Samsung Galaxy J5  Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) 
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Excellence Score
18.0
20.8
Value for Money Score
42.0
65.2
Price Rs. 15,000 onwards Rs. 8,690 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jul, 2015 May, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1 Lollipop, Upgradeable to 6.0 Marshmallow, Expected upgrade to 7.0 Nougat Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Upgradeable to 7.1 Nougat
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5.2 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 282 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.2 GHz 1.2 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Quad Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 306 Adreno 306
RAM 1.5 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
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 F/1.9 Aperture
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Flash Flash, Palm Selfie, Beauty Mode, Wide Selfie, F/1.9 Aperture
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 7.9 mm 8.1 mm
Weight 146 gm 158 gm
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh 3100 mAh
Battery Standby 342 hrs N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 18.00 hrs 21.00 hrs
Fast Charging
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: 62 hrs Internet Usage Time (3G): Up to 11 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 13 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 14 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 17 hrs, Audio Playback Time: Up to 71 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features WiFi Direct; ANT+ Support; KIES air; FM Recording; Noise Filtration; Cloud Storage (100 GB) S Bike Mode; NFC; ANT+ Support; WiFi Direct; FM Recording; Noise Filtration
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
  • Top-notch build quality, and good looking design
  • Good display with accurate color reproduction, and good legibility even under sunlight
  • Good software package with Samsung's Touchwiz UI
  • Great multimedia app package with an advanced music player, and FM radio too
  • Decent front and back cameras with good colors and contrast levels (although detail could have been better)
  • Decent battery life
  • Good audio quality
2-minute Review [Negatives]

No Major Negatives!

  • The dated Snapdragon 410 chipset means that although the phone performs decent in daily tasks, it falls quite a bit short of phones with more modern chipsets in this price range
  • Average loudspeaker
  • No fingerprint sensor
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