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Samsung J4, J6, J7 Duo Review and comparison

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 18:15:21 Asia/Singapore

Samsung J4, J6, J7 Duo Review and Comparison


Samsung has all but dominated the flagship segment over the past few years. And they are one of the few manufacturers who cater across all segments of smartphones including Upper Midrange, Midrange and Budgets models. And apparently, it's these 3 key segments which amount for over 80% smartphone market share on the whole. Though over the past couple of years some of the well-known brands have proven to be a tough competitor, on behest of Samsung's resilience and a diverse product portfolio it has maintained a steady market share in the mentioned key segment as well. The success and popularity of Samsung J-Series & A-Series all but reinstates the same.

Keeping up its tradition of product diversity, Samsung recently launched 4 new Models - Galaxy J4, Galaxy J6, Galaxy J7 Duo & Galaxy A8 Star  

Specifications & Brief Overview;

Key Specifications

Samsung Galaxy J4

Samsung Galaxy J6

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo

Display Size & Resolution

5.5-inch, Super AMOLED, HD

5.6-inch, Super AMOLED, HD

6.3-inch, Super AMOLED, FHD

5.5-inch, Super AMOLED, HD

Screen Aspect Ratio

16:9

18.5:9

18.5:9

16:9

Build

Plastic Body

Plastic Body

All Glass Design

Plastic Boby

SIM

Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, Dual stand-by)

Dua SIM (Nano-SIM, Dedicated SD Card Slot)

Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual stand-by)

Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, Dual stand-by)

Storage & RAM

32GB/2GB, with SD Card Support upto 256GB

32GB/3GB, with SD Card Support upto 256GB

64GB/4GB, with SD Card Support upto 400GB

32GB/3GB, with SD Card Support upto 400GB

CPU

Samsung Exynos 7570, Quad-Core

Samsung Exynos 7870, Octa-Core

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Octa-Core

Samsung Exynos 7885, Octa-Core

Camera -Rear

13MP (f/1.9) Autofocus, Touch Focus, Face Detection & HDR

13MP (f/1.9) Autofocus, Touch Focus, Face Detection & HDR

Dual - 24MP (f/1.7) + 16MP (f/1.7) Phase Detection Autofocus, Touch Focus, Face Detection & HDR

Dual - 13MP (f/1.9) + 5MP (f/1.9) Autofocus, Touch Focus, Face Detection & HDR

Camera -Front

5MP (f/2.2) LED Flash

8MP (f/1.9) LED Flash

24MP (f/2.0), 1080 HD Recording

8MP (f/1.9) LED Flash

Battery Size

3000mAh

3000mAh

3700mAh

3000mAh

OS

Android Oreo 8.0

Android Oreo 8.0

Android Oreo 8.0, Samsung Experience 9.0 UX

Android Oreo 8.0

Features

3.5mm Headphone Jack, Micro USB 2.0, Removable Battery

Rear Mounted Fingerprint Sensor, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Micro USB 2.0, Non-Removable Battery

Rear Mounted Fingerprint Sensor, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Dolby Atmos (headphone only) USB Type-C Port,  Fast Battery Charging, Non Removable Battery

Front Mounted Fingerprint Sensor, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Micro USB 2.0, Removable Battery

 

Galaxy J4: It caters the budget segment with a humble 2GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM. However, the highlight is that it features a Super AMOLED Screen Samsung's in-house Quad-Core CPU  and a Removable Battery quite a rarity on any budget device. The Camera has a large f/1.9 sensor for superior picture quality. Also, it runs on the latest iteration on Android Oreo 8.0. No fingerprint sensor though.

Samsung j4

Galaxy J6: Apart from higher 3GB RAM and more powerful Octa-Core CPU, a Rear Mounted fingerprint sensor, it features a Super AMOLED display with the latest 18.5:9 Screen Aspect Ratio. Also, the front facing 8MP features the larger f/1.9 sensor. Runs on Android Oreo 8.0 keeps things smooth sailing.

Samsung J6

Galaxy J7 Duo: And Duo here refers to the Dual Camera Setup on the rear 13MP+5MP with f/1.9 sensor each, and so does the 8MP front camera. Running on Android Oreo 8.0 it features a more powerful Octa-Core processor with 3GB of RAM. Though the Super AMOLED display retains the 16:9 aspect ratio the front mounted home button houses the Fingerprint sensor as well. It also has a Removable Battery. Also, it supports SD card up to 400GB as compared to 256GB on the other 2.

Galaxy J7 Duo Singapore

Expandable memory, Plastic body, a Super AMOLED HD display, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Micro USB 2.0 being the common features shared across all the 3 J-Series budget liners.

A8 Star Review

Galaxy A8 Star: This is an Upper Midrange with all the bells and whistles. A shimmering and shiny all-glass design, a large 6.3-inch Super AMOLED FHD display almost reminiscent of its flagship cousins. Powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 660, with 4GB RAM & 64GB ROM with SD card support up to 400GB, larger 3700mAh Battery, and Samsung Experience UX 9.0 on Android 8.0. Cameras is where it outshines the predecessors as well as competition with Dual 24MP + 16MP with a f/1.7 sensor. While the front camera features a 24MP f/2.0 sensor. This being the highest megapixel count to ever feature on a Samsung device! Also present is a Rear Mounted Fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C port with fast charging and a 3.5mm Headphone jack with Dolby Atmos support.

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Nitin Kamath