SEOUL-- Samsung Electronics Co. on Friday released the Galaxy J7 smartphone through South Korea's No. 2 mobile carrier KT Corp., expanding its budget portfolio for mobile devices.

The 5.5-inch J7 comes with a Super AMOLED display with a built-in 3,600 mAh battery.

As the device has 13-megapixel cameras in the front and back, users can take better selfies compared with other smartphones, the mobile carrier said.

The Galaxy J7 also supports key features from flagship devices, including a fingerprint recognition system and the mobile payment platform Samsung Pay.

The factory price of the Galaxy J7 stands at 396,000 won (US$353).

Source: Yonhap News Agency