Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016), Galaxy J7 (2016) Launched In India: Price & Specifications

Samsung has finally launched its Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) smartphones in the Indian market. The 2016 Galaxy J series smartphones succeed the Galaxy J5 and J7 phones which were launched last year, in 2015 in India.

Both smartphones look more stylish with a metal frame and come with several upgrades over the predecessors. Read on to find more details on price, specifications and features of new Galaxy J series smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

Both 2016 Galaxy J5 and J7 smartphones come with 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB using microSD card), 13 mega pixel rear camera and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera. Both devices also come with S Bike mode and Ultra Data Saving mode.

The Galaxy J5 2016 is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and features a 5.2-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720 pixels resolution) display. It is backed up by a 3100mAh battery. The Galaxy J7 2016, on the other hand, features 3GB RAM, 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720 pixels resolution) display, 1.6GHz octa-core processor and 3300mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) vs Galaxy J5

Device/Feature Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Samsung Galaxy J5
Price Rs. 13,990 Rs. 11,300 (approx.)
Processor 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 5.1 Lollipop
Display 5.2-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720 pixels resolution) 5-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720 pixels resolution)
RAM 2GB 1.5GB
ROM 16GB (expandable up to 128GB using microSD card) 8GB (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
Rear Camera 13 mega pixel with LED flash, Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture 13 mega pixel with auto focus and LED Flash
Front Camera 5 mega pixel with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture 5 mega pixel with LED flash
Battery 3100mAh 2600mAh
Connectivity 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, Glonass, USB 2.0
Dimensions 145.8×72.3×8.1 mm 142.1×71.8×7.9 mm
Weight 158 grams 146 grams
SIM Card Slots 2 2
Color Options White/ Black

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) vs Galaxy J7

Device/Feature Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Samsung Galaxy J7
Price Rs. 15,990 Rs. 14,300 (approx)
Processor 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 1.5GHz octa-core Exynos
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 5.1 Lollipop
Display 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720 pixels resolution) 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720 pixels resolution)
RAM 2GB 1.5GB
ROM 16GB (expandable up to 128GB using microSD card) 16GB (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
Rear Camera 13 mega pixel with LED flash, Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture 13 mega pixel with auto focus and LED Flash
Front Camera 5 mega pixel with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture 5 mega pixel with LED flash
Battery 3300mAh 3000mAh
Connectivity 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, Glonass, USB 2.0
Dimensions 151.7×76.0×7.8 mm 152.5×78.7×7.5 mm
Weight 169 grams 172 grams
SIM Card Slots 2 2
Color Options White/ Black

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) vs Galaxy J7 (2016)

Device/Feature Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)
Price Rs. 13,990 Rs. 15,990
Processor 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Display 5.2-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720 pixels resolution) 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720 pixels resolution)
RAM 2GB 2GB
ROM 16GB (expandable up to 128GB using microSD card) 16GB (expandable up to 128GB using microSD card)
Rear Camera 13 mega pixel with LED flash, Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture 13 mega pixel with LED flash, Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture
Front Camera 5 mega pixel with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture 5 mega pixel with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
Battery 3100mAh 3300mAh
Connectivity 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC
Dimensions 145.8×72.3×8.1 mm 151.7×76.0×7.8 mm
Weight 158 grams 169 grams
SIM Card Slots 2 2

Price & Availability

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) are priced at Rs. 13,990 and Rs. 15,990 respectively. Both smartphones come with double data offer from Airtel for up to six months and  will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart starting May 10, 2016.

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) With Android Marshmallow Surfaces

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