Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) with 4G LTE goes official

Samsung has put an end to the rumors and has launched Galaxy J2 (2016) smartphone in India. It has 5-Inch AMOLED display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and supports multi-touch.

The mobile runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, features Turbo Speed Technology (TST) that loads 40% faster than the devices with twice the RAM. It shuts down idle processes in background, declutters RAM and makes use of its unique intelligent memory system. The handset also includes Ultra Data Saving (UDS), Opera Max and S bike bode.

The phone has dimensions of  142.4 x 71.1 x 8.0 mm comes with a unique smart glow notification system. It is situated around rear camera and consists of LED rings. It is customizable (up to 4 alerts). Alerts can be set on ROM, battery, mobile data etc.

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) specs include 1.5GHz Quad Core Spreadtrum SC8830 Processor with Mali-400 MP2 GPU. It has 1.5GB RAM, 8GB internal Storage ROM and MicroSD cards slot for further expansion up to 32GB.

On the front side is 5MP selfie camera with F/2.2 Aperture. On the back is 8MP main camera with LED Flash, F/2.2 Aperture and Auto Focus capabilities. Inside is 2600 mAh battery that fuels the hardware.

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The mobile phone is equipped with Dual SIM slots. It supports 4G LTE, 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 Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) is priced at $144 (Rs. 9750 in India). It comes in Silver, Gold an Black colours. It also comes with 6months double data offer for Airtel Prepaid worth up to Rs. 4,500. The handset will go on sale from July 14, 2016 via all channels.

Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India –

At Samsung, we are always looking for ways to enhance user experience and drive consumer delight. With the advent of 4G, exponential increase in app usage and ensuing need for multi-tasking, consumers are on the lookout for high performance device. With Turbo Speed Technology, Samsung engineers have made a quantum leap in optimizing the operating system and hardware to provide consistent best-in-class performance out of the box and over time. Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 also comes with an innovative ‘Smart Glow’ notification system which has a wide-range of utility benefits while also adding a fresh new design element to the device.

Pawan Lokhandwala

Mobile phone enthusiast, Techbuff and a Gamer. Pawan is Founder and Editor at He is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Cellphones, Gadgets, Gizmos and Mobile apps. Technology fascinates him and he loves helping others. He has been writing Tech Articles for more than 10 years.

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