Expanding the entry-level smartphone range in India, Samsung today launched the Galaxy J1 (4G). The budget-oriented phone supports dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, and features S Bike Mode, Ultra Data Saving mode and S Power Planning.

Samsung Galaxy J1 (4G) Specifications

Considering the design and build of the phone, it has a metal frame and the back panel is made up of plastic, which is removable to give users access to the SIM card and microSD card slots. The compact phone features a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED display with 800 X 480 pixels resolution.

The Galaxy J1 (4G) is powered by a 1.3GHZ quad-core Spreadtrum SC7727SE processor. In terms of memory, the phone has 1 GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The storage is further expandable via a microSD card.

Samsung Galaxy J1 4G

Camera duties are handled by a 5 MP autofocus camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture and HD video recording. On the front, you get a 2 MP camera with f/2.2 aperture.

Connectivity options are dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. The phone is powered by a 2050 mAh battery.

Pricing And Availability

This entry level smartphone is priced at Rs 6,890 and is available in gold, black and white color options. It is available on all the major online portals as well as Samsung dealers.

Apart from this new launch, Samsung is also gearing up for its next prominent launch on January 10th. According to speculations, the Korean manufacturer might introduce its Gear S3, which is due for some time.

Let’s see what all Samsung has in its store for us in the first month of 2017. Samsung will also introduce its next flagship, S8, this year and it will be interesting to see how Samsung will shape the S8 future after the Note 7 mishap.

Competition

The entry level segment has been seeing a lot of competition for a long time now. Recently, Xolo launched the Era 2X smartphone at Rs. 6,666. The Xiaomi Redmi 3S has been selling really well at Rs. 6,999 for a few months now. With Samsung also launching a fairly competitive phone in this range, customers can expect other companies to offer even better phones soon.