Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Specifications & Price In Kenya

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max In Kenya
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Max was launched in Kenya in September 2017.  This mid-range smartphone comes with a MediaTek- Helio P20 SoC chipset and 4GB of RAM.  It is one of best mid-range smartphones that you can buy in Kenya right now.  Here, you will find Samsung Galaxy J7 Max price in Kenya, specifications and everything that you need to know.

The Key Features Of Samsung Galaxy J7 Max

  • 5.7 inches screen, 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels, 386PPI
  • Android v7.0 Nougat
  • Mediatek MT6757 Helio-P20 chipset
  • Octa-core 2.4GHz Cortex-A53
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 13MP rear camera, 13MP front
  • Front-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • 3300mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Price In Kenya

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Specifications Review

Design & Display

This smartphone looks like the other Samsung smartphones recently launched in Kenya.   It comes with a 5.7 inches screen with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels.  The display is covered by 2.5D curved glass.  The display is bright and it has very good viewing angles.  Unlike most mid and high-end Samsung phones, the Galaxy J7 Max display is not AMOLED. However, it is pretty good display.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Price In Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Max has 72% screen-to-body ratio. Although it is a huge phone, weighing 179 grams, it is possible hold and use it in one hand. The body of the J7 Max is made from metal. It measures 156.7mm x 78.8mm x 8.1mm.

Software, Hardware & Performance Of The Samsung Galaxy J7 Max

This smartphones runs on Android v7.0 Nougat out-of-the box with Samsung’s new Experience v8.1 UX on top.

It comes with 4GB of RAM. Out of this, 3.74GB is available to the user. It provides 32GB internal storage space: the user gets about 23.9GB. This phone comes with a dedicated microSD card slot that supports cards of up-to 256GB.

The home button doubles as a fingerprint sensor.  This means that you will always be able to unlock your phone by putting your finger on top of the home button. You do not have to press it. You can save up to 3 finger-prints.

The J7 Max is powered by MediaTek Helio P20 chipset with 8 cores clocking at 2.4GHz.  This CPU is coupled with 4GB of RAM.  Performance is smooth – there is no lag when the phone is in use.  Its ARM Mali-T880 GPU is good for gaming.


The Samsung Galaxy J7 Max comes with a 13MP back camera with f/1.7 aperture. The selfie camera is also 13MP and it has a f/1.7 aperture. The camera software is similar to what it present in other Samsung Galaxy phones running on Android Nougat.  There are several camera modes including Panorama, HDR, Continuous shot, night, anti-fog etc.

The front facing camera has a beauty mode that helps the user to enhance his/her selfies. Sharing your images to different social media platforms is easy thanks to the Instant Share option.

These cameras capture good quality photos during the day.  Low light shot are pretty good as well because of the f/1.7 apertures.  LED flash is useful in areas with low light.


The 3300mAh batter can easily take you through a day of average use. Its power saving modes will help you further extend its battery life.  Unfortunately, this phone does not support fast charging.  It takes about 2 hours 30 minutes to recharge its battery from 0% to 100%.  This is one hour more than Samsung handsets that support fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Pros & Cons

The Pros

  • Attractive design
  • Great performance
  • Decent battery life
  • Good cameras

The Cons

  • No fast charging
  • It is slightly more expensive than phones from other brands with the same specs.

Where To Buy Samsung Galaxy J7 Max

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Phone Place KenyaKSh27,500.00 Order Now!
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Phone Point KenyaKSh28,000.00 Order Now!

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Full Specifications

Launch (global) Jun, 2017
Network 2G, 3G, 4G
Dimensions 156.7mm x 78.8mm x 8.1mm
Weight 179 grams
Size 5.7 inches
Type PLS capacitive touchscreen
Resolution 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels
Operating System Android v7.0 Nougat
Chipset Mediatek MT6757 Helio-P20
Processor Octa-core 2.4GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T880MP2
Internal storage 32GB
Back 13MP, f/1.7, autofocus,LED flash
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Front 13MP, f/1.9,LED flash
Alert types Vibration,MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Other features
Sensors Fingerprint (front), Gyro,accelerometer,proximity,compass
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n,dual-band,hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.2,A2DP, LE
Capacity 3300mAh
Type Li-ion, non-removable


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