Samsung Galaxy J5  Samsung Galaxy S5 
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Excellence Score20.527.1
Value for Money Score60.058.0
PriceRs. 9,999 onwardsRs. 15,990 onwards
Launch Date (India)Jul, 2015Apr, 2014
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0
Screen Size5 inches5.1 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 432 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED, Scratch Resistant
Processor1.2 GHz1.9 GHz
Processor TypeQuad CoreOcta Core
Processor NameQualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410Exynos 5 Octa 5422 (Quad Core Cortex A15 1.9 Ghz + Quad Core Cortex A7 1.3 Ghz)
GPUAdreno 306Mali-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
Internal Memory8 GB16 GB
FM RadioYes
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Thickness7.9 mm8.1 mm
Weight146 gm145 gm
Battery Capacity2600 mAh2800 mAh
Battery Standby342 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: 62 hrsInternet Usage Time (3G): 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 12 hrs, Video Playback Time: 12 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 46 hrs
Fingerprint sensorYes
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Solid build quality
  • Good display - natural color reproduction, good viewing angles, and good sunlight legibility
  • New improved TouchWiz UI on top of Android is clean, and functional
  • Good speed/performance in day to day tasks and activities
  • Decent camera - decent images with natural color reproduction, good contrast levels, accurate white balance, and a good amount of detail
  • Very good 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)
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • No Major Negatives!
  • Neither the fingerprint sensor, nor the heart rate monitor are groundbreaking or particularly well implemented
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