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In a nutshell

  • 5.2-inch HD display
  • 13MP camera
  • 16GB internal memory
  • Available in black & gold

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“Samsung’s Galaxy J5 is back for another year - now featuring a full metal jacket, and still at a great price.”

What Users Say

4.1 based on

  • Display

    5.2 inches

  • Camera

    13 Megapixels

  • Storage

    Available in 16GB

  • Operating System

    Android Nougat (7.0)

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Design and display

All-round protection

Last year’s Galaxy J5 (2016) may have had a sturdy metal boarder, but this year’s model is protected all-round. The slimline design looks and feels great, with the rear camera sitting completely flush against the smooth metal.  

High definition screen

At 5.2-inches, the J5’s HD screen provides plenty of space for doing more than one thing at once. And it’ll fair well against life’s occasional bumps and scrapes, with Gorilla Glass protection as standard. 

Camera

High quality photos

The main 13MP camera will deliver high quality photos every time, with a huge f/1.7 aperture. The lower the aperture number, the wider the lens can open - letting more light inside the camera. And more light means clearer, more accurate pictures.  

Equally impressive selfies

Front-facing lenses aren’t generally as powerful that the main smartphone cameras, but that’s not the case with the J5 (2017). At 13MP, it’s neck and neck – and that means super sharp selfies and crystal-clear video calls every time. 

Under the hood

Stay powered up for longer

A massive 3,000mAh battery will make sure you’re never without power. If you do find yourself running low, however, Samsung’s Ultra Power Saving mode will step in to save the day. 

Use more apps at once

Your favourite apps and games will all run smoothly with the J5 (2017)’s 1.6GHz octa-core processor running the show. And there’s 2GB RAM on board for good measure too. 

SPECIFICATION SUMMARY

WHAT's IN THE BOX

The box contains

  • Device
  • User manual
  • SIM card removal tool
  • USB cable
  • Quick Start Guide

FULL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Display

    • 720 x 1280p

    • AMOLED

    • Full HD

    • 282 ppi

    • 5.2 inches

  • Dimensions

    • 146.2 x 71.3 x 7.9 mm

  • Body

    • Nano

  • Calls & Messages

    • Quad band

  • Special Features

    • Google Now

  • Camera

    • 13 megapixels

    • LED

    • 13 megapixels

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 128 GB

    • 16 GB

  • Music and entertainment

  • Processor

    • Octa

    • Exynox 7870

    • 1.6 GHz

    • 2 GB

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android Nougat (7.0)

  • Apps

    • Play store

  • Battery

    • Micro USB

    • 3000 mAh

  • Connectivity

    • GLONASS, BDS

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Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 39.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from rubbish Had to take this back for the 2nd time again today, wifi not staying on and keeps freezing.
Date published: 2018-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Value for money I've had this phone for about 2 months now and I've no complaints. It has everything I would want from a phone - clean design, good battery life, and simple to use. For the price, it's a great phone and I'm so glad I chose it.
Date published: 2018-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it It was amazing I love it such a good phone it's pretty fast as well it's strong too
Date published: 2018-07-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Screen quality really poor:LCD gone Just bought the phone 20 days ago and It had a small drop from a high lower than 20cm with a housing protector. No cracked screen or damaged but unfortunately LCD was damaged straight away, which I was so surprised. One single drop and the LCD is gone (black and purple screen) is gone. Unfortunately I didn't get the insurance and now guarantee is not covering and I need to contact Samsung. So shocked about the issue. Phone works fine, though...I wouldn't spend £200 in a phone that had 1 small drop without buying the insurance to be honest My question is..if the phone dropped once and the screen is gone..is it worth to repair knowing that had a big probability it will happen again? Totally shocked for the quality. Cost phone: £200 / LCD and Screen replacement £160 / LCD and Screen replacement on ebay £80 for DIY. Totally disappointing :( For some reason I can't load the pictures to show the issue.
Date published: 2018-07-02
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