Samsung Galaxy J5 preview: First look

First look

GSMArena team, 14 September, 2015.

Introduction

The Samsung Galaxy J5 is one of Samsung's two new budget offerings, the other being the J7. The two phones undercut the previous launched E-series devices with more aggressive pricing while offering nearly identical specifications.

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Samsung Galaxy J5 official images

The J5 is a typical budget smartphone with its compact dimensions and low-end specifications. The phone will be competing against the likes of the new Moto G in various emerging markets.

Samsung Galaxy J5 at a glance

  • 5.0-inch 1280x720 resolution Super AMOLED display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 8GB storage with microSD and USB OTG support
  • 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 1080p video recording
  • 5 megapixel front camera with LED flash and 1080p video recording
  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, 4G LTE
  • Dual SIM support
  • FM Radio
  • 2600mAh removable battery
  • Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

The Galaxy J5 seems to check all the key boxes and is reasonably well-equipped for a Samsung device in this price range. We'll have to see how that translates to real-world usage.

Reader comments

  • Anonymous

Because your phone storage memory is full that why this is happening. You have move all data from device memory to a external storage. You cab also free device memory by moving installed apps to sd card storage.

  • philip

I have samsung J5 Dous. my problem is when i took pictures and when i open the gallery, it displayed on the screen " there is not enough space. I already transferred all the pictures and the downloaded apps but it seems the internal is still getting ...

  • QURESHI

how to directly download files to sd card in j5