Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 vs. Galaxy J5 2017 – Head-to-Head Specs Comparison

Samsung Galaxy J5 2017

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)
Pixel Density 282ppi 282ppi
Processor Exynos 7870 octa-core, 8×1.6GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core, 4×1.2GHz Cortex-A53
RAM 2GB/3GB 2GB
Storage 16GB/32GB 16GB
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

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