Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Launched in India – All You Need To Know

Samsung has launched a new Galaxy J series smartphone in India. The new Samsung Galaxy J2 Core is the company’s first Android Go handset. Additional highlights include a dedicated Beauty Mode to enhance selfies. It comes in multiple color options including Gold, Blue, and Black. Read more to find about Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core

Price and Availability

Price Rs 6,190

The Samsung Galaxy J2 Core is priced in India at Rs 6,190. It will be available through all retail stores and Samsung eShop in the country.

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Processor 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos 7570
Internal Storage 8GB (expandable)
Display 5.0-inch, TFT, qHD (540 x 960 pixels)
OS Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
Primary (Rear) Camera 8MP with flash
Front Camera 5MP
Battery 2,600mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Samsung Galaxy J2 Core sports a 5.0-inch TFT display with qHD (540 x 960 pixels) resolution. It is powered by a quad-core Exynos 7570 processor and 1GB RAM. The 8GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card.

In terms of optics, the 8-megapixel rear camera comes a f/2.2 aperture and an LED flash. The 5-megapixel front camera comes with a Beauty Mode that enhances selfies. The new handset is backed by 2,600mAh battery.

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  • Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
  • Face Unlock
  • 4G VoLTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • GPS/ A-GPS
  • Micro-USB
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Dual-SIM
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Five color option

The dual-SIM smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition). It comes with multiple preloaded features that optimize data control and power saving. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The Samsung smartphone measures 143.4 x 72.1 x 8.9mm and weighs 154 grams. It comes with Face Unlock feature. Sensors on the device include an accelerometer and a proximity sensor.

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The Android Go handsets are designed to optimize the experience on low-end devices. These feature a bunch of Android Go apps including Files Go, Maps Go, and Google Go. The new Samsung smartphone will compete with the likes of Micromax Bharat Go and Lava Z61. 

“Galaxy J2 Core reiterates Samsung’s commitment towards meaningful innovations that delight our customers. We are pleased to integrate industry-first smart memory management solutions that allow apps or content on the memory card,” said Sumit Walia, Director, Mobile business, Samsung India.

“We are also pleased to partner with Google in bringing the latest Android experience for entry-level smartphones with Oreo (Go edition) on Galaxy J2 Core. This approach eradicates current consumer pain points by opening apps 15 percent faster, delivering 2X storage out of the box, and allowing consumers to stream content for up to 11 hours on YouTube Go. This is indicative of Samsung’s commitment to a digitally enabled India by allowing our customers to Go Faster & Go Longer,” he added.

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