SAMSUNG J7 Posts on XDA

One UI 2.5 ported to multiple Samsung Galaxy phones with the Exynos 7870

Samsung rolled out One UI 2.1 based on Android 10 for several Exynos 7870-powered devices earlier this year in April. However, the update didn't include the One UI 2.1-specific software features that were introduced with the company's flagship Galaxy S20 series. This prompted XDA Recognized Developer Astrako to release a generic Android 10 ROM for...

Developer ports One UI 2.1 and Galaxy S20 features to several Samsung Galaxy phones with the Exynos 7870

Back in April 2020, Samsung delivered the Android 10 update to the Galaxy J6 sans the One UI 2.1-specific software features. The phone is powered by the Exynos 7870 chipset, a 14nm octa-core SoC from 2016 that also powers several mid-range Samsung Galaxy phones. Many of those Exynos 7870-equipped devices are excluded from getting the...

Developers bring Project Treble support to several Samsung Galaxy phones with the Exynos 7870

The Exynos 7870 is one of the most widely used SoCs by Samsung. The OEM had been using this octa-core (8x ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.6GHz) system-on-chip in its phones since 2016 and even released the Galaxy M10 in 2019 with the same 14nm processor. Interestingly, some of the newer Exynos 7870-powered devices were...

Samsung rolls out Android Pie with One UI for the Galaxy J7 Duo in India

After successfully rolling out Android Pie-based One UI update to its various budget and mid-range smartphones earlier this year, Samsung is now rolling out Android Pie to one more device. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo, which launched back in April of last year, is the latest device to receive the Android Pie update from Samsung....

Android 8.1 Oreo firmware for Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J727P) now available

Similar to Xiaomi, Samsung has a number of different smartphone lines that are used to serve different purposes. Some are aimed a specific price points, others are targeted for certain markets, and they have multiple in the high-end section. The company introduced the Galaxy J back in 2013 as a mid-range series. The original Galaxy J...

Samsung mid-range phones to get Android Oreo in 2019 per leaked roadmap

While Samsung flagship phones and tablets are among the best out there, lower-end Samsung devices are arguably not the best choice when in the market for a midrange device. They'll do the job just fine, don't get me wrong, but Samsung just doesn't pay the same attention to their middle-end and low-end devices (Galaxy J...

Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo 2018 manual shows dual rear cameras and support for Bixby Home

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo was a phone that launched last summer with solid mid-range specs. It had a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display, Exynos 7870 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, 3600 mAh battery, and a 13MP camera. A new leaked manual from Samsung's website gives us some details about the 2018 version of...

LineageOS 14.1 is now available for the Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700P)

While developing for Samsung devices has proven to be a tough task over the years, there have still been a handful of developers who have been able to accomplish a great feat by porting functioning AOSP-based builds. XDA Recognised Developer minz1 is one such developer who recently released LineageOS 14.1 based on Android 7.1 Nougat for the...