Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Full Specifications, Pros and Cons


The 2016 Galaxy J2 is Samsung's latest budget Android device, an upgrade and a successor of the 2015 Galaxy J2, which has been improved in many different area especially in the camera quality, performance, operating system and Samsung has also added some new features, such as the Smart Glow, a unique ring LED notification light around the rear camera that lights up in various colors, and also S Bike mode, and something Samsung calls Turbo Boost Technology to enable it compete with other products.

From the design of the 2016 Galaxy J2, the front looks and physical design similar to other Samsung smartphone products, the covered corners makes the smartphone more comfortable to hold. Te back look is still familiar to others with its camera, speaker and flash light still in familiar positions. However, there is a striated band running across with the Samsung logo on it.

The 2016 J2 has a fairly standard cameras, powered with 8 megapixel back camera and a 5 megapixel front selfie camera. There is a LED flash on the back but none on the front and has a battery capacity of 2600mAh removable battery. They battery lack fast charging and takes about 3 hours to fully charge and can last a whole day.

The Smart Glow LED ring around the camera is one of the main feature of the J2 2016.From the design point of view, the ring sits flush with the back of the phone with only a gentle bump for the camera lens. There are four LEDs hidden into the ring, and they can light up with any color from the RGB spectrum and the main aim is to serve as a notification light,

The Galaxy J2 has a Super AMOLED Display size of 5.0-Inch and a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixel which is quite nice. with great color contrast and viewing angles. A nice thing about the display is that it is covered with a scratch resistant glass and unfortunately, it does not have an oleophobic coating on it.

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) is powered with Spreadtrum SC9830 SoC, and a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU clocked at 1.5GHz and Mali-400 MP2 GPU, a 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage, which is expandable via MicroSD Card or OTG device for media files only. Also, in terms of connectivity, the device supports dual micro SIM with 4G LTE and VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and A-GPS and no NFC support.

Full Specification of Samsung Galaxy J2 2016
  • Display: 5.0-Inch Super AMOLED screen
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 Pixel
  • Dimension: 142.4 x 71.1 x 8 mm
  • Operating System: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • Processor: 1.5GHz Quadcomm Spreadtrum SC9830
  • Ram: 1.5GB
  • Storage: 8GB
  • Expandable: Up to 32GB Micro SD Card
  • Main Camera: 8MP
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • Battery Capacity: 2600mAh Removable Battery
  • Connection: USB, Wifi, Bluetooth, Hotspot, OTG
  • Network: 2G,3G, 4G LTE and VoLTE
  • Sensor: Proximity, Accelerometer
Pros of Samsung Galaxy J2 2016
  • Beautiful Design
  • Latest Android OS
  • Fast Internet Browsing
  • HTML5 Support
  • FM Radio
  • 4G LTE Newtork
  • Removable Battery
  • Affordable
  • Notification light
Cons of Samsung Galaxy J2 2016
  • No NFC Support
  • No Fast Charging
  • No Fingerprint sensor

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