Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500M 8GB Smartphone (Region Specific Unlocked, Gold)

Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500M 8GB Smartphone (Region Specific Unlocked, Gold)

Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500M 8GB Smartphone (Region Specific Unlocked, Gold)

Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500M 8GB Smartphone (Region Specific Unlocked, Gold)

Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500M 8GB Smartphone (Region Specific Unlocked, Gold)

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Product Highlights

  • GSM / 4G LTE Capable
  • International Variant/US Compatible LTE
  • 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 410 Quad-Core Chipset
  • 8GB Storage Capacity & 1.5GB of RAM
  • 5.0" Super AMOLED Display
  • HD 1280 x 720 Native Resolution
  • 5MP Front + 13MP Rear Cameras
  • microSDXC Expansion up to 128GB
  • Ultra Power Saving Mode
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
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This device is region-locked to North and South America, but is still carrier-unlocked and should work fully with carriers listed below with green bars. Yellow bars denote partial network coverage. A SIM card and service plan must be purchased separately. Network compatibility listed here is for reference only and does not guarantee phone compatibility. Due to the region lock, the phone will not work on carriers outside of the Americas.

Samsung SM-J500M overview

  • 1Description

The gold Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500M 8GB Smartphone offers powerful performance and high-definition image quality. Designed for used in North and South America, this smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 410 chipset with consists of a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. The Galaxy J5 also has 1.5GB of RAM for multi-tasking. This model stores up to 8GB of data and features a microSDXC slot, which supports memory cards up to 128GB for added storage capacity. The smartphone's micro-USB 2.0 interface allows you to connect the device for mass-storage purposes and also serves as a charging port.

The Samsung Galaxy J5 has a 5.0" Super AMOLED screen and an HD 1280 x 720 native resolution for viewing detailed content. For photo capturing and video chatting, this smartphone features a 5-megapixel front camera and an f/1.9 13-megapixel rear camera. The front and rear cameras are also accompanied by an LED flash for capturing images in low-light situations.

High-speed Internet access is enabled by the smartphone's integrated 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity. Bluetooth 4.1 is also built-in for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices. Built-in GPS allows you to utilize Google location and maps services, as well as receive turn-by-turn directions. The Samsung Galaxy J5 has a large, removable 2600mAh battery that can deliver up to 18 hours of 3G talk time.

GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports. You can check which bands this phone works with in the Specifications.
International Variant / US Compatible LTE
The SM-J500M is an international variant of the Galaxy J5. The SM-J500M's LTE radio is tuned to frequencies that are most often used in the United States and North America, as well as Europe and elsewhere. To ensure this phone will work with your carrier please check to make sure the frequencies your carrier uses are supported by this phone. The full list of compatible carrier frequencies can be found hererzrrtqewfvyybytcxwrzsasfeyvffaxc, the frequencies this phone supports can be found in the product specs.
Because the SM-J500M is an international variant the language of the box and the default language of the phone may not be in English. Also an international AC to USB adapter may be included.
Android 5.1 Lollipop
The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. Using the card-based Google Now, Android quickly surfaces information for you whenever you need it, powered by the same Knowledge Engine that runs Google's web search. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your homescreen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to more than one million apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 5.1 is the second version of the OS known as Lollipop. It takes the myriad improvements from Android 5.0-the "Material Design" visual overhaul, revamped multitasking, and multi-user support-and goes even further, adding official support for HD Voice, added security features such as Device Protection, and more.
  • Ultra Power Saving Mode: This feature is designed to prolong battery life when needed by turning off non-essential device functions
  • Quick Launch: Simply press the Home button twice to quickly access the camera
  • Smart Manager: With just a few taps you can close apps that you do not use, improve memory performance or battery, delete files, or run an antivirus
  • Single-band Wi-Fi connectivity
  • A-GPS with GLONASS
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi hotspot support
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP, AVRCP, DI, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SAP
  • Smart Switch PC sync (Windows version)
Additional Features
  • Camera: Auto focus, geo-tagging, face detection, front and rear flashes
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, Hall
  • 1920 x 1080 video recording at 30 frames-per-second
  • Galaxy Circle Gear support

Samsung SM-J500M specs

Operating System Android 5.1 Lollipop
Memory 1.5 GB
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
CPU 1.2 GHz  Cortex A53 Quad-Core
GPU Adreno 306
Storage 8 GB
Size 5.0"
Native Resolution 1280 x 720
Display Colors 16.0 Million
Pixel Density 294 ppi
Display Technology OLED
Input/Output Connectors
Ports 1x USB 2.0 - Micro
Audio 1x Integrated Speaker
1x Integrated Microphone
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone
Flash Media Slot 1 x microSDXC
SIM Card Size Card 1: Micro 
GSM 2G GSM, GPRS, EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
GSM 3G/3.5G UMTS, HSPA+: 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
4G LTE LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17, 28 Bands
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1  
Infrared No
Front Camera
Resolution 5.0 MP
Rear Camera
Resolution 13.0 MP - Photo: 4128 x 3096 / Video: 1920 x 1080p 30 fps
Aperture f/1.9
Rear Camera Flash
Rear Camera Flash Yes
Sensors Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
Water Resistance None
Keyboard Virtual
Battery Removable Lithium-Ion (2600.0 mAh)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.8 x 5.6 x 0.3" / 71.8 x 142.1 x 7.9 mm
Weight 5.15 oz / 146 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.0 x 3.3 x 2.0"

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