Samsung India, on Monday, launched the 2016 editions of its mid-range Android smartphones – the Galaxy J5 and the Galaxy J7. The phones are priced at Rs 13990 and Rs 15990, respectively, and will go on sale from tonight (May 9).
Samsung had launched both these devices in its home market – South Korea – last week. Both, the Galaxy J5 and the Galaxy J7, now have a metal railing running along its edges, which not only adds to their sturdiness but also gives them a premium look.
As is the case with latest editions of any smartphones, both these devices now have upgraded internals. The Galaxy J5 (2016) flaunts a 5.2-inch 720p Super-AMOLED display. Under-the-hood, there is a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The device comes with a 3100mAh battery.
On the other hand, the Galaxy J7 (2016) comes with a 5.5-inch 720p Super-AMOLED display. Under-the-hood, there is a 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM. Also, there is a 3300mAh non-removable battery.
There is 16GB of onboard storage and the storage can be further expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card slot, on both the devices. Both the devices come with a 13-megapixel rear camera with single LED flash, along with a 5-megapixel front facing camera. They also boot Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.