Samsung Philippines has finally made the selfie-centric Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 available here in the Philippines carrying a ₱9,990.00 price tag.

It boasts a 5MP front camera with its own dedicated LED flash accompanied by decent specs. What’s interesting though is its unusual amount of RAM at one and a half gigabytes.

The Samsung Galaxy J5 has all the usual Samsung goodies such as a Super AMOLED display measuring 5-inches with HD resolution and TouchWiz skin on top of Android Lollipop.

It runs on a quad core processor running at 1.2GHz and has 3G connectivity. There’s 8GB of built-in storage which is expandable up to 128GB.

Samsung Galaxy J5
The Samsung Galaxy J5 is also available in black.

A 13MP camera at the back with f/1.9 aperture ensures high quality pictures at low light. USB OTG and GLONASS assisted GPS positioning are supported too.

It has a 2,600mAh Lithium-ion battery, FM Radio receiver with RDS, two SIM cards and a 7.9mm thick polycarbonate body.

Update: Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy J5 doesn’t have 4G LTE connectivity and only has 8GB of built-in storage. Thank you anonymous reader!

Samsung Galaxy J5 Specifications

  • 5.0-Inch HD Super AMOLED Display (720 x 1280 Pixels, 294 ppi)
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with TouchWiz
  • 1.2GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 1.5GB of RAM
  • 13.0 Megapixel Autofocus Main Camera with f/1.9 Aperture and LED Flash
  • 5.0 Megapixel Front Camera with LED Flash
  • 8GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 128GB via MicroSD
  • Dual SIM (Micro)
  • 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP
  • A-GPS with GLONASS
  • FM Radio with RDS
  • MicroUSB 2.0
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • 142.1 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm @ 146 g
  • 2,600mAh Li-ion Battery
  • ₱9,990.00 Official Price in the Philippines