Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy J2 (2016) with a new smart glow and Turbo Speed Technology (TST) in India. The smartphone comes with a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, and is powered by a quad-core processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), has a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with Ultra data saving (UDS) mode powered by Opera Max and S bike mode.
The Smart Glow LED notification system consists of an LED ring around the rear camera that can be customized for priority notifications of any app or contact. Up to four alerts can be set with customized colors. It also alerts a user if they are running low on battery, internal memory, or mobile data. Users can also use the Smart Glow LED ring to position the rear camera for selfies with the Selfie Assist feature. The Smart Notifier software feature allows customizable notifications.
The Turbo Speed Technology (TST) promises superior device performance including native apps loading up to 40% faster than devices with double the RAM. Samsung says that it has rewritten native apps such as camera, gallery, and contacts, etc. that are most frequently used by consumers. It also proactively shuts down idle processes running in the background and declutters RAM using its intelligent memory system to ensure resources like RAM and processor are free and ready to take on new tasks, thereby improving in-class experience.
The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) comes in Gold, Silver and Black colors, is priced at Rs. 9,750 and will go on sale from July 14 across all channels. It comes with 6 months double data offer for Airtel prepaid worth up to Rs. 4,500.
Specifications of Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) are as follows:
|Display||5-inch (1280 x 720 Pixels) HD Super AMOLED display|
|Camera||Rear – 8MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, Front- 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture|
|Processor||1.5 GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC8830 processor|
|Storage||8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with micro SD|
|Dimensions||142.4 X 71.1 X 8.0 mm, Weight: 136g|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Features||Smart Glow LED, Turbo Speed Technology, Ultra data saving (UDS), S Bike Mode|
|Colors||Gold, Silver and Black colors|