What is the difference between Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro and Galaxy J7 Max?

Samsung unveiled its Galaxy J7 Pro and Galaxy J7 Max handsets at an event held in New Delhi on Wednesday. raised the curtain, The company’s new G-series smartphones come with Samsung Pay and Samsung Pay Mini respectively which were not part of the range till now. Apart from the mobile payment facility, Samsung Galaxy J7 Max and Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro will be taken for premium design, features and specifications. In many ways, these handsets are capable of challenging even the flagship phones.

Samsung’s G-series handsets have been popular till now. The funny thing is that there are handsets in every price segment in this series. Handsets like Galaxy J3 Pro, Galaxy J1 (4G) and Galaxy J2 Pro are available for around Rs 10,000. At the same time, the Galaxy J7 Prime and Galaxy J5 (2016) are handsets in the price range of Rs 10,000- 20,000. The Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro are being marketed in the “popular mid-segment smartphone market” which has seen fewer launches in the recent past. At the launch event, we got a chance to spend some time with the Samsung Galaxy J7 Max and Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro. How did we get these phones at first glance? Let’s tell.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro Design

The new J-series smartphones come with a full metal unibody design and a slim profile. Due to the large display, it is certain that using them with one hand will not be easy. This also appeared to us in the limited time we spent with the handset. Samsung Galaxy J7 Max And Galaxy J7 Pro The thicknesses are 8.1 and 7.8 millimeters respectively.

The Galaxy J7 Max has Smart Glow feature. It is present around the rear camera. This smart glow on the side of the camera will alert you when a notification arrives.

Samsung is promoting the flat back camera in the Galaxy J7 Pro. We also liked the new “U” design antenna band on this phone. It enhances the beauty of the handset.

In the new dual SIM handset of J-series, you will get a separate slot for microSD card. This is a good feature for this price.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro Specifications

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max sports a 5.7-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) TFT display. It has 4 GB RAM with 1.6 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 processor. Inbuilt storage is 32 GB. The battery is of 3300 mAh. There will also be support for VoLTE with 4G.

On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro will feature a 5.5-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display. It is equipped with 2.5D curved glass design. It is powered by 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU. RAM is 3 GB and inbuilt storage is 64 GB. Users can also use microSD card up to 128 GB if they want. The battery is of 3600 mAh. It has got IP54 certification, which means that it is completely protected from splashes of water.

Both the phones have 13 megapixel rear and front cameras. The aperture of the front sensor is F / 1.7 and the aperture of the rear is F / 1.9. Flash is provided with both the sensors.


The Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro have the company’s own skin based on Android Nougat. We have to admit that Samsung has continuously improved the UX since the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6. The number of unwanted apps has decreased. The user interface is quite clean. Like other Samsung phones, you will find apps from Google and Microsoft in the Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro. Samsung has made several Nougat features part of its new UX, such as swiping up from the bottom to open the app drawer.

Samsung Pay and Samsung Pay Mini

The most important feature of the new J-series smartphone is Samsung Pay. In the Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro, you will get the NFC-enabled Samsung Pay recently introduced by the company. This South Korean company has also introduced the Samsung Pay Mini feature. This is the lite version of Samsung Pay. The Galaxy J7 Max will have Samsung Pay Mini which runs on the Internet, which means it will work for online payments. Speaking to Gadgets 360, Sumit Walia, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said that the company will bring mobile payment option to more devices in the coming days.


Elaborating on the Samsung Pay Mini feature, Walia said that it has almost all the features of Samsung Pay. Only “tap and pay” capability is not available, with the help of which offline payment is also possible. It has been launched for handsets like Samsung Galaxy J7 Max which do not have compatible hardware for Samsung Pay payment service.

At the event, a company representative demonstrated the use of the Samsung Pay Mini feature. It was easy to use. After getting the Galaxy J7 Max, we will also be able to use this feature more.

On the other hand, Samsung Pay supports NFC and MST. For new users, there is also a tutorial on how to use the Samsung Pay and Samsung Pay Mini apps via video. It’s a good thing.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro and Galaxy J7 Max performance and cameras

In the limited time we spent with the handset, we found that the Galaxy J7 Pro and Galaxy J7 Max worked flawlessly. There was no problem in switching from one app to another. Smartphones were responding properly to touch input. By the way, we will be able to say something in detail about the performance of the phone only after the review.


Samsung is also praising the camera of the Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro. In the limited time we spent with the device, we found that the handset’s cameras launched quickly. Sample shots came out crisp. Photos taken in low light had a lot of detail. The 13-megapixel front cameras with f/1.9 aperture present in both the handsets are perfectly capable of taking pictures with detail. However, we would like to say some detail about the camera only after the review.

last thoughts
There is no doubt that the specifications of the Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro smartphones are strong. After the arrival of Samsung Pay, the phone has got something new. The cameras of the Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro also seemed capable to us at first glance. When we review the device, we will tell about its performance in detail.

The price of Samsung Galaxy J7 Max is Rs 17,900 and you will get Galaxy J7 Pro for Rs 20,900. Apart from offline stores, these phones will be available on Samsung’s own e-commerce site. The sale of Samsung Galaxy J7 Max will start from June 20. At the same time, Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro has been said to be made available by mid-July. At this price, both the handsets will compete directly with handsets like Xiaomi Mi Max Prime, Moto G5 Plus and Honor 8 Lite.

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