Samsung Philippines launched the 2016 version of the Samsung Galaxy J5 while promising more storage space, better signal reception and mobile data saving features.

It’s a dual SIM smartphone with a 5.2 inch HD Super AMOLED display and runs on a quad core Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm, 2GB of RAM and Android Marshmallow OS.

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) has a 13 Megapixel camera at the back and 5 Megapixel front camera. Both have a dedicated LED flash and large f/1.9 aperture allowing more light to enter the camera modules which results in better pictures in low light scenes.

Connectivity includes 4G LTE and the usual Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and FM Radio. USB OTG is supported too.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) in white.

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) has 16GB of built-in storage with more than 10GB free for the user’s files. There’s also a microSD card slot for up to 128GB memory cards.

It’s housed in a metallic frame and color options include white, black, gold and rose gold. A removable 3100mAh battery powers the device.


  • 5.2 Inch HD Super AMOLED Display (720 x 1280 Pixels, 282 ppi)
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS with TouchWiz UI
  • Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
  • 1.2GHz Quad Core 64-bit Cortex-A53 CPU
  • Adreno 306 GPU
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 13.0 Megapixel Main Camera with Autofocus, f/1.9 Aperture and LED Flash
  • 5.0 Megapixel Front Camera with f/1.9 Aperture and LED Flash
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 128GB via MicroSD
  • Dual SIM (Micro)
  • 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • A-GPS
  • FM Radio
  • MicroUSB 2.0
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Compass
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • 145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm @ 159 g
  • White, Black, Gold and Rose Gold Colors
  • 3100mAh Li-ion Battery (Removable)
  • ₱11,990.00 Official Price in the Philippines