Main Difference – Samsung Galaxy J7 vs On7
The main difference between Samsung Galaxy J7 and On7 is that Samsung Galaxy J7 comes with a more powerful processor and a super AMOLED display while Samsung Galaxy On7 uses TFT technology on the display. Due to the high-quality display, the Samsung Galaxy J7 is expensive but other than this spec, most of the other features are the same. If you are looking for a phone which has the same specifications as the Samsung Galaxy J7, but cheaper with a downgrade on the display, the Samsung Galaxy ON 7 is the phone to go for. Let us take a closer look at bot phones and see what they have to offer.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Review – Features and Specifications
Samsung recently introduced its line of J series smartphones. They are namely Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7. The main features of these phones include a 5 MP front facing camera which is accompanied by a selfie flash. Flipkart launched this phone in India in the month of July this year. The Indian version of the Samsung Galaxy J7 comes with a major change. The processor on the Indian version of the phone is the Octa-Core Exynos 7580 whereas the Chinese version of the same phone comes with the Snapdragon 615 Soc.
The smartphone is powered by Samsung’s very own Octa-Core Exynos 7580 System on Chip, which has a 64-bit design architecture. There are eight ARM Cortex A53 CPU, which are capable of producing 1.5 GHz speed individually.
The smartphone comes with a Super AMOLED display which is 5 inches in size. The resolution of the screen is 1280X720 pixels. The pixel density of the screen is 267 ppi. The display is very much visible when exposed to direct sunlight. The colors produced by the AMOLED display are bright as well as vibrant. The viewing angle of the screen is also good. The device does not come with an ambient light sensor which would have been useful as it is able to set the screen brightness automatically according to the lighting condition on the outside.
With the help of the AMOLED screen, perfect blacks are achieved. If we compare the phone with the like of the Galaxy A7, the sharpness of the screen is a bit low as the pixel density of the screen is less. The same screen can be considered to be better than the LCD screened smartphones which have the similar price range. The Samsung Galaxy J7 also come with an outdoor mode which brightens the display for 15 minutes when being used outdoors. The display of the devices has a glossy outlook which gives way to fingerprints.
The Samsung Galaxy J Series uses the same traditional design which is relevant to its smartphones. The corners are curved as with many of its smartphones. The sides are reinforced by a chrome rim. This is a typical feature which is found in the Samsung Galaxy Primes series phones. These sides use anodized CMF coating which prevents smudges and dust from sticking to the device.
The home button is typically located at the bottom of the display. On both sides of the home button, the capacitive touch buttons are available. These buttons do not have backlit features nor do they provide any feedback when pressed. The power button on the device is located on the right on the side of the phone, and volume button is placed on the left on the side.
If we are to observe the bottom of the phone, the microphone, USB port, 3.5 mm audio jack are placed for easy access. The thickness of the phone stands at 7.5mm. The back of the phone has a curved design for better handling.
The resolution of the rear camera is 13 MP, which come with an LED. The aperture of the camera is f/1.9. The camera user interface has some useful options. Some of them are Auto pro which enables the user to control options like the white balance, ISO, and exposure manually, Panorama, Effects, and timer options. The front camera of the device has a resolution of 5 MP, which has an 85-degree wide angle lens and an aperture of f/2.2. There is also an LED flashlight to brighten up selfie shots in low light conditions. Flashlights are very useful when the surrounding lighting conditions are poor. The front-facing camera of the device is average in the sense that it come with a proximity sensor but lacks features like the ambient light sensor and the notification LED which come with smartphones in the similar price range. Even when the screen is turned off, the home button can be pressed twice to open the camera, and the volume control button can be used as the camera shutter.
The HD recording feature on the phone also captures vibrant and sharp images. The Audio suffers a bit since the device does not have a secondary microphone. Slow motion recording is also not supported by the smartphone.
The operation System that powers the device is the Android Lollipop 5.1.1 which is covered by the Samsung UI on top.
Dimensions and Handling
The phone does not come with a premium build, but is easy to grip and is sturdy at the same time. The back cover has a nice finish and is made out of polycarbonate. The width of the device is 78.66mm, and the height of it is 152.4mm. The weight of the smartphone stands at 171g.
Storage Expansions and SIM slots
The device comes with two SIM microSIM slots and a micro SD card slot which can be used as an expandable storage up to 128 GB.
The image quality of the camera is satisfactory. When shots are taken in daylight, they sometimes end up over exposed or dull. The color accuracy of the captured images is good and images are sharp and crisp. The HDR shots on the camera are also good, but the exposure problem still persists in daylight. Low light shots are also good but creates some noise. The flashes provide good lighting in low light conditions to produce bright images.
The memory available in the Samsung Galaxy J5 is 1.5 GB, in which 1.37 GB is usable. The internal storage of the device is 16GB, in which 11.6 GB falls into the usable range. Compatible apps can be moved into the SD card in order to free up space on the main storage.
The battery capacity of the device stands at 3000 mAh. This enables the phone to last for a day. If the usage is less, the device is able to surpass a day easily. The power saving mode and the ultra-power saving modes that come with the device enable the phone to extend the battery life of the battery when needed.
Samsung Galaxy on7 Review – Features and Specifications
Samsung is in the process of producing mid-range smartphones. The market for these types of phones is very competitive, and many other brands are fighting for this space as well.
The Samsung Galaxy on 7 was recently released in India as a value for money device. The main aim of this phone was to target youth. The key features of this device include a new Ultra Data Saving mode, 4G LTE support and Mix Radio.
