With not much of a grand announcement, Samsung mobile India has silently announced the Galaxy J2 2017 for the Indian Market via a listing on its Indian website.And while Samsung is yet to officially confirm the retail price of the device in that Country, popular Mumbai-based offline retailer Mahesh Telecom, confirmed the device is priced at Rs. 7,390.
The galaxy J2 2017 is a low-end phone and successor to the base galaxy J2. Some of its major selling points include – Smart Manager and Ultra Data Saving Mode which helps free up space by automatically getting rid of duplicate images, APK files and helps save data by up to 50%, in that order.
The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) comes with a compact 4.7-inch screen with qHD (540 x 960 pixels) Super AMOLED display and boots Android 7 Nougat out of the box. At the heart of the galaxy J2 2017 is a 1.3 GHz quad-core Exynos processor coupled with a 1GB RAM and 8GB storage which is further expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
The device comes fitted with a 5-megapixel rear sensor with LED flash and a 2-megapixel sensor up front. Elsewhere, the device supports dual-SIM functions, USB on-the-go (USB OTG, 4G, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, Glonass, 3.5mm audio jack and lighted by a 2000mAh battery.
You will be able to get the galaxy J2 2017 when it becomes available for sale later in Metallic Gold and Absolute Black colour options.
In a related news, the Galaxy C9 pro has reportedly got another price cut in India.Originally priced at 36,900 or $567, the price was revised to Rs. 31,900 or $490 back in June and now to Rs. 29,900 or $460.