Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 Launched – Android 7.0, 5.2 HD Display, 3 GB RAM, 13 MP Camera

Samsung launched a new low end smart phone called Galaxy J5 2017 to the market. The price is around ₹ 12,999/- in India and $149 in USA. Currently it is not available in India to buy, but it available in some other regions to buy. So, check Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 complete advantages, disadvantages, price & specifications.

Best Price: ₹ 12,999(India), $149(USA)
Key Features:

  • Android OS, v7.0(Nougat).
  • 5.2 inch HD Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • 13 MP rear camera, 13 MP front camera.
  • Octa Core processor.
  • Exynos 7870 Octa chip set
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 3000 mAh Battery


Advantages of Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 :

  • Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 comes with latest Android OS, v7.0(Nougat).
  • Presents 5.2-inch HD Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch
  • It provides 2/3 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 processor.
  • It is equipped with Exynos 7870 Octa chip set.
  • Brings an internal memory of 16/32 GB and expandable memory supported with up to 256 GB (dedicated slot).
  • Comes with 13 MP rear camera and 13 MP front facing camera and with additional features like f/1.7, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • Supports Single SIM / Dual SIM features in which both slots are for Nano SIM’s
  • Its display has good pixel density for its HD resolution (~282 ppi pixel density).
  • It has good battery capacity of 3000 mAh which is just great for this range.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC, ANT+
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Performance is good without any lag
  • Design is impressive and looks stylish
  • Support FM radio
  • Available in Blue, Pink, Gold, Black colors to choose

Disadvantages of Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 :

  • No Fast Charging
  • No screen protection
  • No Full HD display and alway on display


Check out specifications of Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 :

General Features
Brand Samsung
Model Name Galaxy J5 2017
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 7.0(Nougat)
Processor Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Chipset Exynos 7870 Octa
Colors Blue, Pink, Gold, Black
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches (~71.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (~282 ppi pixel density)
Dimensions 152.5 x 74.8 x 8 mm (6.00 x 2.94 x 0.31 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz)
Other Display Features Multi Touch
Camera Features
Primary Camera 13 MP
Secondary Camera 13 MP
Video Recording 1080p
Other Camera Features f/1.7, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Battery Capacity
Type Non Removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G)
Standby Time
Memory and Storage
Internal 16/32 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB
RAM 3 GB
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
NFC Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps ANT+ support
Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 Price in India is ₹ 12,999/-

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8.5 Total Score
Best Compact phone !!

Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 smartphone comes with superb features & performance for it's price. It excels in all the departments, we suggest to grab this mobile if you need compact smart phone and your budget is below 15k.

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