Budget handset from Samsung
Design and Display
Samsung Galaxy J1 mini offers a 4-inch small TFT display featuring a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels(WVGA) and a pixel density of 233ppi, which is enough to deliver crisp picture quality due to its small screen size. It is available in gold, white and black colours. It weighs 120 grams and loks quite good. The compact display and lightweight body makes it comfortable to use single-handedly.
OS and Configuration
The smartphone comes with pre installed Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop) OS. It is driven by a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex A7 processor, 768MB RAM and Mali-400 MP2 GPU loaded on Spreadtrum SC8830 processor. All these features together deliver decent performance. The average configuration of this device is justified considering its low price
Camera and Storage
For photography the device packs a 5MP rear camera of f/2.2 aperture along with a 0.3MP VGA camera of f/3.4 aperture on the front for selfies and video calls. For storing your data, the phone consists of 8GB of inbuilt storage and comes with an expandable memory option, supporting microSD cards of up to 128GB.
Connectivity and Battery
Connectivity options present in Samsung Galaxy J1 mini are dual SIM support, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and microUSB 2.0. The device is backed by a removable 1,500mAh li-ion battery that can provide 29 hours of audio and 7 hours of video playback. On browsing, the battery can last 9 hours on Wi-Fi and 7 hours on 3G connection.
Samsung like its major rivals is trying to attract the low range consumers with a range of affordable phone like Samsung Galaxy J1 mini. It comes with a small screen, good looking body, quad-core processor, good battery backup and has decent camera quality. This is a good choice for people looking to buy branded handset at a low price.