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Samsung On5 – Read the reviews before you buy

Samsung On5 – Read the reviews before you buy

Is the Samsung On5 the budget conscious user’s answer to premium features? Let’s find out what the top reviewers have to say.


The new budget phone from the South Korean giant — the Samsung Galaxy On5 — offers high-end features with an affordable price tag. A Flipkart exclusive, the phone is currently one of our most popular models on sale. Available on January 7 and January 8, 2016 at a flat discount of ₹1,000 and a discount of upto ₹4,000 on an exchange. We took a look at what reviewers across the web thought about the phone, which was launched along with the Samsung On7. Take a look at the standout features of the Samsung On5 to decide whether it lives up to the hype.

Also read: Samsung On7 – Reviews by experts and users

Here’s a review of the Samsung On5, focusing on its audio, camera, specs and apps.

With a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen showcasing 720×1280 pixels with 288 ppi pixel density, no wonder Marco D’Souza of DNA found the phone’s display commendable. Read his full review here.

For a lower-mid-range phone, the Samsung On5 TFT screen appeared surprisingly sharp, bright, and with well-defined colors. Even in bright outdoor sunlight there was no issue with readability.
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Vishal Toshiwal of PhoneRadar tested the Samsung On5’s 2,600mAH battery, and came away convinced of its one-day promise. Read his full review here.

“Samsung couldn’t have packed larger battery than 2600mAh on the ON5. It’s around perfect for size and display it comes, with Exynos chipset being optimized for the battery usage, there are tons of things you could do with the device and still get away with a battery of more than a day.”
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This Twitter user appreciates both the screen size and performance:

Here’s Gadget Diary’s in-depth gaming review video of the Samsung On5.

One of the most exciting features of the phone is its 8MP rear camera and 5MP selfie camera, both of which capture a wide 120-degree angle, and Shaona Saha of International Business Times explains its features. Read the full review here.

“Camera buffs get plenty of reasons to love the phone since it has an 8 MP rear camera that delivers sharp details. Adjust any underexposed image with the “Pro” mode that helps bring a striking balance between white colour and ISO.”
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With Wi-Fi and 4G LTE, the Samsung On5 is all about fast streaming and downloads. Ketan Pratap of NDTV’s Gadgets 360 talks about the phone’s software advantages. Read his review here.

“On the software front, Samsung also advertises that the Ultra Data Saving (UDS) mode will help users save up to 40 percent on data usage when streaming videos, shopping online, or downloading files. The MixRadio app means that users will get access to 30 million songs across different languages.”
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This Twitter user is also excited about saving up to half on a 4G data plan:

The phone has a dual SIM, internal storage of 8GB (expandable to 128 GB), HD TFT display, a long-lasting battery, a good camera with a lot of features, good audio, FM radio, an accelerometer, and in-built software that Samsung fans have known and loved. The price for all these features is a mere ₹8,990.

Available exclusively on Flipkart, you can check out the phone’s gold and black version here and here.

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