Samsung Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 2017 already out in the wild
The Galaxy J series of smartphones is Samsung's mainstream and more wallet-friendly alternative to the flagship Galaxy S series that often takes most of the spotlight. Samsung has been on time with refreshing the J series every year ever since the original in 2013 and it's about time for us to finally see the Galaxy J3, J5. and J7 refreshed for 2017.
A few lucky users have already gotten their hands on what appears to be the latest versions of the Galaxy J5 and J7 complete with full hands-on reviews on YouTube. The videos may be in Russian, but they still provide an early firsthand look at the build and software.
The Galaxy J5 carries a 5.2-inch HD display, Exynos 7870 SoC, 2 GB of RAM, 3000 mAh battery, and 16 GB of internal storage space. It also features a fingerprint sensor that is becoming more common in the budget-mainstream category. Meanwhile, the slightly larger Galaxy J7 carries a 5.5-inch FHD display with the same Exynos 7870 SoC and 16 GB of storage. RAM and battery capacity are boosted to 3 GB and 3600 mAh, respectively.