Samsung Galaxy J5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Samsung Galaxy J5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy J5 Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2015, June
  • Dimensions: 142.1 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 146 g
  • Screen: 5", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 13 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 5 MP
  • Memory: 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 2600 mAh
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy J5
Release date 2015, June
Dimensions (HxWxD) 142.1 Х 71.8 Х 7.9 mm
Weight 146 g
Body build Plastic body
Colors White, Black, Gold
Battery 2600 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Talking time- Up to 18 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 62 h
Approximate price160 EUR
Screen
Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5" inc
Screen area 68.9 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio67.5%
Screen resolution 720 x 1280 px
PPI /points per inch/ 294 PPI
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 13 MP, Single
Camera specs
-13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF
Functions LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 5 MP, Single
Specifications 5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)
Functions LED flash
Performance
Operating system OS Android 5.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)
Processor CPU
- Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 306
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score20152
GeekBench 5 Single Core80
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core226
GeekBench 4 Single Core491
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core1201
GeekBench 4 RenderScript869
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Micro-SIM)Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes (market dependent)
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.80 W/kg (head)     1.13 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.61 W/kg (head)     0.48 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity
- ANT+
- Versions: J500F/J700FN (Global Single-SIM); J500F/DS (Global Dual-SIM); J500G/DS (Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand); J500Y (Australia, New Zealand); J500M (LATAM); J500M/DS (Brazil); J500H/DS

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy J5 was around 160 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2015, June.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy J5 is 146 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy J5 is 5" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy J5 is 142.1 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.
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