Samsung launched its budget smartphones Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) in China last month, but it didn't utter a word on whether it will make the devices available to other markets. Now, the company has hinted that the handset will come to India soon.
In fact, there is no reason why the South Korean technology giant will not choose India, as the 2015 version of the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 did good business in the country. These smartphones may follow the Galaxy J3 (2016), which has already hit Indian stores.
The Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) support pages have been spotted on Samsung India website, giving a clear hint that its release date in the country is not far off, reported Android Headlines. The devices were also spotted on Zauba, a website that keeps track of imports and exports in India.
Samsung has announced the price of the Galaxy J7 (2016), but reports have suggested that it could be priced around Rs. 16,000. It sports a 5.5-inch full HD Super AMOLED touchscreen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density), measures 151.7x76x7.8 mm in dimension, weighs 170 g and comes with a metal frame.
Under the hood, it has a 1.6GHz octa-core processor, an Android 5.1 Lollipop, a 16GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card), a 3GB RAM, a 13MP main camera with f/1.9 aperture, 28mm, autofocus and LED flash, a 5MP front-snapper with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash, and a 3,300 mAh battery.
The Galaxy J5 (2016) is like a replica of the Galaxy J7 (2016) with same design and metal frame. It is expected to come with a price tag between Rs. 11,000 and Rs. 12,000 when it hits Indian stores.
The device sports a 5.2-inch HD Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 720x1,280 pixels (282 ppi pixel density), measures 145.8x72.3x8.1 mm in dimension and weighs 159 g. It has a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, an Android 5.1 Lollipop, a 16GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card), and a 2GB RAM. the device also house a 13MP main camera with f/1.9 aperture, 28mm, autofocus and LED flash, a 5MP front-snapper with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash, and a 3,100mAh battery.