Samsung launched the Galaxy J5 (2016) in India last year and the South Korean giant now seems to be working on its successor, which is named as Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) after the phone received WiFi certification from the WiFi Alliance (WFA).
As per the Wi-Fi certification, the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) will support dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and Wi-Fi Direct connectivity features. Sadly, the listing shows that the device will be powered by Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The listing also reveals that the smartphone boasts the model number as SM-J530FM/DS with the certification ID WFA70158 and the date of certification being 15th February 2017. Apart from this, no other details of the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) are known at the moment. However, since the device has started hovering over the rumour world, we expect more details to surface online soon.
To recall, Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) has a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED HD (1280 x 720 pixels) display. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core 64 bit processor and 2 GB RAM. The J5 (2016) offers 16GB of internal storage and 64 GB expandable memory. The phone runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system and is backed by a 3100 mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) has a 13-megapixel autofocus camera and an LED flash in its rear panel while a 5-megapixel camera is in its front. Besides this, the smartphone offers 4G, Bluetooth, GPS, WiFi, NFC and a Micro USB port. The phone measures 145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm and weighs 159 grams. It comes in White, Gold and Pink Gold colours.