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Samsung Launches Galaxy J5 And J7 In India

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NEW DELHI, INDIA - JULY 16: Manu Sharma (L), Director, Mobile at Samsung India and Asim Warsi, Vice President of Marketing, IT and Mobile at Samsung India during the launch of the Samsung Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 on July 16, 2015 in New Delhi, India. Samsung expanded its range of Galaxy smartphones by launching two new 4G phones J5 and J7 in India. Electronics giant has tied up with Flipkart to offer the phones exclusively on the online platform. Both the phones can be pre-booked between July 16 and July 22. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Samsung launched two new low-mid range phones in India -- Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy (2015) in an event on Monday. The phones are priced at ₹13990 and ₹15990 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) has a 5.2-inch full-HD display along with 2 GB of RAM. It runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor. Galaxy J5 has 16 GB of internal storage with an option of expansion with the SD card. The phone has a battery life of 3100 mAh.

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2015) on the other hand a 5.5-inch full-HD display along with 2 GB of RAM. Its China variant has a 3 GB RAM. On the inside, Galaxy J7 sports Samsung's own Exynos 1.6GHz chipset . Galaxy J7 has 16 GB of internal storage with an option of expansion with the SD card.

Both the phones have same cameras. A 13 MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture. The front camera is of 5 MP. Both the phones are running software based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

This is the third phone of the J series the Korean smartphone giants have launched this year. In March, they launched Samsung Galaxy J3 which was focused on bikers. Galaxy J3 had a special bike mode which provided options for safe riding. The company was also declared a leader in the premium segment for the first quarter beating Apple.

Both the phone are launched at a time when there are already phones like LeEco 1s and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 have been capturing the market and attention of the Indian consumer space. Another popular phone in the similar category Moto G is ready for a reboot on 17 May with its newest iteration Moto G4. Lenovo is also launching their sub-brand Zuk in India. Zuk will launch Zuk Z1 which is said to be priced at ₹15000 on 10 May.

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