I’m one of those who doesn’t like Samsung mobile phones, people can have some other reason but personally, I hate Samsung’s badly customized ROMs which look very ugly. The second reason is design with Samsung smartphones you will see same design pattern for all devices either it is entry level basic android phones or high-end flagship devices and yeah that home physical button that is also not making any sense, Samsung should use capacitive touch button instead.
I have bought Samsung Galaxy On7 for my friend and thought to post a review about On7 with you. I don’t recall what was last Samsung device I reviewed so it’s been fascinating experiencing and going through every detail of the device.
- Dual SIM, Smart dual SIM to receive calls from both SIM even on calls.
- 5.5 Inch TFT capacitive touchscreen 16M colours, 720 x 1280 pixels(HD) with 267 PPI pixel density.
- 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 410 Processor and 1.5GB RAM.
- 8GB Internal storage with expandable up to 128GB by microSD.
- 13 MegaPixel, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash and 5 MegaPixel front-facing selfie camera.
- Network Type – GSM/HSPA/LTE (Dual 4G Support).
- 3000 mAh Li-Ion battery.
Design & Display:
The best part about reviewing the Samsung phone is you don’t need to mention in detail about design because the design of all devices is the same only difference is to build quality and material. Build quality is similar to on5 and other Samsung devices, the body is made of plastic.
It comes in silver and gold colour version but the gold version looks much better and premium. It has a nice matte finish with nice textures which gives a good grip. The weight of the Galaxy On7 after inserting battery is 171 grams and dimensions are 77.53 x 151.80 x 8.12mm. The power button is on the right, volume rocker on the left and at the bottom, there is a micro USB port and audio jack.
Samsung Galaxy On7 has 5.5 inch HD screen with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, a TFT screen. Colour reproduction, viewing angles and touch response are good. You might miss the AMOLED full HD display something Samsung known for but still, the display is good even in outdoor and sunlight.
Performance & Software:
The device is powered with S410 quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 1.5GB RAM and it’s Cortex A53 64 bit coupled with Adreno 306 GPU. The overall performance is smooth even if you play games.
The On7 comes with a skinned version of Android 5.1 Lollipop with Samsung’s TouchWiz interface. Samsung tried to avoid shipping with too much default apps but still, it is not even near the stock android feel. OS runs smoothly without any glitches.
Camera & Battery Life:
On7 has 13 MegaPixel rear and 5MP front camera both cameras are nice and capture decent images. There are some autofocus issues with the rear camera, sometimes it’s taking blurred images and I also wanted to mention about its speed, both the camera is a bit slow it’s taking more time than expected to take an image even in normal mode without focus.
I guess these issues might get fixed by the software update, but we all know Samsung might take a too long time to release any of their updates.
It has a 3000 mAh removable battery that does a good job. You can easily get a full day backup on a single charge on basic uses like few calls, browsing, chatting etc.
Price & Conclusion:
Price of Samsung Galaxy On7 is Rupees 10,990/- Overall the phone is a good deal considering the large display and budget price but only if you are ready to accept Samsung’s UI.