In the mid-range arena, renowned smartphone maker Samsung has been launching an exciting range of devices at different price tags. Recently, the South Korean giant stepped back into the budget segment by launching two brilliant Selfie focused smartphone Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7. While Galaxy J5 features a smaller display, the elder sibling looks just like a perfect fit for those who want a brilliant viewing experience on a bigger screen. The Galaxy J7 features a nice set of specs, and looks a like perfect competitor for players like ZenFone 2 and Mi4i.Samsung’s another entry-level smartphone Galaxy E7 also stands in the way of Galaxy J7. But, there are some major differences which define the best budget smartphone from Samsung. Our detailed comparison has highlighted all major differences between Galaxy J7 and Galaxy E7, keep reading to know more!


Just like other Samsung phones, Galaxy J7 and Galaxy E7 also feature a decent design language. Both smartphones featuretypical Samsung home buttons on the front-panel, and flaunt a classy look from all angles.Both of them are fairlycomfortable to hold too, but the new Galaxy J7 is slightly heavier and thicker than E7 that ships with mere 141 grams of weight and 7.3mm thickness.It looks extremely appealing, and comes in a rich set of colors including, Black, white and gold.Samsung Galaxy E7also comes in a bunch of colors including, Blue, Brown, Black, and White.


In terms of display, Galaxy E7 and Galaxy J7 feature a brilliant visual experience with their 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED displays.Both smartphones are equipped with the same display, and feature a decent viewing experience from all angles. You can see fine details while watching videos or playing games, and can easily explore true multimedia experience with better color exposure and contrasts.In both of these devices, the display resolution might not be high, but visual experience is a whole lot better than other budget devices.

Hardware Specs

Under the hood, Galaxy E7 and Galaxy J7 pack decent hardware to deliver smooth and glitch free performance while performing multiple tasks or running demanding games. On one hand, Galaxy E7 powers up by a quad-core Snapdragon 410 chipset clocked 1.2Ghz, clubbed with 2GB RAM, while on the other, Galaxy J7 powers by Samsung’s own octa-core Exynos 7580 processor clocked at 1.5Ghz, coupled with 1.5GB of RAM.In terms of performance, the situation is almost in balance as the chipset of Galaxy J7 is more updated, while the RAM equipped with Galaxy E7 is bit more!


On the software front, Samsung Galaxy J7 runs the latest version of Android and looks much better than Galaxy E7 coming with an older version. The latest budget beauty from Samsung runs on Android 5.1 out-of-the box with improved TouchWiz, and performs better than Galaxy E7 offering the recent Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the box.Both Galaxy devices carry a rich selection of Samsung apps, but pack a decent experience for standard users.

Camera Capabilities

In terms of camera performance, there is again a tie between Galaxy E7 and Galaxy J7.The new Galaxy J7 has been launched as a dedicated selfie-focused smartphone, but it goes head to head with the old Galaxy E7. Both smartphones feature a 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front-facing snapper, and produce quality images under broad day light and low-light conditions. They record 1080p videos at 30fps, and serve as an ideal tool for photography freaks. The rear camera of Galaxy J7 and E7 has been equipped with features like, HDR, autofocus, phase detection, and touch focus, but the 5MP front-facing snapper of Galaxy J7 performs slightly better with an added front-facing LED flash!


Both Galaxy E7 and J7 are equipped with 16 gigs of inbuilt storage, and offer sufficient room to keep a massive selection app and media files. The storage on Galaxy E7 is expandable by up to 64 gigs via external microSD, while the new Galaxy J7 offers enhanced microSD card expandability by up to 128 gigs.Whether you’re a standard user or core gamer, the ROM packed with Galaxy E7 and J7 will cater all your needs perfectly.


On the connectivity front, Galaxy J7 and Galaxy E7 pack standard support with a rich set of options like, GPRS/EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS/A-GPS, and microUSB 2.0. Both devices are equipped with 3.5mm audio jacks, but when it comes to web connectivity, Galaxy J7 holds an upper hand by offering lightning fast downloading and uploading speeds with 4G LTE connectivity.Browsing on both of these phones is buttery smooth and lag-free.


In terms of battery capabilities, there is not much difference between Galaxy E7 and Galaxy J7. On paper, the 3000mAh battery of Galaxy J7 will look slightly bigger than 2950mAh battery of Galaxy E7. But when you’ll consider performance, you’ll sufficient amount of charge from both smartphones throughout the day. Whether you’re at home or at work, both of these phones will give enough backup to cater all your needs without any trouble!


Pricing is the main element which creates a clear line of difference between Galaxy J7 and Galaxy E7.On one hand, Samsung’s big boy Galaxy E7 comes at a hefty price tag of Rs. 17,000, while on the other, the selfie-focused beauty Galaxy J7 is set to the market at an enticing price tag of Rs. 14,999 respectively. In terms of specs, there is not much difference between these phones, but pricing varies a lot!


Considering the balance of pricing and features, Galaxy J7 looks a whole lot better than Galaxy E7 offering identical capabilities at a higher price tag. Samsung’s newly launched J series is a perfect pick for the budget segment, and can easily give tough competition to leading players with brilliant hardware and camera performance. The Galaxy J7 is one of the finest entry-level smartphones, and can easily deliver smooth and glitch-free performance just as per your needs. Samsung is offering this phone at a decent price point, bundled with several offers from Airtel.