Samsung launches a new J series smartphone called the J5 Pro (2017). The new device is said to be an upgraded version of the recently launched Galaxy J5 (2017) and the successor of the last year’s J5 Pro (2016). Samsung J5 Pro (2017) for the time being is announced and available only in Thailand and is priced at THB 9,990, which roughly estimates around Rs 19,000.There are no words whether Samsung will bring the newly launched J5 Pro (2017) to India or not, however chances are that they might like the company launched the J5 Pro (2016) in India which is currently available at 10,990 in the country via Amazon. The Thailand launch was first reported by Mobilexpose.Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (2017) is said to be a much upgraded version of the J5 Pro (2016) especially on the RAM, camera and storage front. The new device comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which is much higher than its predecessor, which was launched with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage. The storage space of the new smartphone can be further expandable upto 258GB via microSD card.Also Read: GST set to make phones expensive: Here is how much iPhone 8 or next Xiaomi phone will costIn terms of specs, J5 Pro (2017) sports a 5.2-inch HD display with 720×1280 of pixel resolution. The smartphone further runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system, and is powered by the 1.6GHz Exynos 7870 octa-core processor coupled with Mali T830 GPU. It further comes coupled with VoLTE support and a fingerprint scanner which is embedded in the home button. Considering the specs, J5 Pro (2017) model delivers better performance than the 2016 model.advertisementOn the optics front, the Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (2017) sports a 13-megapixel camera on the rear as well the front. Both the camera’s come with LED flash support as well. The smartphone is further backed by a 3000mAh battery set up.To recall, J5 Pro (2016) was also launched with 5.2-inch HD display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. The smartphone further runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and comes with 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, 13-megapixel rear camera, and 5-megapixel front camera. The smartphone is further backed by a 3100 mAh battery set up.