Both the smartphones are now available to buy in the home country via KT Corporation. The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) has been priced at KRW 290,000 (approximately Rs. 17,000), while the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) has been priced at KRW 363,000 (approximately Rs. 21,000). Both the new Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 smartphones feature metal frames.
The new J-series smartphones are successors to the Samsung Galaxy J5 and the Galaxy J7, which were unveiled in July last year. Unfortunately, the company has as of now not revealed any plans to launch the new Galaxy J-series smartphones in more markets.
Both the smartphones run Android 6.0 Marshmallow and come with 4G (LTE Cat. 4) support. They sport a 13-megapixel rear camera with f1.9 aperture and LED flash while both also feature 5-megapixel front-facing cameras that also comes with f1.9 aperture.
(Also see: Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) vs. Samsung Galaxy J5)
Other specifications of the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) (seen below) include a 5.2-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) Super Amoled display and is powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz clubbed with 2GB of RAM. There is 16GB of storage and the handset supports expandable storage support via microSD card (up to 128GB). The Galaxy J5 (2016) is backed by a 3100mAh battery. It measures 145.8x72.3x8.1mm and weigh 158 grams.
(Also see: Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) vs. Samsung Galaxy J7)
Coming to the Galaxy J7 (2016), the smartphone features a 5.5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) Super Amoled display and is powered by an octa-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz. It comes with 2GB of RAM and packs 16GB of storage which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). The handset is backed by a 3300mAh battery. It measures 151.7x76x7.8mm and 169 grams. It's worth noting that the Galaxy J7 (2016) variant launched in South Korea comes with slight difference in specifications. The Galaxy J7 (2016) China variant featured a full-HD display and also came with 3GB of RAM.