Samsung Galaxy J7  Samsung Galaxy S5 
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Excellence Score21.626.8
Value for Money Score60.258.0
PriceRs. 10,900 onwardsRs. 15,790 onwards
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
2-minute Review [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)
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Neither the fingerprint sensor, nor the heart rate monitor are groundbreaking or particularly well implemented
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