Samsung has launched its entry level 4G smartphone, Galaxy J2, in India. The phone is priced Rs. 8,490 and is said to be developed by Samsung India R&D department. It has a metallic finish on sides and faux leather finish on its back.
What distinguishes Samsung Galaxy J2 from other entry level 4G phones is its Opera Max feature. This feature lets the users to allow and block the apps from using the data. This is a handy feature especially because the data is not very cheap in India. However, this feature is not completely new as it can be found incorporated even in phone from Xiaomi.
Samsung Galaxy J2 comes with a 4.7 inch qHD super AMOLED display (960 x 540p). The display offers ~234 ppi pixel density. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad core Exynos 3475 chipset paired with 1GB of RAM. There is 8GB of internal storage memory which is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card.
The 5MP rear camera has f/2.2 aperture and it is capable of recording 720p HD videos. The 2MP front camera has a f/2.4 aperture. It is a dual SIM (micro) phone with 4G, 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi and GPS connectivity options. Samsung Galaxy J2 has dimensions ranging between 136.5x69x8.4mm. The battery capacity of the phone is 2000 mAh.
Galaxy J2 will be available from September 21st through all outlets across India and online. It comes in Black, White and Gold color variants.