Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime price specs Philippines

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime price drops by P4,000 ($77) for limited time

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Could this mean that its successor or an even better J series model is coming really, really, really soon?

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is currently on sale exclusively on e-commerce site Lazada Philippines. From its original price of P13,990 (roughly $269), the smartphone is now down to P9,990 ($192) — but only until May 31, 2018.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime sale price on Lazada via Revu Philippines

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime: On sale only on Lazada Philippines. Its regular price now is P12,990 ($25).

The Galaxy J7 Prime uses the same midrange Exynos 7870 octa-core processor that powers the P15,990 ($308) Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro. It also has a 5.5-inch full-HD screen. However, being a device that was launched one and a half years ago, the display has understandably a 16:9 aspect ratio, not the tall ones adopted by a lot of manufacturers today.

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With the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime, you get 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory, which is expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card. The primary and selfie cameras are rated at 13 and 8 megapixels, and there’s a 3,300mAh battery.

One thing holds the phone back: The operating system is Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It’s upgradeable to Nougat; even so, the official update still has not and will probably never going to be rolled out to J7 Prime customers who are based in the Philippines.

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The successor, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 — which is just more of a refresh, actually — is already running Android 7.0 Nougat. That one was launched in India in March 2018, but has not arrived on our shores yet. The last J series model that the Korean company announced in the country is the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018), which was released in February this year for a suggested retail price of P7,490 ($144).

  • 5.5-inch LCD display, 1,920 x 1,080 resolution (16:9)
  • Exynos 7870 octa-core processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB expandable storage
  • 13-megapixel rear camera with wide f/1.9 aperture and LED flash
  • 8-megapixel front camera with wide f/1.9 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor, front-mounted
  • Non-removable 3,300mAh battery
  • Android 6.0.1 (upgradeable to Android 7.0)

Main image of the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime via thegioididong.com

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 16 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took a year off from journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy freelancing as an editorial and social-media consultant, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her furbabies and her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.