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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobile Phone
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  • Camera 5 / 10
  • Performance 5 / 10
  • Battery 5 / 10

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) smartphone was launched on March, 2016. The Mobile Phone is powered by a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor with Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm) chipset, as for graphics it possesses Adreno 306 GPU. It comes with 2 GB RAM. The Cellphone runs Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.1.1 (Nougat) and is powered by a 3100 mAh of Removable Li-Ion battery.

The phone comes with a 5.2 inches or 74.5 cm desplay size, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It has a display aspect ratio of 16:9 and 70.70% of screen ratio with display colors.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Camera

In the Camera department, the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) on the rear packs Single Lens; 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF. The rear camera setup has LED flash. The front camera sports Single Lens; 5 MP, f/1.9 for selfies, with LED flash features

Hardware and Software

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.1.1 (Nougat) operating system and packs 16 GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot). The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) is a Single SIM (Micro-SIM) or Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by). The smartphone measures 145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm (5.74 x 2.85 x 0.32 in) (height x width x thickness) and weighs 159 g (5.61 oz). It was launched in White, Black, Gold, Rose Gold colors.

Phone Connectivity

Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go, while it support GSM, HSPA and LTE network . Sensors on the phone include Accelerometer, proximity.

 Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Prices

As of March, 2016, the Smartphone price in different countries are listed below

Price in EuropeAbout EUR 190
Price in United StatesAbout USD 205
Price in NigeriaAbout NGN 80,180
Price in United Arab EmiratesAbout AED 756
Price in GhanaAbout GH₵ 1,193
Price in KenyaAbout KES 21,998
Price in PakistanAbout PKR 33,104
Price in IndiaAbout INR 15,698
Price in EgyptAbout E£ 3,247
Price in TanzaniaAbout TZS 475,884
Price in BrazilAbout R$ 1,150


Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) - Firmware

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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) - Specs


3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
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Announced March, 2016
Status Available. Released 2016, April

Main Camera

Real Camera Type Single Lens
Rear Sensor(s) 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF
Rear Video [email protected]
Rear Features LED flash

Selfie Camera

Selfie Camera Type Single Lens
Selfie Sensor(s) 5 MP, f/1.9
Selfie Features LED flash


Storage Capacity 16 GB
RAM (Memory) 2 GB RAM
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)


SIM Single SIM (Micro-SIM) or Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Dimensions 145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm (5.74 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 159 g (5.61 oz)
Build Aluminum frame, plastic body


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
NFC Yes (market dependant)


Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches, 74.5 cm (~70.7% screen-to-body ratio)


Sensors Accelerometer, proximity


Colors White, Black, Gold, Rose Gold
Price $205
Models SM-J510F, SM-J510G, SM-J510FN, SM-J510Y, SM-J510M, SM-J510GN, SM-J510H, SM-J510MN, SM-J5108


CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)
Operating System Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.1.1 (Nougat)
GPU Adreno 306


Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes


Capacity 3100 mAh
Battery Type Removable

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