South Korean brand Samsung has expanded its J-series lineup with the launch of two new devices i.e. Galaxy J6+ and Galaxy J4+. Both the devices were globally unveiled earlier this week. The Galaxy J6+ and J4+ are not very different in terms of technical aspects.
Display & Design:
Both the smartphones sport a 6-inch Infinity Display with 18:9 aspect ratio screen. The devices offer HD+ resolution and carry IPS LCD panels. Design-wise, the J6+ and J4+ flaunt a glass finish which looks premium. The former comes in three colours i.e. Red, Black, and Blue, while the latter will be available in Gold, Black and Blue options. For audiophiles, both the devices feature Dolby Atmos tech. The Galaxy J6+ is the first Samsung smartphone with a side mounted fingerprint scanner embedded in the power button. The J4+ relies on face unlock that compensates for the absence of a physical fingerprint scanner.
Hardware & OS:
Under the hood, both the Galaxy J6+ and Galaxy J4+ are equipped with a Snapdragon 425 chipset. The devices are powered by a 3300 mAh battery unit. The J6+ packs 6GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. The processor in J4+ is paired with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The J6+ and J4+ come with triple slots to add two SIM cards and a microSD card for expanding storage. Out of the box, both the devices run on Android 8.1 Oreo OS. Samsung has introduced a ‘Make in India’ feature that brings an Emotify feature allowing users to utilise avatars on messaging apps and social media in 22 Indian languages. Users can also install apps to the SD card.
In the camera department the Galaxy J6+ features dual rear camera setup comprising of 13MP+5MP sensors. The primary sensor has f/1.9 aperture while the secondary sensor has f/2.2 for better photos in low light. On the front, the device has a 8MP snapper with f/1.9 aperture. On the other hand, the J4+ bears a single 13MP primary camera with LED flash. A 5MP sensor with f/2.2 is fitted on the front for clicking selfies.
On the connectivity front, both the devices offer basic options like 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Pricing & Availability:
The Galaxy J4+ has a price tag of Rs 10,990 while the Galaxy J6+ retails at Rs 15,990. Both the devices will be available from September 25th at Samsung India retail outlets across the country. Consumers can purchase the devices online on Amazon, Flipkart and Samsung’s online store. As a launch offer, Samsung is offering one-time screen replacement until November 11th.