Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) with Smart Glow notification ring surfaces in images

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) (SM-J210F ) surfaced in benchmarks back in May, later the user manual of the phone confirmed Smart Glow ring-type LED indicator on the back for the phone. Now the press images of the phone has surfaced in golden color.

Smart Glow can be configured by users to display priority notifications of different colors, based on the type of notifications such as phone call, e-mail, text message etc.  The light ring will also light up when the battery is low and it will work as a guide when taking selfies with the rear camera by turning blue when the user’s face is in the field of view.

In addition to the Smart Glow notification ring, the phone also has a separate LED flash so it might not be powerful to be used as flash.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) rumored specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 Pixels) HD display
  • 1.5 GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC8830 processor with Mali-400MP2 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 32GB with microSD
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) OS
  • 8MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Smart Glow
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) is expected to be announced in India soon. The Smart Glow feature is rumored to be adopted by high-end Samsung smartphones, including the upcoming Galaxy S8.


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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