Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) launched in Dubai; Sports Super AMOLED display

Yesterday we shared some of the leaked images of the Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) with you, now Samsung has launched the Galaxy J1 (2016) in Dubai, and the phone really does look like the one shown in the leaked images.


The Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. We don’t know which SoC is this device running on, but it most probably should be Samsung’s Exynos 3475 SoC.

The phone runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and is backed up by 2050mAh battery. It also supports 4G LTE and features a 4.5-inch WVGA screen. The Galaxy J1 (2016) has a 5MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera.

Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) specifications:

  • CPU: 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Operating System: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • Display: 4.5-inch WVGA (480 x 800 pixels) Super AMOLED display
  • Rear Camera: 5MP
  • Front Camera: 2MP
  • Internal Storage: 8GB
  • Battery: 2050mAh

It’s priced at AED 499 in Dubai which is around $136, and is available for purchase in offline stores. Would you buy this phone?