Samsung Galaxy J5

price Rs. 10,490 onwards | launch Jul, 2015
magic score ?
<50
average value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#100
of 141 phones in Rs. 10,000 - 15,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 4 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • 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

What We Didn't

  • No major negatives

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Hall Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPUAdreno 306
RAM1.5 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2600 mAh
Battery Standby342 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)18.00 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: 62 hrs
Dimensions
Weight146 gm
Thickness7.9 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (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
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Flash
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + Beidou
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
FM RecordingYes
More
  • WiFi Direct
  • ANT+ Support
  • KIES air
  • Cloud Storage (100 GB)
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
average brand rating
3.07/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys