNo
FingerprintYes – front mounted
Compass or MagnetometerYes
Heart rateNo
Light SensorYes

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