Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime vs. Galaxy On7 (2016): Which is Worth Buying?

Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) is pretty much the same as the Galaxy J7 Prime, with noticeable differences found only under the hood. Let’s see how the two models compare and which one is a better choice.

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Samsung Galaxy On7 2016

Dimensions, Design

Two models look identical; they even have the same dimensions (151.7 x 75 x 8 mm). The design is a typical Samsung – middle placed back camera, front side dominated by large, 5.5-inch screen and a big home button. The design is okay, not bad but at the same time not very striking to look at. Two models are relatively compact 5.5-inch screen devices.

Hardware, Display

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime sports Samsung’s Exynos 7870 Octa chipset (Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 coupled with Mali-T830MP2 GPU). The phone sports 3 gigs of RAM and 16 GB of expandable internal storage.

Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) features Snapdragon 625 chipset (Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 along with Adreno 506 GPU), a bit more powerful than the one featured in the Galaxy J7 Prime. Further, we can find 3 gigabytes of RAM and a solid 32 GB of expandable internal storage.

Both phones sport the same 5.5-inch 1080p display, with more than solid sharpness (401 ppi pixel density).

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

Camera

The front camera is the same on both models – 13 MP (f/1.9) along with [email protected] video recording capability. The selfie one is also the same – 8 MP (f/1.9). A solid main snapper that should provide you with nice photos.

Battery, Software

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime has a solid 3300 mAh battery, the same capacity as the one found on the Galaxy On7 (2016). The battery should provide a whole day of use, in most usage scenarios.

As with the battery, both models come with Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow coated with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI.

Conclusion

The Galaxy J7 Prime can be found for Rs 18,790 (around $280), while the expected price for the Galaxy On7 (2016) should be around Rs 15,999 ($240). Since the Galaxy On7 (2016) should be a bit cheaper than the Galaxy J7 Prime, we advise you to wait a bit and pick the new model. Double the amount of internal storage, and a more powerful processor are worth the wait.