Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 vs Honor 5X: Features, Price, Performance compared

Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 is a budget device with several new features like S Bike mode. Honor 5X also ships with a large display and a powerful battery. Let us compare the specifications and features:


While Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 features a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED HD display, Honor 5X offers a 5.5-inch FHD IPS display with around 72.5 percent screen-to-body ratio.


While Galaxy J5 2016 comes with Snapdragon 410 processor paired with Adreno 305 graphics, the Honor 5X features an advanced Snapdragon 616 Octa Core Processor. Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 is equipped with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. Honor 5X, meanwhile, ships with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. Both devices are capable of storage expansion to up to 128GB.

While Galaxy J5 2016 is equipped with the brand new Android Marshmallow 6, the Honor 5X is powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop.


Both Galaxy J5 2016 and Honor 5X ships with 13MP primary camera paired with a 5MP front-facing snapper with autofocus and LED flash. You will be able to take advantage of quick and panoramic shooting if you make use of Honor 5X.


Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 has an improved battery capacity of 3100mAh. However, Honor 5X ships with a 3000mAh Li-Ion Polymer battery, although it is capable of delivering a decent backup time.

Advanced Features


The main attraction of Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 is the integration of S Bike mode, which ensures that the rider attends to the call only after stopping the vehicle. A pre-recorded message will be played to the caller stating that the relevant person is riding the bike. Moreover, the unique Motion Lock feature ensures that the caller attends the call only after stopping the bike. This feature is not available in Honor 5X.


While Samsung Galaxy J5 is priced at Rs. 13,990, Honor 5X is available at Rs. 12,999. Flipkart is also providing exchange offers up to Rs. 11,000 in return for a fully functional and display intact devices. If you wait till Big Shopping Days, you will be able to buy the device at a discounted price.

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