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Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. It featuresa 5.2-inch HD Super AMOLED screen with 16:9 aspect ratio. This phone has a 13MP rear-facing camera with phase-auto-Focus, LED flash & 1080p video recording. The front-facing 13MP selfie camera is aided by an LED flash as well. The J5 Pro uses an Exynos 7870 Octa chipset, 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage with a dedicated microSD card slot. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, twin-SIM card slot, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB port & a 3.5mm headphone jack. This unit powered by a 3000mAh battery. Other trendy & budget Samsung devices in Kenya include Samsung J6, Samsung J8 & Samsung J4 Plus.

Specifications Summary

  • 3GB RAM
  • Exynos 7870 Octa
  • 3000mAh battery
  • 16GB internal storage
  • 5.2 inches display
  • 13MP rear camera, 13MP front
  • Android v7.0 Nougat, upgradable to Android v8.1 Oreo
  • Dual SIM

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 17,000

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB Price In Kenya

A Review Of The Specifications Of Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

Introduction & Storage

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB is a mid-range smartphone with a quality aluminum metal body build. It has a 16:9 aspect display that utilizes the vibrant looking OLED technology. It features a similar body design and the camera set-up as the 7J pro. In terms of storage, there is 16GB internal storage space. This phone also comes with a dedicated microSD card slot that the user can use and expanded the internal space up to 256GB.

Camera & Battery

For imaging, this handset is equipped with a single 13-megapixel (f/1.7) rear camera with AF and can shoot FHD videos. The selfie camera is also 13MP with f/1.9 light aperture can record FHD videos & is also accompanied by an LED flash. The J5 Pro device is backed by a 3000mAh battery that is completely sealed. This is a decent battery capacity that can power the phone for long hours on single charge.

Display & Platform

Samsung J5 Pro boasts a 5.2-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display which looks bright with good contrast. The OLED screen technology should offer super image brightness even when view from different angles with no shadows. The display is on 16 by 9 aspect and thus is a bit wide and chunky. In terms of software, this handset runs on Android v7.0 Nougat operating system out of the box. The user can upgrade it to Android Oreo.

Performance & Connectivity

Under the hood, this device is armed with an 8-core Exynos 7870 Octa chipset & 2GB of RAM that should provide a seamless smartphone experience. For connectivity, there is 4G network with VoLTE, GPS, Wi-Fi with hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1, FM radio, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack and a microUSB 2.0 port along with twin-SIM support.

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB in Kenya

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB Specs

Launched June, 2017
Supported Networks 2G - SM 850/900/1800/1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2, 3G - HSDPA 850/900/1700(AWS)/1900/2100, 4G - LTE band
Dimensions 146.2mm x 71.3mm x 8mm
Weight 160 g
Screen Size 5.2 inches
Screen Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
Screen Protection -
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v7.1 Nougat, upgradable to Android v8.1 Oreo
Chipset Exynos 7870 Octa
Processor Octa-core 1.6GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830 MP1
Storage 16GB, 3GB RAM
MicroSD microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Rear 13 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p@30fps
Front 13 MP, f/1.9, LED flash, 1080p@30fps
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
USB microUSB 2.0
Radio FM Radio
OthersNon-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery
Available colors Blue, Pink, Gold, Black
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