The Samsung J series smartphones claim to offer budget-friendly devices to its customers, while the other players in the segment offer much powerful specs. Let’s see how the Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 compares to the Zenfone 3 Laser by Asus. Here’s a Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 vs Asus Zenfone 3 Laser Comparison Review:
Design & Display
While the Zenfone 3 Laser features a sandblasted aluminium body with rounded sides and diamond-cut edges, the Galaxy J7 2016 comes with a full metallic body design. Both smartphones sport 5.5-inch IPS display with full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution. Also, the Zenfone 3 Laser comes with a fingerprint scanner, which is missing from J7 (2016).
The Asus Zenfone 3 Laser is powered by a 1.4 GHz 64-bit octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with Adreno 505 GPU. It is supported by 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via a micro SD card.
On the other hand, the Galaxy J7 (2016) is powered by a 1.6GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor along with 2GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage [expandable up to 256GB].
While both handsets run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, the Zenfone 3 Laser runs Asus Zen UI 3.0 on top, which offers several additional features.
The Asus Zenfone 3 Laser sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, laser auto focus, and Electronic Image Stabilization [EIS]. Asus claims that the second generation laser focus system on the phone, has a range of 1.5 meters, which is twice the distance of other laser focus systems. It also features an 8-megapixel front camera.
On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with features such as Continuous Shot, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Interval Shot, Night, Panorama, Pro, Selfie, Beauty Face, and Wide Selfie. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash.
Both smartphones offer standard connectivity options such as 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, USB Port, micro USB 2.0, HDMI Port, A-GPS, and Bluetooth. Sensors on both smartphones include light, proximity, accelerometer and gyroscope.
While the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) comes with a 3300 mAh battery, the Asus Zenfone 3 Laser is backed by a 3000 mAh battery.
While the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) is priced at Rs. 15, 990, the Zenfone 3 Laser costs Rs.19,000.
The Asus Zenfone 3 Laser offers many great features such as laser auto-focus feature and has a better design, more RAM, better selfie camera, and fingerprint sensor. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 offers good overall features at a more affordable price.