Samsung Galaxy J5 2017: A Fully Secured Smartphone June 2017

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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
Display 5.2 inches
OS Android Nougat
Rear Camera 13-megapixel
Front Camera 13-megapixel
microSD Storage Up to 256GB
Battery 3000mAH
Design Metal

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.

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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
  • heavy
  • 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.

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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

Smartphone Design  
Device Name Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 or Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro or Samsung Galaxy J5 Duos 2017
Type Touchscreen smartphone
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)
Material Metal
Water Resistance No
Dust Resistance No
Type Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh battery
Talk time 21 hours (3G)
Fast Charge
Wireless Charging No
Screen Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Screen Size (inches) 5.2 inches
Screen-to-body-ratio Approximately 71.5%
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) 282 ppi pixel density
Colors 16 million colors
Screen Protection
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 Yes
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
Bluetooth Yes v4.1
GPS Yes. A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
Infrared port No
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
USB On-The-Go No
Headphone 3.5mm jack
Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
4G LTE Yes
Iris scanner No
Fingerprint Yes – Front mounted
Gyroscope Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass or Magnetometer Yes
Barometer No
Heart rate No
SpO2 No
Light Sensor Yes
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