Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) released by Samsung in April 2016 is a popular device in Samsung’s J series. Samsung Galaxy J7 looks premium with a 5.5 inches Super AMOLED display and gold color. This dual SIM phone runs on two quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processors with a clock speed of 1.6 GHz and 1.0 GHz for decent performance.

The smartphone is nice with great features and will cost you Rs. 15,990. But can you imagine what smartphone can you buy in that budget? Let me help you out.

Motorola Moto G4 Plus (Rs 13,999)

Motorola Moto G4 Plus is the latest device with a fingerprint scanner which is the biggest reason to buy Moto G4 plus instead of Galaxy J7(2016). Moto G4 Plus had a 5.5 inches IPS LCD with 401 ppi pixel density and full HD resolution, protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Moto G4 Plus had two quad-core processor clocking at a frequency of 1.5 GHz and 1.2 GHz with 4 GB RAM for smooth multitasking and lag free gaming. The 3000 mAh battery is enough to power the device for a whole day and with TurboPower charging you can get a 6 hours backup in just 15 minutes of charge.

Asus Zenfone Max (Rs 9,999)

Asus Zenfone Series smartphones are one good alternative for Samsung Galaxy J7(2016). Asus Zenfone Max sports a large 5.5 inches HD display. A 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor and 3 GB RAM keep the interface lag free and smooth.

To capture memories, this phone is equipped with a 13 MP camera with laser autofocus for fast focus, the 5 MP front facing camera shoot clear and bright selfies. What max in this smartphone is the battery, you will get a massive 5000 mAh battery which will give you 38 hours of talk time on 3G network.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (Rs 9,999)

The so-called Chinese iPhone maker released the Redmi Note 3 smartphone with the best specs in this price range. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 looks great with a metal back with a fingerprint sensor. Xiaomi claims that you can unlock your device in just 0.3 seconds using the fingerprint scanner. The device secures the fingerprint profiles securely so no one can access it.

Specs sheet is full of specifications and features, let’s check out the major ones. 5.5 inches full HD IPS LCD with 401 ppi pixel density. 16 MP camera with dual LED dual tone flash for better color saturation and 5 MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. Runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with MIUI 7, 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 Hexa-core processor with 3 GB LPDDR3 RAM. 4050 mAh battery is enough for intense usage.

YU Yunicorn (Rs 13,498)

YU Yunicorn is the best smartphone in design as well as hardware part. YU added the top notch specs on this smartphone which you won’t get on any other smartphone with this price range. The smartphone wears a metal unibody with two color variants; rush gold and rush silver.

Like all smartphones, Yunicorn also sports a 5.5 inch Full HD display with 10 points multitouch screen. Runs on a little tweaked Android 5.1.1 Lollipop called Android in Steroids, and MediaTek Helio P10 Octa core processor gives the best performance. With 32 GB ROM and 4 GB RAM, you can play high-end games without lags.

Asus Zenfone 5 (Rs 14,989)

Asus Zenfone 5 is a budget smartphone from Asus with Intel Atom processor. Intel processors are the best in computing; Intel Atom processor is good for gaming without getting heated. Asus added a 64 bit Intel Atom processor with Hyper Threading technology for better performance.

Asus Zenfone 5 comes with 8 MP camera with autofocus and LED flash and 2 MP front-facing camera for selfies. 5 inch IPS LCD HD display is good for games and watching movies. The 2110 mAh battery is enough for daily usage.


When you are spending this much money then you should be sure that you are getting the perfect smartphone to keep you updated with the latest technology. Instead of buying Galaxy J7(2016), you should purchase one of the smartphones with a fingerprint scanner. These alternatives are also offering a much better hardware than the Galaxy J7 (2016).