Samsung Galaxy J2 announced in India for Rs. 8490 – SPECS, Price

Samsung has announced the Galaxy J2 cellphone in India. It is a budget 4G-LTE (1800 / 2300 MHz Bands) capable device and is priced at Rs. 8,490. Company has launched 17 4G-enabled devices so far India. The handset will go on sale from September 21, 2015 and comes in White, Black and Gold colors.

We at Samsung are committed to empower our customers with the best-in-class and innovative technology across price segments. Samsung Galaxy J2, our entry level smartphone, has been specially made keeping in mind the Indian customer’s sensibilities to make 4G accessible and relevant for all. The Galaxy S2 reinforces our commitment to ‘Make in India’. Ultra Data Saving Mode, which is the key feature in the device, has been developed at our Indian R&D facilities to deliver the most cost efficient 4G device.

Asim Warsi, Vice President, Marketing, IT & Mobile at Samsung India

Samsung Galaxy J2 Specifications

Samsung-Galaxy-J2-Opera-Max-UDS-image-1The Galaxy J2 Specs include a 4.7-Inch super AMOLED display that has resolution of 960 x 540 Pixels and pixel density of 245ppi pixel density. It had dimensions of 136.5 x 69 x 8.4 mm and houses 2000 mAh battery inside. It also has a special Ultra Data Saving mode that promises up to 50% savings and also frees up RAM by up to 11%.

The cellphone features a 1.3GHz Quad Core Exynos 3475 Processor inside coupled with 1GB RAM. It has 8GB of internal storage space and is further expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD Card. The phone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box and houses Dual Micro SIM slots inside that support 4G-LTE.

It has a 2MP selfie camera with F/2.4 aperture on the front and a 5MP main snapper on the back. Major camera features are F/2.2 Aperture, LED Flash, Auto Focus and 720p video recording. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.1, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.

The Galaxy J2 is an affordable 4G handset which has, for the first time, an ultra data saving mode. This is the first handset from Samsung with the new data saving facility developed in India. We feel India is ready for 4G. It is our focus and is critical for Samsung

Manu Sharma, Samsung India, Director

To ensure that our mobile devices can deliver the greatest value to our consumers, we want to answer their concerns about excessive data usage by providing an easy-to-use solution. Integrating our Ultra Data Saving mode with Opera Max will give our users the most advanced saving cloud in the world with unique video optimization technology and enable them to get the most out of their data plans.

M.D, Dr. Oh, Samsung Research India

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