Samsung Galaxy Wide 2 (Galaxy J7 2017) Unveiled in South Korea
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Samsung Galaxy Wide 2 (Galaxy J7 2017) Unveiled in South Korea

Samsung has unveiled the successor of the Galaxy Wide, which is dubbed, the Galaxy Wide 2. The new comer from Samsung is now available for purchase, with the South Korean mobile operator, SK Telecom just after the launch of this budget friendly smartphone, in their home country.

The Galaxy Wide 2 carries the model number, SM-J727S and is currently not listed on the company’s official website, yet we expect it to happen soon. It is needless to say, this handset will be available as Galaxy J7 2017, outside Korea, by then.

Galaxy Wide 2

Does this handset offer any better specs, when compared to its predecessor? Of course yes, Samsung has always been the gateway to let out new feel and experience. And that’s exactly why Samsung had become a global master of brand marketing.

To be more precise, the device features a 5.5-inch HD LCD display with 720 x 1280 pixel resolutions, overlaid with 2.5D curved glass on the top. Further, the device is powered by a 1.6GHz Octa-Core chipset, but still the exact processor isn’t disclosed yet.

On the memory aspects, the device is offered a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage, which is expandable up to a whopping 256GB via microSD card.

For shooting the unforgettable memories, there is a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and f/1.9 aperture; while on the front, it has got a 5MP selfie shooter. For power, the device is backed by a 3300 mAh battery. Physically, the Galaxy Wide 2 measures 151.5×76.4×8.6mm and weighs 170g.

On the software front, the device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. Moreover, it supports a list of connectivity options, which includes LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, etc.

If you are interested with all the aforementioned specs, then here are the pricing details.

The Galaxy Wide 2 carries a price tag of KRW 297,000 at SK Telecom, which is pretty much close to $265. However, a bit of surprise here is, you can even buy this smartphone via some other Korean operators, who are offering it at a drastically slashed price of KRW 100,000, which is approximately $90.


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