Samsung Galaxy J2 specs and price

Samsung galaxy j2

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) is a smartphone for people who desire quality but are short on funds. It features a portable design and comes with a quad-core Exynos processor while offering LTE support.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) Key Specs & Features

  • 4.7-inch Super AMOLED Display, 540 x 960 pixels (234 ppi)
  • 1.3GHz quad-core Exynos 3475 Quad CPU, 1GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • 8GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 5MP Rear Camera and 2MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • 2000 mAh Removable Battery

Build and Screen

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) is a nice-looking phone featuring a uniformed design. It has patterned feel on the rear to ensure it doesn’t slip off rather easily. The thickness is 8.4 millimetres, just about good enough for a budget offering. Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) is on the light side at roughly 130 grams, thanks to its plastic chassis.

The display has a diagonal size of 4.7 inches and uses Super AMOLED technology. Although the screen resolution is only 540 x 960 pixels, you can still expect quality images and good colours.

Camera and Storage

This is no photography champion. Is it even realistic to expect it to be one at this price? Well, it isn’t. But the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) can still deliver images you can use. You will find a 5MP snapper on the rear plus a 2MP unit on the front. Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) shoots HD (720p) videos at 30 frames per second.

You get rather paltry storage of 8 GB, of which just about half is available to the user. Thankfully, you can add another 128 GB with a microSD card.

Performance and OS

Samsung equips this phone with its in-house Exynos processor – a quad-core offering. Maximum speed is 1.3 GHz and the chip gets support from 1GB RAM. This setup looks to offer enjoyable performance if you don’t leave many apps open at a time. The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) should run on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.

Other Specs and Features

If you wish to enjoy super fast data speeds, the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) will appeal with its 4G LTE support. You get a 2,000mAh battery in the package. This juicer lasts up to nine hours on an LTE network, according to Samsung.

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) offers other connectivity features, including microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi-Fi. There is GPS and GLONASS for your positioning needs.

Pricing and availability

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) is  available in Nigeria. However, you may be able to buy the Android phone at leading online stores in the countries. Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 40,500 Naira to 95,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.

 

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) Specs

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Processor: 1.3GHz Quad-core Processor, Cortex-A7 (Exynos 3475 Quad)
  • GPU: Mali-T720
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Gold
  • Dimension: 136.5 x 69 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 130 g
  • SIM Type: Micro-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual-Sim, Dual stand-by

Display

  • Display: 4.7 inch Super AMOLED Display, 16M colors, 540 x 960 pixels (234 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: –

Camera

  • Rear Camera: 5MP Camera, f/2.2, 720p HD Video@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera: 2MP Camera, f/2.2

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 8GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256 GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, 4.1, A2DP
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –

Entertainment

  • Music Player: Yes, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: Yes, MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: No
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: No
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: –

Battery

  • Battery: 2000 mAh Li-Ion Battery (Removable)
  • Talktime: Up to 12 hours (3G)
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: –

Conclusion

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