Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

282 ppi
282 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.63 %
71.39 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F1.7

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Flash
Flash

Design

Dimensions

5.74 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm)
5.76 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.3 x 71.3 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Frame: Metal
Back: Metal

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Soft keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gold, White
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, RDS
FM

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Mali-T830 MP2

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
16 GB

Maximum User Storage

10.9 GB
10.1 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 40

UMTS

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

Data

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

71.00 hours
83.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours
19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
May 03, 2017

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMJ530F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
0.12 W/kg

Body

1.17 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.01 W/kg
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