Samsung Galaxy J5 – Specs, Price, And Review

Samsung Galaxy J5 – Specs, Price, And Review
Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobile Phones
  • Display 5.0 inches, Super AMOLED
  • Camera 13MP Main / 5 MP front
  • Memory 8GB by 1.5GB RAM, 16GB by 1.5GB RAM
  • Battery Li-Ion 2600 mAh, removable
  • OS Android 5.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Launch 2015, July

Our Rating

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  • Camera Quality 7 / 10
  • Battery Performance 7 / 10
  • Design, Built Quality 10 / 10
  • Performance 8 / 10
  • Connectivity 9 / 10
  • Usability 9 / 10

The Samsung Galaxy J5 was introduced to the market in June of 2015. The device is equipped with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display that boasts a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. The phone is equipped with a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor to deliver optimal performance. The device is equipped with a 1.5GB RAM. The J5 is equipped with Android 6.0.1 and is energised by a detachable 2600mAh battery.

SAMSUNG j5 Price
Samsung Galaxy J5

It boasts a 13-megapixel rear camera. The device is equipped with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, ideal for capturing self-portraits.

The Samsung Galaxy J5 is equipped with the TouchWiz user interface, which is built on the Android 6.0.1 operating system. It comes with 8GB of internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. The Samsung Galaxy J5 is a mobile device that features dual-SIM capabilities, accommodating both GSM and GSM networks. It is compatible with Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM cards. The dimensions of the model are 142.00 x 73.00 x 7.90mm (height x width x thickness) and it has a weight of 149.00 grammes. The device was introduced in a range of colour options including Black, White, and Gold.

It boasts a range of connectivity options, including Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.10, USB OTG, and FM radio.The device boasts Wi-Fi Direct, 3G, and 4G connectivity, complete with Band 40 support for LTE networks in India. The phone is equipped with a suite of sensors, including an accelerometer and a proximity sensor.


SAMSUNG j5 Price Starts at about $120 dollars, and about N78,000 Naira in Nigeria.

Full Specifications And Price


Status Available
Announced 2015, July
Remark Discontinued


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
NETWORK SPEED HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Colors White
Dimensions 142.1 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm (5.59 x 2.83 x 0.31 in)
Weight 146 g
SIM Single SIM (Micro-SIM) or Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)


Screen Type Super AMOLED
Features 16M colors
Screen Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~67.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Multi-touch Yes
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel Density 16:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)


OS Android 5.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)
CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 306
Software Extras ANT+


Memory Slot Yes


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera lens 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm, AF
Camera Features LED flash
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera lens 5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm
Camera Features LED flash
Video Resolution yes


Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0, OTG
Radio Yes
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP


Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm Jack


Battery Type Li-Po
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh
Placement removable
Fast charge No
Wireless Charging No


Box Contents Galaxy J5 / Charging Brick / USB cable / Manual
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Dust/Water Resistance No
Drop Resistance -
Models SM-J500F, SM-J500G, SM-J500FN, SM-J500Y, SM-J500M, J500S, SM-J500H, SM-J5007, J5, SM-J500N0, SM-J5008


Price In USA (USD) $120
Price in Nigeria (NGN) N78,000
Price In India (INR) Rs. 9,990

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