Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016), Galaxy J7 (2016) Allegedly Pass Bluetooth Certification

The unannounced Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and the Galaxy J7 (2016) have this time purportedly passed Bluetooth SIG certification. The documents reveal nothing more than the smartphone’s model numbers and the Bluetooth version they will include.

As per the SIG certification documents, the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) is seen with a SM-J5108 codename, while the Galaxy J7 (2016) is seen with a model number SM-J7108. Both will feature Bluetooth v4.1. The listings was first spotted by via GSMArena.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) earlier this month reportedly passed a few benchmark websites. As per the latest benchmark results, the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) will be running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. It will pack an octa-core Cortex-A53 processor clocked at 1.7GHz (1.69GHz in GeekBench), clubbed with 2GB RAM. The benchmark lists the chipset as the Exynos 7870 SoC.

The Galaxy J7 (2016) on the benchmark was also tipped feature a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution display. Also seen is the inclusion of Mali-T830 GPU alongside 16GB of inbuilt storage, out of which users will be able to access 11GB. In the camera department, the handset is listed to sport a 12-megapixel autofocus rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Both will be able to record videos in full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution. Other features mentioned are an accelerometer, proximity sensor, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, and GPS.

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) also reportedly went through benchmark tests last month, tipping some specifications. The handset was seen running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and featured a 5.2-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution display. It packs a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC clocked at 1.2GHz, clubbed with Adreno 306 GPU and 2GB RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) houses 16GB inbuilt storage, out of which users will get 11GB. Also featured is a 12-megapixel autofocus rear camera, 4.7-megapixel front-facing camera, which can record videos in full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution. The smartphone also bears an accelerometer, Bluetooth, GPS, light sensor, NFC, proximity sensor, and Wi-Fi under connectivity and sensors department.


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