1. charlesxy's Avatar
    I am thinking of upgrading from S3.

    I wanted to go with the S5, but my provider does not currently have it in stock.

    They do have an J3 , J7, and S7.

    I see that there is quite a price disparity between the J series and the S series.

    Does this mean that the J series is of low quality.

    My main concern is the battery life and that I am able to communicate effectively without dropped calls or very slow internet/GPS service.

    Thank you.
    05-09-2016 07:44 AM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    The J7 has a smaller internal storage, less RAM, same size battery, but bigger screen (may affect battery life), running 5.1 vs. 6.0, and an older CPU.
    05-09-2016 09:02 AM
  3. chanchan05's Avatar
    The J7 is cheaper, hence it has less software features, as well as it's hardware is of lower standards. I wouldn't say quality. They're as durable as what Samsung factory standards comply to.

    Here's a more direct comparison:
    Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) vs. Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) - GSMArena.com
    Golfdriver97 likes this.
    05-09-2016 09:50 AM
  4. charlesxy's Avatar
    Thanks..perhaps it's best to wait and see if a new battery for S3 will allow me more time with that phone. Then I can possibly upgrade to the S7 once there is a discount or dip in the price.
    05-09-2016 11:46 AM

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