Galaxy J5 (2017)

Samsung, which recently launched Galaxy J5 Prime smartphone with 32GB internal storage in India, seems to be all set to launch the Galaxy J5 (2017) edition.

The smartphone, which is not yet officially announced, has been found listed on Amazon France. The listing suggests that the device will be available in two colors — Gold and Black, at a price of 279 Euros, which is equivalent to $315.

While the phone’s looks are similar to other typical Samsung handset, there is a minor change in design at the back. It has a new design for the antenna lines which are present at the top and bottom of the back.

The listing on Amazon further reveals the final specs of the device. As per the listing, the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) features a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED display, with a 720 x 1280 HD resolution.

Under the hood, the smartphone is said to be powered by the company’s own Exynos 7870 chipset, with an octa core CPU running at 1.6GHz. There’s also 2GB of RAM, along with 16GB of internal storage which can also be further expanded using microSD card. It supports expandable storage of up to 256GB.

Interestingly, the listing suggests that the both – back and front-facing cameras, are having a 13 megapixel shooter. Further details of the camera department are not yet known. It is powered by a 3000mAh battery but the fast charging or power saving features are not mentioned in the listing.

The Amazon listing of the device has phone’s image suggesting that the phone will see an official unveiling on Monday, June 5th, i.e. today. When launched, it will certainly be available in the Europe, followed by other countries.

There is no indication or information available about the phone’s launch in India. Given that the company recently launched a new model with 32GB storage of Galaxy J5 Prime in India, there is a possibility that the J5 (2017) may have a delayed launched in India.

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