Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) and Galaxy J7 (2017) go official, with Super AMOLED displays, fingerprint sensor, metal design

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Samsung has just announced the Galaxy J5 (2017) and Galaxy J7 (2017) smartphones in Europe. Both the new phones come with a metal unibody design, have 13-megapixel front and rear cameras, run Android Nougat out of the box.

For the first time, both the J5 and J7 2017 would also pack fingerprint sensors. Another thing to note is the new antenna design which gives the back of these phones a unique appearance. Both are quite thin as well at just 7.9mm in thickness. 4G VoLTE with dual-SIM support, microSD card slot, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS come standard on both devices.


Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Specifications

  • 5.2-inch HD Super AMOLED Display, 1280 x 720 pixels, 282 PPI
  • 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 Processor
  • Mali T830 GPU
  • 2GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB Internal Storage, Expandable up to 256GB with MicroSD Cards
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 13MP Rear Camera, f/1.7 Aperture, LED Flash, 1080p Recording
  • 13MP Front Camera, LED flash, f/1.9 Aperture
  • Thickness: 7.9mm
  • Dual SIM, Fingerprint sensor, Metal Unibody Design
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, FM Radio
  • 3000mAh Battery

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) Specifications

  • 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 PPI
  • 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 Processor
  • Mali T830 GPU
  • 3GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB Internal Storage, Expandable up to 256GB with MicroSD Cards
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 13MP Rear Camera, f/1.7 Aperture, LED Flash, 1080p Recording
  • 13MP Front Camera, LED flash, f/1.9 Aperture
  • Thickness: 7.9mm
  • Dual SIM, Fingerprint sensor, Metal Unibody Design
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, FM Radio
  • 3600mAh Battery

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) has been priced at 270 Euros ($300 / Rs. 19500) while the larger Galaxy J7 (2017) will be available for 339 Euros ($330 / Rs. 24500). The J5 will be available in June, while the J7 will makes in debut in July. Both phones are expected to launch in India within a couple of months.

Check Out: Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) vs Galaxy J7 (2017) Specs Comparison