Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime

Samsung has released their latest mid-range smartphone in Pakistan – Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime. It is the advanced version of its predecessor Galaxy J5 in terms of processor and 4G connectivity.


The latest Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime is packed with 5.0 inches IPS capacitive touchscreen with 1280X720 pixel resolution. The handset also supports multi-touch and 16 million display features.

With only 8.1 mm thick, the device weighs 143 g on the scale and lighter in your hands. The 5 inches display lets you enjoy all the functions be done single-handedly.


Galaxy J5 Prime is equipped with 1.4GHz Quad-core Cortex A53 processor by Samsung. The 2 GB RAM is the finest mixture for this kind of processor and it is capable to simply manage every running jobs and applications of Galaxy J5 Prime.

16GB memory is enough to save your important data and applications along with updated Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system. External microSD card option is also available in Galaxy J5 Prime to further expand the memory up to 256GB.

The device is dual-SIM enabled with 3G and 4G options available. More connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB port.

Camera and Battery

In term of photography, 13 MP snap shooter is equipped on its back with auto-focus and LED flashlight. Extra camera features of Galaxy J5 Prime contain geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, and HDR. 5MP selfie shooter is installed on its front to take nice selfies with friends and family.


The battery is a non-removable 2,400 mAh unit. It does not use USB type-C for the charging port and instead uses the same old microUSB port. It does not have fast charging either.

Telenor 4G Bundle

If you purchase  the stunning Samsung j5 Prime from Teleor, they will give you a 3 months internet bundle along with one year official warranty.


If you buy Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime from Telenor, it will cost you at Rs. 27,000. The online store is offering the same handset at 2% discount rate.


2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)
Speed HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
LAUNCH Announced September 2016
Status Released, October 2016
BODY Dimensions 142.8 x 69.5 x 8.1 mm
Weight 143 g
Colour Black, Gold
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
PLATFORM OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Exynos 7 Quad 7570
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
CAMERA Primary 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 5 MP, f/2.2
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
COMMS SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
USB microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Misc. – Xvid/DivX/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor

– Document viewer

BATTERY Type Non-removable Li-Ion
Power 2400 mAh
PRICE PKR 27,000


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