Samsung Galaxy J7 vs Samsung Galaxy J5: Which Is Better? Features, Specs & Price

By Anne Caballo , Updated Sep 02, 2016 08:35 AM EDT

The Korean tech giant "Samsung" has yet to reveal their newest 2016 versions of their phones. The "Samsung Galaxy J7" and "Galaxy J5" will be upgraded with their battery and processors this year.

Here are the reported specs of Samsung's new devices for you to decide which phone is better.

Display Specs

"Galaxy J5" has a much more stylish and attractive design than the "Galaxy J7." According to Gadgets 360, both of the devices sports out a Super AMOLED display panel with a 720x1080 pixel resolutions but the "Galaxy J7" has a 5.5-inch display screen against the 5.2-inch screen of "Galaxy J5."

Camera Specs

In terms of the camera, GSM Arena cited that "Samsung Galaxy J5" and "Galaxy J7" will have 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera. The only difference between the two is that the "Galaxy J7" device will have an add-on feature like HDR with Geo-tagging and panorama.

Performance And Storage Specs

Both of the "Samsung Galaxy J5" and "Galaxy J7" has 2 GB RAM with 16 GB internal storage that is expandable up to 128 GB. The "Samsung Galaxy J7" consists a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor unlike the Snapdragon 410 chipset of "Samsung J5."

Battery Life Span

The "Samsung Galaxy J7" has a better life span with its removable Li-Ion 3,300 mAh battery as compared to 3,100 mAh battery of "Galaxy J5." The device provides consumers at least 23 hours of battery life with 3G use and 96 hours of multimedia support.

Software And Market Price

According to SmartPrix, both the "Samsung Galaxy J5" and "Galaxy J7" will run with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow as its operating system. Both will also sport additional TouchWiz UI skin. "Samsung Galaxy J5" will be available at $310.89 while "Samsung Galaxy J7" will be available for $355.33.

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