RAM: 2 GB
Posted: Mar 22, 2017
The new Galaxy J5 is now running Android 7.0 Nougat, which is a more than welcomed improvement. At the heart of the Galaxy J5 (2017) sits the same chip that powers the Galaxy J7 Prime, the Exynos 7870. The octa-core processor is paired with 2GB RAM, but the amount of storage remains a mystery for now.
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- Light sensor, Proximity sensor
- Video calling, Video sharing
- System chip:
System chip – Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.
- Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Processor – The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.
- Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
- Graphics processor:
- System memory:
System memory – System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.
- Music player:
- Filter by:
- Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
- Album art cover, Background playback
- Filter by:
- Other features:
- Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
- Mass storage device, USB charging
Positioning – This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS.
GPS – This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather.
A-GPS – A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.
GLONASS – GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.
- Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
- Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
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