Galaxy J2 2016

Samsung added two new devices to the J series smartphone family. Samsung launched the Galaxy J2 2016 for Rs.9750/- and Galaxy J Max for Rs.13400/- in India. J2 2016 is a budget smartphone and Galaxy J Max is a phablet. Both handsets come with three moths double data offer from Airtel.

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 features

The Samsung J2 2016 is powered by a Spreadtrum SC8830 quadcore chipset clocked at 1.5GHz with Mali 400 GPU. The handset has 8 GB internal storage and 1.5 GB RAM. OS is Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Handset has dual sim slots and supports MicroSD cards up to 128 GB. Samsung J2 2016 has a 5 inch super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720. The handset has an 8 MP Auto Focus camera with LED flash on the back and a 5MP camera on the front.  J2 2016 has a unique Smart Glow notification LED light around the rear camera. User ca choose select up to four notifications, with unique color for each of them. This feature will also alert if the battery, internal memory or mobile data is low. The handset also has S Bike and Opera Max powered Ultra Data Saving (UDS) modes.

Galaxy J Max

Other features are 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 and FM. Galaxy J2 2016 has a 2600 mAh battery. J2 2016 has a Turbo Speed Technology (TST) that boosts the performance up to 50% when compared with devices which has double the RAM. Samsung claims they have optimized the application management to free up RAM, by shutting down the idle background apps. This handset will be available in Black, Gold and Silver colors. Galaxy J2 2016 will be available from July 10.

Samsung Galaxy J Max features.

Samsung galaxy J max is a 7-inch phablet. The phablet has a 7 inch TFT display with a resolution f 1280 x 800 pixels. J Max is powered by a quad core 1.5 GHz processor with 1.5 GB of RAM.  The phablet has 16 GB internal memory, and it can be expanded up to 200GB using a MicroSD card. This phablet has dual sim slots.  It has an 8MP AF camera on the rear and a 2MP Fixed Focus camera on the front. Other features are 4G with VoLTE, 3G, 2G, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and FM. Samsung Galaxy J Max comes with a 4000 mAh battery.

Galaxy J Max

Just like Galaxy J2 2016, J Max also has S Bike and Opera Max powered Ultra Data Saving (UDS) modes. Every J Max purchase is eligible for a free Samsung Bluetooth headset and one year premium subscription to Viu, to access Movies, TV shows and more. This tablet will be available in Gold and Black color options at Rs.13400/- from end of July.

J Max will take on with the recently launched Xiaomi Mi Max which is priced at Rs.14,000/-. Mi Max is powered by 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 hexa core with the 3GB RAM / 32GB ROM model. Snapdragon 652 octa core clocked at 1.8GHz with 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM model. Mi Max has a 6.44 inches (using 2.5D curved glass) with 1920 x 1080p resolution. Read Mi Max Full Review.

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 and J MAX full specifications

Models Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Samsung Galaxy J Max
Display 5.0-inch super AMOLED HD (1280x720p) screen

  • Pixel density: 293 ppi (pixels per inch)
7.0-inch HD WXGA TFT LCD screen with 1280 x 800p resolution
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 5.0 Lollipop
Processor 1.5GHz Spreadtrum quad-core CPU 1.5GHz quad-core CPU
RAM 1.5GB 1.5GB
Storage 8GB, expandable up to 128GB 8GB, expandable to 200GB
  • Main: 8MP camera LED flash, autofocus, f/2.2 aperture
  • Front: 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Main: 8MP camera LED flash, autofocus, f/1.9 aperture
  • Front: 2MP camera with f/2.2 aperture
Battery 2600mAh 4,000mAh
Add-ons Smart Glow, Turbo Speed Technology (TST), dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), A-GPS, GLONASS, micro USB 2.0, FM Radio Turbo Speed Technology (TST), Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), A-GPS, GLONASS, micro USB 2.0, FM Radio
Dimensions 142.4 X 71.1 X 8.0 mm 186.9 X108.8X 8.7 mm
Colour Black, white and gold Black and gold
Price Rs. 9,750 Rs. 13,400


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