After Samsung’s starting range low end Galaxy J1, they have launched the most anticipated mid range phones that is Galaxy J5 and J7 in India, China and Nepal. They have been priced at a good range. The price of Samsung Galaxy J5 in Nepal is Rs 17900 and price of Samsung Galaxy J7 in Nepal is Rs 18900.
These phone have been launched world’s most populated countries so we guess it is to attract people with medium budget. After seeing the phone we felt that it is a good step of Samsung. Many high end features have been brought down to these phone so everything is good. These phones are better selfie phones after Galaxy A series because they have front flash added which is the first of Samsung.
Lets sum of the specification of both mobiles.
Samsung Galaxy J5: It is a 5” phone with 1.5 GB of RAM and 8 GB internal memory where you get about 4.5 GB for use. The back camera is 13 MP f/1.9 with flash and the front facing camera is 5 MP. The processor is Snapdragon 410 which is seen in most of mid range devices. It is in heavy use since 1 year. You can expand the memory by adding external SD card up to 128 GB, this started from Galaxy J1.
Samsung Galaxy J7: This device has 5.5” display with 720p resolution and Samsung’s octa-core Exynos 7850 processor in Indian model but Snapdragon 615 in Chinese model. This sseems like a market experiment. The benchmark showed that Exynos beats the 615 processor. Lets see as both phone are branded as gaming phone we will see a lot of gaming reviews on these phones.
Both phone are running on 5.1.1 Lollipop which gives it best market place as it comes with latest OS and as they are launched in the market with 4G, they come with 4G support.
What is the new and good thing?
Well there is no point in buying if there is no change or a benefit. As we see the drop in price and increase in feature this device also brings up some good things like 13 MP camera with f/1.9 and HDR option. The camera UI and OS are same as seen on Galaxy S6. People like removable battery and external SD card support so you can enjoy 128 GB SD card support and battery changeability.
The phone can beat the Galaxy E series and Grand series but they lack Gorilla Glass protection.The price of Galaxy J is INRs 12000 and price of Galaxy J7 IS INRs 15000 in India. They will be sold exclusively on Flipkart and they said they will provide game credit. These phones are definitely E series beater.