Samsung has today launched the refreshed version of the 2015 Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 along with J7 2016 in the Indian market. The smartphone is now available on Flipkart for 13,990.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) is a mid-range smartphone and is priced at Rs. 13,990. Samsung earlier launched the most premium smartphones in India – Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and A7 (2016) with a price tag of Rs. 26999 and Rs. 32,999.
The older Samsung Galaxy J5 was launched last year in mid-July 2015 and has been a popular smartphone with budget buyers who want a quality branded smartphone in the price range of 10 to 12K in the Indian market.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 gets some of the incremental updates compared to the older Samsung Galaxy J5. The design is improved with a metal ring around the edge, Samsung J5 has a metal edge frame build.
The smartphone is surprisingly thin measuring 8.1 mm and has weighs 158 grams.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 have the 5.2-inch display with the HD resolution (1280*720). The smartphone have the AMOLED display with good color reproduction as well as viewing angles. The Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 run on Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with the Samsung touch wiz UI.
Excellent 5 MP Selfie Camera with dedicated flash.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 comes with a 5.0 Megapixel camera at the front for taking selfies and it comes with f/1.9 aperture and a front flash. The front camera also supports gestures and you can click a selfie by waving your palm.
There is also beautify mode integrated by Samsung in the Camera app to give you a myriad of options.
Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 design is very similar to the Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 which also got released today with the Samsung J5.
The rear side has a 13 Megapixel camera on the device and there is a small speaker grill along with the camera lens.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 may come with the Qualcomm MSM8916, Quad Core processor (Snapdragon 410) clocked at 1.2 GHz along with 2 GB of RAM. The older Samsung Galaxy J5 came with 1.5 GB of RAM.
The smartphone will have Dual sim support and will also offer the much-needed 4G LTE connectivity along with the native 3G/2G support.
The smartphone come with 16 GB of Internal Storage and it supports up to 128 GB expandable ROM using the memory card.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 have vastly improved battery backup with 3100 mAH battery capacity which will be sufficient to run all day considering the superb optimization by Samsung.
Astoundingly, Samsung has also added the NFC support to this new device and also has support for LTE (4G) in India.
- Better Build And Design.
- 2 GB RAM
- HD AMOLED Display
- Good Camera
- NFC Support
- Great Battery Life
- The Processor is not very powerful compared to Competition offering.
I don’t expect Samsung o offer the FHD display in this price range.
Samsung Galaxy J5 pricing is also affordable going by Samsung’s standard and a lot of Indian buyers will find value in the new Samsung J5 2016.