Quick Review of Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)

The Good
  • Metal sides and sturdy build quality
  • Multi-coloured notification LED ring circling the rear camera is good to have
  • Sharp and vibrant AMOLED display
  • Decent battery life for non-gamers
  • Runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box
The Bad
  • Only 1.5GB of RAM might be constraining
  • Below average camera performance
  • Samsung bloatware pre-installed
  • No Gyroscope and Ambient Light sensor

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Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Full Features & Specifications

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Model Name: SM-J210F
Display   7 / 10 See Better Options
Screen Size 5 inch
Screen Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Screen Type Super AMOLED
Pixel Density 294 PPI
Bezel Less No
Chipset   7 / 10 See Better Options
Brand Spreadtrum
Processor Speed 1.5GHz
Processor Spreadtrum SC8830
Processor Type Quad-Core
Graphics Mali-400 MP2
Camera   7 / 10 See Better Options
Rear Camera Resolution 8MP
Dual Rear Camera No
Front Camera Resolution 5MP
Dual Selfie Camera No
Camera Details Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Recording Resolution Full HD Video Recording (1080p)
Camera Features Autofocus, LED Flash
General Specifications
Operating System Android
OS Version Android 6.0 Marshmallow
OS Detail TouchWiz UI
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type Micro USB
Features GPS, FM Radio
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor
Dimensions (mm) 142.4 x 71.1 x 8
Weight 170 grams
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Headphone Jack Type 3.5mm
Color Gold, Silver, Black
Build Material Metal, Plastic
Device Warranty 1 Year
Warranty Details 6 Months Warranty On Accessories
Body SAR 1.24W/kg
Head SAR 0.59W/kg
In The Box Device, Charger, Earphone, User Manual
Storage   7 / 10 See Better Options
Internal Storage 8GB
Approx. User Available Storage 3.9GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 128GB
SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Micro SIM
SIM 1 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM
SIM 2 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM) No
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)
Battery   6 / 10 See Better Options
Battery Capacity 2600mAh
Battery Type Lithium-ion (Li-ion)
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Price in India

  • The best price of Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) is Rs. 7,290 at Amazon.in in India on 24th April 2018.
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Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) All Prices
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Amazon.inRs. 7,290
FlipkartRs. 7,949
CromaRs. 8,000
eBayRs. 9,615
QuikrRs. 5,897

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Features

Samsung has recently refreshed it's sub 10,000 lineup, the recent additions include the Samsung Galaxy J2 2016, Galaxy On5 Pro and the Galaxy On7 Pro. While, the On series has not received that major changes from their predecessors, Galaxy J2 2016 has some considerable changes over the Galaxy J2.

Display & Design
The phone now sports a bigger AMOLED display with a screen size of 5 inch which sounds quite handy and has a resolution of 1280x720 pixels (HD) giving it a pixel density of 294PPI. Talking about the design, like the usual Samsung design standards, the Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 has plastic body making it look and feel cheap. The device is available in two colors Black and Gold.

Hardware and Features
Samsung this time has moved from Exynos to a Spreadtrum SC8830 Quad Core chipset clocked at 1.5GHz and combined with it is just 1.5GB of RAM, where as you can get phone with 3GB RAM and better processors in this price range. On the software end, the phone is based on the latest Android Marshmallow 6.0 out of the box with Samsung's TouchWiz UI running on top of it.

Camera & Storage
In terms of storage capacity, you get 8GB of onboard storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB via a MicroSD card. For photography you have a 8MP rear camera with an LED Flash and on the front lies a 5MP shooter for those selfies and video calling needs. The rear camera can record videos up to 1080p and around the camera is the new Multi-Coloured Glow LED Notification light.

Battery and Connectivity
Powering all this is a 2600mAh removable battery which might struggle to last through the day. The phone accepts Dual Micro SIMs and you also get NFC & 4G support on this device.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Lenovo K5 Plus or Coolpad Note 3 Plus looks like fairly competitive devices in this price range. The Redmi Note 3 specifically has a better processor that boosts the performance of the device. Also in terms of camera, battery and other features the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 looks like an overall winner here.

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Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Ratings

User Reviews for Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) (Total: 10)
By Kishan Shivhare on March 19, 2017
It is a good phone bute some problem like storage
The Good
  • It has a smart glow or it has a turbo speed technology or it has a good cameras and nyc battery backup at all it is a good phone
The Bad
  • It has only 8 gb storage
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By Darshan Mehta on March 25, 2017
Samsung j2 (2016) with glow at the back of different colour internal memory 8gb the phone will not hang but u get only 4gb internal storage and other 4 gb is for android application battery back is very very nice....
The Good
  • Battery back is nice, fastest phone , camera quality is nice
The Bad
  • Internal storage 4gb
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By ritu mishra on March 27, 2017
The display quality is really good. The camera is average back and rear both. the battery back up is very good. video calls works fine and smooth. No lags i use it for normal social networking and whatsapp.
The Good
  • supports 4g
  • supports OTG
The Bad
  • sometime there is a network issue.
  • take time while charging.
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By Kanak Gandhi on July 26, 2017 | Verified Owner
Samsung J2 is a really good smartphone in this price range. The phone offers all the good features and the performance is good too. Comes with the all new Android 6 Marshmallow. It's easy to use and user friendly interface.
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By Pranav Malhotra on August 10, 2017 | Verified Owner
Just because my sister is brand conscious I got her this phone from Samsung. Samsung makes a mark with it's great display and resolution, but lacks in the internal memory and RAM. The camera quality is wow. Clicks great pictures
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By Pranjal Dwivedi on November 18, 2017
Bought this phone long time back, and what impresses me is that it still works flawlessly till date. It has a good user interface, RAM management but lags sometimes. It's Super AMOLED display is crystal clear, and camera is average (poor in low light).
The Good
  • Crystal clear super AMOLED display
  • Supports OTG cable.
  • Customizable Smart Glow notification ring
The Bad
  • Poor low light camera performance
  • No special protection for display.
  • NO LED Notification and available Smart-Glow notifier is located towards rear side.
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