"The Galaxy J2 is packed with extras like an Ultra Data Saving mode and download booster"
At an event in Bangalore today, Samsung launched its most affordable 4G smartphone, the Galaxy J2. The successor to the Galaxy J1 4G (first impressions), the J2 packs in improved design and hardware, and is also priced lower at Rs 8,490. We got a chance to go hands on with the device, and here's our first thoughts.
Samsung's idea of affordable devices is widely different from what we've become used to of late. While the cheapest 4G smartphone in India currently costs just Rs 4,990, the Galaxy J2 is priced at nearly double of that. From a specs point of view, there are several more commendable devices you can get for a cheaper price, such as the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime, Lenovo A6000 Plus (review) and YU Yuphoria (review), to name a few. How the Galaxy J2 stacks up to the competition in terms of performance though is something we'll know only once we spend more time with the handset.
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