Samsung India today launched two new mid-range smartphones, Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro. The recently-launched Samsung Pay will be available on Galaxy J7 Pro while Galaxy J7 Max comes with Samsung Pay Mini. Samsung Pay users can turn their Samsung smartphone into a wallet, storing credit and debit cards. Through Samsung Pay, users can also use Paytm as well as the government’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and pay on the go by just tapping the phone on the Point of Sale (PoS) machine.
“Samsung J series holds leadership position in the mass mid-segment smartphone market and continues to witness a healthy demand from Indian customers. At Samsung, we listen to our consumers and bring out meaningful innovations that help enhance people’s lives. Considering the increasing market demand in the mid segment, we have launched two new models, Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro. The superior specifications along with disruptive innovations of Samsung Pay and Social Camera on these devices will further consolidate our leadership position,” said Mr. Sumit Walia, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India.
Samsung Pay Mini, designed to cater to the unique requirements of Indian mid-segment consumers, provides a comprehensive platform for UPI and e-wallets. Samsung Pay Mini will be launched first on Galaxy J7 Max and will be made available on select existing J series devices shortly.
Both the smartphones sport a 13MP front camera with an f1.9 lens and back camera (flat back in Galaxy J7 Pro) with an f1.7 lens, and flash, features that were till now available only in Samsung’s flagship phones. Samsung also announced a social camera in their new devices Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro. It allows the user to share, edit and discover photos. Users can pin their contacts and social media within the camera and share their moments as they click.
Galaxy J7 Max features a 5.7 FHD display (1080p). It is powered by a 1.6 GHz Octa-core processor coupled with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB storage which is expandable upto 256 GB via micro SD card. It is backed by 3,300mAh battery. Galaxy J7 Pro comes with a 1.6 Octa-core Exynos processor with 3GB RAM and 64 GB storage which is expandable upto 128 GB. It is backed by 3,600mAh battery. Both the smartphones have been crafted with a metal unibody that make them very stylish.
Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro will be offered to consumers at a price of INR 17,900 and INR 20,900, respectively in Black and Gold colours. Galaxy J7 Max will be available across retail stores starting June 20, 2017 while Galaxy J7 Pro will hit the stores mid-July onwards.