Samsung launches its new entry-level Galaxy J2 (2017) Edition

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Oct 13, 2017, 5:45 pm IST
Updated Oct 14, 2017, 2:32 pm IST
Samsung launched its new Galaxy J2 2017 Edition featuring Smart Manager and Ultra Data Saving Mode.
Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 Edition features a 4.7-inch qHD Super AMOLED display.
 Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 Edition features a 4.7-inch qHD Super AMOLED display.

Samsung has lately unveiled its new budget smartphone in company’s J-series line up — the Galaxy J2 2017 edition. The smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 7,350 and is listed on Samsung’s official website.

The Galaxy J2 2017 Edition, being touted to come with Smart Manager for automatic memory management and Ultra Saving Mode, features a 4.7-inch qHD (540 x 960 pixels) Super AMOLED display. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Exynos processor coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.

On the photography front, the Galaxy J2 sports a 5MP auto-focus rear camera with flash and a 2-MP front camera. The dual-SIM handset also supports USB OTG (on-the-go), which is a rarity in this segment. Samsung, however, hasn’t mentioned the version of Android that this smartphone is using.

On the connectivity front, it comes with 4G, GPRS/EDGE, 3G, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, GLONASS and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The handset packs a 2000mAh removable battery.  The smartphone comes in two colour variants — Metallic Gold and Absolute Black.

The Samsung Galaxy J2 will be seen competing with Moto E4, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and with Lenovo K8. The company hasn’t revealed the availability details of the device as of yet.





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