Having released released 2016 versions of the Galaxy J3, Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7, Samsung appears to be getting ready to launch the Galaxy J2 (2016). The South Korean electronics giant is tight-lipped on this budget smartphone but it could arrive soon, perhaps in June.
A Samsung device codenamed SM-J210F, which is believed to be the Galaxy J2 (2016), has been certified by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), giving a hint that its release date is not far off. Information furnished with the telecom regulatory body has shown that the device will have dual-SIM slots and come packed with a 1,500mAh battery.
The device has also been spotted on Zauba, a website that keeps track of imports and exports in India, shipped from South Korea to Delhi, India, for testing and evaluation. It carries a price tag of Rs. 6,757 but it is very likely to change when it hits the stores.
Samsung device codenamed SM-J210F (Galaxy J2 2016) has also been spotted on AnTuTu benchmarking site (via SamMobile). The device is seen with 720x1,080 pixel screen resolution, a Spreadtrum SC8830 quad-core SoC processor, a 16GB internal memory, a 2GB RAM, an 8MP main camera, and a 5MP front-snapper.
In another AnTuTu post, the device is seen sporting a 5-inch display with 720x1,280 pixels, an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, a 16GB internal memory, a 2GB RAM, an 8MP main camera and a 5MP front-snapper.
On the other hand, the 2015 version of Galaxy J2 sports a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 540x960 pixels (234 ppi pixel density), powered by an Exynos 3475 processor, and run an Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. It also has an 8GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB), a 1GB RAM, a 5MP main camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and LED flash, a 2MP front-snapper with f/2.2 aperture, and a 2,000mAh battery.