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Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 details

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  • Great display
  • Decent performance
  • Good camera
  • Latest OS
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  • insufficient RAM
Verdict

The all new Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) is an upgraded version of Galaxy J2, which was launched last year. As an improvement, this device features a sharper display, better cameras and larger inbuilt memory compared to its predecessor. These enhanced features makes this smartphone a good choice to purchase.  

All new Galaxy J2 with Smart Glow ring
Display and OS

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) offers a 5-inch AMOLED screen of HD resolution. Due to its compact display, it retains good amount of pixel density (294 ppi) resulting in a crisp and clear picture quality. The device runs on Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) operating system. 

Storage and Configuration

On the inside, it comes packed with a 1.5GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC8830 processor, bundled with 1.5GB RAM. Backed by them, this smartphone delivers fast and smooth performance. For graphic intensive operations, the device features Mali-400MP2 GPU. The phone houses 16GB inbuilt memory that is expandable upto 128GB using a microSD card.

Connectivity and Sensors

Connectivity options present in the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016), are dual SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi with mobile hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and microUSB 2.0.
accelerometer, light and proximity are the sensors included in this device.

Camera and Battery

The device is armed with an 8MP autofocus camera with LED flash. Along with that it also features a 5MP front facing camera for selfies and video calls. As with most of the other Samsung devices, quality of its camera is really good. Instead of standard LED notification, this smartphone contains a ring located around the main camera lens (known as Smart Glow) that will glow whenever the user receives a notification. Power required to keep this device running is supplied by a 2,500mAh li-ion battery.
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Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 PRICE IN INDIA

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 price in India starts from Rs. 7,850. The lowest price of Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 is Rs. 7,850 at amazon.in. The latest price of this phone is updated on Dec 11, 2017.
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Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • 8 GB + 128 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Micro + Micro
  • No Fingerprint sensor
  • USB OTG Support
  • FM Radio
What makes Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 unique?  
  • The most popular1 phone priced around Rs. 8,000 with 8 GB memory
  • The 5 Inch Samsung phone with the most powerful battery
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14 Aug 2016 By Suresh Murugesan On flipkart.com

Samsung j2 is nice phone and good camera clarity awesome battery backup nice

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It is hang free and fast processing mobile phone

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The Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 is an upgrade of last year's model bringing innovative features like a Smart Glow LED ring

Aug 10 2016 By Ketaki Bhojnagarwala
Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) with 5-inch HD display and Smart Glow LED ring launched for Rs 9,750
Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) with 5-inch HD display and Smart Glow LED ring launched for Rs 9,750

The new Galaxy J2 comes with a Smart Glow LED ring around the rear camera, which lights up for notifications and more

Jul 08 2016 By Akshay Kumar

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 Specifications

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General
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Launch Date July 11, 2016 (Official)
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy J2 (2016)
Operating System Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Micro
SIM2: Micro
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
no  No
Quick Charging
no  No
Design
Height 142.4 mm Compare Size
Width 71.1 mm
Thickness 8.0 mm
Very Good
Thickness compared to
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8.0 mm
Average in group
8.8 mm
Best in this group
5.5 mm
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Weight 138 grams
Good
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138 grams
Average in group
149 grams
Best in this group
84 grams
Group: 6 - 10 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Colours Black, Gold, Silver
Display
Good
Display compared to
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This Device
70%
Average in group
55%
Best in this group
70%
Group: 6 - 10 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density
294 ppi
Very Good
Pixel Density compared to
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294 ppi
Average in group
294 ppi
Best in this group
441 ppi
Group: 6 - 10 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type
Super AMOLED
Screen Protection
no  No
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
67.91 %
Performance
Average
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44%
Average in group
51%
Best in this group
78%
Group: 6 - 10 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
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Chipset Spreadtrum SC8830
Processor
Quad core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A7
Poor
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Quad core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: Spreadtrum SC8830
Average in group
Quad core, 1.3 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: MediaTek MT6580
Best in this group
Octa core, 1.8 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon
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Graphics
Mali-400 MP2
RAM
1.5 GB
Good
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1.5 GB
Average in group
2 GB
Best in this group
4 GB
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Storage
Very Good
Storage compared to
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87%
Average in group
95%
Best in this group
99%
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
8 GB
Average
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8 GB
Average in group
16 GB
Best in this group
64 GB
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
yes Up to 128 GB
USB OTG Support
yes
Camera
Good
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59%
Average in group
56%
Best in this group
85%
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Main Camera
Resolution 8 MP Primary Camera
Good
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8 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
16.00 MP
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Sensor CMOS image sensor
Autofocus yes
Aperture F2.2
Optical Image Stabilisation no  No
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1280x720 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 5 MP Front Camera
Good
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5 MP
Average in group
5 MP
Best in this group
16.00 MP
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Autofocus no  No
Aperture F2.2
Flash no  No
Battery
Very Good
Battery compared to
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77%
Average in group
75%
Best in this group
95%
Group: 6 - 10 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
2600 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable
yes
TalkTime
Up to 14 Hours(3G)
Network & Connectivity
SIM Size SIM1: Micro, SIM2: Micro
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SIM 2
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v4.1
GPS
yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC
no  No
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0
Multimedia
FM Radio
yes
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
no  No
Other Sensors Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
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    HDR Off
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    Screen With Widgets
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    Dialer Screen
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    App Drawer
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    Quick Settings Panel
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    OS Version
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    Vellamo Metal Benchmark
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    Vellamo Multicore Benchmark
  • Vellamo Browser Benchmark
    Vellamo Browser Benchmark
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    Quadrant Benchmark
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    Camera Speed Benchmark
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    Graphics Benchmark
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    Geekbench3 Benchmark
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    Linpack Benchmark
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    Answered by Aaditya Chopra | 11 days ago
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    Galaxy J2 2016 vs XOLO Era 1X Pro

