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Samsung reveals prices for Galaxy J5(2016) and Galaxy J7(2016)


In March, we saw the new 2016 models of the two mid-range smartphones, the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 smartphones in China. However, the prices of these handsets were not revealed at that time. Now, in a release from Samsung Korea, the official price tags of these smartphones have been revealed.

Both the smartphones will be sold by the KT Corporation which is Korea’s largest telephone company. The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) will be available at a price rate of KRW 290,000 (approximately Rs. 17,000), and the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) will go on sale at KRW 363,000 (approximately Rs. 21,000).

In the specifications department, both the smartphones come packed with interesting features such as metal frames. Similarly, some other common features of these smartphones are the 4G (LTE Cat. 4) support and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. They also bear a rear camera of 13-megapixel with f1.9 aperture and LED flash. Also, both the device sports a front-facing camera of 5-megapixel with f1.9 aperture.

The bigger Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) comes with a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with 720×1280 pixels resolution. It runs on a 1.6GHz octa-core processor clubbed with 2GB of RAM and comes with a 16GB of storage, which can be further expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB). The device measures 151.7x76x7.8mm and weighs 169 grams and is backed by a 3300mAh battery.

On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) has a Super AMOLED display of 5.2-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) and runs on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. It consists of 16GB of storage and can be expanded up to 128GB via external card. Measuring 145.8×72.3×8.1 mm and weighing 158 grams, the J5(2016) comes packed with a 3100mAh battery.

For the buyers outside of South Korea and China, Samsung has not given any details regarding its launch in other markets.

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