Samsung Galaxy J5 2017

Price: 30200 Rs

Released: 31 May, 2017

OS: Android 7.0 Nougat


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Screen5.2 inches
Camera13 MP
Battery3000 mAh
Platform OS Android 7.0 Nougat
Chipset Exynos 7870 Octa
CPU Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830 MP1
Communication 2G Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Build Dimensions 146.2 x 71.3 x 8 mm
Weight 160 g
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colors Blue, Pink, Gold, Black
Display Technology Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Memory Built-in 16GB
Card microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Camera Back 13 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm, AF
Front 13 MP, f/1.9
Video 1080p@30fps
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Connectivity Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
Data GPRS, EDGE, HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh
Talktime Up to 21 h (3G)
Removable No
Features Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, FingerPrint (front mounted), Gyro, Proximity
Browser HTML5
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Torch Yes
Games Downloadable
Java No
Extra Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, ANT+ support, Document viewer, Photo/video editor, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar
Description :

Please note this phone was released in 2015, 2016 and 2017 we have written the review of 2017 model.

Samsung J5 latest model was released in July 2017. It uses the Android 7.0 (Nougat). The display is 5.0” and 126.3 in millimeters. Its resolution is 1280x720 (HD) which makes almost 16 million colors. It uses Super AMOLED display. Its weight exact 146 in grams. The edges are slightly round which makes the phone’s display look large and easy to glide all over the phone’s screen. Previous J5 series of 2016 and 2015 model’s frame was only aluminum but now the manufacturers has turned the whole phone panel into aluminum. The front glass is Gorilla Glass. It supports 2 SIM slots and a microSD card slot up to 256Gb besides having memory of RAM 1.5Gb and ROM of 8Gb. In previous models of J5 battery could be removed by the user but in the model the battery cannot be moved by the user. J5 2017 is available is Black, Gold and Blue colors.

The rear / main camera is 13 mega pixels it also provides with a LED flash and rear camera is 5 mega pixels without front LED flash. The camera in day light shows a lot of brightness in front camera mode and also on the rear camera which can be controlled by making the picture a little dark than the original but this is an advantage in low light.

Samsung J5 battery is 3000 mAh and because of 1.2Ghz processor which makes it multitasking with doing all tasks like playing games, listening to music, talk time includes video calling, surfing on the internet or installing and using all kinds of heavy software it still gives almost 29 hours of battery life. Its charger is almost 7.75 watts which takes almost 2 to 3 hours to charge it completely. It provides the following battery timing according to different usages: it gives 9 straight hours for using internet data connection, using internet over wi-fi it give battery up to 11 hours, video playing up to up to 12 hours, audio playing up to 80 hours and talk time up to 17 hours. It doesn’t heat up until the environment temperature is 38 degree Celsius only then the panel is little heated up.

It supports only Gear Circle.

It provides the following sensors: Accelerometer, Hall Sensor and Proximity Sensor.

It has a power button on the top right side, a home button in the bottom of the screen and 2 volume button on top left side these buttons can also be used to click photos when you are using the camera.