Quick Review of Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
- 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
- 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
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Full Features & Specifications
|Display 7 /10 See Better Options|
|Screen Size||5.2 inch|
|Screen Resolution||1280 x 720 pixels|
|Pixel Density||282 PPI|
|Chipset 8 /10 See Better Options|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 7 /10|
|RAM||2GB 8 /10|
|Camera 9 /10 See Better Options|
|Rear Camera Resolution||13MP 10 /10|
|Front Camera Resolution||5MP 6 /10|
|Camera Details||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection|
|Video Recording Resolution||Full HD Video Recording (1080p)|
|Camera Features||Autofocus, LED Flash, Front LED Flash|
|OS Version||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|USB Connector Type||Micro USB|
|Features||GPS, FM Radio|
|Dimensions (mm)||145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1|
|Connectivity||4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio)|
|Color||White, Gold, Black|
|Build Material||Metal, Plastic|
|Storage 9 /10 See Better Options|
|Internal Storage||16GB 8 /10|
|Approx. User Available Storage||10.8GB|
|Maximum Card Slot Capacity||128GB|
|SIM Card Slots||Dual|
|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 See Better Options|
|Battery Type||Lithium-ion (Li-ion)|
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Price in India
- The best price of Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) is Rs. 11,990 at Flipkart in India on 21st January 2017.
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|Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) price at Flipkart||Rs. 11,990|
|Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) price at eBay||Rs. 14,899|
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.
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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