Last Updated: 20 Mar 2019

TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Crown 4G LTE Prepaid Smartphone

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2019
8.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
105
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
11
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1.56 GHz
PROCESSOR CLOCK
Yes
BLUETOOTH
Yes
WIFI
13 MP
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Review Summary - 94 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Device Compatibility
 30
cell, tracfone, internet, would, samsung
+93%
-7%
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" ...  It has many more features than the Marshmello that came the previous phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It prompted me to sign into my Samsung account from the old phone and I was given the option to ... Both my wife and I upgraded to this phone. ... The phone numbers and existing  ...  "
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" ...  I wouldn't even know it was a budget phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this phone. ... I am good with computers and tablets .  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone for Tracfone  ...  "
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" ...  Turns out, this is one whale of a cell phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone functions well for my needs.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned my other phone which was a Sky7 because it had so many pop ups that I was unable to use it. ... Its like a little computer. ... I hope it continues to be a wonderful phone. ... I would definitely recommend this phone.  ...  "
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Price
 16
price, looking, budget, recommend, anyone
+100%
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" ...  I understand that a carrier phone is nerfed but still great quality for the price. ... I would highly recommend to those on a budget.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd recommend this to anyone looking for a smart phone at a decent price.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this phone because I just couldn't pass up the price (80).  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone for a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything I was looking for - great quality and features without the flagship phone price. ... I highly recommend this phone to anyone looking for a great phone on a tight budget.  ...  "
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" ...  I got the phone at a great price and use it to stare down the dorks who paid full price!!  ...  "
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" ...  For the low price it's the one to buy.  ...  "
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" ...  Price is good.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 13
nice, size, tracfone, little, larger
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Good clarity on screen, good brightness.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is bigger than I was expecting with a good clear crisp display.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice size screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Large screen, nice graphics, nice px  ...  "
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" ...  Upgraded from a Tracfone Samsung Luna Pro to have a larger screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Just got my phone, very sharp clarity on the screen and phenomenal brightness even on lower setting, excellent long battery life, this is a very different experience than my last tracfone, and there's a slight learning curve for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen size is great .  ...  "
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" ...  Its screen is larger than Galaxy Grand Prime and its menu is easier to navigate.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 12
easy, setup, set, use, phone
+100%
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" ...  It is an easy phone to use and operates well.  ...  "
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" ...  So many features to learn and set up!  ...  "
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" ...  I have found the Samsung J7 hone easy to use right from day one.  ...  "
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" ...  it is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of use and setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  The upgrade from an older, smaller phone was quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  easy as pie, no  ...  "
Software Platform
 11
transferred, tracfone, old phone, account, samsung
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Tracfone easily set it up, if you aren't obsessed by having the latest version, this Samsung phone has everything you want or need .  ...  "
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" ...  The service plan transferred over flawlessly as well as all of my apps. ... I am primarily an Apple user.  ...  "
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" ...  No problems activating this, just added it as another device on the tracfone website in my account and activated it .  ...  "
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" ...  It prompted me to sign into my Samsung account from the old phone and I was given the option to ... additional apps needed to do this. ... account, hit "activate" and followed the prompts.  ...  "
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" ...  I've got a lot of apps on it and it is much faster than my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of apps and very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  I had no problem switching to my account (Used the website activation) from the old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  All of the apps came onto the new one within about 30 minutes.  ...  "
Features
 10
many, learn, set
+100%
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" ...  It auto-adjusts to the lighting.  ...  "
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" ...  I spend a lot of time going back and forth to learn new functions.  ...  "
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" ...  So many features!  ...  "
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" ...  I doubt that I will ever learn to take full advantage of all of its capabilities and fine features, which are many.  ...  "
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" ...  It has so many features that I didnt expect or know existed.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with the phone and features.  ...  "
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" ...  It has so many features that I didnt expect or know existed.  ...  "
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" ...  More cool features to be discovered!  ...  "
Battery Life
 10
life, samsung, replaceable, phones, lasts
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The battery, which is sealed, also lasts a good while and charges quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is very good as well as the camera.  ...  "
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" ...  Run great, super fast and has a really long battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is good.  ...  "
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" ...  the battery lasts for days.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is good.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life lasts much longer. ... I charge it overnight. ... At 2 pm, the battery is at 98%.  ...  "
Camera
 9
quality, pictures, clear, better, photos
+100%
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" ...  Great camera definitely clear  ...  "
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" ...  I believe its camera is 10% better in quality.  ...  "
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" ...  It also has much better camera's and face reconition that works well in good lighting.  ...  "
