Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro vs J5 Prime Vs J5 2017

Galaxy J5 Pro vs J5 Prime vs J5 2017

Samsung is always launching new phones every month and season. Few weeks ago they launched J7 Max and J7 Pro. Now the company launched new Galaxy J5 Pro. Currently there are many phones in the J series. Over top of that, there are more than five J5 models. This can be whole lot confusing for users so we have made a comparison chart for all the latest J5 phones.

Galaxy J5 Pro is the new mobile of 2017. All these phones in same series and year makes  it confusing for normal customers. The phones have slightly different specs for some part and huge difference for some part. Each difference can be a deal-maker and deal-breaker. Some specialty or power is plus point or attraction for some customers.

It is good to have lots of choice to buy from but the naming and confusion should also be considered. Galaxy J5 lineup started on 2015 with first J series phones. Then we are getting new iteration each year. So, we are comparing all three Samsung J5 Prime, Pro and 2017 at same time.

Galaxy J5 ProGalaxy J5 2017Galaxy J5 Prime
5.2” 720p sAMOLED Panel5.2” AMOLED 720p Display5” 720p IPS LCD display
1.6 GHz Octa Core Processor1.6 GHz Octa Core1.4 GHz Quad Core processor
Exynos 7870 ChipsetExynos 7870Exynos 7570
Mali T830 GPUMali T830 GPUMali-T720 GPU
32 GB Internal memory16 GB On board Memory16 GB Internal storage
3000 mAh battery3000 mAh battery2400 mAh battery
13 MP f/1.7 Camera at Back but f/1.9 Front13 MP f/1.7 Camera at Back and f/1.9 Front13 MP Main/ 5 MP front camera

So basically what we see here is a lot of similarities between J5 2017 and J5 Pro. We can say that there is no difference except for RAM and internal storage. The J5 Pro has double memory than 2017 edition. On the other hand, Prime is completely different species.

Analysis and Recommendation

J5 Prime is only 2016 product but other two are of 2017. There are pretty significant differences between Prime and other 2 phones. Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime has metallic body and TFT LCD display while J5 2017 and ro have Super AMOLED screen and glass.

Processor, GPU and camera are far batter in new 2017 models. But if you want higher RAM and storage we suggest to get the J5 Pro. All these phones support external SD card up to 256 GB. The camera on new 2017 and Pro edition phones is wonderful with f/1.7 aperture. It gives great low light photos and videos.

2.5D screen, AMOLED display, Gyrosensor, bigger battery, new software UI are best parts of new models. If you are planning to anyone of these phones, we suggest you to buy Galaxy J5 Pro or the J5 2017. You will enjoy great display quality, pictures, better camera, battery life and software experience also.

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About the Author: Abhishek Chand

Structural Engineer by profession. Computer and smartphone enthusiast. Tech-savvy blogger and former Gadget reviewer of AP1 HD TV and TechnoNepal.

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