Budget-friendly Samsung Galaxy J2 2018

Budget-friendly Samsung Galaxy J2 2018

Samsung seems gunning a month ‘s record for a smartphone in Nepal. Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime launched in March and the Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo debuted in April. Now, the much-anticipated update to the popular Samsung Galaxy J2 for Rs.14,590 has been introduced by Samsung.

Not much has improved cosmetically as of 2017 the phone still looks like the Galaxy J2 you knew. Within, however, there are several improvements that make this phone ready to take on the 2018 budget market. The major focus of this device is two things that are very popular in today’s time, social media, and online shopping.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018)

In January 2018, the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) smartphone was introduced. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a 540×960-pixel resolution.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor with a 1.4GHz quad-core. It features 2 GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) is running Android 7.1 and powered by a non-removable 2600mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) on the rear packs 8-megapixel camera as far as the cameras are concerned. For selfies, it sports a 5-megapixel camera at the front.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) based on Android 7.1 and built-in 16 GB storage packs that can be expanded by microSD card (up to 256 GB). The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) is a dual-SIM smartphone (GSM and GSM) that accepts both Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM cards.

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) measures 143.80 x 72.30 x 8.40 mm and weighs 153.00 grams. It was introduced in the colors Black and Gold. What is not new is the screen which is the same last generation SuperAMOLED screen.

Although this is a fine screen, we ‘d love to see the resolution bumping to HD. The resolution at present is 540 * 960 pixels. There is no sign anywhere of a fingerprint reader, either.

On the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) networking options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.20, USB OTG, Wi-Fi Direct, 3 G, and 4G. The phone’s sensors include a proximity sensor and an accelerometer.

Apart from the other things what is interesting is that this phone lets you save the device’s memory by automatically saving contents from social media apps to external memory card. This feature helps in better memory management. Similarly, this phone also has a feature where one can click pictures of one’s desired products and shop online using visual search.

This is an AI-enabled feature that makes online shopping convenient for users.
Samsung Galaxy J2 is a good phone with price in mind. But it faces stiff pressure on the budget market from mobile phones like Huawei Y7 and Xiaomi Redmi 5A.

Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 Specifications

• OS: Android Nougat 7.1

• SIM: Dual SIM with 4G LTE

• Display: 5-inch qHD (540×960 pixels) Super AMOLED display

• CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425

• RAM: 2 GB

• ROM: 16 GB; microSD up to 128GB (dedicated slot)

• Selfie camera: 5 MP with LED flash

• Rear camera: 8 MP with LED flash

• Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS

• Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity

Latest Price: Rs. 14,290 [Last updated on: December 6, 2018]

Written by – Ragim Maskey

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