Samsung Galaxy On Nxt FAQ

Samsung recently launched the Galaxy On Nxt in India, its new mid-range handset that will only be sold online. If you keep track of the plethora of mid-range handsets that Samsung launches almost every other week in India, you should know that the Galaxy On Nxt is just a rebranded version of Galaxy J7 Prime with more internal storage.

Nonetheless, if the Galaxy On Nxt has caught your attention and you are considering buying the handset but have some questions regarding it, check out our FAQ below.

Q) What are the full specifications of the Galaxy On Nxt?

A) The full specs of the Galaxy On Nxt are as follows:

  • Dimensions: 151.7 x 75 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 167g
  • Display: 5.5-inch 1080p IPS LCD, 2.5D Gorilla Glass
  • Chipset: Exynos 7870 octa-core chip clocked at 1.4GHz
  • GPU: Mali T830 MP1
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Storage: 32GB, microSD card slot
  • Rear camera: 13MP PDAF, F/1.9 aperture, LED flash, Full HD video recording
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity
  • Connectivity: LTE, (Hybrid) Dual-SIM, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB
  • Battery: 3300mAh non-removable
  • Others: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, TouchWiz

Q) What key sensors are missing from the Galaxy On Nxt?

A) Gyroscope and light sensor are among the two key sensors missing from the Galaxy On Nxt. The lack of a light sensor means that there is no auto-brightness functionality present on the phone. And the lack of the gyroscope means that you cannot play some games on the handset that make use of it.

Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?

A) No, since the Galaxy On Nxt features a metal unibody design, its battery is not removable.

Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can I use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?

A) The Galaxy On Nxt features two nanoSIM and one microSD card slot. This means that you can use two SIM cards and a microSD card on the phone at the same time at any given time. Both SIM card slots on the phone accept nanoSIM cards.

Q) Is the display on the Galaxy On Nxt protected by Gorilla Glass?

A) The 5.5-inch 1080p IPS display on the Galaxy On Nxt is protected by 2.5D Corning’s Gorilla Glass.

Q) Where is the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy On Nxt located? Is it touch based?

A) Like with other Samsung devices, the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy On Nxt is integrated into the physical home button located at the front.

Q) How many fingerprints can one register on the Galaxy On Nxt?

A) 5.

Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the Galaxy On Nxt?

A) No, you cannot. The handset can record videos in Full HD resolution at 30fps though.

Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?

A) Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

Q) What are some decent software features on the Galaxy On Nxt?

A) The Galaxy On Nxt comes with some handy software features like Ultra Data Saving mode, S Secure, and Reserve Battery.

Q) Does the Galaxy On Nxt support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?

A) Yes, the Galaxy On Nxt supports LTE and VoLTE out of the box. Unlike many other phones, the handset will also work with a Reliance Jio SIM out of the box including VoLTE.

Q) Is Quick charging supported on the Galaxy On Nxt?

A) No, the phone does not support fast charging.

Q) How much free storage space does the Galaxy On Nxt has out of the box?

A) Almost 23.6GB out of the box.

Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?

A) Yes, you can uninstall or disable some pre-installed apps on the Galaxy On Nxt 3S, but not all.

Q) Are the capacitive keys on the Galaxy On Nxt backlit?

A) No, the capacitive keys on the On Nxt are not backlit.

Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Galaxy On Nxt?

A) You get the phone, a 9v 1.5A charger, a USB cable, SIM ejector tool earphones, and some regulatory papers.

Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?

A) Yes, the Galaxy On Nxt supports USB On-The-Go. This allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.

Q) When does the Galaxy On Nx go on sale and where?

A) The Galaxy On Nxt will be sold online only through Flipkart.com for Rs 18,490.

Q) Is the Galaxy On Nxt worth a buy over the likes of Moto G4 Plus and Redmi Note 3?

A) No. The Galaxy On Nxt is simply not worth its price. The Redmi Note 3 and Moto G4 Plus offer better value for money than the handset and are significantly better than it in almost every aspect.


If you have any other question regarding the Galaxy On Nxt, drop in a comment and we will be glad to answer them.

You can buy the Galaxy On Nxt from Flipkart from here.