Features Key features of the Galaxy S6  vs J5 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy S6
2560 x 1440
Galaxy J5
1280 x 720

memory

Galaxy S6
3 GB
Galaxy J5
1.5 GB

processor

Galaxy S6
Octa core
Galaxy J5
Quad core

camera resolution

Galaxy S6
16 MP
Galaxy J5
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Store much more stuff 128 GB vs 8 GB 16x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Much higher resolution 2560 x 1440 vs 1280 x 720 4x higher resolution
Much sharper screen 575 ppi vs 293 ppi More than 95% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Much faster processor 2.1 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 75% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
More RAM 3 GB vs 1.5 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Higher resolution front camera 16 MP vs 13 MP Around 25% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 4x higher def video
Slightly lighter 138 g vs 146 g More than 5% lighter
Thinner 6.8 mm vs 7.9 mm Around 15% thinner
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PhoneRocket is not aware of any important advantages of the Galaxy J5 8 GB vs the Galaxy S6 128 GB.

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S6  vs
J5 
Type AMOLED AMOLED
Size 5.1" 5"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 1280 x 720
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 575 ppi 293 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.1 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Octa core Quad core
RAM 3 GB 1.5 GB
Internal storage 128 GB 8 GB

photo & video

Camera 16 MP 13 MP
Resolution 16 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 1,380 min 1,080 min
Capacity 2,550 mA·h 2,600 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S6  vs
J5 
Weight 138 g 146 g
Thickness 6.8 mm 7.9 mm
Size 70.5 x 143.4 x 6.8 mm 71.8 x 142.1 x 7.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

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

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes No
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth
Samsung Galaxy S6
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