The original Galaxy J7 came in both Exynos and Snapdragon
processor variants , Samsung seems set to do the same with the 2016 iteration.
Galaxy J7 (2016) has made unofficial appearances a couple of times in the
last month. While the phone is rumored to have a Qualcomm
Snapdragon 615 SoC, there’s another version of the phone coming out that will
come with Samsung’s new Exynos 7870 SoC, at least according to several
The Galaxy J7 (2016) went through the Geekbench and
GFXBench benchmarks with the Exynos 7870 under the hood (model number
SM-J710FN), The Exynos 7870 is an octa-core chip with a clock speed of
nearly 1.7GHz , the Exynos model seems to have only
2GB of RAM over the 3GB in the Qualcomm 615 version.
The new phone is rumored to have a 3000mAh
battery, a 5.5-inch 720p touchscreen (the Snapdragon model apparently sports 1080p
resolution) and probably Marshmallow on board, along with a 13-megapixel rear
camera with a 5-megapixel front.