T-Mobile begins Android 7.1.1 Nougat rollout for the original Samsung Galaxy J7

The original Galaxy J7 is the latest Samsung smartphone to receive the long-awaited Android Nougat update at T-Mobile. The US carrier has already published the changelog of the update, but there isn’t anything interesting mentioned there.

Although T-Mobile claims the Galaxy J7 (SM-J700T) is getting Android 7.0 Nougat update, the smartphone is being upgraded directly to Android 7.1.1. A security patch is included in the update as well, but we can’t say for sure whether it’s the one released by Google in September or October.

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Samsung Galaxy J7+ goes official with dual-camera setup, solid aluminum body

Samsung has just officialized its second smartphone to feature dual-camera setup on the back side, the Galaxy J7+. The device leaked for the first time a few days after Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 8, its flagship smartphone meant to hit the shelves on September 15.

Over the weekend, the Galaxy J7+ popped up on Samsung Thailand website, along with information about price and availability. The bad new is the phone won’t come cheap, as Samsung announced the Galaxy J7+ costs about $390 outright.

On the flip side, those who pre-order the smartphone will receive …

Meet the Galaxy J7+, Samsung's second dual-camera phone

It appears that Samsung is readying itself to launch another dual-camera phone. Merely two days after the Galaxy Note 8 officially broke cover, a leak from Thailand revealed the second Samsung handset to officially take advantage of the new ISOCELL Dual image sensors. 
Meet the Galaxy J7+, an upper mid-range successor to the J7 (2017) that should premiere soon in the Southeast Asian country. The device’s main camera composition consists of a 13MP f/1.7 sensor complemented by a secondary 5MP f/1.9 unit. …

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro unofficially available in the US via Amazon

One of Samsung’s newest mid-range smartphones, the Galaxy J7 Pro, can now be bought in the US. While it’s not officially sold by Samsung, the J7 Pro (model number J730G) can be purchased via Amazon from a third-party seller. This seems to be a version of the phone that’s made for Latin America, so it’ s fully compatible with GSM/LTE carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile, but, unfortunately, it does not come with US warranty.

Essentially, the Galaxy J7 Pro is the same device that Samsung is selling in Europe under the name of Galaxy J7 (2017). This means it’s different and better than AT&T’s …

Official: Samsung to launch unlocked Galaxy J3 and J7 in the US on July 28

The inexpensive Samsung Galaxy J3 and J7 are already available in the United States, but you can only get them from various carriers in the country. Both devices made their debut on the market recently, but they are sold under different names, which might confuse consumers.

For whatever reason, Samsung has decided to offer customers the option to purchase either of the two budget-friendly smartphones from just about any major retailer in the country. The South Korean company announced that unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy J3 and J7 would be available for …

Android 7.0 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) coming soon

Samsung is never clear about Android OS updates unless it involves high-end smartphones and tablets, which are almost always getting major software upgrades for about two years.

The Galaxy J7 (2016) is one of Samsung’s mid-rangers that made its debut on the market more than a year ago. The smartphone is still running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, as Samsung hasn’t said anything about a possible Nougat update.

The good news is Samsung doesn’t have to say anything as long as we can crawl the internet for info. The Galaxy J7 (2017) has been recently listed at Wi-Fi …

Samsung Galaxy J3, J5, J7: 2017 vs 2016 versions

The Samsung Galaxy J series is a relative newcomer to the Samsung smartphone family. That being said, it does cater to users that don’t require the best of the best from their handsets, and would rather save a few hundred bucks.

That’s why the series enjoys a moderate success globally, and it’s being upgraded for another year. But what exactly are the differences between last year’s Galaxy J smartphones and the current generation?

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

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The great Samsung 2017 mid-range series comparison: Galaxy A3, A5, A7 vs J3, J5, J7

When it comes to buying a smartphone, consumers around the world are spoiled for choice nowadays. Each year, companies are producing more and more different smartphones, with an increasing number of manufacturers joining the fold in the quest to get our attention (and hard-earned cash).

All of this competition means that it’s no longer required to dish out $600-$700 in order to get a good smartphone. You won’t struggle to find mid-range handsets that offer many of the bells and whistles present on current flagships for about half the price. Samsung is a leading …

Another upcoming dual-camera phone from Samsung leaks, a Galaxy J7 model

Samsung is jumping on the dual-camera bandwagon big time, it seems. We’ve been hearing that it is working on its own proprietary dual camera system for a while now, and it even invested big bucks in the Israeli startup Core Photonics that deals exclusively in multiple lens setups for smartphones, but so far it hadn’t released even a single handset with more than one camera sensor on the back.

That’s about to change abruptly with no less than four dual-camera Samsung handsets in the pipeline, rumors suggest. Starting with the Galaxy C10, C7 2017 and the J7 2017 …

AT&T starts selling a Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) with a 2016 vibe

AT&T this week started carrying a new, affordable Android 7 Nougat smartphone made by Samsung: the Galaxy J7 (2017). Mind you, this is not the Galaxy J7 (2017) that was officially unveiled last month in Europe, despite the fact that it has the same name. Confusing, we know.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) that AT&T is selling is a slightly improved and redesigned Galaxy J7 (2016) – similar to Verizon’s Galaxy J7 V and Sprint’s Galaxy J7 Perx.

Sold for $239.99 outright, or $8 per month for 30 months, AT&T’s Galaxy J7 (2017) sports a 5.5-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels, …