The South Korean techie Samsung has officially launched its entry level 4G enabled Galaxy J2 smartphone in the Indian market under.
This smartphone comes with Ultra Data Saving mode, which lets users to allow and block individual apps using mobile data for optimization. This feature will save up to 50% data across all the content and free's the RAM usage up to 11%.
Samsung Galaxy J2 - Key Specifications
Samsung Galaxy J2, sports a 4.7-inch qHD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core Exynos 3475 processor besides 1GB RAM under the hood.
Further, this device comes with 8GB of internal memory, with an expansion option of up to 128GB via microSD card slot. In terms of software, this device is shipped with Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box.
Moving on, Galaxy J2 flaunts a 5MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 720p HD video recording, 2MP front snapper on board.
On the connectivity option, this device supports 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio and powered by a 2000mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy J2 comes in Black, White and Gold color variant and will be available from September 21 at a price of Rs. 8,490.
Commenting on the launch, Asim Warsi, Vice President, Marketing, IT & Mobile at 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."
He added, "The Galaxy S2 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."
Regarding the new data saving mode, M.D, Dr. Oh, Samsung Research India, said, "To ensure that our mobile devices can deliver the greatest value to our consumers, we want to answer their concerns about excessive data usage by providing an easy-to-use solution."
He further added, "Integrating our Ultra Data Saving mode with Opera Max will give our users the most advanced saving cloud in the world with unique video optimization technology and enable them to get the most out of their data plans."
Nitin Bhandari, SVP Products at Opera Software, said, "Opera Max is more than a data-management app; it gives users device-wide data savings for video, images, streaming music and webpages. We are happy to work with Samsung to power its Ultra Data Saving feature. Together, we will be able to help more smartphone users to get the most out of the internet."