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    Specs Comparison: Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) vs. Galaxy J5 (2016)

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    Last updated: June 7th, 2017 at 10:00 UTC+02:00

    The successor to last year's Galaxy J5 was unveiled yesterday. Samsung also unveiled the Galaxy J3 (2017) and the Galaxy J7 (2017) along with the Galaxy J5 (2017). All these smartphones come with improved specifications and a brand new design compared to last year's models.

    The Galaxy J5 (2017) has a new physical design with smoother edges and corners. It also features a newer, power-efficient processor, improved front- and rear-facing cameras, a newer version of Android, higher memory and storage, and a fingerprint sensor. You can have a look at the details specifications of the smartphone here.

    For a short comparison between the J5 (2017) and the Galaxy J5 (2016), check out the table below.

    Galaxy J5 (2017) Galaxy J5 (2016)
    Display 5.2-inch Super AMOLED, HD Resolution 5.2-inch Super AMOLED, HD Resolution
    Processor 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870, 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, 64-bit
    RAM 3GB 2GB
    Rear camera 13-megapixel, autofocus, F1.7, LED Flash,1080p video recording 13-megapixel, autofocus, F1.9, LED Flash,1080p video recording
    Front camera 13-megapixel, fixed-focus, F1.9, LED Flash, 720p video recording 5-megapixel, fixed-focus, F1.9, LED Flash, 720p video recording
    Storage 16GB/32GB internal, expandable (up to 256GB) 16GB internal, expandable (up to 128GB)
    Software Android 7.0 Nougat Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
    Battery 3,000 mAh, non-removable 3,100 mAh, removable
    Connectivity LTE, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, dual-band Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, microUSB 2.0 port, headphone jack LTE, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB 2.0 port, headphone jack
    Dimensions 146.3 x 71.3 x 7.9 mm 145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm, 158 g
    Color Options Black, Blue, Gold, Pink Black, Gold, Rose Gold, White
    Phone Galaxy J5 (2016)Galaxy J5 (2017)

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