The Samsung Galaxy J2, which actually listed on the shopping charts ahead of its official launch, has now been made available in India to purchase. It’s the company’s latest budget-friendly 4G-capable smartphone, which has an impressive feature called “Ultra Data Saving” mode, that’s powered by Opera Max – lets you block individual apps from using mobile data and at the same time save data by activating data optimization. Details in a bundle can be check out after this jump.
The Ultra Data Saving mode on Galaxy J2 promises to deliver up to 50% saving in data over all the content and apps, and also free up memory space of RAM up to 11%. The smartphone is built in with metallic finish on its sides and has faux leather back, Samsung suggests that the Galaxy J2 has been develloped in its official Indian R&D facility.
Specs-wise, the LTE-enabled Galaxy J2 poses with 4.7-inch (960 x 540 Pixels) qHD Super AMOLED display, is powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-Core Exynos 3475 processor, paired with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage with expandable microSD support (up to 128GB). It runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box, features the TouchWiz UI on top, sporting a 5MP AutoFocus rear camera with LED flash, acapable of f/2.2 aperture, record 720p HD videos, and houses a 2MP front-facing shooter with f/2.4 aperture.
Now that the Galaxy J2 is a Dual SIM hardware supports 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS connectivity options, and is backed up by a 2000mAh battery. Available to buy in Black, White and Gold colors.
The Samsung Galaxy J2 is priced at Rs 8,490 and will go on sale from September 21st all-over India through usual channels.
Asim Warsi, Vice President, Marketing, IT and Mobile, Samsung India said,
“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.”