40points

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

45points

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Why is Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) better than Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)?

  • 1g lighter
    159gvs160g
  • Has a removable battery
  • 0.4mm shorter
    145.8mmvs146.2mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) better than Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)?

  • 2.67x faster CPU speed
    8 x 1.6GHzvs4 x 1.2GHz
  • 2.4x more megapixels (front camera)
    12MPvs5MP
  • 0.1mm thinner
    8mmvs8.1mm
  • 2x faster downloads
    300MBits/svs150MBits/s
  • Has NFC
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • 10.53% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.7 vs1.9f

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Design

1.weight

159g

160g

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62.5g

2.thickness

8.1mm

8mm

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4.6mm

3.width

72.3mm

71.3mm

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42mm

4.height

145.8mm

146.2mm

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67mm

5.has a QWERTY keyboard
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

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Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

720 x 1280px

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2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

282ppi

282ppi

Best

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847ppi

3.screen size

5.2"

5.2"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

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7.2"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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5.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.has a touch screen
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916)

8 (Samsung Exynos 7870)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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8

4.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

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5.RAM

2GB

2GB

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6.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

13MP

Best

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40 & 20 & 8MP

2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

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3.front camera megapixels

5MP

12MP

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16 & 16MP

4.widest aperture

f/1.9

f/1.7

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

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1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

5.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

6.has a front camera
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

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4

3.has a radio
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

3100mAh

3000mAh

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16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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