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Samsung Galaxy J5


Samsung Galaxy J5
Samsung Galaxy J5 (Galaxy Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 4 x 1.2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
1536 MB 
5.00 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel, capacitive, 10 touch points, Super AMOLED, glossy: yes
8 GB eMMC Flash, 8 GB 
, 4.2 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm stereo jack, Card Reader: microSD (up to 128 GB), NFC, Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Orientation sensor , NFC, WiFi-Direct, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, ANT+
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.1, GSM (850, 900, 1800 and 1900), UMTS (850, 900, 1800 and 2100 MHz), LTE FDD (B1/B3/B5/B7/B8/B20), Head-SAR: 0.612 W/kg, SAR Body: 0.482 W/kg, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 142.1 x 71.8 ( = 0.31 x 5.59 x 2.83 in)
10 Wh Lithium-Ion, 2,600 mAh, replaceable, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 18 h
Operating System
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Webcam: 5 MP, Main camera: 13 MP (FHD videos @30fps) with autofocus and LED flash
Primary Camera: 13 MPix
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Mono, Keyboard: virtual, USB-cable, Power adaptor, headset, Quick-start guide, Warranty information, Galaxy Apps, S Planner, Smart Manager, OneNote, OneDrive, my Galaxy, several advertisement apps, 24 Months Warranty, fanless
147 g ( = 5.19 oz / 0.32 pounds), Power Supply: 44 g ( = 1.55 oz / 0.1 pounds)
219 Euro



Average Score: 93.67% - very good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 42%, features: 46%, display: 83% mobility: 94%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 74%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy J5

81% Samsung Galaxy J5 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Recycling. You have a déjà-vu experience when you open the box of the Galaxy J5, because Samsung uses the old chassis design. Although the components are fairly standard, the manufacturer has integrated a flash at the front for selfie fans.
100% Brilliance on a budget
Source: PC Pro English
It’s a shame to end on the slight downer of the camera because it’s the only area where the Samsung Galaxy J5 puts a foot wrong as far as I’m concerned. Usually, when I’ve reviewed a budget handset, I’m extremely eager to get back to my own phone, but in this instance, I’ll actually be a little sad to see the back of the J5. It’s smooth, stylish, and performs nicely with a bright screen and an incredible battery life. On one such day when I barely used the phone, it lost just 3% of its life from sitting in standby.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% A new Moto G killer?
Source: Expert Reviews English
Still, if this doesn't bother you, then the Samsung Galaxy J5 is a fine choice. The Moto G is still the phone to beat in my eyes, with Android 6.0, a better camera and more stylish design. However, the J5's amazing screen and battery life will make it the better pick for many, especially if you're switching from another Samsung handset. It wins a Recommended award.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/22/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
Samsung Galaxy J5 review – Samsung marches into the mid-class with an amazing offer
Source: Laptop Media English
Samsung Galaxy J5 stood up to our expectations, proving it performs really well for a mid-class device. Expectedly, we are satisfied with the Super AMOLED display that offers high brightness and contrast. The only drawback of the screen is the presence of PWM at up to 70% brightness. Furthermore, we don’t have anything bad say about the battery as it performed superbly in all of our tests. We are also satisfied with the software features and performance. We somehow knew the rear 13MP camera of Galaxy J5 will be one of its strong suits and the sample shots along with the performed tests, are here to vouch for that.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2015
Samsung Galaxy J5 preview
Source: GSM Arena English
The Samsung Galaxy J5 is a fine budget smartphone. Samsung has done a good job of cutting the right corners to achieve the low price and while you will have to make some compromises as will all devices in this range the overall experience is surprisingly good. All the important bits are covered and in the end that's what really matters when shopping bargain phones.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/14/2015


Qualcomm Adreno 306: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 410 SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

410 MSM8916: 64-Bit Cortex-A53 Quad-Core with an Adreno 306 GPU manufactured in 28nm» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.147 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.


In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.

93.67%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.

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Current Prices
Stefan Hinum, 2015-09-28 (Update: 2015-09-28)