Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and J7 (2016) now official in China

Samsung China has finally made official the much-rumoured 2016 versions of the Galaxy J5 and the Galaxy J7.


Samsung China has finally made official the much-rumoured 2016 versions of the Galaxy J5 and the Galaxy J7. The new smartphones have now been listed on Samsung's China website but there are no details about availability and pricing for now.

What we do get to know about are their specifications. Both smartphones come with dual SIM support and feature similar designs but with different hardware.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and J7 (2016) now official in China

The bigger Galaxy J7 (2016) packs in a 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display sporting a pixel density of 402ppi. The same is powered by an octa-core processor (make not specified in the listing) and clocked at 1.6GHz with 3GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The smartphone supports microSD cards of up to 128GB in capacity.

There is a 13MP camera on the back and a 5MP front-facing camera. Both cameras feature an f/1.9 aperture lens and an LED flash. Coming to connectivity, we get 4G LTE bands, NFC, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth V4.1. The smartphone weighs in at 170 grams and packs in a 3300mAh battery.

Coming to the smaller Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016), it sports a 5.2-inch HD Super AMOLED display and comes powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM. There is a 13MP camera on the back and a 5MP camera up front. The phone weighs 159 grams and packs in a 3,100 mAh battery.

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