samsung j5 2017

Samsung j5 2017 reviews and upgradation from j5 2016

Samsung j5 2017, another new or you can say an upgraded version of the famous j5 series introduced by Samsung. So today we are going to a review of the new j5 phone, J5 2017. We will also tell you that how much it is upgraded from its previous 2016 version.

Now, let’s take a review of this new phone.

Samsung j5 2017 Review

samsung j5 2017

J5 2017 is one of the top performing Android smartphones with the latest features. It is the successor of the Samsung Galaxy j5 2016. The j5 series has launched their first phone in 2015 having the mixed reviews. But its upgraded version of 2016 got a good popularity. After the success of J5 2016, Samsung has decided to launch their 2017 version also. J5 2017 phone comes with some changes, like having more features, upgraded software, more battery life, upgraded camera, speaker on the top right-hand side which is similar to the Samsung Galaxy 8 2017 and much more.

The phone is going to be launched very soon as the rumors for its launching dates are already there over the Internet. The expected price for the brand new latest Samsung j5 2017 is between 12k13k INR. It comes with 4 different color patterns such as Pink, Gold, Black, and Blue.

The reasons for buying J5 2017 phone:

  • The phone has a nice display with a good resolution
  • The phone has a nice battery backup as it has a processor named Cortex A-53
  • It also has many other good configurations
  • Good quality primary and secondary cameras etc.

Looks and the display

Samsung j5 2017 comes with the 5.2-inch SuperAMOLED display which is of the same size of its predecessor j5 2016 but a little bit larger than Samsung j5 2015 model. Since there is an IPS LCD display with the resolution of 1920*1080 pixels, the density of the phone’s display is 424 PPI (Pixel Per Inch). The phone has a capacitive touch screen that responds well to the multi-touch. Yes, the phone has a multi-touch display up to 5 fingers.

samsung j5 2017


The phone has a 7.9mm of thickness with the body dimensions of 146.2*71.3*7.9mm. It comes with both the single and dual (micro) sim models as well as it also supports GSM, LTE, HSPA etc. J5 2017 also has a fingerprint scanner on its home button. Samsung j5 2017 phone has quite different looks as compared to its previous versions.

Samsung j5 2017 Specifications

So let us start with:

  • Camera and battery first
  • Then configuration and storage
  • And the last one is comparison between j5 2016 & 2017

Camera and Battery

J5 2017 phone is fitted with a primary camera of 13MP and the secondary camera is also of 13MP.

Let’s talk about the primary camera, first of all, it is assisted by the autofocus, LED flash positioned vertically, ISO control etc. Furthermore, it has a high dynamic range mode to process the images of 4128*3096 pixels resolution. Its primary camera can also record the videos of 1920*1080 pixels at 30 frames per second.

Now turn for the secondary camera, since the front camera of j5 2017 is better than j5 2016, thus it also has a better-LED flash than j5 2016 for the bright selfies.

The battery of j5 2017 is non-removable Li-ion type with 3000 mAh power.

Configuration and Storage

samsung j5 2017

The Samsung j5 2017 is powered by Android 7.1 Nougat version and it holds a powerful octa-core Cortex A53 processor which clocks a speed of 1.6GHz. It has a chipset of Exynos 7870 Octa. The phone will provide you with a one of the best lag free multi-tasking and gaming experience. It will not get so much hang like its previous version phones. It also has a GPU of MALI-T830MP2 that takes care of the graphical interface with ease. This processor offers a balance between the performance and power-efficiency of a device.

However, the storage capacity of the phone is 16GB with 2GB of RAM. Since the RAM of the phone is just 2GB, so accordingly it is the biggest mistake done by Samsung. As the RAM may be less according to the processor of the phone. There is a micro SD card slot also. It can support micro SD card of storage up to 256GB.

Comparison with J5 2016




Octa core CORTEX A-53 CPU Quad core CORTEX A-53
5.2″ DISPLAY 5.2″
3000 mAh BATTERY 3100 mAh

samsung j5 2017


Exynos 7870 Octa CHIPSET Snapdragon 410
7.1 Nougat ANDROID 6.0 Marshmallow

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Samsung J5 2017 release date

Samsung j5 2017 launch date is expected to be June 2017 as rumored by the GSM ARENA.


This is the review for a j5 2017 smartphone by Samsung. As we told you before that the phone has some changes in it, but some things are still same as of the previous one. As per the processor of this new phone, its performance will definitely make you forget the 2016 model as this phone has a potential to satisfy the users having a medium budget. Just have a look at the pictures that how much Samsung has improved the design or the look of their new phone. It looks quite good, I mean, the look is so cool and even new especially for the Samsung users. According to us, buying this phone is worthy. Moreover, if you are looking for another latest phone, this link may help you. Keep visiting, keep supporting and don’t forget to bookmark us. Thank you.


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