Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Smartphone Full Review and Specs

Are you looking for specification about Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) smartphone? Then you are on the right website. Today I have appeared in front of you with Hands-on Review of Galaxy J5 (2017). After releasing the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Samsung plans to release a new one.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Smartphone Edition is a new design, amazing camera, and improved display but an all-rounder smartphone of low-budget. However, Samsung Galaxy J series has launched two affordable smartphones. Which one are Galaxy J5 and another one Galaxy J7.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Smartphone Design

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) smartphone is designed based on previous designs like other Samsung phones such as the Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5, and Duos Smart Phones. The old design is not very interesting. But, the battery can be easily opened in the back panel. It has two SIM card slots and micro SD card slots. There is no problem in keeping on hand of the phone for plastic matte behind the Galaxy device.

Also, it is surrounded by chrome metal bands with some delicate designs. However, its volume button is on the left side of the phone and the power on/off button is the right side. Its microphone, USB charging port, and 3.5mm Headphone jack are placed on down of the body. Touch in different locations of the phone display and the phone is made to comfortable to use in one hand. However, the closest competitor of Samsung Galaxy J series is 3rd generation ‘Moto G’.


Considering the price of Samsung Mobile its display resolution is HD 1280 × 720p. The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) smartphone does not have any major problems from different angles. Also, because of its AMOLED display, it is possible to play various games, watching movies and shooting multimedia works can be done. It is possible to display enough brightness in direct sunlight.

Galaxy J5 2017 Hardware

The Samsung Galaxy J5 smartphone has 1.6 GHz Octa-core Exynos 7870 CPU and 2 GB of RAM. Galaxy J5 is like as a lot of Asus Zenfone Laser and Moto G (2015). Samsung Galaxy J5 has 16 GB of internal memory. Also, Micro SD card can also be used up to 128 GB. Galaxy J5 has 2 SIM which supports 4G LTE. Also, there are also Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS on this smartphone.


Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) smartphone is powered by Android operating system Nougat version 7.1.1 Exynos 7870 chipsets and 2 GB of RAM together produce the mid-level performance. It has the advantage of multitasking with the ability to run the all application in the Play Store easily. After using a long time it did not face any problems with performance.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Camera

The Samsung Galaxy J5 has a 13-megapixel rear camera. Its Wide f/1.9 provides enough lighting for taking pictures. As a result, pictures of day and night can be taken very well. Samsung Galaxy J5 smartphone LED flash is very strong. Pictures are also seen in dark darkness. Again, there is a 5-megapixel front shooter with LED flash in front. The camera will open by double click; we will like this feature definitely. When you want to take pictures of a moment very quickly, but the camera icon cannot find, it will help you. So, this is a great feature.


The Samsung Galaxy J5 smartphone has 3000 mAh battery units. It does not give much backup, but it is very consistent with Performance. In Touch Mark’s test, it will be back up a single charge up to 13 hours. Also, it is a replaceable battery. So it will be of extra convenience. So, you can easily carry another battery.

Galaxy J5 (2017) Specification

Model Galaxy J5 (2017)
Screen Size 5.2 inches
Quality Super AMOLED
Regulations 720 x 1080 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Multi-Touching
Pixel Density +Color 282 PPI, 16M colors
Processor Exynos 7870
Control Per Unit(CPU) 1.6GHz-Octa-core
Graphics Per Unit(GPU) Mali-T830MP2
Ram 2GB
Version Android 7.1
Version Name Nougat
Storage 16 GB, Expandable up to  128 GB
Primary 13 MP, f/1.9
Shooting Features LED flash, BSI sensor,  Autofocus, Geo-tagging, face detection, touch focus, HDR, panorama
Video Recording (1920 x 1080) FHD @30fps
Secondary 5 MP, f/2.2, and Recording 1080p
Dimensions (millimeter) 142.1 x 71.3 x 7.9
Weight (gram) 146g
Capacity 3000 mAh Battery, and  Non-removable
Network Type GSM/HSPA/LTE
Number of SIMs 2 SIM (Dual stand-by, Micro-SIM)
SIM 1 Network Type GPRS, EDGE, 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE
SIM 2  Network Type GPRS, EDGE, 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE
Ringtone Alert Vibration, MP3/ WMA/WAV/eAAC
Features 3.5mm Jack, Alarm Clock, and Loudspeaker
Video Support  H.264 player
Proximity, Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro,  Compass, and Hall sensor
Charger Type USB(v2.0)
SMS, MMS, Push Mail, Email, Document viewer, Recording, FM radio, NFC, GPS, Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP, Infrared port, hotspot, and Wi-Fi Direct
Status/Availability June 2017
Price Group € 279

Finally, Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) smartphone is an overall best device for the midrange phone. However, which brand of smartphone do you use; it is definitely your personal choice. Thank you for spending time in this article. And, visit this website for updates about any new smartphone.


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