Samsung Galaxy J5, J7 (2016): In Pictures

By Team Digit | Updated May 10 2016
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Samsung's Galaxy J series smartphones have been around for a while now and the company just updated the J7 and J5. According to Samsung, the J series is ‘highest selling smartphone series’ in India. The two new phones offer an upgraded specification sheet and metal frame. This makes the phone better, compared to its predecessors, but is it good enough in the current market? Here's a closer look.

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Starting with the Samsung Galaxy J7, which is the bigger of the two. Before we dig deeper, here is a quick recap of the specifications:

Display: 5.5-inch, 720p
SoC: Exynos 7870
RAM: 2GB
Storage: 16GB
Camera: 13MP, 5MP
Battery: 3300mAh
OS: Android 5.1
Price: Rs. 15,999

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The Samsung Galaxy J7 sports a large 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display, featuring a 1280 x 720p resolution and 267ppi pixel density.

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The J7 also has a full metal construction, which gives it a Galaxy A7 like look. The device features the signature physical home button we have seen on Samsung smartphones.

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There's a horizontal brushed finish on the back, along with the 13MP rear shooter, and LED flash.

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This is what the camera app looks like. It is fairly simple to use and offers all the features and toggles a normal user might require. The device can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.

 

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Let’s move to the Samsung Galaxy J5, which is the more affordable of the two. The device does not have a full metal construction, but there is a metal frame around it.

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Here's the specification sheet of the Samsung Galaxy J5.

Display: 5.2-inch, 720p
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
RAM: 2GB
Storage: 16GB
Camera: 13MP, 5MP
Battery: 3100mAh
OS: Android 5.1
Price: Rs. 11,999

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The gold colour variant of the Galaxy J5 has a similar brushed finish as the J7, but without a metallic construction.

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The Galaxy J5 also features a similar camera setup as the J7, with a 13MP camera at the back and a 5MP camera at the front.

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