Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime Review
Today we are going to review one of the popular Samsung android mobile, Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime. The phone named Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime is an Android smartphone produced and marketed by Samsung Electronics and later launched in September 2016. Similar to other 2016 edition J-Series devices, Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime too is made up of metal frame and comprises 5.0 inches screen having IPS LCD screen. Comparing Galaxy J5 Prime with its predecessor Samsung Galaxy J5 and J5 2016, J5 Prime has been re-launched with many new features which were lacking in J5 2016.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime, as Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime, has been built up with metal body which helps the device to look stylish and attractive. And because of the look almost all people may fail while guessing the price randomly. The device, comparing to predecessor Galaxy J5 2016, is thin and light-weighted having 7.9mm and 146g respectively. Just like Samsung’s other smartphones, Galaxy J5 Prime has got the same look. The device, in the forepart features an earpiece on the top, a front facing camera and has a proximity and accelerometer sensor alongside. There is a home button, a recent app button and a back button featured under the display of the gadget. Nevertheless, the two recent app and back buttons are not backlit.
The device, just like J7 Prime, features power button and speaker framework on the right-hand side of the device and the speaker has been placed above the power button. Furthermore, the volume adjusting keys, SIM card slots and microSD card slot have been placed on the left-hand side of the device. Besides, the bottom part of the device features a USB Type-B port, a 3.5mm headphone socket and a mic. However, the second mic is absent which helps in active noise cancellation.
Comparing about the display with its predecessor J5 2016, Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime has got 5.0 inches PLS TFT LCD screen and 720×1280 pixels. The Galaxy J5 2016 was featured by SAMOLED display which lacks in Galaxy J5 Prime, however, the screen is bright and vibrant. Moreover, ambient lighting sensor also lacks in the phone, nevertheless, the phone features an outdoor feature to use it under intense lighting.
Besides, talking about software the Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. The device meets with Touch WIZ UI to overcome the previous problems of device lagging. Additionally, the device features some pre-loaded applications which can later be disabled. Also, Samsung has pre-installed some apps developed by Microsoft like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. And yes, just like J7 Prime, this device also comes with features like SBike mode, S Power Planning and S Secure.
The device, Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime has been packed with Exynos 7570 Quad Core 1.43 GHz Cortex –A53 64-bit processor, Mali-T720 graphic processor and 2GB of RAM. Moreover, the Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can later be expanded upto 256 GB with the help of external microSD card. The main issue of this device is it’s speaker. The speaker gets fully covered by hands while using the device in the landscape mode. The device supports fingerprint functionality which was missed in its predecessor Galaxy J5 2016.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime comes with 13 MP rear facing camera having f/1.9 aperture. Users can take good pictures in the bright light. The device features 5 MP front facing camera and has f/2.2 lens which helps you to capture good self-portraits. The front facing camera lacks front LED flashlight but the camera provides an alternative to make the screen glow while capturing self-portraits.
The device has been equipped with 2400 mAh non-removable battery. The only problem is that the device lacks the fast charging functionality and the battery can be replaced by the users.
Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime Price in Nepal : Rs. 21,381 (For 2 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM) (Around),
Rs. 22,490 (For 3 GB RAM and 32 GB ROM) (Around)
Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime Specification
|Resolution||720 x 1280 (HD)|
|Video Recording Resolution||FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps|
|Main Camera Resolution||CMOS 13.0 MP|
|Front Camera Resolution||CMOS 5.0 MP|
|Main Camera Auto-focus||Yes|
|External Memory||Yes, Expandable upto 256 GB|
|Sim Size||Nano-SIM (4FF)|
|2G Sim||GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900|
|4G TDD LTE||B38(2600), B40(2300)|
|USB Version||USB 2.0|
|Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Direct||802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz, Yes|
|Location||GPS, Glonass, Beidou|
|Operating Software||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Form Factor||Touchscreen Bar|
|Dimension||142.8 x 69.5 x 8.1 mm|
|Water Resistant/Dust Proof||No|
|Ambient Light Sensor||No|
|Standard Battery Capacity||2400 mAh|
Audio and Video
|Video Playing Format||MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM|
|Video Playing Resolution||FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps|
|Audio Playing Format||MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA|