Samsung Galaxy J2 officially launched in India for Rs. 8490

Samsung Galaxy J2 with 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display and 4G LTE

Samsung has always wanted to stay atop on the smartphone market and thus has announced their latest affordable Galaxy J2 in the country. With its research and development center located in India itself the smartphone has been specifically created to suit the needs of the Indian consumers. The handset comes with a price tag of Rs 8490 and will be available for purchase from both online and offline retailers across the country. With the launch of the J2 Samsung has finally introduced their entry level 4G enabled smartphone in India.

The Samsung Galaxy J2 flaunts a 4.7 inch AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 960x540 pixels. The Galaxy J2 is designed with a faux leather back and a metallic edge. The handset will be available from a variety of retailers in black, white and gold color options. The dimensions of the handset measures up to 136.5x69x8.4mm.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Data Saving Mode

J2 will be powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Exynos 3475 SoC, which is paired up with 1GB of RAM. The internal storage space amounts up to 8 GB which can be further expanded to a 128 GB via micro SD card.

Backed by a 2,000mAh battery the J2 comes equipped with a 5 MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2 MP sensor on the front. Samsung has introduced a new Ultra Data Saving Mode in J2 which will be powered by Opera Max's data compression technology. With this mode almost 50% data is saved while downloading a video, 40% saved when using social apps and up to 30% is saved while browsing the web. The company claims that eventually with this mode a total of 50% of data can be saved and even can free up to 11% RAM space as well.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Launch

The Android 5.1 Lollipop based J2 is layered with the TouchWiz UI on top and supports dual-SIM technology, which is in fact a common feature in Indian handsets. Just like the Samsung Galaxy J1, the J2 also supports 4G and LTE connections in India. Other than 4G the connectivity options includes 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and Micro-USB.

Key Features:

Display - 4.7-inch (960x 540Pixels) qHD Super AMOLED display
Processor - 1.3 GHz quad-core Exynos 3475 processor
Storage - 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB with microSD
OS - Android 5.1 (Lollipop) OS
Camera - 5MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 720p HD video recording and 2MP front-facing camera, f/2.4 aperture
SIM - Dual (micro) SIM
Dimensions - 136.5x69x8.4mm
Connectivity - 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
Battery - 2000mAh battery

Final Word

The one-of-a-kind Ultra Data saving mode is the major highlight of the device. Users can enable this mode to save their data. This mode can apparently save the stand-by time of the handset as well.
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Last updated on 15-09-2015. Published on 15-09-2015.
Published by Mobiles4Sale in category News
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