Quick Review of Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

The Good
  • Solid and assuring build quality
  • Good for one handed usage
  • Long lasting battery life
  • Comes with S-Bike Mode which ensures that you ride your bike safely
The Bad
  • Lacks 1080P display
  • Camera performance is below par
  • Low end processor shows its limitations when you quickly want to switch between apps
  • The design is bland and bit boring

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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Full Features & Specifications

Launched in: April 2016
Note: Scores are assigned in comparison to similarly priced products
Model Name: SM-J510F
Display   7 /10
Screen Size
5.2 inch
Screen Resolution
1280 x 720 pixels
Screen Type
AMOLED
Pixel Density
282 PPI
Chipset   8 /10
Brand
Qualcomm
Processor Speed
1.2GHz
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
Processor Type
Quad-Core
RAM
Graphics
Adreno 306
Camera   9 /10
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Camera Details
Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Video Recording Resolution
Full HD Video Recording (1080p)
Camera Features
Autofocus, LED Flash, Front LED Flash
General Specifications
Operating System
Android
OS Version
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Device Type
Touchscreen
USB Connector Type
Micro USB
Features
GPS, FM Radio
Dimensions (mm)
145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1
Weight
159 grams
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Audio Jack
3.5mm
Color
White, Gold, Black
Build Material
Metal, Plastic
Storage   9 /10
Internal Storage
16GB
Approx. User Available Storage
10.8GB
Card Slot
Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
128GB
Communication
SIM Card Slots
Dual
Network Type
GSM
SIM Card Type
Micro SIM
SIM 1 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM
SIM 2 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No
Battery   7 /10
Battery Capacity
3100mAh
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion)
Removable Battery
Yes

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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Price in India

  • The best price of Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) is Rs. 11,990 at Flipkart in India on 8th December 2016.
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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) price at FlipkartRs. 11,990
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) price at eBayRs. 13,399

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Features

After the launch of Samsung Galaxy J3, a budget friendly device that featured the S-Bike mode for bikers to avoid those unimportant calls when they are riding, Samsung has now refreshed it's Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 that were released last year. The two new additions this year have also received the S-Bike Mode from the Galaxy J3.

Display & Design
The phone sports an average display with a screen size of 5.2 inch which sounds quite handy and has a resolution of 1280x720 pixels (HD) giving it a pixel density of 282PPI. Talking about the design, like the usual Samsung design standards, the Samsung Galaxy J5 has Metal sides and plastic on the rear of the device. The device is available in two colors White, Black and Gold.

Hardware and Features
Samsung this time with the Galaxy J5 has gone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Quad Core processor clocked at 1.2GHz and combined with it is 2GB of RAM which should ensure smooth multitasking. From the software end, the phone is based on the latest Android Marshmallow out of the box with Samsung's TouchWiz UI running on top of it.

Camera & Storage
In terms of storage capacity, you get 16GB of onboard storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB via a MicroSD card. For photography you have an improved 13MP rear camera with an LED Flash and on the front lies a 5MP shooter and a Front LED Flash for those selfies. The rear camera can record videos up to 1080p.

Battery and Connectivity
Powering all this is a 3100mAh removable battery which sounds decent enough to last through the day. The phone accepts Dual Micro SIMs, you also get NFC & 4G support on this device.

Competition
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3,Oppo F1 or Samsung Galaxy J7 looks like fairly competitive devices in this price range. The Redmi Note 3 specifically has a better processor that boosts the performance of the device. Also in terms of camera, battery and other features the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 looks like an overall winner here.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Does the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) support VoLTE (Reliance Jio network)?

- Almost all the recent launches from Samsung support VoLTE and hence the phones including Galaxy J5 (2016) can be used with Reliance Jio network.


2. What is the internal storage size available to install apps?

- Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) comes with 16GB of internal storage of which around 10.8GB of storage is available for the user to install apps and store other data.


3. Will this get further software updates of Android?

- Samsung is often seen providing Android updates only to it's high-end devices and has almost never given Android update to budget phones. The Galaxy J5 (2016) being a budget device is very unlikely to receive any future Android update.


4. Is this a good phone for gaming?

- Gaming performance of the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) is average and it might run the best games flawlessly. However, you may consider the alternatives mentioned above for better gaming performance.


5. Is the after sales service reliable? Should I buy extended warranty?

- Samsung is a reliable brand and is in the industry since decades. After sales service of the brand is trustworthy, in case there is any sort of problem with the device. You may go for the extended warranty if you wish to secure the phone from any faults post the official 1 Year warranty. 


6. What comes in the box?

- Inside the box of the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) you get the device itself sitting on top of the box, a wall charger, charging and data syncing cable and a pair of Samsung earphones.

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