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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2015) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Samsung Galaxy J5 smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy J5 / SM-J500

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500) smartphone released in 2015. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 chipset, 1.5 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy J5 runs on Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery. It features a 5 inches AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.

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Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500) specifications

Brand
Samsung
Name
Galaxy J5
Type
SM-J500
Launch
2015

Body

Weight
146 g
Dimensions
142.1 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm
Colors
black
gold
white
SIM type
Micro SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy J5 runs on Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but the Galaxy J5's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
CPU
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Adreno 306

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
Super AMOLED
Size
5 inches
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (1.5 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
1.5 GB
Internal storage
8 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy J5 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
5 MP
Rear camera
13 MP
4128 x 3096 px
autofocus
Flash
LED

Connectivity

Galaxy J5 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This Samsung smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.1, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
no
FM radio
yes, with RDS
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 2600 mAh

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Galaxy J5 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
hall
proximity
Specials
Dual SIM

Links

Official site
http://www.samsung.com/

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Samsung Galaxy J5's (SM-J500) comparisons

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