The power for the device is provided by the Snapdragon 410 processor. This has been known to be the go-to processor in the production of the compact size phones. The memory supported by the device stands at 1.5 GB, and the graphics are powered by the Adreno 306.
The Samsung Galaxy on7 does not comprise of the featured Super AMOLED display which come with many Samsung smartphones in recent times. This is evident due to the fact that the display is sharp, but the deep blacks are missing. The viewing angles of the device are also average when compared with the phones which come with the AMOLED displays. The screen uses TFT technology where the color reproduction is poor, and the blue color is dominantly visible on the screen. The size of the display is 5.5 inches, and the supported resolution is 720p. The pixel density of the screen stands at 267 ppi. Even if the resolution of the images is high, images will seem somewhat pixelated on the screen of the Samsung Galaxy ON7. Another problem with the screen is it attracts fingerprints onto the display which reduces the clarity of the content displayed on the screen. Nevertheless, the responsiveness of the screen is great.
The Samsung Galaxy On7 has a quick response to any inputs. The applications on the phone function without any lag. In general, the performance of the phone is good.
The device comes with Android Lollipop 5.1.1 which has the Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface. The Samsung bloatware apps have been reduced. The preloaded apps on the device have been made minimum giving the user the freedom to install preferred apps. Google apps are available on the home screen.
One of the key features of the device is a new feature called Ultra Data Saving mode which can save up to 40 percent of data usage. This is useful in downloading files, making purchases online and streaming videos.There is also another feature called MixRadio which enables the user to access over 30 million songs produced all over the world in different languages.
The camera app can be launched quickly with the touch of the icon.The interface of the application is user-friendly and easy to use. It is easy to swap between the front and the rear cameras as well as jump into the photo gallery with the use of touch buttons on the screen itself. The camera is able to capture crisp images even with indoor lighting. The front camera is also able to capture standard images. The rear camera of the device has a resolution of 13 MP. It is accompanied by a single LED flash to bright up low light conditions. The color reproduction is great on the device, but the white balance had some notable issues. Another feature of the camera is, it is capable of capturing selfies with high quality although they come with low-end hardware.
Videos can be recorded by the camera at 1080p, and the software stabilization is able to reduce the blur due to shakes caused by the hand.
As with the other models produced by Samsung, this smartphone also offers a solid and sturdy frame. The edges are made of plastic, and the phone has a premium look. As with the other models, the power button is situated on the right edge while the volume control button is located on the left. The micro USB, microphone and the 3.5 mm audio jack have been moved to the bottom of the device.
The internal storage of the device is 8GB in which only 4.11 GB is usable. Although the internal storage is low, a microSD card can be used to expand it. There is also another option to attach an OTG drive.
The capacity of the battery is 3000mAh. The Snapdragon processor and the low power consuming display enable the battery to last longer which is capable of lasting a whole day without any issues.
Difference Between Samsung Galaxy J7 and On7
Samsung Galaxy J7 is powered by 1.5GHz Exynos 7580 octa-core processor.
Samsung Galaxy ON7 is powered by 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor.
Graphics Processor Unit
Samsung Galaxy J7 is powered by Mali-T720MP2 graphics.
Samsung Galaxy ON7 is powered by Adreno 306 graphics.
Samsung Galaxy J7 has a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display, resolution of 1280 x 720 and the pixel density is 267 ppi.
Samsung Galaxy ON7 has a 5.5-inch Super TFT display, resolution of 1280 x 720 and the pixel density is 267 ppi.
The AMOLED display is known to produce vibrant colors which are crisp and sharp while the advantage of the TFT display is that it consumes less power.
Storage and RAM
Samsung Galaxy J7 has a memory of 1.5 GB and an internal storage of 16 GB further expandable with the use of a microSD card up to 128 GB.
Samsung Galaxy ON7 has a memory of 1.5 GB and an internal storage of 8 GB further expandable with the use of a microSD card up to 128 GB.
The internal storage of the Samsung Galaxy J7 is higher, but both phones have expandable storage which may not make the size of the internal storage much of a difference.
Samsung Galaxy J7 comes with a 13 MP camera, autofocus. LED flash and 1080p video, 5MP front facing camera which comes with a flash.
Samsung Galaxy ON7 comes with a 13 MP camera, autofocus.LED flash and 1080p video, 5MP front facing camera which does not come with a flash.
The only major difference on the camera is the missing front facing camera flash on the Samsung Galaxy ON7.
Samsung Galaxy J7 measures 152.2mm x 78.7mm x 7.5mm, weighs 171g.
Samsung Galaxy ON7 is 151.8mm x 77.5mm x 8.2mm, weighs 172g.
Samsung Galaxy J7 is more expensive comparatively.
Samsung Galaxy ON7 1is cheaper comparatively.
Samsung Galaxy J7 vs Samsung Galaxy On7 – Summary
There are some notable features that come with the Samsung Galaxy J7. The display is of high quality, being powered by super AMOLED. The battery life is decent being since it is able to last for a day. The performance of the processor is also good, thanks to the Octa-core Exynos SoC processor. The notable downside on the phone is the lack of the ambient sensor which is found in similar ranged smart devices in the market. The cameras also provide average performance. Taking all of these factors into account, overall, the Samsung Galaxy J7 can be considered to be a value for money phone altogether.
The Samsung Galaxy ON7 is not a high-end device by any means, but the quality of the phone is solid, and the camera is able to perform up to expectation. The performance of the device and the battery life of the device are also key features which give the phone the edge over its rivals.