    Both the phones have their pros and cons, I think you should go for XOLO Era 1X Pro. XOLO Era 1X Pro has the following advantages over Galaxy J2 2016 -

    1. XOLO Era 1X Pro is available for 4999 Rs while Galaxy J2 2016 is available for 8439 Rs
    2. XOLO Era 1X Pro has 2GB RAM while Galaxy J2 2016 has 1.5GB RAM.
    3.The XOLO Era 1X Pro has 16GB Storage Capacity while Galaxy J2 2016 has 8GB Storage Capacity.

    It is not like that it is a one-sided game, Galaxy J2 2016 has the following advantages -
    1. The Battery of Galaxy J2 2016 is 2600mAh while XOLO Era 1X Pro has 2500mAh Battery.
     
    Verdict - In my opinion, Xolo Era 1X Pro is a better phone in overall performance and price but if you need a phone with good Battery, you can go for Galaxy J2 2016.

    You can also compare these devices on 91mobiles. Link - Galaxy J2 2016 vs Xolo Era 1X Pro

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    Answered by Rahul Jaiteley | 1 months ago
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    Galaxy J1 2016 vs Galaxy J2 2017

    Both the devices have similar specifications samsung galaxy J2 2017should be betetr as it has the following advantages:
    • It has better screen resolution, It has Around 35% more pixels than Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016). More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.
    • Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) is VoLTE Enabled. You can use this to make calls over 4G network. It is compatible with Reliance Jio.
    • It is Around 5% slimmer than Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016). Slimmer devices are easier to carry in pocket and look more fashionable.
    Verdict: Hence in my view Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 should be better as it is Volte enabled has better screen resolution and is slimmer than Samsung Galaxy J1 2016

    You can also compare your devices on 91mobiles link Samsung Galaxy j1 2016 vs Samsung Galaxy J2 2017


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    Answered by Tajdar Pawan | 30 days ago
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    Both the phones have their pros and cons,lets analyze:-
    Advantages of Samsung Galaxy On5
    1.More RAM:-More RAM means more applications can run at the same time,
    2.Bigger Screen:-Reading, browsing internet and watching movies is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.
    3.Better Screen Resolution:-More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.
    4.Better Camera Resolution:-More resolution generally means better picture quality,
    5.Bigger Battery:-It can generally last more time.

    Verdict - In my opinion,Samsung Galaxy On5 is better overall performance and price 
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    Answered by Chittaswarup Malhotra | 15 days ago
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    Galaxy J2 2016 vs Redmi 3S Prime

    Both the phones have their pros and cons, I think you should go for Redmi 3S Prime. Redmi 3S Prime has the following advantages over Galaxy J2 2016 -

    1. Redmi 3S Prime has 3GB RAM while Galaxy J2 2016 has 1.5GB RAM.
    2. The Main camera of Redmi 3S Prime is 13 MP compared to 8 MP of Galaxy J2 2016, though megapixel count is not a clear indication of a better camera, the more the better


    It is not like that it is a one-sided game, Galaxy J2 2016 has the following advantages -

    1. The Weight of Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 is 138 grams while the weight of Redmi 3S Prime is 144 grams.

    Verdict - In my opinion, Redmi 3S Prime is a better phone in overall performance but if you need a phone which is lightweight then you can go for Samsung Galaxy J2 2016.

    You can also compare these devices on 91mobiles. Link -Galaxy J2 2016 vs Redmi 3S Prime

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    Answered by Ajith Sengupta | 2 months ago
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    Redmi 4A vs Samsung Galaxy J2

    Both the phones have their pros and cons, I think you should go for Redmi 4A.

     Redmi 4A has the following advantages over Galaxy J2: -

    1. Redmi 4A has 2GB Ram while Galaxy J2 has 1 GB Ram only.
    2. Redmi 4A has 13MP(main) Camera while Galaxy J2  has 5MP(main) Camera.
    3. Redmi 4A has latest Android v6.0 while Galaxy J2 has Android v5.1.1.
    4. Redmi 4A has 3120mAh Battery while Xperia XA1 has 2000mAh Battery.
    5.Redmi 4A has 16GB Internal while Galaxy J2 has only 8GB Internal memory only.

    Verdict - In my opinion, Redmi 4A is a better phone in comparison of Galaxy J2.

    You can also compare these devices on 91mobiles. Link - Redmi 4A vs Galaxy J2
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