Today we will compare the Galaxy J7 Prime and Galaxy A5 2017, two devices that Samsung has released in September 2016 and January 2017, respectively, and let you decide which one of them suits your needs better.
The Galaxy J7 Prime measures 151.7x75x8mm and weights 167 grams. On the other hand, the Galaxy A5 2017 is slimmer and lighter as it measures 146.1×71.4×7.9mm and weights 157 grams. While the former has a full metal body that comes in two variants of colors such as black and gold, the latter has glass on its back and the available colors are Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist and Peach Cloud.
The Galaxy J7 Prime has a PLS TFT display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi. The Galaxy A5 2017 has a smaller super AMOLED display of 5.2-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 424 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Galaxy J7 Prime features a Exynos 7870 Octa chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz, a Mali-T830MP2 graphics card and 3GB of RAM. The Galaxy A5 2017 has an Exynos 7880 Octa chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.9GHz, a Mali-T830MP3 graphics card and 3GB of RAM.
The Galaxy J7 Prime has been released in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB, while the Galaxy A5 2017 is available with an internal storage of 32GB. Both devices come with a card slot that supports microSD cards up to 256GB.
The Galaxy J7 Prime sports a primary camera of 13MP that features autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama and a secondary camera of 8MP. The Galaxy A5 2017 has a better primary camera of 16MP that features autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection, touch focus, HDR and a secondary camera of 16MP.
The Galaxy J7 Prime is powered by a 3300 mAh non-removable battery, which is slightly better than the 3000 mAh battery that the Galaxy A5 2017 features.