Today we will compare two smartphones released by Samsung in September 2016 and January 2017, which are the Galaxy J7 Prime and Galaxy A5 2017.
The Galaxy J7 Prime measures 151.7x75x8mm and weights 167 grams. On the other hand, the Galaxy A5 2017 is slightly slimmer and lighter as it measures 146.1×71.4×7.9mm and weights 157 grams. While the former has a full metal design with two slim horizontal bars at the top and bottom of the back, the ladder kept the glass and metal design from the previous model.
The Galaxy J7 Prime features a PLS TFT display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi. The Galaxy A5 2017 has a smaller super AMOLED display of 5.2-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 424 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Galaxy J7 Prime features an Exynos 7870 Octa chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz, a Mali-T830MP2 graphics card and 3GB of RAM. The Galaxy A5 2017 comes with an Exynos 7880 Octa chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.9GHz, a Mali-T830MP3 graphics card and 3GB of RAM.
The Galaxy J7 Prime has been released in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB, while the Galaxy A5 2017 comes in one variant that has 32GB. However, you shouldn’t worry, because you can expand the storage on both devices up to 256GB using a microSD card.
The Galaxy J7 Prime sports a primary camera of 13MP that features autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama and a secondary camera of 8MP. The Galaxy A5 2017 comes with a primary camera of 16MP that features face detection, geo-tagging, autofocus, HDR, panorama and a secondary camera of 16MP that’s able to record videos at a 1080p resolution.
The Galaxy J7 Prime is powered by a non-removable battery of 3300 mAh, which is slightly larger than the 3000 mAh battery that’s found on the Galaxy A5 2017.