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Samsung Galaxy J5

SM-J500F
SAM-J5
Discontinued
24
MONTHS WARRANTY

Description

THE SAMSUNG GALAXY J5 HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED. A NEW 2016 VARIANT OF THE J5 IS AVAILABLE HERE.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (SIM Free / UK)

If purchasing for use outside of the EU, you may wish to read the information regarding the international region lock on new Samsung stock - please refer to the end of this description.

SIM Free / Unlocked UK stock


Here at Clove we stock official UK models of the Samsung Galaxy J5. These are sold SIM Free and Unlocked, so are compatible with all UK and European networks.

For 3G / LTE connectivity outside of Europe, please check the specifications and your operator for compatibility.

Reasons to buy the Galaxy J5

  • 1.2 GHz quad core processor - modern performance
  • Micro SD storage - keep pictures, music & videos stored on up to 128 GB micro SD cards
  • 13MP camera / 5MP front facing - high resolution photography & selfies!
  • 3G / LTE connectivity - high speed downloads on compatible global networks
  • GPS / Bluetooth / WiFi

Colour and memory variants

Available in Black or White, the Galaxy J5 is available SIM Free and unlocked from Clove Technology with 8 GB of internal storage.

Box contents

  • UK SIM Free / unlocked Samsung Galaxy J5 handset
  • Samsung 3 pin mains charger
  • Samsung USB data cable
  • Documentation

Overview

If you're looking for a modern and capable smartphone in 2015 that doesn't break the bank, then the Samsung Galaxy J5 could be exactly what you need.

With a 1.2 GHz quad core processor, 1.5GB or RAM and the newest Android 5.1 system, the Galaxy J5 has everything you need to stay connected and perform quickly at all times.

Add to this a highly detailed 13MP camera with Samsung's high class software and you have a phone that would have been top of the range and twice the price just a couple of years ago.

The J5 isn't looking to compete with the flashiest and most expensive phones on the market, pushing the boundaries of modern mobile technology. Instead it's been designed as an affordable and reliable workhouse - the perfect mid-range device to get work done during the day and help you relax with a few games or some social browsing when you wind down.

Running Android 5.1, with Samsung's tried and tested TouchWiz interface, you know the software side of things is top class. It's also compatible with modern technologies and recent additions to Android such as Android Wear smartwatches, Android Auto for cars and wireless streaming with Chromecast or Miracast receivers.

Samsung also cater well for the basics with features their long time fans desire - expandable memory is available - compatible with the newest 128/200GB micro SD cards - for storing pictures, music and video. You'll also find a removable battery, FM radio and global positioning with GPS, GLONASS and Beidou.

*Since September 2013, Samsung have implemented a 'region lock' on all new stock. Clove Technology only have access to models designed for the “European” region, which covers both UK and mainland Europe. The compatible countries are listed below**.

For correct operation, this handset should be activated inside one of these countries with a SIM card issued for use there. The device will then be able to accept SIM cards from outside of these countries.

Activation requires turning the device on for the first time & completing set-up with the SIM installed, then completing at least 5 minutes of voice call(s) with this SIM.

Without activation you may still use the device outside of these countries when 'roaming' - using a SIM card from the listed countries.

If this activation procedure is not followed then the device will lock when first attempted to be used with a SIM card from outside of these regions. Local Samsung support may provide a code to unlock such handsets.

**All member states of the E.E.A and the following additional territories: Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M), Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Serbia and Vatican City.

IF YOUR CHOSEN DELIVERY COUNTY IS NOT LISTED, CLOVE TECHNOLOGY WILL BREAK THE SEAL ON THIS DEVICE AND ACTIVATE IT. YOU MUST AGREE TO THIS PROCEDURE IN THE CHECKOUT BEFORE THE SALE WILL COMPLETE.

Specification

SIM Free & UnlockedYes
Operating SystemAndroid
  • Version5.1 Lollipop
  • Custom SkinSamsung TouchWiz
Processor
  • Speed1.2GHz Quad Core
  • Dual Core
  • Quad CoreYes
  • Make/ModelQualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
  • OtherAdreno 306 GPU
Expansion SlotYes
  • TypeMicroSDXC
  • Capacity (Up to)128 GB
RAM1.5GB
ROM
Internal StorageYes
  • Capacity8GB
Display/Screen
  • TouchscreenYes
  • Size5
  • TypeTFT-LCD Capacitive touch screen
  • Resolution 720 x 1280
  • Other~294 ppi
GSM/GPRSYes
  • Frequencies850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • Speed
3G/HSPAYes
  • Frequencies850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • Speed
4GYes
  • FrequenciesLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • Speed
BluetoothYes
  • Version4.1
  • FunctionsA2DP, LE
WiFiYes
  • Version802.11 b/g/n
DLNA
  • Version
Ports
  • DataMicro USB (2.0)
  • PowerMicro USB (2.0)
  • Audio3.5mm jack
  • Video OutMiracast
FacebookYes
Device Controls
  • Keyboard
  • Optical Trackpad
  • Hardware ButtonsPower / Volume / Home
  • Other
GPSYes
  • Antenna TypeGPS / GLONASS
  • A-GPSYes
  • Built-in SoftwareGoogle Maps
CameraYes
  • Megapixels13MP
  • FlashAuto Focus and LED Flash
  • Camera Lens
  • OtherGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Front Facing CameraYes
  • Type5 MP
Sensors
  • AccelerometerYes
  • Proximity SensorYes
  • Digital Compass
  • GyroscopeYes
  • Light SensorYes
Audio
  • FormatsMP3 / WAV / eAAC / Flac player
  • Recording1080p @ 30fps
Video
  • FormatsMP4 / H.264 player
  • Recording
Near Field CommunicationYes
FM RadioYes
Battery
  • Capacity2,600 mAh
  • TypeLi-ion
  • RemovableYes
Call Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Standby Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Dimensions142 x 73 x 8.5 mm (5.59 x 2.87 x 0.33 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz)
SoftwareGoogle Services, Google Play
OtherSamsung Apps
Warranty24 months

FAQs

Will my phone work

The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this product. Hopefully you will find the answer to your question, if not, use the contact form below and we shall answer it for you.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link: http://www.clove.co.uk/international-customers.aspx

Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?

Yes, this phone is unlocked and can be used with networks around the world.
Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.

Is this phone brand new?

Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (I.e. EX-DEMO) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.

Is there any network/operator branding?

No - There is only the manufacturer’s branding.

Does the phone have a Micro SDHC/memory card slot?

Yes – this phone supports up to 128GB of external storage

What SIM card does this phone use?

This phone takes a micro SIM card

Is this handset LTE compatible?

Yes – this phone is compatible on international LTE frequencies 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) . Please check with your local operator for LTE network provisions in your area

Does this phone have a removable battery?

Yes

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