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Samsung’s first smartphones with front-facing LED flash, Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7, now official

Samsung has announced its first smartphones with a front-facing LED flash; the Galaxy J5 and the Galaxy J7. Specifications of these devices were previously leaked through TENAA, and their UI was revealed through Samsung’s own manuals. Now, they have been officially announced in China, where they would be available starting this week, but there’s no clarity about their international launch.

All the mid-range and high-end smartphones from the company released recently have started featuring high-resolution front-facing cameras, and the same is the case with the Galaxy J7 and the Galaxy J5. To complement their 5-megapixel wide-engle front-facing cameras, they are equipped with a front-facing single-LED flash. Other features include a 13-megapixel primary camera with an aperture of f/1.9, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, a microSD card slot, dual-SIM card slot, and LTE connectivity. Both these smartphones run Android 5.1 Lollipop with a new UI that is similar to that of the Galaxy S6 and the S6 edge.

The Galaxy J7 is equipped with a 5.5-inch HD display, a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, a 3,000 mAh battery, and is priced at  1,798 CNY (~ $289). The Galaxy J5 features a slightly smaller 5-inch HD display, a 64-bit quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, a 2,600 mAh battery, and is priced at 1,398 CNY (~ $225). Both of them will be available in China in three colors; gold, white, and black.

The Galaxy J5 and J7 are targeted at the youth and compete with devices like the HTC Desire EYE, Sony Xperia C4, and the Asus ZenFone Selfie, all of which have high-resolution front-facing cameras with an LED flash. Would you be interested in buying a smartphone that has a front-facing LED flash?

Samsung Galaxy J7

Samsung Galaxy J7

Samsung Galaxy J5

 

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Hermankzr
Hermankzr

samsung make a mistake again. Why they don’t provide multi window and one hand mode on J7 ? it is the big deal about switching from E7. It has the same size and must be the standard feature of Samsung devices that have >5′ screen size. I really disappointed by J7. Hope someday they will add multi window & one hand support. Damn it..

Jaime Larios
Jaime Larios

I meant why they didn’t put 2Gb of ram

Jaime Larios
Jaime Larios

Man, why would they put 2Gb of ram on the J7? That would have made that phone very tempting…

mianawais30
mianawais30

I think no need to buy flagships like s series and note series
all functions available low price phone…
m i right??

thegeneral2010
thegeneral2010

now we have a new rumor for the front camera of note 5 is that its gonna have flash.

thegeneral2010
thegeneral2010

if these phones was released with the new touchwiz so i think it would be shame for samsung not to put it in a flagship called note 4 in 5.1.1 update.

Majid6670
Majid6670

Why J7 Support 4G LTE but my A7 (A700H) with higher hardware doesn’t support?! 🙁