Samsung's new Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) revealed through Bluetooth SIG

Samsung's new Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) revealed through Bluetooth SIG
With Mobile World Congress kicking off in just over two weeks' time, Samsung has the tech world's attention focused squarely on the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. For those not seeking such high-end experiences, though, the company's J series provides more than tolerable mid-range fare. Last year, the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 rolled out in June, but it looks like Sammy may drop their respective successors earlier on in 2016. Both handsets have just popped up on the Bluetooth SIG website, which indicates that an official unveiling mightn't be too far away. 

So, what do we know about the J5 (2016) and J7 (2016) so far? Well the former, which recently popped up on popped up on GFXBench, looks set to pack an increased 5.2-inch, 720 x 1280 screen -- slightly larger than the 5-inch panel of the current J5. The benchmarks also suggest a Snapdragon 410 under the hood, 2 gigs of RAM (as opposed to 1.5 GB on the current model) and a 13- and 5-megapixel rear- and front-facing camera combination.  

The Galaxy J7 (2016) will likely opt for a 5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 display, which is a generous enhancement from the 720p resolution of yesteryear. There could be up to 3 GB of RAM, too, and with a touted 4300 mAh battery capacity, the J7 (2016) is shaping up as a great improvement on the OG variant. Processor-wise, the most recent report on the matter suggests that Samsung's all-new Exynos 7870 will grace this strong mid-level smartphone. 


The Bluetooth SIG listing gives all this current speculation an air of legitimacy, and what remains is for Samsung to announce both devices. Though the already-announced J1 packs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, we'd expect each of the J5 (2016) and J7 (2016) to run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box, especially if Samsung does intend to push the devices to market around June once more. 

source: Bluetooth SIG (1, 2) via SamMobile

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Galaxy J5
  • Display 5.0" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, Quad-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(18h 3G talk time)

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5 Comments

1. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

both will get 6.5 :D

3. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Typical PA

2. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

4300 mAh. If it is true then God has answered our prayers. Manufacturers take notes.

4. J7_user

Posts: 2; Member since: Feb 10, 2016

Both Samsung J5 and J7 do not has ambient light sensor. So that no automatically display brightness available. However if you want this function you can install "Auto brightness by PP" app. It use camera to detect ambient light and auto adjust your display brightness.

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