Samsung launched Galaxy On5 in October 2015, now, the company has come up with a new variant of the phone which is called the Samsung Galaxy On5 pro. Although the older variant is not discontinued yet and it is still available on Flipkart at Rs. 8,990. The Samsung Galaxy On5 pro comes with improved specs and it is priced at Rs. 9,190. Let us take a look at the Pros & Cons and Common Queries for the Samsung Galaxy On5 pro.

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Pros

  • Handy design
  • Android marshmallow
  • Better UI
  • Decent camera
  • Nice battery
  • S bike mode
  • Increased RAM and Storage

Cons

  • No Gyroscope and Ambient light sensor
  • Average display
  • Old design
  • Below average performance

Key Specifications

Key SpecsSamsung Galaxy On5 Pro
Display5.0 inches TFT display
Screen Resolution720 X 1280
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor 1.3GHz Octa core
ChipsetExynos 3475
GPUMALI T720
Memory2 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 32 GB
Primary Camera8 MP with LED Flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 2600 mAh
Fingerprint SensorNo
NFCNo
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual
Weight148 grams
Dimensions142.3 x 72.1 x 8.5 mm
Price 7,900

Question- How is the Design and Build Quality?

Answer- Samsung Galaxy On5 pro has the same old design that you get on the older variant. The design is quite ordinary with a plastic back cover and average finishing. The phone has the same 5 inch display with 70.0% screen-to-body ratio. Its dimensions are 142.3 x 72.1 x 8.5 mm and it weighs around 148 grams.

Question – How is the Display Quality ?

Answer – Samsung Galaxy On5 pro has a 5 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels and 288 ppi Pixel Density. Display quality is decent and the outdoor mode boosts the brightness to take the display to an all new level.

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Question – What is the hardware used inside ?

Answer – It is powered by a 1.3 GHz Octa-core Cortex-A7 processor with Exynos 3475 chipset and Mali-400MP2 GPU coupled with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage.

Question – What are the camera specifications ?

Answer – Samsung Galaxy On5 pro is equipped with a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5 megapixel front camera.

Question – Does it support HD Video-Recording?

Answer – Yes.

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Question – What are the battery specifications ?

Answer – It is backed by a 2600 mAh removable battery.

Question – Does it support Fast charging?

Answer – No.

Question- Does Samsung Galaxy On5 pro Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer- Yes, it has dual SIM slots.

Question- Does the Samsung Galaxy On5 pro Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer- Yes, it does offer microSD expansion. 

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Question- Does the Samsung Galaxy On5 pro Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer– No, it does not supports adaptive brightness.

Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on the phone?

Answer- It comes with the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Samsung’s own UI on the top. 

Question – What are the connectivity options ?

Answer – Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.1, FM, GPS, 3G, 4G. 

Question – What are the sensors on board ?

Answer – Sensors on board include Accelerometer, Proximity sensor and orientation sensor. 

Question – Does it has a 3.5 MM audio jack?

Answer – Yes.

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Question – Does Samsung Galaxy On5 pro has dedicated micro SD card slot?

Answer – Yes, Samsung Galaxy On5 pro comes with a dedicated microSD card slot above the SIM 1 slot.

Question – Does Samsung Galaxy On5 pro Have Display Glass Protection?

Answer – No, it does not have a display glass protection.

Question- Can you move apps to SD card? 

Answer- No, you cannot move the apps. 

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer- No, it does not have a LED notification light.

Question- Is there any Finger Print Sensor?

Answer- No, there is no Fingerprint sensor.

Question- Does the Samsung Galaxy On5 pro have Gyroscope and Ambient&light sensors?

Answer- No, it does not.

Question – Are navigation Buttons Backlit?

Answer – No.

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Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer- Call quality was excellent.

Question- Does it support VoLTE?

Answer- Yes, it supports VoLTE. 

Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands?

Answer- No. 

Question- What are the Benchmark scores for Samsung Galaxy On5 pro?

Answer-

Benchmark AppSamsung Galaxy On5 Pro
Geekbench 3Single Core-339
Multi Core-1045
Quadrant8463
AnTuTu (64-bit)26407
Nenamark54.4 fps

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Question- How Much RAM is Available on the first Boot?

Answer- Out of 2 GB RAM, 1.2 GB was free on the first boot.

Question – How Much Free Internal Storage is Available to User?

Answer- Out of 16 GB of internal storage, 10.8 GB is available at user end.

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Question – How was the gaming performance? 

Answer- Gaming performance is not very impressive on the Samsung Galaxy On5 pro, even dead trigger was showing lags in our initial testing. 

Question- Does Samsung Galaxy On5 pro Have Heating Issues?

Answer- No.

Question- What are the Dimensions & Weight of Samsung Galaxy On5 pro?

Answer– It measures 142.3×72.1×8.5 mm and weighs 148 grams. 

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Question- Can the Samsung Galaxy On5 pro be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer- Yes, you can create hotspot to share internet from this device.

Conclusion

Samsung Galaxy On5 pro comes with some improved specs over its earlier version and is priced a little higher than that. It comes with a handy design, latest operating system with samsung’s own UI, good camera, 4G support, dedicated microSD slot, nice battery, S-bike mode and above all a very trusted brand. On the downside it has limited sensors, old design, low hardware performance and high price for these specs. Overall, the phone is priced a little high for its build, design and other specs, but still you can buy this, because of its brand that ensures good after sale service.

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