Samsung Galaxy J7 Samsung Galaxy S5 
Samsung Galaxy J7Samsung Galaxy S5
magic score<50<50
PriceRs. 10,599 onwardsRs. 13,999 onwards
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Launch Date (India)Aug, 2015Apr, 2014
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0
Screen Size5.5 inches5.1 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 432 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED, Scratch Resistant
Processor1.5 GHz1.9 GHz
Processor NameExynos 7580Exynos 5 Octa 5422 (Quad Core Cortex A15 1.9 Ghz + Quad Core Cortex A7 1.3 Ghz)
GPUMali-T720MP2Mali-T628 MP6
RAM1.5 GB2 GB
4GYes
VoLTEYes
Camera13.0 MP16.0 MP
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)Yes (4K)
Secondary Camera5.0 MP2.0 MP
FM RadioYes
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Thickness7.5 mm8.1 mm
Weight171 gm145 gm
Battery Capacity3000 mAh2800 mAh
Battery Standby354 hrs390 hrs
Battery TalktimeN/A21.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)18.00 hrs16.00 hrs
Other Battery ParametersInternet Usage Time (3G): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 76 hrsInternet Usage Time (3G): 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 12 hrs, Video Playback Time: 12 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 46 hrs
Fingerprint sensorYes
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Good ergonomics
  • Matte finish back provides good grip
  • Very good display - accurate color reproduction, good contrast levels, good viewing angles, great brightness levels, and good sunlight legibility
  • New, leaner TouchWiz UI on top of Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good call quality
  • Good camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • Stylish, classy design with dotted patterns on the back
  • Relatively comfortable to hold and operate, for a phone of this size
  • Excellent build quality
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Brilliant AMOLED display, with wide span brightness controls, great contrast levels, and superb viewing angles
  • Android with a new, modern, flat TouchWiz user interface, which is a definite step-up from before
  • Cutting edge hardware, and excellent software (interface) optimization, ensures that this is easily one of the fastest smartphones to date
  • Many useful Samsung apps like S Health
  • Excellent, well-featured camera, with super-fast focus speed - easily among the best ever smartphone cameras
  • Sound coming through the loudspeaker is very powerful and pretty deep
  • Excellent video playback
  • Very good photo/video editors
  • Good battery life, with additional useful power-saving features (Power Saving Mode, and Ultra Power Saving Mode)
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Neither the fingerprint sensor, nor the heart rate monitor are groundbreaking or particularly well implemented
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