Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) with 5-inch Super AMOLED display, Samsung Mall launched in India for Rs. 8190

Samsung has launched Galaxy J2 (2018) (SM-J250F), a new smartphone in India. It was introduced back in December last year, packs a 5-inch qHD Super AMOLED display, is powered by Snapdragon 425 SoC with 2GB RAM, runs Android 7.1 (Nougat), has a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera that also comes with a flash.

The phone has a new design on the back with polycarbonate finish, but it has a familiar design on the front with a home button with capacitive touch buttons on either sides. It packs a 2600mAh battery

It also comes with Samsung Mall, that was introduced with Galaxy On7 Prime earlier this year. This lets users shop by clicking a picture of the desired product and automatically getting results for the item across popular e-commerce platforms.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) specifications

  • 5-inch (960 × 540 pixels) qHD Super AMOLED display
  • 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 Mobile Platform with Adreno 308 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB Internal Storage, expandable memory up to 256GB via micro SD card
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 5MP front camera with LED flash
  • Dimensions: 143.8mm x 72.3mm x 8.4mm; Weight: 153g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 2600mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) comes in Gold, Black and Pink colours, is priced at Rs. 8,190 and will be available from April 27th. Jio get instant cashback of Rs.2750 as vouchers in their MyJio account on recharging with Rs 198 or Rs 299 plan. They would also get an extra 10GB of 4G data on every recharge for the next 10 recharges.

Commenting on the launch, Sumit Walia, Director, Mobile business, Samsung India, said:

Galaxy J2 2018 reiterates Samsung’s commitment towards meaningful innovations that delight our customers. For this device, we focussed on two trends amongst Indian youth – growth of online shopping and high usage of Social media platforms. Samsung Mall uses artificial intelligence to revolutionise the way customers shop online with visual search. For avid social media users, Samsung’s proprietary ‘Move to Memory Card’ feature is an advanced memory management solution that de-clutters the internal memory, thereby enhancing the smartphone experience.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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