After the quiet launch of Huawei’s Honor 6C device that was seen last week, Samsung appears to have followed the same trend, as the company released a new budget J-Series handset under a low profile as well.
This new Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) as revealed on the official company site is said to be made available in Black and Gold color options at a price of Rs. 7,390.
Coming to specification, the Android-powered Galaxy J2 (2017) brings a 4.7-inch qHD (540×960 pixels) Super AMOLED display and is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core Exynos processor paired with 1GB of RAM speed.
Bringing 8GB of internal memory space with an option to expand via microSD card (up to 128GB), the dual-SIM device supports USB on-the-go (USB OTG).
In regards to optics, the Galaxy J2 (2017) offers 5-megapixel rear sensor paired with flash support and at the front bears a 2-megapixel camera.
As per connectivity options, the handset comes with 4G, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, Glonass, and 3.5mm audio jack.
It is said to roll out in Metallic Gold and Absolute Black color variants. It comes with a 2000mAh removable battery, measures 136.5x69x8.4mm and weighs 130 grams.
Samsung touts a Smart Manager for automatic memory management on the Galaxy J2 device, claiming it can automatically delete duplicate images on the device as well as saved APK files.
The handset also features an Ultra Data Saving mode which the company claims can help users save up to 50 percent data.