Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
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  • 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, microSD slot
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J530F/DS

J530Y/DS

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

Network
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 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2017, June
Status Available. Released 2017, June
Body
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 Front glass, aluminum body
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches, 74.5 cm2 (~71.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
Platform
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
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 13 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12Ám, AF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 13 MP, f/1.9
Features LED flash
Video
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
 ANT+
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 21 h (3G)
Music play Up to 83 h
Misc
Colors Blue, Pink, Gold, Black
Models SM-J530F, SM-J530Y, SM-J530FM, SM-J530G, SM-J530YM, SM-J530L, SM-J530S
SAR EU 0.35 W/kg (head)     1.36 W/kg (body)    
Price About 130 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 1154 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 1038
Basemark X: 5258
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 life Endurance rating 97h

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So far I have not had any issues with the update. Everything seems to be fluid and overall it has been good so far. Battery usage doesn't seem to be impacted at all either which is good

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