Samsung launches another affordable smartphone

The Galaxy J5 Pro is slightly upgraded version of the Galaxy J5 (2017)

Published Fri, Jul 7 2017 9:13 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:54 AM CST

A month after the launch of the Galaxy J5 (2017), Samsung has launched a new smartphone, the Galaxy J5 Pro.

Samsung launches another affordable smartphone |

The phone is powered by Exynos 7870 processor with octa-core 1.6GHz processor and Mali-T830MP2 GPU. It comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage.

The device features a 5.2-inch display and runs Android Nougat (7.0). The Galaxy J5 Pro comes with a 13MP rear and 13MP front camera.

Read also: Samsung launches the Galaxy J5 and J7 (2017)

Other features include a fingerprint sensor and a 3,000 mAh battery.

The phone will be available in Thailand first at a price of $295.

Read also: Note8 to have two storage size options and insane price

Earlier this week, Samsung relaunched the Galaxy Note7 under a new name, the Galaxy Note Fan Edition, and we aren't far from the launch of the new member of the Note family - the Note8.

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