Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 smartphone was released on June 2017 and now available in stores for purchase.
The phone which sports a super AMOLED touchscreen has a pretty colorful display and comes with a sleek metal panel design and a dimension measuring 146.2 x 71.3 x 8 mm 5.76 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (height – width – thickness) which weigh 160 grams.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 is available in various colors which are Black, Gold, Pink, Blue while there are 2 available models or trims of the Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 which are the 16GB model and 32GB model.
The available color along side the models gives potential buyers options to choose from.
Galaxy J5 2017 is able to store up to 3000mAh juice which can last up to 21 hours of talk time, this is really impressive as some Samsung phones cannot achieve this.
The battery life of Samsung Galaxy J5 can also be easily compared to Apples iPhone 7; Apple happens to be one of Samsung’s strongest competitors.
However both brands still have a lot of work to do in terms of battery life as brands like Energizer, Gionee and Huawei are doing more in that regard.
An impressive feature of Galaxy J5 2017 is its camera quality, Samsung brand prides itself with its amazing camera quality and its camera is always competing with Apple’s smartphones and Huawei phones.
The Galaxy J5 2017 has LED flash both at the rear and front camera which makes snapping of pictures fun even at night or in low light conditions.
Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 Features
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels|
|microSD Storage||Up to 256GB|
Price: How much does Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 cost?
You can get the Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 in the US for $199 while the price on Canada starts at $230 depending on online retailer you choose from below.
In Australia, the price starts at $279 but the price of Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 in UK is £200 while the EU countries can buy Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 for €180.
In Africa, you can buy the Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 in Nigeria for ₦85,000 and Kenya for KSh 23,000 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 is RS 18,999.
*Prices here don’t reflect latest prices. Go to your favorite ecommerce website to check latest prices or ongoing deals. You can never tell what you might find especially with our top picks below!
- Good battery life
- High quality camera
- Attractive design
- Fantastic display
- Finger print sensor
- Quite expensive
- No water/dust resistance
- Average performance
Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 has a sleek design, with a unibody that is just 8 millimeters slim and a stunning metal finish that makes it comfortable to grip.
The mobile device also sports a 2.5D glass shielding the 5.2 HD display.
The software of the Galaxy J5 2017 mobile phone is designed with Samsung’s secure folder which is a powerful security solution that allows you create a private and fully-encrypted space to store and hide content.
The front mounted finger print sensor is very convenient to use , you can capture picture with just one take and also save guard your phone and privacy.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 sports a 5.7 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display that occupies approximately 71.5% of the smartphone body with screen resolution at 720 by 1280 pixels and screen density, PPI at 282 pixels per inch.
Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 multi touch screen has lesser bezel than its predecessor making the display big and any thing displayed on it sharp and colorful.
Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system with performance backed by a 2GB or 3GB RAM depending on model and Octa-core processing unit clocking at speeds of 1.6 GHz.
The Internal storage size of the Samsung phone is available at 16GB and 32GB models with expandable memory via microSD card of up to 256GB.
Galaxy J5 2017 integrates on an octa-core Exynos 7870 processor and a mali-T830 MP2 graphic processing unit which takes care of everything that has to do with graphics on the phone.
The 64GB internal memory provides enough room for files, videos, picture and more, this along side the 3GB RAM allows the phone run smoothly with no lag.
Galaxy J5 2017 comes with 13-megapixel rear or primary camera with f/1.7 aperture while an 13-megapixel front or secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture is stationed for additional camera support.
A smaller aperture on smartphones creates much better natural pictures than a wider aperture because it lets in more light.
The rear camera features autofocus and an LED flash which gives support at night or in low light conditions, the flash assists in making the photo bright and vibrant.
You can also record full HD (1080p) videos at 30 fps.
An amazing thing about Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 is that the front selfie camera also comes with LED flash, so whether you are shooting with the rear or front camera, you will get an amazingly bright photo or video
Battery Capacity and Sensors
Galaxy J5 2017 powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion that is able to store up to 3000mAh charge to power all the above features and more. The battery life of the device is also pretty good as it is able to last through out the day on average usage and up to 21 hours of talk time.
Galaxy J5 2017 supports connectivity options like WI-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and sensors which includes finger print sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass and light sensor.
Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 Full Specifications
|Device Name||Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 or Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro or Samsung Galaxy J5 Duos 2017|
|Released Date||Released June 2017|
|Dimensions and Size||146.2 x 71.3 x 8 mm (5.76 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches)|
|Weight (in grams)||160 g|
|Colors||Black, Gold, Pink, Blue|
|Number of Sim||Two|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Battery Capacity||3000 mAh battery|
|Talk time||21 hours (3G)|
|Screen Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Screen Size (inches)||5.2 inches|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels|
|Pixels Per Inch (PPI)||282 ppi pixel density|
|Colors||16 million colors|
|Operating System||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Processor Type or Chipset||Exynos 7870 Octa|
|Processor||Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53|
|RAM||2GB and 3GB model|
|Internal Storage||16GB and 32GB model|
|Expandable Storage Type||microSD|
|Maximum Expandable Storage||Up to 256GB|
|Front or Secondary||13-megapixel, f/1.9 aperture|
|Rear or Primary||13-megapixel, f/1.7 aperture|
|Features||Autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Wifi or Wi-Fi||Yes|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|GPS||Yes. A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou|
|Network Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Fingerprint||Yes – Front mounted|
|Compass or Magnetometer||Yes|
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