Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
SeriesGalaxy J
ModelSM-J530x (last letter varies with carrier and international models)
Compatible networks(GSM/HSPA/LTE)
2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G UMTS: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G FDD LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
First releasedJune 2017
PredecessorSamsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy J6
RelatedSamsung Galaxy J5 Prime
Samsung Galaxy A6
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Form factorSlate
  • 146.2 mm (5.76 in) H
  • 71.3 mm (2.81 in) W
  • 8 mm (0.31 in) D
Mass160 g (5.64 oz)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 Nougat with Samsung Experience, upgradeble to Android 8.1.0 with Samsung Experience 9.5
CPUOcta-core 1.6
Storage16 GB
32 GB
Removable storagemicroSD up to 256 GB
BatteryNon Removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Display5.2 in (130 mm) 720 × 1280 pixels (282 ppi) Super AMOLED
Rear camera13 MP, 4128 × 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Front camera13 megapixels (1080p) FHD video recording @ 30 Hz Front camera with selfie flash

Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 is an Android smartphone produced by Samsung Electronics. It was unveiled and released in July 2017 along with the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017).[1]It has an advanced 64-bit class system on a chip (SoC) backed by 2 GB or 3 GB RAM. The Galaxy J5 (2017) is the successor to the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016).

The Galaxy J5 2017 features a 13 megapixels rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, auto-focus and a 13 megapixels front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture, also equipped with LED flash.[2] The Galaxy J5 (2017) is available at the major carriers following the Galaxy J3.



The phone is powered by Exynos 7870 Octa, a 1.6 GHz Octa Core processor, Mali-T830 MP1 GPU and 2 GB RAM with 16 GB of internal storage and a 3000 mAh battery. Another version of the phone, the Galaxy J5 Pro was released for the Malaysian market with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, while the other specifications are the same. There is the option to expand the storage capacity, up to 256 GB with a MicroSD card. The introduction of the fingerprint Sensor and Samsung Pay(selected models) was also a first in the lower mid-range J series of smartphones by Samsung. The Galaxy J5 also sports dual band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi network capability, which allows it to connect to both 2.4GHz and 5GHz networks for fast internet access. Also a first in the J5(non prime) series is the metal construction, which gives a premium feel to the phone.


The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) has a 720x1280 (16;9 Ratio, 282 PPI Density) SUPER AMOLED Display. with a 5.2 (71.5% screen-to-body ratio) inch screen.


This phone comes with Android 7.0. It supports 4G VoLTE with dual SIM enabled 4G. It also supports Samsung Knox.[3] It is expected along with other phones including the Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8, A7 (2017), J7 (2017), J3 (2017), S7, S6 and Note 5 to get Android 8.0 Oreo in 2018. As of 2018 aug 28, Android 8.1 is available in Poland (for the SM-J530F).[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Samsung Galaxy J5 2017". Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  2. ^ "Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) price, specifications, features, comparison". NDTV Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  3. ^ "Samsung Galaxy J5 2017". Retrieved 2018-03-06.
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Preceded by
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
Succeeded by
Samsung Galaxy A6