Samsung Galaxy J5

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Samsung Galaxy J5
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Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500M/DS (Latin American version), With Android 6.0.1
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
SeriesGalaxy J
  • SM-J500F (India, UAE, Turkey)
  • SM-J500M (Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Panama, Brazil)
  • SM-J500FN (Europe)
  • SM-J500H "3G HSPA+" (Russia, Venezuela, Ukraine, Philippines)
  • SM-J5008 (China)
  • SM-J500N0 (Korea)
  • SM-J500G
  • SM-J5007 (Taiwan)
  • SM-J500Y (New Zealand)
Compatible networks(GSM/HSPA/LTE)
2G: GSM GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
3G UMTS: B1(2100), B2(1900), B5(850), B8(900)
4G FDD LTE: B1(2100), B3(1800), B5(850), B8(900), B20(800)
4G TDD LTE: B40(2300)
First released26 June 2015 (USA, India, Latin America, China, Brazil, Europe)
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
RelatedSamsung Galaxy J5 plus
Samsung Galaxy E5
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Form factorSlate
  • 142.8 mm (5.59 in) H
  • 71.8 mm (2.83 in) W
  • 7.9 mm (0.31 in) D
Mass146 g (5.15 oz)
Operating systemOriginal:Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Next update:6.0.1 Marshmallow Current: 7.1.1 Nougat and8.1Oreo
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 306 1.5GB LPDDR3 RAM
Removable storagemicroSD up to 128 GB
Battery2600  mAh Li-ion
Display5 in (130 mm) 720 × 1280 pixels (294 ppi) Super AMOLED
Rear camera13 MP, 4128 × 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Front camera5 megapixels (1080p) HD video recording @ 30 Hz back-illuminated sensor with LED flash
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Samsung Galaxy J5 is an Android smartphone produced by Samsung Electronics.[1] It was unveiled and released in June 2015.[2] It has Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC that is backed by 1.5 GB RAM and that has a 64 bit processor.

It has a 13 megapixel rear camera with an LED flash, f/1.9 aperture, auto-focus and a 5 megapixel wide-angle front facing camera which can extend up to 120°, also equipped with an LED flash.[2]



The phone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 410 chipset that has a 1.2 GHz processor, Adreno 306 GPU and that is backed by 1.5 GB RAM with 8 GB of internal storage and a 2600 mAh battery. J500G model comes with a 2100 mAh battery. Samsung Galaxy J5 is fitted with a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display.[2] The South Korean variant adds support for T-DMB & Smart DMB. The phone has a plastic chassis and plastic back cover.[3]

According to the BLE Checker app, the phone supports Bluetooth Low Energy devices.[4]


This phone comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and is upgradable to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.[2] It supports 4G LTE with dual SIM enabled 4G and Voice over LTE. It also supports Samsung Knox.[4] In 2016, it received an update to support Samsung S-Bike Mode[5]

Model Date Regions
SM-J500F 13 June 2016 India, United States and Turkey
SM-J500M 26 June 2016 Panama, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia
SM-J500H 12 July 2016 Russia, Venezuela and Ukraine
SM-J500Y 21 September 2016 New Zealand
SM-J500FN 26 September 2016 United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Germany, Portugal, France, Czech Republic and Austria[2]

For the device, there is an unofficial Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware based on the official Samsung firmware for SM-A530F.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Samsung Galaxy J5". (in Czech). Retrieved 2018-02-12.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Samsung Galaxy J5".
  3. ^ Chroust, Martin. "Samsung Galaxy J5: ...až tu nebude S3 Neo [recenze]". (in Czech). Retrieved 2018-02-12.
  4. ^ a b "Recenze Samsung Galaxy J5: Vytrvalec s dobrým fotoaparátem (nejen) pro mladé -". (in Czech). 2015-11-15. Retrieved 2018-02-12.
  5. ^ "Samsung rolls out S Bike Mode to the Galaxy J2, Galaxy J5, and Galaxy J7 - SamMobile - SamMobile". Retrieved 2019-06-24.
  6. ^ "SEPerience-ROM A8 2018". Retrieved 2019-07-13.
Preceded by
Samsung Galaxy J5
Succeeded by
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

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