Samsung’s Galaxy J series smartphones primed for PH users

Victor Barreiro Jr.
Samsung aims to captivate Philippine consumers with features that address the Philippine technological landscape, specifically when it comes to data consumption and the difficulty in finding a signal in remote areas

MANILA, Philippines – Samsung launched the 2016 lineup of its Galaxy J series of smartphones on Thursday, June 23.

Samsung aims to captivate Philippine consumers with features that address the Philippine technological landscape, specifically when it comes to data consumption and the difficulty in finding a signal in remote areas.

The two phones, the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7, both sport Ultra Data Saving and Signal Max features.

The Ultra Data Saving feature optimizes and reduces the use of mobile data by up to 50% by compressing applications and browser content. The feature also lets users choose which applications will take full advantage of their data plan. The data-saving function also lessens battery drain, prolonging the usage of your phone.

The other feature, Signal Max, is a type of Radio Frequency (RF) technology that enhances signal quality.

The Galaxy J5 boasts a 5.2-inch screen and a 3,100 mAh battery, while the Galaxy J7 has a 5.5-inch screen and a 3,300 mAh battery.

Both come with 16GB of onboard memory and are sold bundled with a free 32GB microSD card for a total of 48GB of memory.

Both the Galaxy J5 and J7 sport 2GB of RAM and run on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. They also both come with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera.

The Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 are both available now at Samsung stores and authorized dealers. The Galaxy J5 will cost P11,990, while the Galaxy J7 will cost P14,990. Rappler.com

 

Victor Barreiro Jr.

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