Samsung is expanding its smartphone line-up with the introduction of the Galaxy J7 Neo in the Kenyan market. This smartphone is available locally for Ksh 21,999 from any Samsung branded shop.
Vice President and Managing Director of Samsung Electronics East Africa, Mr. Jung Hyun Park said, “We understand the dynamics of the emerging and developing markets, where we have to create a balance between the entry level, mid-level and flagship models.”
“Mobile data subscription is growing at a fast pace especially among the millennials. Fast and reliable data will therefore be a key consideration when this demographic makes their next smartphone purchase. Samsung is therefore gearing itself to provide quality and affordable 4G-enabled devices. If you look at the J7 Neo, it comes with 4G support. Consumer experience is also a key consideration especially when browsing on the internet.”
The Galaxy J7 Neo has a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels. Powering it is a 1.6GHz Octa core processor that is paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage space. It has a 13MP camera at the back with a 5MP front facing one. Providing all the power to this phone is a 3000mAh battery.
With the Galaxy J devices, Samsung wants to expand it presence in the mid-range market segment. These devices are known to have very good cameras as the company looks for new ways to differentiate itself from other manufacturers. Will this work for Samsung? Only time will tell.
Below is a list of the specs of the Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo.
Display Size: 5.5 inches with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
Processor: 1.6 GHz Octa-core Exynos 7870 processor
RAM: 2 GB
Storage Space: 16 GB
GPU: ARM Mali-T830 MP1
Android Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera: 13 MP Camera at the back with a 5MP front facing one
Battery: 3000 mAh non-removable battery
From the specs above, do you think the Galaxy J7 Neo is worth over Ksh 21,000? With the many options available on the market, do you think this phone is worth your money?
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