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Samsung Galaxy Halo (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Mali-T830
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy Halo smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy Halo phone with 5.5 inches display, Exynos 7 Octa 7870 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy Halo comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3300 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with TFT display (720 x 1280 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Samsung Galaxy Halo specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy Halo
ModelSM-J727A
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy Halo is about 5.89 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.96 x 3 x 0.34 inches).

Weight5.89 oz
Dimensions5.96 x 3 x 0.34 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy Halo comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCExynos 7 Octa 7870
CPUOcta-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T830

Display

The size of Galaxy Halo screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches TFT display of Samsung Galaxy Halo with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy Halo (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy Halo is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy Halo supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy Halo phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3300 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy Halo isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3300 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Galaxy Halo phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy Halo, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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