Samsung has launched its new Galaxy J2 smartphone in Nepal and is priced at Rs. 12,000. The new entry-level 4G smartphone is the updated version of Galaxy J1 and is available in Nepal via all retail channels. It is available in Black, White, and Gold color options.
Samsung Galaxy J2 Overview
As far as the Samsung Galaxy J2 specifications are concerned, the phone comes with a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. It is powered by Samsung’s in-house Exynos 3475 chip that consists of a Cortex A7 quad-core processor, clocked at 1.3 GHz and Mali-T720 GPU. The phone is backed by 1 GB of DDR3 RAM and 8GB of inbuilt storage with a micro-SD expansion slot up to 128GB. It runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS with the latest TouchWiz UI. The smartphone has a metallic finish on the sides and has a faux leather back. It is Samsung’s first phone to have been developed in the Samsung India R&D facility.
Regarding the camera specs, the Samsung Galaxy J2 only has a 5MP rear shooter and a 2MP front snapper. The rear shooter has autofocus and LED flash and can shoot in 720P. There is also a 2,000 mAh battery which can be user-replaceable. For connectivity options, this smartphone comes with 4G LTE, dual-SIM support, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth, and GPS.
The unique feature of the phone is it’s new Ultra Data Saving mode powered by Opera Max which allows users to block individual apps from using mobile data and save data by enabling data optimization. The ultra-data Saving mode delivers up to 50% savings in data while also freeing up the RAM by 11%.
Samsung Galaxy J2 Full Specs:
- Display: 4.7-inch
- Screen Resolution: 540 x 960 pixels
- Screen Resolution Density: 245 ppi
- Screen Protection: None
- Dimensions: 136 x 69 x 8.3 mm
- Operating System: Android OS, v5.1.1
- CPU: Exynos 3 Quad 3475
- Processor: Cortex A7 32bit Quad-core 1.3 GHz
- RAM: 1GB DDR3
- Memory: 8 GB
- Micro SD: Yes, up to 128 GB
- Rear Camera: 5 MP
- LED Flash: Yes
- Secondary Camera: 2 MP
- OS: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
- No. of SIM: 2 (micro)
- Connectivity: 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
- Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 2,000 mAh Removable
Like other entry-level smartphones from Samsung, the Galaxy J2 doesn’t live up to the competition. There are other phones in this price range that provides a superior user experience and better performance. Take for example the Colors Xfactor Elite E10 and Xiaomi Redmi 2 which offers better performance, bigger display, and better camera quality.