Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime and J7 Prime with fingerprint sensor launched, starts at Rs. 14790


Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy J7 Prime (SM-G610F) and also launched a new Galaxy J5 Prime smartphone in India. The J7 Prime packs a 5.5-inch 1080p screen with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass  protection and is powered by a 1.6GHz Octa-Core processor, while the J5 Prime comes with a 5-inch HD screen with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection and is powered by a quad-core processor. Both the phones run Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and also have a fingerprint sensor on the front. 


Both the phones have a has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and unibody metal design. These come with dual SIM support, 4G LTE connectivity, have S bike mode and S Power Planning that has modes – Reserve battery for calls, which enables the consumer to allocate a certain percentage of the battery for calls & messages, Extend Battery time which allows user to extend the usage time of the phone upto twice the current available time and Forward calls when no battery wherein the user can forward the calls to a selected contact or any number when the phone runs out of battery.

S Secure addresses the consumers’ concerns on security & privacy has three features – Lock and hide apps which allows users to hide or lock applications, Secure Folder where the user can stores files for increased privacy & security and Secure Wi-Fi, which enables consumers to browse worry free especially on a public Wi-Fi by encrypting data which is being transferred.


Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD TFT display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 151.5 x 74.9 x 8.1mm; Weight: 167g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 3300mAh battery


Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass  protection
  • 1.4GHz Quad-Core processor
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 142.8×69.5×8.1; Weight: 143g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 2400mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime comes in Gold and Black colors and is priced at Rs. 18,790. It is available from retail stores across India and Samsung online shop. The Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime comes in Black and Gold colors, is priced at Rs. 14,790 and will be available from September-end. These phones come with 10GB worth of Vodafone data over 3 months at 1GB price.

Commenting on the launch, Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobiles business, Samsung Electronics India said:

At Samsung, we are committed to continued innovation, inspired by the deep understanding and insights from our wide range of consumers. The Galaxy J7 Prime and the Galaxy J5 Prime come with the latest ‘Make for India’ innovations, ‘S Power Planning™’ and ‘S Secure™’ for smart power management and increased privacy & security on your smartphones respectively. The devices have a premium full metal body design, powerful processor and fingerprint sensor for an enriching consumer experience. With the combination of these latest innovations and features, the new smartphones will ensure that consumers will ‘Stay in Charge’ & ‘Stay Secure’.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram