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Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J5 vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime XSamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)14Points
Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

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05PointsSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy J5 X
Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)

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 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)vsGalaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
+16GB (11GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (3GB available)
+146 grams (5.11 ounces)10%
Lighter
vs160 grams (5.6 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+720x1280 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs540x960 pixels
+294 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs220 PPI
+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5GB LPDDR2vs+1.5GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

27 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front / Plastic body
16 million
5"
LED flash on both cameras
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+20 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
ModelGalaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy J5 (4G) SM-J500M/Dual-Sim, Galaxy J5 2015Galaxy J2 Prime Duos G532G/Dual-Sim
Country or region availableBrazil
Brazil
PhilippinesIndiaIndonesiaMalaysiaThailandTaiwan
Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2015November, 2016
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)71.8 x 142.1 millimeters (2.83 x 5.59 in)72.1 x 144.8 millimeters (2.84 x 5.7 in)
Weight146 grams (5.11 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6737T (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 306 450MhzARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR21.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)
eMMC 4.5
8GB (3GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~66% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels540x960 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17, 28)LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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
CallingSamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashLEDLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: White, Black, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Silver, Pink
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.72W/kg (head) | 0.8W/kg (body)0.45W/kg (head) | 1.36W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.59W/kg (head) | 0.38W/kg (body)0.47W/kg (head) | 1.2W/kg (body)
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