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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016): Top 5 features you need to know

Global mobile phone manufacturing leader, Samsung has recently ended all the speculations and numerous amounts of leaked information about the new Galaxy J series’ 2016 model versions, by making official announcements about them. While the new Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) models are already available in China, they will soon also be hitting the European markets. Both the new 2016 models of the Samsung Galaxy J range will be coming as the successors to the Samsung Galaxy J5 and the Samsung Galaxy J7 that were launched in the month of July in 2015.

Samsung Galaxy J5

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) models will be the new attraction in the more affordable smartphone choices from the house of Samsung. In due course of time, these two latest versions of the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 are also expected to hit the Indian mobile market where the current Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 have been really successful and high selling products because of their size, styling, and capabilities.

While the new Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) have been already officially launched in the Chinese market last month, these two new models are also expected in many other countries including European markets and India, although Samsung has yet not revealed any particular time of launch of the new smartphone models as yet.

Nevertheless, thanks to the numerous leaks and reports, we do know all the essential facts about the new Galaxy J5 (2016) as well as its bigger sibling the Galaxy J7 (2016). However, in this article, we will be looking into the new Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and find out what all the new version of the smartphone has on offer for us.

So, here are the top 5 features of the new Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) to consider in order helping you with your buying decisions, once the smartphone hits the Indian market:

Design & Display

Design-wise, not much has changed and the new Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) comes with same sleek and stylish clean design as before in its metal frame built. The smartphone looks and feels stylish, sleek, neat and sturdy. The device is sleek, stylish and lightweight and its dimensions are 145.8 mm x 72.3 mm x 8.1 mm. The new model of the phone is offer in three different elegant color choices to suit your preference.

The Galaxy J5 (2016) comes with a large 5.2 inch Super AMOLED High Definition full capacitive multi-touch screen display with a screen resolution of 720×1,280 pixels and pixel density of 282 ppm. The display should be both crystals clear and very vibrant for excellent visuals along with great viewing angles.

Cameras & Storage

The Galaxy J5 2016 edition comes packed with a 13 MP primary camera lodged at the back of the device. The primary shooter comes with f/1.9 aperture, 28mm, and offers features such as autofocus and LED flash for good photo shooting experience and better quality pictures even in low light conditions. The primary camera also offers other inbuilt features including Face detection, Touch to Focus, Auto Flash, Geo-tagging, etc. On the other hand, for the selfie requirements, there is a very efficient 5 MP front facing secondary camera that comes with f/1.9 aperture and also offers an LED flash for great detailed selfies even in low light. The front camera also offers the benefit of recording full HD videos.

Hardware Specs

Samsung Galaxy J5

The Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 smartphone comes powered with a powerful quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 processor that is clocked at the speed of from 1.2 GHz. The chipset gets the support of 2 GB of RAM and Adreno 306 GPU to offer great and smooth smartphone experience no matter whether you are multitasking, playing games or enjoying other multi-media.

OS & Storage

The latest version of this capable Samsung smartphone runs on the Android Operating System version 5.1 Lollipop which offers a whole lot of benefits out of the box.

The device offers an onboard memory of 16 GB that could be expanded to up to a massive 128 GB with the help of a microSD card for those who really need that much of storage capacity to carry around tons of heavy files as well as apps.

Battery & Connectivity

When battery life is concerned, then the new Galaxy J5 2016 smartphone draws its juice from a 2,800 mAh li-ion battery pack that is good enough to offer a whole day long of work and play without the need of frequent charges. This should also give you more than enough of 3G talk time.

As far as the networking and connectivity requirements go, the new smartphone offers all the latest connectivity options such as 4G, 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB Port, GPS, HDMI Port, micro USB 2.0, and a whole lot of sensors including NFC, a light sensor as well as a proximity sensor.

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Final Words

The new Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) is definitely a good upgrade over the last year’s model. The new edition phone comes braced with better features and more power as compared to its preceding model and is a good buy considering the capable ongoing Galaxy J5 smartphone model.

If you need to know the spec details and more information on the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) smartphone, then you can easily look into it all by visiting will also let you compare the new Galaxy J5 (2016) with other similar handsets that come with akin specifications and features. Moreover, as the expected price and launch details of the Galaxy J5 (2016) are not clear at the moment; you can also find the details on pretty soon.

To put it in a nutshell, the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) smartphone model is an overall complete package of good premium design, sturdy built, large vibrant screen, good hardware and camera specs, good battery backup, features and compact sleek design for comfortable one-handed operation – all with midrange pricing.

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Alina Parker is a Writer cum Guest Blogger at E-SEO Solutions, Ambala, Haryana, India

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  • Samsung is a good name in the mobile industry and the series J5 is well good enough with lot more features at an affordable price.