Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Specifications, Price With Pros and Cons

Samsung have ventured into the budget smartphone market with the introduction of the Galaxy J series. In today’s review, we shall be looking at the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) which is expected to be launched in the Indian market any moment from now. Since the introduction of the Galaxy J series in the Indian market. there have been lots of smile in the faces of the Indian users because they are not only pocket-friendly, but also satisfy their needs. Let us have an overview of the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) full specifications and features (including its pros and cons), then we get to see Galaxy J5 (2017) price and expected launch date.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Specifications, Price With Pros and Cons

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Features


Good Cameras

Samsung have equipped the forthcoming Galaxy J5 (2017) with an amazing 12MP camera both on its front and rear panel. This for sure is a good news for those that love clicking selfies and all photography enthusiast at large.

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Android 7.0 Nougat Operating System

The Android 7.0 Nougat operating system still remain the current Android operating system at the moment, and that is what the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) will be coming with. This is a great advantage as a budget device coming from a well known brand such as Samsung.


Sharp Display

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) will be coming with a considerably smaller screen (5,2 inch) with HD display. This makes it to have a perfect sharp display. The increased pixel density of the display makes sure that the visual and graphics on the display are crisp.


Plastic Build

Though the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) have other amazing specs ad features, but the build quality is a little bit on the down side. The smartphone will be coming with Samsung’s signature plastic build that might lose its sheen in no distance time.

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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Specifications

General Specifications

  • Launch Date:   19 Jul, 2017 (Expected)
  • Price: Rs. 12,999 (Expected)
  • Brand:           Samsung
  • Model:           Galaxy J5 (2017)
  • Colour:          Gold, Black
  • Form Factor:            Bar
  • Category:      Smartphone
  • Dual Sim:      Yes
  • Sim Card:      Dual Micro Sim
  • Waterproof: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner:         Front
  • Network:       LTE + LTE
  • Operating System: Android V6.0 (Marshmallow)

Processor & RAM

  • Processor:   2 GHz Octa Core 64-bit (Cortex A53)
  • Chipset:        Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • RAM:  3 GB
  • GPU:  Adreno 506


  • Internal Storage::    16 GB
  • Expandable Storage         Up To 128 GB
  • Card Slot:     Micro Sd Card


  • Size:   5.2 Inches (Large)
  • Screen:          Full HD IPS Display
  • Sensors:       Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Fingerprint Identity Sensor
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920 Pixels, Full HD
  • Pixel Density:          424 ppi
  • Colours:  16M
  • Keyboard:    Touch
  • Stylus:           No
  • Other Input Features:        Multi-Touch


  • Rear Camera:          13 MP
  • Front Camera:         5 MP
  • Rear Flash:   Single LED Flash
  • Front Flash:  Yes
  • Rear Camera Features:     Geo Tagging
  • Rear Auto Focus:   Yes
  • Video Recording:   1920×1080 @30 FPS, Full HD
  • Zoom:            Digital Zoom


  • Battery Capacity:    3500 mAh
  • Battery Type:           Li-Ion, Non Removable
  • Wireless Charging:            No

Calling & Messaging

  • Phone Book:           Unlimited
  • SMS:  Yes
  • MMS:  Yes
  • Instant Messaging:            Yes
  • Email: Yes


  • GPRS:            Yes
  • 2G:      GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G:      HSDPA 2100 MHz / HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
  • 4G:      LTE / LTE
  • VoLTE:          Yes
  • WiFi:   Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth:    V4.1
  • GPS:   GPS/ A-GPS
  • NFC Support:  No
  • USB Port      Micro USB V2.0
  • Edge:  Yes
  • HDMI:  Yes
  • Miracast:  Yes
  • USB Type-C:  Yes


  • Radio:  Yes
  • Headset:  Yes
  • Audio Format          WAV, MP3
  • Video Format           3GP, DivX, MP4
  • Speaker:  yes

Additional Information

  • Items in the Box:     Handset, Battery, Charger, Data Cable, Headset And User Guide

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Expected Launch Date

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) is expected to be launched on July 19th in India, let us keep our fingers crossed the expected launch date is just some few weeks from today.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Price

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) price in India is expected to start form Rs. 12,999 though it have not been officially announced yet. The exact price will be updated on this page was it is announced by the brand.

Galaxy J5 (2017) Price in India: Rs. 12,999

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