Samsung has been releasing some great Android smartphones in their Galaxy J series and the new Samsung Galaxy J2 is their offering if you are looking for a phone under Rs. 10,000. This phone has an MRP tag of Rs. 9750 which is just under Rs. 10,000. If you look at the box, you will notice that the name of this smartphone is Samsung Galaxy J2(6). The 6 here stands for the 2016 edition since there already is a J2 smartphone from Samsung in the market.
This Galaxy J2 is this year’s refresh and brings many new things to the table including the S Bike mode and the Notification Glow Ring at the back. We will take a deeper look at all this and more in this post.
The box of this smartphone is pretty compact and to the point. Samsung has mentioned all the important things using stickers on the outside of the box itself. The MRP, the IMEI information, basic feature set are mentioned on the box itself.
The box clearly mentions the internal memory that this smartphone sports which is 8GB. You will also notice that this is a dual SIM smartphone that supports VoLTE and only takes Indian SIM cards. Let’s get further into the box and find out what you get.
Opening the box reveals another box which contains the phone, documentation, charger, USB cable, headphones etc. The phone is covered in plastic for protection. The first thing that you will notice here is the change in the design of the new Galaxy J2 and the new back that the phone has. We will talk about this later, for now, let us see what more you get inside the box.
Documentation like a quick start guide, a regional lock guide and SAR value info which is 0.780W/kg will be inside the box. You will also find the removable battery, charger, the USB cable, and headphones. The headphones that you get are very basic and you should not expect much from them in terms of performance. This is all you get inside the box. Let us move on to the phone itself and see how it really is and what features you get.
The phone – First look
The phone looks quite good, to be honest. The back cover of this phone is unique in many ways. First of all, there is a small strip on the back, below the camera that has a different pattern on it. The camera on the back is of 8MP and you will notice a Glow Ring around the camera that will glow in different colors for different notifications which you can customize.
Apart from all this, the phone has decent specifications – 1.5 Ghz quad core processor, 1.5 GB RAM and it runs on Android Marshmallow. We will be bringing a review soon so make sure you stay tuned to our YouTube channel and our website.