Samsung has launched a new Galaxy J smartphone Galaxy J2 (2016) along with Galaxy J Max tablet in India. It will be available starting July 10, via both online and offline retailers. This smartphone comes in three different colours namely Black, Gold, and Silver colours. Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) price in India is Rs.9,750. As a promotional offer, Samsung is offering 6 months of free double data offer to Airtel prepaid customers worth Rs. 4,500.
Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 USP is its SmartGlow notification and Turbo Speed Technology (TST) . SmartGlow feature allows user to assign colour codes to any contact, app or phone usage alert. The new SmartGlow feature can be enabled from the Quick panel and it can be utilised for three usage scenarios: for Priority alerts, Usage alerts and Selfie Assist.
Selfie Assist feature in Galaxy J2 2016, will allow users to take framed selfies via rear camera. The LED notification ring lights up completely when it detects a properly aligned face and takes the selfie automatically.
To use set Priority alerts after enabling the SmartGlow, users need to drag and drop the contact or app onto the “+” in the ring. Users have the option to select and save the SmartGlow colour for any particular contact or app. Once enabled, whenever there is any alert from that contact or app, LED will glow in the corresponding colour. Users can add upto 4 alerts. For Usage Alerts, Smart Glow will inform users on battery, data, or storage related information.
As mentioned earlier another unique key feature of Galaxy J2 2016 is Turbo Speed Technology (TST). According to company, it enhances the performance of the smartphone and load apps up to 40 percent faster than devices with double the RAM. The new Turbo Speed Technology is also said to shut down idle processes running in the background to free the RAM.
Other than this, there is a new UI as well. The new UI on Galaxy J2 2016 has features like Smart Notifier which enables users to prioritise notifications into simple categories, and the new redesigned app tray featuring vertical scroll navigation. There is also S-Bike and UDS (Ultra Data Saving) features which are unique to Galaxy J series lineup.
Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Specification
- 5 inch 720p HD Super AMOLED display screen.
- 1.5 GHz quad-core processor with 1.5GB of RAM.
- 8GB of internal storage and support for external storage upto 32GB via microSD card.
- 8MP primary camera with LED flash and 5MP front facing camera.
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
- 2600 mAh battery.