• 5.2" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) phone has a 5.2-inch (1280x720) Super AMOLED screen, a 13MP main camera and a 13MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3000 mAh and the main processor is a Exynos 7870 Octa with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy J5 (2017) (2017), Price: 444 USD at Amazon
Display5.2" 1280x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 13-MP
Computing
  • Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3000 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 160g (5.6oz), 146.2x71.3x8 mm (5.76 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$444
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.2"
Display/Body Ratio71.5%
Resolution1280x720
Sharpness (PPI)282 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel13-MP
Sensor Pixel Size1.15 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh
Talk Time21 hours
Music Playback Time83 hours
Computing
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7870 Octa
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.6 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
SAR EU Head0.35 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.36 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Galaxy J5 (2017) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) waterproof?

No. Our data indicates that the Galaxy J5 (2017) is NOT water-proof an has no IP-Rating certification. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy J5 (2017) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy J5 (2017) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asia. We mostly track United States data.

Is the Galaxy J5 (2017) 4K?

No, the Galaxy J5 (2017) 1280x720 resolution is not 4K. 4K is normally defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but there are even more variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Galaxy J5 (2017) capable of Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy J5 (2017) does not have Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy J5 (2017) work with 4G networks?

Yes, the Galaxy J5 (2017) is a 4G-LTE device that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Does the Galaxy J5 (2017) support 5G wireless?

No, the Galaxy J5 (2017) is not a 5G NR handset.

Does the Galaxy J5 (2017) have a USB-C connector?

No, the Galaxy J5 (2017) does not have a USB-C connector.

Does the Galaxy J5 (2017) have a removable battery?

No, the Galaxy J5 (2017) does not have a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better