Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)

Full Phone Specifications

INR 9,500 / USD 141

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 Silver

Overview

For 2016, Samsung brought in the upgraded J2 smartphone in the market. The J2 (2016) not only gets improved hardware and software but also some intuitive features and utilities. The Samsung J2 2016 edition is equipped with a improved display unit, superior front facing camera, better processor and RAM. Along with these upgrades that it has also received a bigger battery.

Phone Display Phone Processor Phone Ram Phone Memory Phone Camera Phone Battery Phone Color
Price Display Processor Ram Storage Camera Battery Colours

9,500


$141

5 Inch Super AMOLED Display (294 ppi) with No Quad Core 1.5 GHz Spreadtrum SC8830 1.5GB 8GB internal 128MB via Dedicated MicroSD Rear Camera: 8MP f/2.2
Front Camera: 5MP f/2.2
2600 mAh Black, Gold, Gray

Design and Construction

Dimensions (Inches) 5.61 x 2.80 x 0.31
Weight 138 g
Construction type Modular
Construction materials Metal
Special protection None
IP certification No
Colour Options Black, Gold, Gray

Display

Screen Size 5 Inches
Screen to body ratio (%) 67.91%
Screen Type Super AMOLED
Screen Resolution HD
Pixel Density 294 ppi
Screen Protection No

Hardware

System on Chip Spreadtrum SC8830
CPU Quad core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A7, 64 bit
GPU Mali-400 MP2
RAM 1.5 GB
Internal memory 8 GB
Usable memory MB
Expandable Memory Yes
Expandable Memory Upto 128 MB
Expandable Memory Slot Dedicated MicroSD
No. of SIMS 2
Sim 1 Type Micro SIM
Sim 2 Type Micro SIM

Primary Camera

Megapixels 8 MP
No of sensors 1
Aperture size 2.2
Image stabilization None
Flash details Single LED
Video Resolution 720 x 1280
Video FPS 30

Front Camera

Megapixels 5 MP
No of sensors 1
Aperture size 2.2

Software

OS Name Android
Os version Android v6.0 Marshmallow

Battery

Capacity 2600 mAh
Replaceable Yes
Talk Time 14 hours
Music Play time 54 hours
Video Play Time 11 hours
Internet use 3g 9 hours
Internet use LTE 10 hours
Internet use wi-fi 10 hours
Fast Charging No hours

Connectivity

Bluetooth 4.1
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Navigation GLONASS, with Google Maps
NFC No

Multimedia

Music formats MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA,
Video formats MP4, H.264

Network

GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
LTE (FDD) 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
LTE (TDD) 2300(band 40)
VoLTE Yes
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Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Design

The design of the J2 has been reworked with new design elements. It features a chrome bezel, patterned matte finished rear panel. On the rear panel the phone gets a new Smart Glow ring that acts as a notification light. The Smart Glow ring surrounds the rear camera unit and can be colour coded as per user requirements.

On the front is a 5.0inch Super AMOLED HD display with a pixel density of 294 ppi. The phone is available in three colours – Gold, Black, and Silver.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Hardware

Upgrading to a more powerful processer, the J2 2016 features a Spreadtrum SC8830 SoC clocked to 1.5 GHz. It employs a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU and a Mali-400MP2 GPU. The phone gets 1.5 GB RAM and 8GB of internal memory that can be further expanded up to 128 GB via micro SD. The J2 (2016) gets dual sim capabilities and supports 4G. Assisting the 4G experience is the Ultra Data Saving Mode. It is claimed to save 4G data up to 50% in the Galaxy J2 (2016) by compressing and restricting data used by background apps.

The J2 (2016) comes with 8 MP + 5 MP (Rear + Front) camera with Selfie Assist, focus lock and Face detection feature for the former. Both the units feature f/2.2 aperture.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Software

The Samsung J2 (2016) comes with Android v6.0 Marshmallow and a new user Interface. The UI features Smart Notifier and an app tray with Vertical Scroll navigation option. All essential apps can be access directly from the lock screen.