On Friday, Samsung started sending media invites for the launch of its new J series handset. The event will be held on Monday, September 19 at 11.30 am in Gurgaon.
The invite did not reveal much about the handset. It reads as “Get Ready for the Prime Time!” and further says “Join us as we unveil the next in J-Series, now more proficient, protected and power-packed than ever.” It is rumoured that the upcoming J-series smartphone will be Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime though the company did not reveal device name, BGR India reported.
According to Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom, the handset will be launched at Rs 18,790 and bear a maximum retail price of Rs 19,400. Since the handset was earlier launched in Vietnamese market, the specs of the upcoming phone have been revealed.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime Specifications, Features
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime will have a full metal body and a 5.5-inch screen with Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It will support full HD resolution of 1080×1920 pixels.
The Galaxy J7 will be powered by 1.6 GHz Octa-core processor with Exynos 7870 chipset and Mali-T830MP2 graphics. It will have 3 GB of RAM. The smartphone is likely to have native storage of 32 GB and also support micro SD card of up to 256 GB.
It will be loaded with Android OS, v6.0.1 Marshmallow. The device will have 13-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front facing camera. It will also support fingerprint scanner integrated within the home button.
The device comes with dual sim and features like 4G VoLTE, WiFi and USB support. The Galaxy J7 Prime will be packed with Li-Ion 3,300 mAh battery and will be available in black and gold color variants.
The smartphone comes with S Bike mode feature. To activate this feature, NFC tag (included in the smartphone’s box) needs to be attached with the bike that comes with the phone. Before riding the bike, one needs to tap the phone to the NFC tag in order to turn on the S Bike mode. Once the feature is activated, callers will hear a message that the user is riding the bike and it will prompt them to leave messages.