Samsung Galaxy J5

Added: 04.14.15 | Updated: 12.13.21
  • Model: Galaxy J5
  • Brand: Samsung
  • Rating: 4.00 out of 5 (31 votes)
  • Price: 160 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2015
  • Dimensions: 142.1 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 146 g
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 8/16 GB
  • Screen: Super AMOLED 5 inches
  • Battery: 2600 mAh
  • Rear camera: Single, 13MP
  • Front camera: Single, 5MP

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Samsung Galaxy J5 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy J5 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy J5

Other names

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

Launch date

2015, June

Samsung Galaxy J5 PricePrice

First price

160 EUR

Samsung Galaxy J5 dimension, size, weightDesign


5.59 in (142.1 mm)


2.83 in ( 71.8 mm)


0.31 in ( 7.9 mm)


5.15 oz (146 grams)

Build materials

Plastic body

Water resistant


White, Black, Gold


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Samsung Galaxy J5 screenScreen

Technology Super AMOLED

5 in

Screen Area

68.9 cm2


720 x 1280 px

Points per inch

294 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


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Samsung Galaxy J5 ProcessorHardware


- Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)


- Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53


- Adreno 306

Samsung Galaxy J5 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Samsung Galaxy J5 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 5.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy J5 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF


LED flash

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

Samsung Galaxy J5 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)


LED flash

Samsung Galaxy J5 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
SIM Card Single SIM (Micro-SIM)Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
SAR EU 0.61 W/kg (head)     0.48 W/kg (body)    
SAR 0.80 W/kg (head)     1.13 W/kg (body)    

Samsung Galaxy J5 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
NFC Yes (market dependent)
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Samsung Galaxy J5 Battery type and CapacityBattery


2600 mAh


 Removable Li-Ion


Video playback - Up to 18 h (3G)
Audio playback - Up to 62 h



Samsung Galaxy J5 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
Others -Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic


Accelerometer, proximity

Other specifications



Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy J5 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 7 Score20152 (Position 1528 out of 2128)

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Samsung Galaxy J5 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 5 Single Core80 (Position 1858 out of 1884)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core226 (Position 1858 out of 1873)
GeekBench 4 Single Core491 (Position 803 out of 1024)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core1201 (Position 847 out of 1022)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript869

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Samsung. However, there may be differences in specifications.

Review of Samsung Galaxy J5

Galaxy J5 is a budget smartphone, suitable for any user who knows the quality of Samsung's production, but does not want to use flagship features. The Galaxy J5 is ideal as a first device for children.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Samsung Galaxy J5 cost?

The price of the Samsung Galaxy J5 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 160 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Samsung Galaxy J5 come out?

Samsung Galaxy J5 mobile was launched on in these colors: White, Black, Gold.

What is the size and weight of Samsung Galaxy J5 ?

The Samsung Galaxy J5 has dimensions of Height: 142.1 mm Width: 71.8 mm Thickness: 7.9 mm and weighs approximately 146 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Samsung Galaxy J5?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 5 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 720 x 1280 px at a pixel density of 294 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Samsung Galaxy J5 have?

Device comes with chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm) with processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53. Samsung Galaxy J5 is available with internal memory of 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Samsung Galaxy J5?

The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF and features like LED flash

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Samsung Galaxy J5?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide) and features like LED flash