Yesterday, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy J7 (2017) along with the Galaxy J5 (2017) and the Galaxy J3 (2017). The Galaxy J7 (2017), which succeeds last year’s Galaxy J7 (2016), is the highest-specced smartphone in the company’s Galaxy J series of smartphones this year.

The Galaxy J7 (2017) features a higher resolution display, a more generous memory configuration, a higher storage variant (for some markets), Android 7.0 Nougat, a larger capacity battery, and more color options compared to its predecessor. To see how the Galaxy J7 (2017) compares to the Galaxy J7 (2016), check out the table below.

You can also take a look at a more detailed specs sheet of the Galaxy J7 (2017) here.

Galaxy J7 (2017) Galaxy J7 (2016)
Display 5.5-inch Super AMOLED, Full HD Resolution 5.5-inch Super AMOLED, HD Resolution
Processor 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870, 64-bit 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 or Snapdragon 617, 64-bit
RAM 3GB 2GB
Rear camera 13-megapixel, autofocus, F1.7, LED Flash,1080p video recording 13-megapixel, autofocus, F1.9, LED Flash,1080p video recording
Front camera 13-megapixel, fixed-focus, F1.9, LED Flash, 720p video recording 5-megapixel, fixed-focus, F1.9, LED Flash, 720p video recording
Storage 16GB/32GB internal, expandable (up to 256GB) 16GB internal, expandable (up to 128GB)
Software Android 7.0 Nougat Android 5.1 Lollipop (Upgradeable to Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
Battery 3,600 mAh, non-removable 3,300 mAh, removable
Connectivity LTE, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, dual-band Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, microUSB 2.0 port, headphone jack LTE, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB 2.0 port, headphone jack
Sensors Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Compass, Fingerprint, Gyro, Hall, Proximity Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Dimensions 152.4 x 74.7 x 7.9 mm 145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm, 170 g
Color Options Black, Blue, Gold, Pink Black, White