Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime

Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime

Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime display screen is a capacitive 5.0 inches’ touchscreen display. The Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime Price is $130. This device runs on an operating system of Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) which is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo). The Galaxy J5 Prime’s rear camera is a 5 MP rear camera.

Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime

The front camera of the device is a 5.0 MP selfie camera. It comes with 2 GB RAM. A non-removable Li-Ion 2400 mAh battery powers the Galaxy J5 Prime. You can call the device Samsung Galaxy On5 (2016) while its various versions include G570, G570F/DS for the EMEA regions and G570Y for Australian regions.

The screen of the Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime is a PLS TFT screen of 5.0 inches. The screen has a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. The screen-To-Body ratio is about 69.4% while the pixel density is 294 ppi. The device comes with Dual SIM (Nano-SIM; dual stand-by).

The operating system of Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime is the Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) which is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo). The Galaxy J5 Prime Chipset is a Exynos 7570 Quad with 14 nm manufacturing process. The CPU is a Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. The graphic processor is a Mali-T720 MP2.

The Galaxy J5 Prime has a body dimension of 142.8 mm long by 69.5 mm wide by 8.1 mm thick. The device weighs 143 g. The device color versions include the Black or Gold color versions.

The internal memory version(s) of the Galaxy J5 Prime include(s) 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory. And this internal storage be supported with a microSD card of up to 256 GB on a dedicated slot. The 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory version(s) comes with 2 GB RAM.

The rear camera on Galaxy J5 Prime is a 5 MP rear camera. The camera comes with LED flash with HDR and panorama. You can capture videos of about 1080p resolution with the rear camera of the Galaxy J5 Prime. The front camera on the device is a 5.0 MP selfie camera.

The device has GSM, HSPA and LTE cellular networks. For GSM you have GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2. For HSPA you have HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 and HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100. LTE you have LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800). Its USB is a microUSB 2.0; USB On-The-Go. The Galaxy J5 Prime has a front fingerprint sensor. There is an Accelerometer, earphone jack and a loud speaker. The battery is a Li-Ion 2400 mAh battery.



Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime Specifications



Dimensions142.8 mm x 69.5 mm x 8.1 mm
ColorsBlack or Gold
Weight143 g
MaterialPlastic body


Screen TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Screen Size5.0  inches
Screen Resolution720 pixels by 1280 pixels
Screen To Body Ratio69.4%
Pixel Density294 ppi
Screen Protection 


Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) which is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetSpreadtrum SC9830with 28 nm manufacturing process
CPUQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2


Internal Storage16 GB and 32 GB
Card SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB


Rear Camera5 MP
Rear Camera FeaturesLED flash with HDR and panorama
Video Resolution1080p at 30fps
Front Camera5.0 MP
Front Camera Features 


SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM; dual stand-by)
Bluetooth4.1, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS
USBmicroUSB 2.0; USB On-The-Go,
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot


SensorsFingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Earphone JackYes


 BatteryNon-removable  Li-Ion 2400 mAh battery


Other Devices from Samsung

  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime has 5.5 inches’ PLS TFT display screen and Exynos 7870 Octa chipset with 13 MP rear camera and 8 MP selfie camera. 3300 mAh battery, 32 GB internal memory and 3 GB RAM, Corning Gorilla Glass (market dependent).
  • Samsung Z2 has 4.0 inches’ TFT display screen and Spreadtrum SC9830 chipset with 5 MP rear camera and 1500 mAh battery, 8 GB internal memory and 1000 MB.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note7 (USA) has 5.7 inches’ Super AMOLED display screen and Snapdragon 820 chipset with 12 MP rear camera and 5 MP selfie camera. 3500 mAh battery, 64 GB internal memory and 4 GB RAM, Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
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