Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Specs, Price, Release, Review, Camera, Features, Pros and Cons

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Pros and Cons, Price, Specs, Release Date

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) is a budget smartphone from Samsung in 2018. Galaxy J2 is a device, which is getting yearly update regularly like other Galaxy A and Galaxy J series. Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) comes with basic specifications and features. Based on the specifications, we are unable to mention it as a mid-range smartphone. It is a low profile smartphone.

Look at the specifications, price, user reviews, opinions, pros and cons of Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) below.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Release Details 

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) release date – First quarter of 2018

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Price 

  • price in the USA $130
  • price in Europe €110
  • price in the UK £100
  • price in India ₹ 7,500
  • price in China ¥ 800

* Approximate Price (converted from the European price)

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Specifications

Features Specifications
Display 5.0-inch, Super AMOLED Display
Screen Resolution 540 x 960 pixels
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Display Area 68.9cm 2
Screen Features Capacitive, Multitouch
Operating System Android 7.1.1 Nougat
System on Chip (SoC) Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
CPU Cortex 53 (4 x 1.4GHz) Quad-core processor
GPU Adreno 308
Memory and Internal Storage 1.5GB RAM and 16GB storage
Storage Upgrade 256GB via micro SD card
Primary Camera (Rear) 8MP with LED Flash, Autofocus
Video recording 720p @ 30fps
Secondary Camera (Front) 5MP with LED Flash
Battery 2600mAh (Non-removable)
Fast Battery Charging Feature No, Charger Output – 5V / 1A
Audio Loudspeaker, Earpiece
Headphones 3.5mm Jack
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Other Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity
Wi-Fi 802.11 (b/g/n), Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth Version 4.2, A2DP
FM Radio Yes
USB Port microUSB 2.0, USB OTG
Body Materials Plastic
Colors Black, Gold
SIM Card Type Dual SIM (nano, nano)
Network Technologies 2G, 3G, 4G LTE (GPRS, EDGE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, LTE Cat4)
Weight 153gms
Height x Width x Thickness
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) [Radiation] Head SAR – 1.06W/Kg Body SAR – 0.58W/Kg

Other Features and Connectivity

  • Connectivity features – GPRS, Edge, 3G, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio and USB
  • Fingerprint scanner – available
  • Color variants – Black, Gold

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Pros and Cons

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Pros

  • Low priced Samsung smartphone
  • Fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Cons

  • Low profile specifications – 1.5GB RAM, Quad-core processor, 16GB inbuilt storage, 5MP selfie camera, 2600mAh battery, 540p display etc.
  • Not having USB Type-C port

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Opinion

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) is not enough for well-versed smartphone users. It is only good for newbies, kids or it can be used as an additional smartphone. The main disadvantage is the 1.5GB RAM. It is not enough for multitasking. Next con is the 2600mAh battery. It is not enough to give decent power backup.

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