Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
  • 5.2" 720x1280 pixels
  • 13MP 1080p
  • 2/3GB RAM Exynos 7870 Octa
  • 3000mAh Li-Ion
Released 2017, June 160g, 8mm thickness Android 7.0, up to Android 9.0, One UI 16GB/32GB storage, microSDXC
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Versions: J530F/DS (Global Dual-SIM); J530Y/DS (Malaysia); J530FM/DS (UAE)
Also known as Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (2017) with 32GB/3GB RAM; Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 40
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Announced 2017, June
Status Available. Released 2017, June
Dimensions 146.2 x 71.3 x 8 mm (5.76 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz)
Build Glass front, aluminum back, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type Super AMOLED
Size 5.2 inches, 74.5 cm2 (~71.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
OS Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI
Chipset Exynos 7870 Octa (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830 MP1
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Single 13 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm, AF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 13 MP, f/1.9, 1/3.1", 1.12µm
Features LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Type Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable
Talk time Up to 21 h (3G)
Music play Up to 83 h
Colors Blue, Pink, Gold, Black
Models SM-J530F, SM-J530Y, SM-J530FM, SM-J530G, SM-J530YM, SM-J530L, SM-J530S, SM-J530K, SM-J530GM
SAR EU 0.35 W/kg (head)     1.36 W/kg (body)    
Price About 130 EUR
Performance GeekBench: 3667 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 3.8fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.599 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 70dB / Ring 82dB
Audio quality Noise -85.0dB / Crosstalk -90.3dB
Battery (old) Endurance rating 97h

User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous
  • 18 Oct 2023
  • mFd

It's a good phone, Hd camera's good battery as well

  • AnonF-1123158
  • 14 Oct 2023
  • aqq

this phone being upgraded to android 9 is so bad. it decreases the performance and i can see it. i have the 16GB version and the os itself takes up 10GB storage. you cant downgrade it to android 7 with odin because the bootloader is updated as well

  • Anonymous
  • 27 Sep 2023
  • X3m

i bought this back in early 2018 when my HTC A9 broke and i didn't have much money to buy a new phone. Coming from that piece of crap I was amazed at how good this cheap Samsung phone was; zero bugs,good battery, good software support, great the...

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