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Samsung Galaxy J7 Sony Xperia M5 Dual
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Excellence Score
20.5
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Value for Money Score
56.4
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Price Rs. 10,989 onwards N/A
Launch Date (India) Aug, 2015 Sep, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0 Android 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super AMOLED IPS, Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2, Scratch Resistant
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.5 GHz 2 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Exynos 7580 MediaTek Helio X10 64-bit
GPU Mali-T720MP2 PowerVR G6200
RAM 1.5 GB 3 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 21.5 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (4K)
Other Camera Features F/1.9 Aperture, Beauty Face, Continuous Shots, Sensor Size: 1/3.06-inch, Interval Shot, Panorama, Sports Mode, Sound and Shot Mode, Zoom Support Hybrid Auto-Focus, Superior Auto, 5 X Clear Image Zoom, HDR for image and video, F2.2 Aperture, Video Stabilizer, Auto Scene Recognition, Image Stabilizer, Geotagging, Sony Exmor RS
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 13.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Flash Auto-Focus, HDR, Exmor RS, Full HD Video Recording
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 200 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 7.5 mm 7.6 mm
Weight 171 gm 146 gm
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh 2600 mAh
Battery Standby 354 hrs 671 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A 656 hrs
Battery Talktime N/A 12.20 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) 18.00 hrs 11.80 hrs
Other Battery Parameters Internet 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 hrs Standby Time (LTE): 607 hours, Video Playback: 8 hrs, Music Playback: 62.5 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features WiFi Direct; ANT+ Support; KIES air; FM Recording; Noise Filtration Waterproof; Dustproof; DLNA; NFC; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; Noise Filtration; PlayMemorie
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
  • Neat, simple design
  • Very well-made and durable
  • Water-proofing is a welcome perk that gives the Xperia M5 an extra edge
  • Good display - gets great marks in terms of maximum brightness and has fairly accurate color rendition
  • Xperia launcher on top of Android runs nicely, and looks good
  • Decent speed/performance
  • Decent front and back cameras (although a little sluggish)
  • Good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Average loudspeaker
  • A lot of bloatware comes preinstalled
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