Samsung officially launches Galaxy J7 and J5 (2016)
Samsung’s low end devices that have been leaked multiple times in the past few weeks are now official. The Korean giant launched the two devices in China today, the devices will soon be available in other emerging markets like India soon.
The new Galaxy J7, which is the more powerful of the two, is powered by a octa-core 1.6GHz processor and sports a 5.5-inch full HD Super AMOLED display. It has 3GB RAM and 16GB expandable internal memory, and packs in a 3,300mAh battery. The handset features a 13MP rear unit and a 5MP front shooter. Measuring 151.7 x 76 x 7.8mm and weighing in at 170g, the Galaxy J7 (2016) offers LTE connectivity as well as NFC capabilities.
The new Galaxy J5, on the other hand, is powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz processor and sports a 5.2-inch HD Super AMOLED display. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable internal memory, and packs in a 3,100mAh battery. The phone’s camera department is handled by a 13MP rear unit and a 5MP selfie shooter. Measuring 145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1mm and weighing in at 159g, the Galaxy J5 (2016) also offers LTE and NFC capabilities.
The J Series was launched by the company last year aimed at Emerging Markets where demand for low cost 4G enabled smartphones has been increasing due to cheaper global rollout of 4G by regional telecom carriers.
Source: Samsung CN