Features Key features of the Galaxy J5  vs Moto G5 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy J5
1280 x 720
Moto G5
1920 x 1080


Galaxy J5
1.5 GB
Moto G5
2 GB

camera resolution

Galaxy J5
13 MP
Moto G5
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Samsung Galaxy J5

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Thinner 7.9 mm vs 9.5 mm More than 15% thinner
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Motorola Moto G5

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Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Significantly sharper screen 440 ppi vs 293 ppi More than 50% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1280 x 720 2.2x higher resolution
Faster processor 1.4 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Store slightly more stuff 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy J5  vs
Moto G5 
Size 5" 5"
Resolution 1280 x 720 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 293 ppi 440 ppi


Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.4 GHz
RAM 1.5 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 13 MP
Resolution 13 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot No Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth

form factor

Galaxy J5  vs
Moto G5 
Weight 146 g 146 g
Thickness 7.9 mm 9.5 mm
Size 71.8 x 142.1 x 7.9 mm 73 x 144.3 x 9.5 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes No


Supports FM radio No No


Operating system Android 6.0 Android 7.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Capacity 2,600 mA·h 2,800 mA·h
Samsung Galaxy J5
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