Samsung Galaxy J5 - 6 (2016 16GB) Price

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Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 price in India: Rs 9,190 (Maximum retail price)

Samsung is one of the top electronics manufacturers which provides many electronic devices like tablets, laptops, mobile phones, TVs, satellites, and more. It attracts eyeballs with its aesthetic designs and specifications at a reasonable price margin. Now it launched an all-rounder mobile at mid-budget i.e., Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) will be competing with the Redmi 4, Infinix Hot pro 4, Moto C Plus, and the Redmi Note 4. All of these are priced lesser than the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016 Edition) and would face competition fiercely as these are better equipped and offer greater value for money. Read on to know if this gun from the inventory of Samsung will be able to beat the defending champions. Let's find out whether Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 specifications are worth it or not. 

What’s hot?

Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), 13+5MP camera unit, Removable Li-Ion 3100 mAh battery.

What’s not?

Quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal memory


Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) features a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset and a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. A 2GB RAM unit is coupled with an Adreno 306 GPU to cater to multitasking. It runs on an Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Talking about the RAM, the 2GB RAM is not at all a good equation at this price tag as many others compete with their 3GB/4GB RAM units. 


Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) camera review is positive. It comes with a 13MP primary camera unit features autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, and face detection. It can record 1080p at 30fps. With the help of 5MP selfie shooter, we click snaps at low light conditions. 

Design and Display:

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) specifications include a 5.2-inch display screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The pixel density of the mobile is 282 ppi. Even though it is not a bad specification, competitors enable users to capture snaps more clearly by providing better ppi specs.  Its dimensions are 5.74 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches and weighs 159 grams. The screen to body ratio of the phone is 70.7%. Design wise, nothing in it looks new, it has its signature features like curved edges and horizontal home button like its sister phones. It is available in White, Black, Gold, and Rose Gold colors.


The internal memory of the mobile is 16GB and it is expandable up to 256GB. Many other competitors offer 16/32GB internal storage space. But only Samsung Galaxy J5 offers expandable storage with such high amount expansion support. 


Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) battery life lasts for 8 to 10 hours on an average. It is powered by a removable Li-Ion 3100 mAh battery. 


The additional features include ANT+ support, MP4/WMV/H.264 player, MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player, Photo/video editor, and Document Viewer. It has connectivity options like Wi-fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB.

Why should you buy Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) in India? 

Samsung Galaxy J5(2016) is one of the most wanted 4G mobiles from Samsung family. It comes with thumping specifications like Android Marshmallow OS, 13+5MP camera unit, and a long-lasting battery. The phone looks too outdated for 2017, for, mobiles under 10,000 offer as much RAM as 3GB while this being in the segment above it offers only 2GB. The storage too isn't impressive but does the job. While these are the flaws, the pros look convincing too, 

But, weak specs like Quad-core processor and 2GB RAM reduces the popularity of this mobile. Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) price in India starts at Rs 12,000. At the end of the third quarter of 2017, the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) has not been launched. And the price bracket it was supposed to be launched has now advanced rapidly and the launch of the device will only make it look like a device that offers little value for money.

The latest updates have definitely pushed the Samsung Galaxy J5 6 (2016) behind as the competition offers all of what this device and more than that with a price cut of INR 5000.  So, unless you are a Samsung fanboy, going for this phone should not make a lot of sense. If you have been looking for a Samsung mobile below 10,000, then, this could be a good option. Overall offering a decent performance in all aspects, this is a Samsung phone you should purchase if restricted with a budget. 

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Key features

  • 5.0 inches Screen

  • 2600 mAh Battery

  • 8/16 GB Memory

  • 13 Mega Pixel | 5 Mega Pixel Camera

  • 2 GB RAM

  • Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Processor

Pros & Cons


  • - 13+5MP camera unit
  • - Android Marshallow OS


  • - 1.5GB RAM

Prices in India

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Samsung Galaxy J5 - 6 (2016 16GB) Specifications:

ModelGalaxy J5 (2016)
Screen Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Display Size5.0 inches
Display TypeSuper AMOLED
Touch ScreenCapacitive
Pixel Density294 ppi
Screen to Body Percentage67.5%
Display FeaturesMultitouch
Internal Memory8/16 GB
Expandable Card SlotmicroSD, Up to 128 GB
Primary Camera13 Mega Pixel
Selfie Camera5 Mega Pixel
Video Recording[email protected]
Primary Camera Featuresautofocus
FeaturesTouch focus,Face detection
Operating SystemAndroid OS, v5.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Design and Body
Dimensions5.59 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches ( 142.1 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm )
Weight146 grams
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
SIM ConfigurationSingle SIM (Micro-SIM) or Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
USB Connectivityv4.1
Talk TimeUp to 18 h (3G)
Capacity2600 mAh
Removable BatteryYes
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
Cores4 (Quad Core)
Frequency1.2 GHz
GPUAdreno 306
Other Features
SensorsAccelerometer, proximity, Hall Sensor,

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