Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 now official

After witnessing a lot of leaks in the past few weeks, the Samsung Galaxy J5 and Samsung Galaxy J7 have been officially announced for China. Samsung aims to market these handsets to younger users.

The main factor about Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 is that it’s the first phone from Samsung to include a front-facing camera with an LED flash. Dubbed as the selfie phones, both of them possess a 5MP front-facing wide angle cameras. The common features include 1.5GB RAM, 16GB on-board storage with microSD support, 13 MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and dual SIM capabilities with LTE.

The Galaxy J5 is powered by a Snapdragon 410 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, offering a 5-inch 720p HD display and fueled by a 2600 mAh battery. The Galaxy J7 being more powerful, sports a Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor and a bigger 5.5-inch 720p HD display. It also features a larger 3000 mAh battery.

The Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 both run on Android 5.1 Lollipop and will be available in three colors (white, gold and black) when it goes on sale in China this week. The Galaxy J5 will retail for 1,398 CNY (around $225) while the J7 will be sold for 1,798 CNY (around $289).

Currently, there is no news about the release of these handsets in other markets. Let us know if the Galaxy J5 and the Galaxy J7 appeal to you, down in the comments section.

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