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Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime (2016) review

Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Exynos 7 Quad 7570
Mali-T830
2 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy J5 Prime smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime phone with 5 inches display, Exynos 7 Quad 7570 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2400 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5 inches phone comes with TFT display (720 x 1280 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy J5 Prime
ModelSM-G570F
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime is about 5.04 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.62 x 2.74 x 0.32 inches).

Weight5.04 oz
Dimensions5.62 x 2.74 x 0.32 inches
Colorsblack, gold
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
SoCExynos 7 Quad 7570
CPUQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T830

Display

The size of Galaxy J5 Prime screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches TFT display of Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy J5 Prime is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy J5 Prime phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2400 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy J5 Prime isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2400 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Galaxy J5 Prime phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, fingerprint, light, proximity
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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