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Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal vs Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) XSamsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)05Points
Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)
5.2"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3100
mAh

(Removable)

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12PointsSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal X
Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
5.2"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

13mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)vsGalaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
+16GB (11GB available)10%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs10GB
+159 grams (5.57 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs160 grams (5.6 ounces)
+3100 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
1.2GHz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.6GHz 64bit Octa-Core56%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 13MP154%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.1.1 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster

33 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back / Aluminum body, glass front
Super AMOLED
16 million
720x1280 pixels
282 PPI
+26 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
ModelGalaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy J5 2016 SM-J510MN/Dual-Sim, Galaxy J5-6Galaxy J5 SM-J530F/Dual-Sim (16GB + 2GB RAM)
Country or region availableBrazil
Brazil
South Africa(Latin America)AngolaSaudi ArabiaUnited Arab Emirates(Europe)Morocco
South Africa, (Latin America), Angola, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, (Europe), Morocco
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date7/29/20166/1/2017
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72.3 x 145.8 millimeters (2.85 x 5.74 in)71.3 x 146.2 millimeters (2.81 x 5.76 in)
Weight159 grams (5.57 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
System versionAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7870 (14nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 1 processor:
1.6GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 306 450MhzARM Mali-T830 MP1 (700MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)
eMMC 4.5
10GB
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 28)LTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDLED
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3100 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy21 hours21 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: White, Black, Gold, Rose Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- ANT+ support
- Colors: Black, Blue, Pink, Gold
- 2.5D screen glass (curved)
- Dual Messenger
- ANT+ support

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal (SM-J510MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.25W/kg (head), 1.28W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.453W/kg (head), 1.17W/kg (body)0.349W/kg (head), 1.36W/kg (body)
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