Samsung Galaxy J5 2017, the successor to the 2016 Galaxy J5, has been made official.
Even though the tech giant has announced the phone, availability will begin later this month for the European market and throughout the coming weeks in other markets across the globe.
In Europe, the phone will have a price tag of 279 euros, but this tag may vary depending on different markets.
As usual, many have been looking forward to the launch of the new Galaxy J5 2017, with the expectations that Sammy will be coming in with new specs and features for a phone that is seen as one of the most successful.
Last year’s Galaxy J5 2016 was a great phone in terms of design and features, especially when looking at its price tag. But how this year’s Galaxy J5 2017 compare against its predecessor? Let’s take a head-to-head look at the two.
|Samsung Galaxy J5 2017||Samsung Galaxy J5 2016|
|Dimensions||146.3 x 71.3 x 7.9 mm||145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm|
|Display size||5.2-inch Super AMOLED||5.2-inch Super AMOLED|
|Resolution||1280 x 720 pixels (HD)||1280 x 720 pixels (HD)|
|Processor||Exynos 7870 octa-core, 8×1.6GHz Cortex-A53||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core, 4×1.2GHz Cortex-A53|
|MicroSD||Yes, up to 256GB||Yes, up to 128GB|
|Back camera||13MP, f/1.7, AF, LED flash, 1080p video recording||13MP, f/1.9, AF, LED flash, 1080p video recording|
|Front Camera||13MP, f/1.9, fixed-focus, LED flash, 720p video recording||5MP, f/1.9, fixed-focus, LED flash, 720p video recording|
|Software||Android 7.0 Nougat||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Battery capacity||3000mAh, Non-removable||3100mAh, Removable|
|Connectivity||LTE, NFC, GPS, dual-SIM, Bluetooth 4.2, MicroUSB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack||LTE, NFC (Market dependent),GPS, dual-SIM, Bluetooth 4.1, MicroUSB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack|
|Sensors||Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Gyro||Accelerometer, Proximity|
|Colors||Blue, Pink, Black, Gold||Black, White, Gold, Rose Gold|