TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro S727VL Review (Specs and Feature)

Complete information about the one of the latest smartphone that comes to TracFone, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro S727VL that offer good performance at an affordable price for TracFone user satisfaction.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro is one of the latest smartphone that comes to TracFone. This phone brings more improvement compared to its predecessor, Samsung Galaxy Sky and Galaxy Luna, mostly notable in the screen size and RAM. It was rumored that this phone is actually a rebranded Samsung Galaxy J7 for TracFone and another provider.

With 5.5 inches screen size, which is bigger than its predecessor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory and 1.4 GHz Quad-core processor, this phone have a lot of potentials. Seeing how the predecessor was quite a popular choice, the same thing could be expected from this one.


Measuring at 5.9” x 3.0” x 0.33” and 5.96 ounces and the Samsung’s bar standard design, pretty much resembles Galaxy J7.

The screen size is bigger than most smartphone that chooses to stay in compact size between 5 to 5.2 inches. It makes it a little bit stretch to use one hand although it is slim enough to make it easy to grasp slip in the pocket.


Samsung has the reputation of making excellent display panel. For this phone, Samsung comes up with 5.5 inches, 1280 x 720 HD resolution and TFT LCD screen. The HD resolution is lower than what some people prefer to a big screen size phone like this phone, but nonetheless, it still comes out good enough.


The J7 Sky Pro use Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, which is what most smartphone use. What makes this phone different is the additional Samsung Experience UI. It gives a number of visual changes, including a different setting menu, different notification shade, and custom app icons.


The phone was equipped with 8 MP rear camera and 5 MP front camera, with flash and auto focus features, which gives enough clear shot for daily use. While the camera itself it pretty standard, people can get a quite amazing result with its video recording, with its 1080 pixels that work steadily at 30 fps.

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The J7 Sky Pro is powered by 1.4 GHz Quad-core processor and supported by 2 GB RAM. It makes that whole part of this phone performance is pretty smooth and it won’t have any trouble working on multitasking. It also allows people to play heavy games without any hitch.

A 16 GB internal memory is more than enough to keep all sorts of files and if it’s not enough, the MicroSD slot is capable of keeping up to 256 GB additional data that works great for those who tend to work with large size data.


As being part of the latest generation of smartphone, the J7 Sky Pro support 4G LTE network. It also equipped with Wi-Fi, the latest Bluetooth version 4.2, microUSB, GPS system and microphone jack to make sure that the phone user has more than one option when it comes to connectivity.


Battery life is also good. J7 Sky Pro using 3300 mAh Lithium-ion phone that could last up to 31 hours talk time and in standby mode, it can stay on for 22 days. The removable battery of the phone makes it easier for the user to replace just in case there is a problem with it.


Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro is a good choice for people who need a capable phone with affordable price. With its big screen size for better and clearer view, plenty features to work with, decent camera for everyday use, smooth performance for multitasking and also good battery life, this phone is much better options compare to another phone. Combine with TracFone affordable service, this phone is worth to consider.

TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro S727VL Specifications

Body: Form Factor: Bar (Touchscreen), Size: 5.9″ x 3.0″ x 0.33″, Weight: 5.96 (ounces)
Display: 5.5 inches, TFT LCD, Resolution: 1280 x 720 (HD), Display Colors: 16M
System: Operating System: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor: 1.4 GHz Quad-core
Camera: Rear Camera: 8 MP, Front Camera: 5 MP, Video Recording: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30fps
Camera Features: Flash, Auto Focus
Memory: RAM (Memory): 2 GB
Internal Storage: 16 GB, Support MicroSD (Up to 256 GB)
Network: Support 4G LTE (Verizon)
Connectivity: Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2 A2DP, USB: microUSB 2.0, GPS: A-GPS, 3.5mm Jack
Battery: Lithium-ion, 3300 mAh, Removable
Standby time: Up to 22 days, Talk time: Up to 31 hours
Sensor: Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Other Features: Hearing Aid Compatible, Multimedia Messaging, Secure Folder


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  1. What cause this phone to restart by it’s self 3 or 4 times a day. It can be just sitting there and it will restart all by it’s self.

    • I have the same problem. I turn my screen off and in about three minutes the screen turns on again.
      I’ve put in ad blockers, virus blocker. Uninstalled apps and nothing helps.
      I have Not tried calling TracFone yet

  2. I purchased the J7 as a upgrade from a LG. The only complaint is the screen goes black after 10 sec. regardless of the time out setting. Any suggestions?

  3. So I have this samsung j7 sky pro phone and I bought a sim card from Wal-Mart, the 55 minute plan. But as I was trying to activate it it keeps popping up that this phone isn’t compatible for straight talk?

    This is a tracphone tho? So I don’t get it! Please help me!

  4. It sounds like you bought straight phone card. Tracfone has no 55 minute cards.
    You can buy a tracfone card directly from the cell phone, from Amazon.
    Call / visit tracfone will also work for help or purchasing.
    The conversation help window can be very fast

  5. I have the samsung j7 sky pro. I tried putting the apps asleep but it lights up every few minutes. Also no matter what I’m in the middle of, texting , dialing a number, or whatever, ads pop on & it’s a real pain to get off & back to what I was doing. I have never used a samsung phone but had a samsung core & a Luna with used Google. I had no problems. Help please

  6. I activated my new Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro but haven’t set it up. When I press Start on the Welcome screen, a blue box appears around “Start” and I can’t get any further than that screen. It appears to be locked somehow. I took the battery out, but that didn’t change anything.

  7. Are the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and the Galaxy J7 Sky Pro the same phone? One cannot air travel with the Galaxy Note 7 so I’m wondering if the Sky Pro is rebrand of the Note 7. Can anyone answer this question for me?


  8. Can this phone be safely and legally carried aboard an airplane? Can I charge it and listen to music and watch downloaded videos and listen to audiobooks in flight? Please do not tell me it has to be in airplane mode. I already know that.

  9. I have a Galaxy J7 Sky Pro. How do I reset the voicemail password. Manual tells me to contact Customer Service but does not tell me how.

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