Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime / J7 Prime Launched In India: Price, Specs And Release Date

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Samsung has officially launched the new Galaxy J7 Prime (SM-G610F) and Galaxy J5 Prime smartphones in India. Both the Galaxy J5 and J7 smartphone will hit the store shelves by end of this month.

Hardware Key Features

The Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime has a 5-inch HD screen with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection and is powered by a 1.4GHz Quad-Core processor. Paired with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box and has a dual SIM card slot which is not hybrid. On the photography department, the Samsung J5 Prime carries a 13MP rear-facing camera with LED flash and a 5MP selfie front-facing shooter. Supports 4G LTE connectivity options, including WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS by packing a 2400mAh battery. It comes in Black and Gold colors and is priced at Rs. 14,790.

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  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass  protection
  • 1.4GHz Quad-Core processor
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 256GB via microSD
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 142.8×69.5×8.1; Weight: 143g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 2400mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime features a 5.5-inch (1920×1080 pixels) full HD TFT display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Has 1.6GHz Octa-Core Samsung’s Exynos 7870 processor, paired with 3GB of RAM, 16GB of memory and can be expandable up to 256GB via SD card. It too runs on Android Marshmallow and has a dual SIM (nano+nano) SIM slots. The camera on J7 Prime back is a 13-megapixel sensor with LED flash and on its front it carries an 8MP f/1.9 aperture sensor. It packs a 3300mAh battery and connectivity options are similar to what the Galaxy J5 Prime offering. It comes in Gold and Black colors and is priced at Rs. 18,790.

Specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD TFT display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 256GB via microSD
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 151.5 x 74.9 x 8.1mm; Weight: 167g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 3300mAh battery

The two smartphones in Prime series from Samsung, the Galaxy J5 and J7 have S-Bike mode and S Power Planning that has modes – Reverse Battery for calls, which enables the customer to allocate a certain percentage of the battery for calls & messages. Extend battery timing, which nevertheless allows user to expand the usage time of the phone up to twice the currently available time, Forward calls when no battery, means users can forward calls to a selected contact or any number when the phone is running out of battery.

There’s S Secure that addresses the consumers’ concerns on security & privacy – has three features – Lock and Hide apps which allows users to hide and lock applications. Secure Folder stores files for increased privacy & security and Secure Wi-Fi, enables consumers to browse worry free on public WiFi by encrypting data which is being transferred.

There is still Fingerprint sensor embedded inside the Galaxy J5 Prime and the Galaxy J7 Prime for other communication skills and alternatively.

Samsung’s two new Galaxy J5 Prime and the Galaxy J7 Prime will go on sale through retail stores across India and Samsung online shops. These phones also comes with 10GB worth of Vodafone data over 3 months at 1GB price.

Commenting on the launch, Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobiles business, Samsung Electronics India said:

At Samsung, we are committed to continued innovation, inspired by the deep understanding and insights from our wide range of consumers. The Galaxy J7 Prime and the Galaxy J5 Prime come with the latest ‘Make for India’ innovations, ‘S Power Planning™’ and ‘S Secure™’ for smart power management and increased privacy & security on your smartphones respectively. The devices have a premium full metal body design, powerful processor and fingerprint sensor for an enriching consumer experience. With the combination of these latest innovations and features, the new smartphones will ensure that consumers will ‘Stay in Charge’ & ‘Stay Secure’.

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