Samsung India launched its most selling budget smartphone with Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 in India today. Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 is the successor to last year launched Samsung Galaxy J2 2016.The Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 is priced at Rs.7390/- as per Tweet posted by Mumbai based retailer Mahesh Telecom.As of now, the company has not officially revealed the pricing of the device.The Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 will be available in two colors one with Black and other with Gold.
Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 is completely built out of plastic and has a similar design as other smartphones launched by Samsung under budget segment.It is one of the cheapest Android smartphones from Samsung.It weighs 130 grams and is 8.4 mm thick.
Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 sports 4.7 inches (540 x 960p) qHD Super AMOLED display.It is powered by 1.3 GHz Exynos Quad-core chipset coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB onboard storage which can be expanded via microSD card.
Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 comes with a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and AF.There is 2MP selfie camera at the front.The rear camera can record videos up to 720p @30fps.The connectivity option includes Dual SIM with 4G LTE and VoLTE support, A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 4.1, Wifi, micro USB Port and 3.5 mm audio jack.All this is fueled by 2000 mAh battery and runs Android with Samsung custom skin on top.
The special features include the Smart Manager and Ultra Data Saving mode which we already saw on last year J2 2016 too.The Ultra Saving mode help user to save the data up to 50% and Smart Manager delete the duplicate files automatically and create more space for storage.
So Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 gives direct competition to Nokia 3, Redmi 4 and many other budget handsets. Would go with Branded Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 over the Xiaomi budget Redmi 4 or Nokia 3. Do leave your thoughts in the comment section below.