Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) and Galaxy J Max Launched for Rs. 9,750 and Rs. 13,400

Samsung today unveils its new smartphones- Galaxy J Max and J2 (2016) under its successful J series in India. The new Galaxy J2 comes with innovative features like Smart Glow and Turbo speed Technology, while the Galaxy J Max blurs the line between phablets and tablets by offering a 7-inch display.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) includes a 5-inch 720p HD Super AMOLED display and is powered by 1.5GHz quad core Spreadtrum S8830 chipset which his paired with 1.5GB RAM and only 8GB internal storage.

Samsung-Galaxy-J2-2016Samsung believes that its Turbo Speed Technology can improve performance by up to 40 percent by reducing size of system apps, better background app management and by proactively killing less frequently used apps from RAM.  To make of for low amount of internal storage, the Galaxy J2 (2016) includes USB OTG and MicroSD card support up to 32GB.

Other features include latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow based software, Dual SIM card support, 8MP AF rear camera, 5MP selfie shooter, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and 2600 mAh battery. The Smart Glow LED notification light is another highlight of this device. The LED notification light can be customized to glow in different colors for different apps and contacts.

Samsung Galaxy J Max

The Samsung Galaxy J Max has a large 7-inch WXGA (1280 x 800) display and is powered by 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, paired with 1.5GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and 200GB of microSD card support.


The Galaxy J Max is still running on Android 5.1 Lollipop. Other features include 8MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, 2MP selfie shooter, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and 4000 mAh battery.

The Galaxy J2 (2016) will be available in Gold, Silver and Black colors for 9,750 INR starting from 14th July 2016. The Galaxy J Max will be available for 13,400 INR later this month. Samsung is also offering double data for first 6 months to all Airtel users.

Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy J2 and Galaxy J Max:

ModelSamsung Galaxy J2Samsung Galaxy J Max
Display5 inch HD Super AMOLED display7-inch WXGA display
Processor1.5GHz quad core Spreadtrum S88301.5 GHz quad-core processor
Camera8MP rear and 5MP front camera8MP rear and 2MP front camera
Internal Memory8GB16GB
Dimensions142.4 X 71.1 X 8.0 mm186.9×108.8×8.7mm
Dual SIMYesYes
SoftwareAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 5.1 Lollipop
Price9,750 INR13,400 INR

Author: Pooja

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