Samsung launches cheap entry 4G smartphones in India!

Samsung Galaxy J5 and J7Samsung launched Galaxy J5 and J7 which comes under new J series in India. Both devices come with 5MP front camera with LED Flash for selfies, 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture. The Galaxy J5 comes with 8GB of internal storage and J7 comes with 16GB of internal, both have 128GB expandable memory. Both has 1.5GB of RAM, running on Android 5.1 Lollipop, Dual SIM and 4G LTE connectivity.

Samsung Galaxy J5 and J7_1The J5 comes with 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with 1280×720 pixels, 1.2GHz quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor powered by Adreno 306 GPU, battery is 2600mAh capacity whereas J7 comes with 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with 1280×720 pixels, 1.5GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7580 processor powered by Mali T720 GPU, battery is 3000mAH capacity. Check the hands on video of Samsung Galaxy J5 [youtube youtubeurl=”KGv0BKU1vhg” ][/youtube]

Commenting on the launch, Asim Warsi, Vice President, Marketing, IT & Mobile at Samsung India, said,

[notification type=”notification_info” ]Samsung is committed to lead the 4G revolution by providing new user experiences and latest technology. With consumers embracing the 4G revolution, we are looking at expanding our product offerings. The launch of Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 aims to give consumers options in the mid-range price segment. With optimal features and great value proposition for our consumers, the new devices will offer an uncompromised smartphone experience, at very competitive prices.[/notification]

Ankit Nagori, Chief Business Officer – Flipkart said,

[notification type=”notification_info” ]Samsung is known for introducing smartphones with cutting-age technology and unique designs in India. We are thrilled to introduce the new J series smartphones exclusively on our platform. Dedicated towards providing world class products, we are positive that this range of products will offer our customers the ultimate 4G experience at a great value.[/notification]

Ajai Puri, Director-Market Operations, Bharti Airtel (India and South Asia), said,

[notification type=”notification_info” ]Device ecosystem is a critical prerequisite for 4G proliferation. We have a longstanding relationship with Samsung and together offer unmatched Internet capabilities on our superior 4G network using Samsung’s cutting-edge devices. Extending this further, we are happy to introduce irresistible data offers on the J5 & J7, which will enable a greater experience of Airtel 4G on its HD AMOLED screens. We invite mobile consumers to experience the power of 4G on these devices.[/notification]

The Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 come in Black, White and Gold colours for Rs. 11,999 and Rs. 14,999, respectively. These smartphones will come with Rs. 3200 worth in-app purchase credit from Gameloft, Double data for Airtel customers on 4G for 6 months and unlimited music downloads on Airtel’s Wynk music worth Rs. 594 for 6 months. The Galaxy J5 and J7 will go sale available exclusively on Flipkart and sale starts on July 23rd. Samsung is offering Rs. 999 worth flip cover for Rs. 199 for these smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy J5 specifications are

  • Processor: 1.2GHz quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410
  • GPU: Adreno 306
  • Display: 5-inch HD Super AMOLED with 1280×720 pixels
  • RAM: 1.5GB
  • Memory: 8GB internal, expandable up to 128GB microSD
  • Camera: Rear 13MP with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture/ Front 5MP with LED flash, 120-degree wide-angle lens
  • OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • SIM: Dual
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Battery: 2600mAh

Samsung Galaxy J7 specifications are

  • Processor: 1.5GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7580
  • GPU: Mali T720
  • Display: 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED with 1280×720 pixels
  • RAM: 1.5GB
  • Memory: 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB with microSD
  • Camera: 13MP with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture/ Front 5MP with LED flash, 120-degree wide-angle lens
  • OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • SIM: Dual
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Battery: 3000mAh