Samsung has launched its cheapest 4G LTE enabled smartphone in India, the Samsung Galaxy J2, priced at Rs. 8,490. This affordable 4G smartphone from Samsung will finally go on sale in India on September 21 across both the online as well as your local brick and mortar shops.
As per company, the Galaxy J2 has been designed specifically keeping in mind the needs of an Indian smartphone user. Samsung Galaxy J2 succeeds the Galaxy J1, which was launched earlier this year. The phone boasts of Ultra Data Saving mode, which reduces the data consumption by up to 50%.
The ‘Ultra Data Saving mode’ is powered by Opera Max, which allows user to block data usage by select apps and in the process also enhances battery life.
As far as device specifications are concerned, the Galaxy J2 features a 4.7-inch qHD (540×960 pixels) Amoled display. The phone houses a 1.3 GHz Exynos 3475 quad-core processor alongside a Mali T720 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The device also houses 8GB of internal memory, which can further be expanded via a microSD cards.
Talking about the camera, it flaunts a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash alongside a 2-megapixel front camera for selfie lovers. The smartphone runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with Samsung’s proprietary TouchWiz skin on top. The device boasts of dual-SIM, dual-standby connectivity feature.
The smartphone packs a 2,000 mAh battery which should carry you through full day of mixed phone usage. Connectivity features on board include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, and MicroUSB 2.0. Interestingly, the Galaxy J2 carries a ‘Made in India’ logo and will be available in Black, White, and Gold colors.
“The Galaxy J2 reinforces our commitment to ‘Make for India’. Ultra Data Saving Mode, which is the key feature in the device, has been developed at our Indian R&D facilities to deliver the most cost-efficient 4G device” said Asim Warsi, VP, Marketing at Samsung India.
Samsung Galaxy J2 Key Specifications:
|Processor||1.3 Ghz Exynos quad-core|
|OS||Android 5.1.1 Lolliopop based TouchWiz|
|Battery Capacity||2,000 mAh|