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

  • Abir
  • 18 Jan 2022
  • XND

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  • Samsung j5
  • 27 Sep 2021
  • 2FY

Stronge 16gb connect now

  • EdyDev
  • 20 Apr 2021
  • Lax

There is no sim card tray you have to open up the back of the phone remove the battery and then you will see 2 slots for SIM cards and one slot for an SD card that supports cards up to 128GB