The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime, one of the most ambitious J series handset, already started retailing in India last week, and today, Samsung officially introduced the metal clad phone alongside its younger sibling, the Galaxy J5 Prime.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pime and Galaxy J5 Prime will retail for 14,790 INR and 17,890 INR
The Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime is the smaller of the two with a 5-inch HD display. There is 2.5D glass layered on the display and just like the Galaxy J7 Prime, and the fingerprint sensor has also been passed down to this more affordable J series handset.
The J5 Prime is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage (Expandable up to 256GB). Other features include 13MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture, 5MP front camera, 4G LTE, WiFi and a 2400mAh battery.
The Galaxy J7 Prime, on the other hand has a 5.5-inch Full HD display and is powered by 1.6GHz octa-core processor with 3GB RAM and 16GB storage. Other features include 13MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture, 5MP front camera, 4G LTE, WiFi and a 3300mAh battery.
Both handsets include Android Marshmallow based TouchWiz UI along with new features like S Power Planning and S Secure. The S Secure enhances overall device security by allowing you to hide apps
“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’,” said Manu Sharma Vice President, Mobiles business, Samsung Electronics India.
Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime and Galaxy J5 Prime:
|Model||Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime||Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime|
|Display||5.5 inch full HD display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass||5-inch HD display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass|
|Processor||1.6 GHz Octa Core Exynos 7870 processor||1.4 GHz quad core processor|
|Camera||13 MP rear and 8 MP front camera||13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera|
|Dimensions||151.5 x 74.9 x 8.1mm||142.8×69.5×8.1|
|Software||Android 6.0 Marshmallow||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Price||18,790 INR||14,790 INR|