Samsung’s list of midrange smartphones is growing almost daily, and now, two more Galaxy J devices have been officially announced. The South Korean tech giant has unveiled the Samsung Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 in China. These devices will reportedly be made available in China from this week forward, but there is no official release date outside China yet. Samsung is marketing this device to young smartphone users.
One salient feature of the Galaxy J7 and J5 phones is the front-facing LED flashes. T two handsets are Samsung's first smartphones to come with frontal LED flash units, notes Phone Arena. Also, the secondary camera unit is a 5-megapixel, wide-angle shooter. For the rear-facing camera unit, the devices sport a 13-megapixel sensor with f/1.9 aperture.
The device comes with a 5.5-inch display and 720 x 1,280 screen resolution. The handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and backed by 1.5 GB of RAM configuration. The phone supports 4G LTE in addition to other standard connectivity options. The J7 comes with dual SIM capability and 16 GB of built-in storage space, as well as a microSD card slot for further expansion. The phone also houses a 3,000 mAh battery unit.
The Galaxy J5 has a relatively small 5-inch display with a 720-pixel screen resolution. The handset comes powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, running at 1.2 GHz. The device comes backed by a modest 2,600 mAh unit.
Both the J7 and the J5 run on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS. Samsung will reportedly offer the devices in three color formats: black, white and gold. The J7 device will cost 1,798 CNY (approximately US$289), while the J5 will be sold at 1,398 CNY (roughly US$225).
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