• 1GB RAM with 128GB storage
  • 5MP rear and 2MP front camera sensors
  • 2000mAh battery, priced at Rs 7,350

Samsung launched its new budget offering, Galaxy J2 (2017) Edition in India at a price of Rs 7,350 today. The South Korean giant launched the smartphone quietly without hosting an event and just mentioning it on Samsung India website with specifications. However, the company has not specified the date when the device will go sale.

The Galaxy J2 (2017) Edition comes with a 4.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 540×960 pixels. The new edition is smaller than the its predecessor as it has faced a size reduction than the previous device as the 2016 edition of the device comes with a 5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive display.


The device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Exynos processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. The internal storage offered by the smartphone is 8GB that can be expandable up to 128GB with the help of a microSD card slot. It runs on Android OS. Though company has not specified what version of Android OS the device runs on.

On optical front, the Galaxy J2 (2017) sports a 5-megapixel camera sensor on the rear and a 2-megapixel camera sensor on the front.

All of it is backed by a 2000mAh battery that Samsung claims can deliver up to around 9 hours of internet user, 41 hours of playback time and 12 hours of talktime.

The Galaxy J2 (2017) comes with 4G, Wi-Fi, GPS support. The key highlight of the device is the Ultra Data Saving feature that helps users to save a lot of mobile data. The availability of the smartphone has yet not been revealed by the company. With its new offering, the company is trying to target the budget phone category after announcing a range of devices including the Galaxy S8, S8 Plus and also the Galaxy Note 8 in premium range. It is for us to wait and see if the smartphone helps Samsung to challenge Xiaomi, Intex and Panasonic in the budget segment.


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