Samsung Galaxy J5


The Galaxy J5 runs Android 5.1 Lollipop OS upgradable to Marshmallow
It sports a 5.0-inch Super AMOLED HD display Latest variants of Galaxy J5 are Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 and Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 It is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC with a Cortex-A53 CPU Memory on the phone is limited to 8GB expandable to 256GB, and a 1.5GB RAM The phone runs on a 2,600mAh removable battery The phone supports two SIMs, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and has a microUSB 2.0 port

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Processor : Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
RAM : 1.5GB
Storage : 8GB
Battery : 2600 mAh battery
Camera : 13 M.Pixels
SIM : Dual SIM (Micro SIM)
Operating System : Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)

Samsung Galaxy J5 Review: Pros & Cons

out of 10
  • Good Stuff
  • Great display
  • Superb battery life
  • Stable day-to-day performance  
  • Well-optimised TouchWiz UI
  • Bad Stuff
  • Low internal storage space
  • No scratch protective glass
  • Cameras could have been better
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Samsung Galaxy J5 Details

The Samsung Galaxy J5 comes with a Super AMOLED HD screen, a significant amount of expandable storage and a good battery. It is a dual-SIM smartphone and priced at under 15000 making it a mid-range smartphone.
Display and Design
The Galaxy J5 has a 5-inch Super AMOLED display with HD resolution and 294 PPI pixel density. The Super AMOLED display is capable of displaying clear images and videos even in bright sunlight and promises to have good readability in such conditions. The phone is 7.9 mm thick and weighs a comfortable 146 grams. The phone is available in white and black colors.
Platform and Memory
The phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop OS upgradable to Marshmallow 6.0.1. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset runs the Galaxy J5. It holds an Adreno 306 GPU, which is paired with a Cortex-A53 CPU. The 1.2GHz quad-core processor can deliver smooth performance if not put under too much pressure. The device runs lag free during everyday tasks and light multitasking sessions. The device comes with 1.5GB RAM along with 8GB of internal storage space. Additional storage can be added to the device with a microSD card allowing for expansion up to 256 GB.
Camera and Battery
The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel primary shooter with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera. The 13MP camera comes with a f/1.9 aperture making the LED flash necessary in low light conditions. It can also capture videos and images in Full HD at 30fps. The camera app features geotagging, face detection and autofocus. The secondary camera can also be used to make video calls in high definition and has a LED flash. The phone runs on a 2,600mAh battery which packs enough power to enable an entire day of moderate usage.
Connectivity and other features
The smartphone comes with 4G for faster mobile data connectivity, and the usual array of connection options such as Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and a micro-USB 2.0 port.

Samsung Galaxy J5 Specifications


Processor Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
Storage 8GB
Rear Camera 13 M.Pixels
Battery 2600 mAh


Display Type Super AMOLED
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Pixel Density 294 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 67.5%


Internal 8GB
Expandable MicroSD, 128 GB


Dimensions 5.5x2.8x0.3 inches
Water Resistant No
Weight 146 grams


Operating System Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)


Rear 13 M.Pixels
Selfie 5 M.Pixels
Rear Camera Features Rear Flash
Selfie Camera Features Selfie Flash
Video 1080p@30fps


Type Li-Ion
Talk time 18 hrs (3G)
Capacity 2600 mAh
Fast Charging No


Bluetooth v4.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Yes with Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Configuration Dual SIM (Micro SIM)
NFC Chipset Yes
Infrared No


Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
CPU 1.2 GHz (Quad Core)
Graphics Adreno 306
No of Cores 4 (Quad Core)


Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope No
Fingerprint sensor No
Other Sensors Proximity Sensor
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