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" ...  THE PICTURES ARE FAAAAAAAAAAABULOUS!  ...  "
Apps
 8
transferred, play, old phone, google, faster
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Lots of apps and very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  In a couple years, I just order a new model to get the modern software so I can use current apps.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great phone for those who don't need every app, bell, and whistle however, it will accommodate a more than sufficient amount for most users.  ...  "
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" ...  I've got a lot of apps on it and it is much faster than my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  The service plan transferred over flawlessly as well as all of my apps.  ...  "
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" ...  All of the apps came onto the new one within about 30 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  additional apps needed to do this.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 7
later, tracfone, one, locked, days
+57%
-43%
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" ...  I'll update later as I go.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased a second one for my son A few weeks later, and again, it is great!  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased a second one for my son A few weeks later, and again, it is great!  ...  "
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" ...  I will need more time to experiment as I have only had the phone four days.  ...  "
Call quality
 7
tracfone, calls, call, clarity, locked
+86%
-14%
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" ...  On the plus side, this Tracfone J7 Crown phone, which is the update to the Tracfone J7 Sky Pro, is fast, has good call quality and a very decent rear 13MP camera and nice screen.  ...  "
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" ...  We've used TracFone for many years and the quality of phone call reception and clarity has always been the big negative factor. ... Pluse, the call clarity is excellent and the phone is loaded with features.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great phone from Tracfone.  ...  "
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" ...  Despite these transfers, I could not make calls.  ...  "
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" ...  I can block unwanted calls, I can dial the phone .  ...  "
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" ...  Plus he can call me!  ...  "
Setup
 5
instructions, went, use, took, smoothly
+100%
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" ...  I am so glad I did as I received the instructions of how I needed to reset a setting.  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of use and setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  The upgrade went very smoothly, it took about 10 minutes to get the old phone deactivated and the new one activated.  ...  "
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" ...  account, hit "activate" and followed the prompts.  ...  "
Memory
 5
phone, needed, also
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Has a lot of features that make it so easy to transfer contacts.files,and pictures from my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this phone for the camera and the larger Gigs.  ...  "
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" ...  The memory free is also more that the previous phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed more internal storage and this has it.  ...  "
Charging
 5
battery
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The battery, which is sealed, also lasts a good while and charges quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  The charging unit gets rather warm when used.  ...  "
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" ...  I charge it overnight.  ...  "
For Kids
 4
+100%
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" ...  Makes my last phone look like a toy for toddlers.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter loved it .  ...  "
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" ...  He liked it so much that my son fell in love with it and begged for his own!  ...  "
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" ...  He liked it so much that my son fell in love with it and begged for his own!  ...  "
Storage
 4
transfer tray, phone, memory, old, also
+75%
-25%
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" ...  This phone can take up to a 400Gb SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  I took the SD card out of the old phone. ... I purchased a new SD card which came with a transfer tray.  ...  "
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" ...  The memory free is also more that the previous phone.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 4
yet, quality, pictures
+100%
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" ...  It has a beautiful picture.  ...  "
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" ...  I cannot comment on the picture quality because I have not taken any photos yet!  ...  "
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" ...  THE PICTURES ARE FAAAAAAAAAAABULOUS!  ...  "
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" ...  Impressed so far with picture quality but haven't used camera or lot of apps yet.  ...  "
Marketplace
 4
pictures, picture
+75%
-25%
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" ...  It has a beautiful picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Amazon Community.  ...  "
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" ...  THE PICTURES ARE FAAAAAAAAAAABULOUS!  ...  "
Fit
 4
like, ear, small, hear, case
+75%
-25%
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" ...  this phone has double the storage that my other phone had.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to fit in small clutch and works well in my wallet case.  ...  "
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" ...  So far I like the phone it holds up to other reviews I researched before buying.  ...  "
Comfort
 4
ear
+100%
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" ...  Best phone I've found for under $100.00, hands down.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels very comfortable in my hand.  ...  "
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" ...  He liked it so much that my son fell in love with it and begged for his own!  ...  "
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" ...  He liked it so much that my son fell in love with it and begged for his own!  ...  "
Display Size
 3
screen, nice
+100%
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" ...  Nice size screen.  ...  "
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" ...  It is well made: sturdy, a nice weight in my hand, and a generous size screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen size is great .  ...  "
Data reception
 3
data, one, old, may, lte
+100%
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" ...  Settings -> Connections -> Mobile Networks -> Network Mode -> CDMA or LTE / CDMA. ... By default it's set to LTE / CDMA and data would not work, changing it to just CDMA data works great, and way faster then my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Tracfone's service plans are one of the cheapest I have found, and I even had coverage up north where others who had subscribed with major carriers did not.  ...  "
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" ...  Tracfone's service plans are one of the cheapest I have found, and I even had coverage up north where others who had subscribed with major carriers did not.  ...  "

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Specifications

Battery
Talk Time:  24 hours
Performance
Processor Clock:  1.56 GHz
Camera
Secondary Camera:  13 MP
Memory
Internal Storage:  16 GB
External Storage:  400 GB
SD Card Type:  Micro SD 
Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes 
WiFi:  Yes 
1.56 GHz
PROCESSOR CLOCK
Yes
BLUETOOTH
Yes
WIFI
13 MP
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