The Samsung Galaxy ON5 is a mid-range smartphone with a simple technical profile but one that does not lack anything. With an HD 5-inch screen, 8 megapixel camera, an attractive housing/design and a leather trim, it is a device worth looking into. This article takes you through the features/characteristics and specifications of the Galaxy On5 as well as provides a Samsung Galaxy On7 review. You should also note that this is the counterpart to the Samsung Galaxy On7.
Samsung has done its homework with regard to design, opting for more stylized forms and quality materials, especially at the high end of their device spectrum, but the middle range also benefits from this change. The Samsung Galaxy ON5 has a design that follows the line to which we are accustomed, with a form of rounded corners and the classic front home button. The device is surrounded by a metal frame that is combined with a polycarbonate housing, a type of very resistant plastic that is finished with leather. It has a thickness of 8.2 mm and weighs 149 grams. The Samsung Galaxy ON5 is available in black and gold.
Large screens are not only a thing for high-end phones, now 5-inch panels have become the norm in simpler smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy ON5. It has a large screen, but allows relatively easy handling with one hand. In this case the panel is TFT display which offers HD resolution (1,280 x 720 pixels), which results in a pixel density of 293 dots per inch.
Images: Samsung Galaxy On5 Gold
Samsung is committed to a regular combo of good cameras in low-medium range smartphones. The Galaxy On5 has an 8 megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera. The main sensor is accompanied by LED flash and has the usual features such as auto focus, geo-localization, digital zoom and image editor. It also allows you to record videos, and do it in 1080p HD resolution.
The Samsung Galaxy On5 incorporates an Exynos quad core processor, operating at a clock frequency of 1.3 GHz. Supported by 1.5 GB of RAM, lacking but these are the norms for a smartphone of this type.
The operating system is Android 5.1 Lollipop and comes with the Samsung Touchwiz interface. In addition to the package of Google apps, Samsung adds features such as Samsung Smart Manager, Milk Music & S Calendar.
As with most smartphones it has access to a large ecosystem of Android apps with a large number of quality titles such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Clash of Clans, YouTube and you can even use two Instagram accounts on a single device with Instwogram. Samsung also wanted to do their part in adding to the number of applications. Among them we emphasize on the Samsung Smart Manager to free up space or RAM in the smartphone or Samsung Milk Music, a music platform brand that promises to be delightful.
Images: Black Version
Pictures of the Samsung Galaxy ON5 Black version:
The Samsung Galaxy ON5 has a dual SIM slot configuration. It supports 3G and 4G mobile networks, in addition to a WiFi and the option to create a WiFi hot spots. It also has a GPS antenna, Bluetooth 4.1, headphone mini-jack connector (for headphones and speakers) and the classic MicroUSB port for charging the battery and data transfer.
Official data indicate that the Samsung Galaxy ON5 offers a range of 249 hours in standby mode, up to 11 h (3G) of talk time. However, with a battery unit of 2,600 milliamps and considering other specifications, the Samsung Galaxy ON5 would most likely struggle to provide a full day of mixed use.
Simple equipment, with balanced technical features, and a premium build. The Galaxy On5 is a nice smartphone to present as a gift for tweens or older relatives. You can check out our other Samsung smartphones for a better view of what the company has to offer.
The Samsung Galaxy ON5 price is around 150 USD on international markets like India and China.
Samsung Galaxy ON5 specs review:
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2015, November|
|BODY||Dimensions||151.8 x 77.5 x 8.2 mm (5.98 x 3.05 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||172 g (6.07 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.5 inches (~70.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels (~267 ppi pixel density)|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.2 GHz|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 128 GB|
|Internal||8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM|
|CAMERA||Primary||13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Radio||To be confirmed|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|BATTERY||Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery|
|Talk time||Up to 11 h (3G)|