Samsung Galaxy J2 budget 4G LTE smartphone launched for Rs. 8490

While the Samsung Galaxy J2 had surfaced earlier today, the company has now officially launched the handset.


Samsung has announced the launch the Samsung Galaxy J2, which is the company’s latest budget 4G LTE offering. The device has a 4.7 inch Super AMOLED display with resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad core Exynos processor with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy J2 has a 5 MP rear facing auto focus camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. There is also a front facing 2 MP camera. The device runs on the latest Android Lollipop version with a 2000 mAh battery. The handset is priced at Rs. 8490 and is available in Black, White and Gold color options.

Speaking about the Samsung Galaxy J2, Asim Warsi, Vice President, Marketing, IT & Mobile, Samsung India, said, “We at Samsung are committed to empower our customers with the best-in-class and innovative technology across price segments. Samsung Galaxy J2, our entry level smartphone, has been specially made keeping in mind the Indian customer’s sensibilities to make 4G accessible and relevant for all. The Galaxy J2 reinforces our commitment to ‘Make in India’. Ultra Data Saving Mode, which is the key feature in the device, has been developed at our Indian R&D facilities to deliver the most cost efficient 4G device.”

Samsung Galaxy J2 specs:

  • 4.7 inch display
  • 960 x 540 pixels resolution
  • 1.3 GHz quad core Exynos 3475 processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • 5 MP primary camera
  • 2 MP front facing camera
  • Android v5.1.1 Lollipop
  • 2000 mAh battery