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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

4.2 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 4.2 out of 5 by 33.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great phone I brought this phone yesterday absolutely love it very quick and easy to use love the metal back as it makes its a strong phone the sound quality is very loud and perfect as I love my music and the camera good especially the front as I think this is the first time I've seen on a smart phone that has a front flash if you are in the dark which is ideal and it's got finger scanner to unlock the phone which I don't use but love the fact its got it this and you can add more memory to this phone which is excellent plus this is very cheap but decent smart phone
Date published: 2018-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EXCELLENT PHONE - I LOVE IT I BOUGHT this phone 2 days a go and it's working great. The graphics are great and the camera is brilliant. It's extremely quick and extremely easy to use. Very cheap as well. I Recommend this phone to anyone who needs a cheap and good phone.
Date published: 2018-04-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from better then wxpected very good battery. keeping using all day and still over 60% left. not overheating at all. nice screen. could be faster but generally i’m very satisfied.
Date published: 2018-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast, smooth and loud I used this phone briefly for a few weeks while I got mine fixed and this is probably one of the best phones I've ever used. It's very quick, even with numerous amounts of apps open and the battery life is fantastic, I can easily get 2 days out of a full charge and that's listening to music, the fact you can listen to music for 4 hours and it goes down only 20% is amazing. The screen quality is something you'd see in the s7 and above. The camera is quite good although I've seen better but for the price it exceeds expectations. The speaker has quite a premium sound to it and is very loud, not tinny at all. Would 110% recommend this phone to anybody.
Date published: 2018-04-06
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