Samsung launched Galaxy J-series 2016 edition smartphones, J5 & J7 in Korea at the end of April month and now they entered Indian market on 9th May. The South Korean Electronics giant, Samsung has earlier launched Galaxy J3 with S-bike mode in India which is priced at Rs. 8,990. The new models are the successor models of Galaxy J5 and J7 launched in India in 2015. The all new Galaxy J5 and J7 2016 models are priced at Rs.13,990 and Rs.15,990 respectively.
In terms of Looks both the models have not much difference when compared to the earlier Samsung models. The all plastic body is given a brushed metal finish which makes it look classy. The devices witness slight edges like the Galaxy Edge. The back panel boasts a metal finish gives grip and its light weight makes the devices handy. The models come with 13 megapixel main camera and 5 megapixel selfie shooter with a LED flash which is added advantage to such mid-range mobiles.
Like the Galaxy J3 the new models come up with the S-bike mode. The inbuilt applications include Samsung, Google and Microsoft applications. In case of non-usage, Microsoft applications can be deleted. The icons are rounded which is been the same from the Galaxy S7. The models run on latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS. Well, these entire features make them the good looking budget smartphones. Hoping for the best let’s see whether these models are going to make any difference or just going to be the same old one in a new pack!
Common Features of Galaxy J5 & J7 2016 Models:
Both the NextJ 2016 Galaxy J5 & J7 models features S-bike mode. Samsung says that this mode has been added to all the J- series in India. The new edition modes have metal frame and a stylish design which make the look much better. Saving data on video, Wi-Fi and music apps is possible as both the models come with Ultra-saving data mode 2.0. The models will be available in white, gold and pink/ rose gold colors.
Both the devices will be shipped with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow Operating system and the devices come with a really good 13-megapixel main camera with f/1.9 aperture. The 5-megapixel selfie shooter comes with LED flash light. Well, coming to the connectivity, Samsung Galaxy J5 & J7 support 4G LTE, Bluetooth V4.1, GPS, Dual SIM card slots and includes NFC for mobile transactions using Samsung Pay. One can enjoy 16 GB on-board storage space which is expandable with the micro SD card slot up to 128 GB.
Galaxy J5 Specifications:
Galaxy J5 when compared to J7 features a bit small 5.2-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) Super AMOLED HD display. The model is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor paired with 2GB RAM. Galaxy J5 is backed up by a 3,100 mAh Li-Ion battery. The model measures 145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm and weighs 159 grams.
Galaxy J7 Specifications:
The bigger Galaxy J7 has 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) super AMOLED HD display which is powered by a faster 1.6 Ghz Exynos 7870 octa-core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. The Galaxy J7 is backed up by a 3,3000 mAh Li-Ion battery. Galaxy J7 measures 145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm and weighs 170 grams.
The Flipkart on twitter posted “The most exciting launch of the season is coming to Flipkart! Stay tuned.” So, the brand new NextJ smartphones will be exclusive on Flipkart from May 10th.
— Flipkart (@Flipkart) May 9, 2016