Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) has a 5-inch qHD Super AMOLED display and runs Android 7.1 Nougat It has an 8MP rear camera at the back with an LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera with an LED flash The device is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor and 2GB RAM It has 16GB internal storage which can further be expanded via a microSD card  Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and a microUSB 2.0 port The device is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 2,600mAh battery The newest Galaxy J series mobile phones are the Samsung Galaxy J6 and the Samsung Galaxy J8

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Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
Storage : 16GB
Battery : 2600 mAh battery
Camera : 8MP
Display : 5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
SIM : Dual, Micro-SIM
Operating System : Android v7.1 (Nougat)

Samsung Galaxy J2 2018: Pros & Cons

out of 10
  • Good Stuff
  • Durable and compact
  • Bad Stuff
  • Overpriced for what it offers
  • Unusable cameras
  • Underwhelming battery life

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Details

Introduction and Camera
The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) is the latest budget J-series smartphone introduced by the company. The low-end smartphone is similar to the J3 (2017) in terms of design and other elements. It features a polycarbonate plastic rear panel which is topped with round edges on all sides; there is a front-facing home button, and one interesting feature about the handset is that it comes with a rear and frontal LED flash. For shutterbugs, the Galaxy J2 (2018) comes with an 8-megapixel rear and a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter. Both the imaging sensors are aided by an LED flash for better imaging, videos, and selfies. The secondary shooter can also be used for video calling via popular apps like Skype, Messenger, etc. 
Performance and Storage
The Galaxy J2 (2018) is armed with a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor which is coupled with 2GB of RAM enabling a smooth smartphone experience. For storage, there is 16GB of onboard storage space which can be further expanded up to 256GB through a microSD card. 
Display and Connectivity
The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) flaunts a 5-inch qHD Super AMOLED display which is bright and reproduces vibrant colours. Outdoor legibility is also great, and one can easily read the screen while out in the sun. Connectivity options that tag along with the Galaxy J2 (2018) include dual-SIM, 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and a microUSB 2.0 port. 
Platform and Battery
The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) is fuelled by a non-removable Li-Ion 2,600mAh battery, which is claimed to offer up to 7 hours of talk time. On the software front, the smartphone runs Android 7.1 operating system out of the box. 

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Specifications


Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
Display 5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
Storage 16GB
Rear Camera 8MP
Battery 2600 mAh


Resolution 540x960 pixels
Aspect ratio 16:9
Display Type Super AMOLED
Screen Size 5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
Pixel Density 220 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive, Multi-touch
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Screen to body percentage 66.14 %


Internal 16GB
Expandable microSD, Upto 128GB


Launch Date 27 April 2018
Dimensions 5.6 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches (143.8 x 72.3 x 8.4 mm)
Weight 153 grams


Operating System Android v7.1 (Nougat)


Rear 8MP
Selfie 5MP
Rear Camera Features LED Flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR),Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Touch to focus
Selfie Camera Features LED Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Physical Aperture Rear (f/2.2), Front (f/2.2)
Video Yes


Removable Battery Yes
Type Li-Ion
Wireless Charging No
Capacity 2600 mAh
Fast Charging No


GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Bluetooth v4.1
Wi-Fi Yes with hotspot
Network 4G VoLTE, 4G
USB microUSB 2.0
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Configuration Dual, Micro-SIM
NFC Chipset No
Infrared No


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
CPU 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53
Graphics Adreno 308
No of Cores 4 (Quad Core)


Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope No
Fingerprint sensor No
Other Sensors Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm
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