Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Announced:
Jun 06, 2017
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 04, 2017

PhoneArena Rating:

6.5
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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Announced: Jun 06, 2017
Market status: Released
Release date: Jul 04, 2017

PhoneArena Rating:

6.5
Read Full Review
  • Display 5.2" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1600 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(21h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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Display size:

5.2 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

282 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

71.39 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

13 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

13 megapixels

Features:

Flash

Design

Dimensions:

5.76 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.3 x 71.3 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Processor:

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T830 MP2

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Maximum User Storage:

10.1 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 256 GB

OS:

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)

Battery

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Capacity:

3000 mAh

Talk time (3G):

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1390 min)

Internet use:

3G:

12 hours

LTE:

13 hours

Wi-Fi:

14 hours

Music playback:

83.00 hours

Video playback:

19.00 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40

Data:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 03, 2017

FCC ID value:

A3LSMJ530F link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.12 W/kg

Body:

0.89 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.01 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung SM-J530F

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Pros

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Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (282 ppi)

Description

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) has a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED display with HD (720p) resolution. At the core of the mid-range handset sits a 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB of expandable storage. Also, the phone features 13-megapixel cameras on the front and back. The Galaxy J5 (2017) drains energy from a 3,000 mAh battery.

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