The South Korean giant Samsung today launched its recently-unveiled Galaxy J5 (2016) and J7 (2016) in its home country. Both the devices will be available for purchase in gold and black colour options from local carrier KT. As for the price, the Galaxy J5 (2016) will be available for around $255 (KRW 290,000) while the J7 will cost around approximately $320 (KRW 363,000).

galaxy j7 2016

It is worth noting that the Galaxy J7 (2016) seems less powerful with 2GB of RAM and 720p display compared to the Chinese variant with 3 gigs of RAM and full HD display. The rest of the specs stay same.

The key specs for the 2016 Galaxy J5 as well as the J7 can be checked out in below tables.

Galaxy J7 2016

Display5.5-inches 720p resolution
CPUOcta-core 1.6GHz
Camera13MP rear, 5MP front-facing camera
Memory2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB)
Battery3,300mAh

Galaxy J5 2016

Display5.2-inches 720p
CPUQuad-core 1.2GHz Cortex A53
Camera13MP main camera, 5MP front camera
Memory2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB)
Battery3,100mAh

For our European readers, the Galaxy J7 2016 is already available with several retailers even though Samsung has not announced it officially. There is no word on the availability of Galaxy J5 2016 in Europe yet.