Snapdragon powered variant of Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) spotted on Geekbench 3

The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) has been spotted several times. It was spotted on GFXBench in January this year and then spotted at Bluetooth SIG a month later. It has now been spotted on Geekbench 3.


The GFXBench listing confirmed that the Galaxy J7 (2016) will be come with a Snapdragon 615 SoC. And now, the Geekbench 3 listing has further confirmed that the Galaxy J7 (2016) will indeed have a Snapdragon variant as well and won’t be restricted to Exynos only.

The device carries model number SM-J7109 which is in line with the one seen on GFXBench. The Galaxy J7 (2016) scored 711 points in Geekbench 3’s single-core test and 3047 points in multi-core test. All we can say from this is that the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) won’t be restricted to Exynos 7870, but, will also have a Snapdragon powered variant as well.

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) specifications:

  • CPU: 1.5 GHz Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • GPU: Adreno 405
  • Operating System: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • Display: 5.5-inch Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5 MP
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • External Storage: Expected
  • Connectivity: GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi
  • Battery: 3300 mAh

Samsung recently launched the Galaxy J7 (2016) in China for CNY 1898 which is around Rs. 19,400.