Samsung Galaxy J2

Updated: 19th October 2021


4.7 inches




1 TB


8 GB

Front Camera

2.0 Megapixels Secondary Camera

Primary Camera

5.0 Megapixels Camera


Li-Ion 2000mAh battery

Expert Score

A Value for money smartphone.


  • Comes with a dedicated memory card slot.
  • One of the most affordable 4G smartphones in India.
  • It has a 3.5mm headphone jack.
  • Expandable memory supports 128GB.


  • Doesn’t have the 5G network.
  • The screen is just 5 inches.
  • It works on the Oreo 8.1 operating system.
  • The internal memory is low.
  • The battery is too small and arguably inefficient.

Samsung Galaxy J2 is a value for money, having some decent features for the users. Launched in 2017, it runs on Android and has 3G, 4G, GPS connections. Decently priced in the market, J2 comes with a 5-megapixel camera on the rear side, 8 GB internal memory, and many more.


Samsung Galaxy J2 price in india starts from 6,190. This Mobile is a decent phone with Spreadtrum Processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of Storage.

Design and Display

Samsung Galaxy J2 has a screen size of 4.7 inches and weights approximately 129 g . This mobiles runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) OS and has decent resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.


Samsung Galaxy J2 runs on Spreadtrum Processor and it has Quad core, 1.3 GHz, Cortex A7 CPU and Mali-400 GPU.


In terms of camera, this model comes up with rear camera of 5.0 Megapixels Camera and front camera of 2.0 Megapixels Secondary Camera . Other camera features include Geo Tagging.

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Samsung Galaxy J2 Detailed Review

Display and key configuration

Launched in 2017, Samsung Galaxy J2 has 4.7 inches convenient screen that allows the user to use it with a single hand at ease. The AMOLED display has a screen resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. This smartphone comes with a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor that functions decently. This processor is paired with 1GB RAM to offer a lag-free user experience.
Though the brand gives Nougat (Android v7.0) as the base operating system in the device, the users can still upgrade it to the next generation with Oreo 8.1. Like the other affordable range Samsung smartphone options, this one also comes with a smart manager and ultra-data saving mode. These two features make this mobile a decent buy for the price it demands.


Quite good performance at an affordable price


Compared to the competition, this is quite a decent smartphone and offers a 5MP rear camera with f/2.2 and autofocus with LED Flash. The users can record 720p videos at 30fps. On the other hand, the front camera doesn’t allow you to capture any videos, but the user can enjoy a 2MP camera with f/2.2 to click some amazing selfies.


A decent camera of a decent mobile


Samsung Galaxy J2 is a low-end flagship of the brand, and keeping the necessity of speed, RAM and ROM amongst the users, the smartphone has decent things on offer. Working on the Nougat operating system, the smartphone’s OS can be upgraded to Oreo. It is equipped with a chipset of Exynos 3475 quad-processing unit. Powering the set is a Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 processor and Mali-T720 GPU. This makes the device a bit better than the competition and smooth while switching between applications.


Works on a decent processor for a good user experience


Samsung has always given the best battery for each of their smartphones. It seems as if the brand is well-aware of the processor-battery-RAM connection. This is the reason they pair a different battery with different processors. In Galaxy J2, the brand has given the Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery, which is removable. This means when you feel your battery is getting drained in quick successions, you can simply pull it out and change it from an authorised service centre. The battery in this device allows the user to get a battery backup or talk time backup of 11 hours. If not connected to the internet, the battery backup on music is close to 41 hours. 


The device offers a long battery backup


You might have wanted a bit more from the brand, but they have decided to keep it clean for low on the RAM. The internal memory offered on the device is just 8 GB, but with a dedicated external microSD card, the user can increase it to 128 GB.


It has good storage for an affordable device

Other common features:

If you think that Samsung will cut down the common features on this device just because it is their lower-end offering, you might have to rethink this over. The device comes equipped with an accelerometer and proximity sensor.
It comes in three colour variants which are white, black, and gold. The users also get to enjoy Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, 4.1, A2DP Bluetooth connection, GPS connection with A-GPS, GLONASS, a market-dependent NFC connection, FM radio, RDS, recording micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go and much more.


Stuffed with a lot of features at an affordable price tag

A Value for money smartphone

  • Good Camera for better images

    Having a low-end smartphone doesn’t mean you will have to miss out on photography sessions with friends. This smartphone checks the camera box in your list.

  • Connect with 4G networks

    By having Samsung Galaxy J2 in your pocket, you don’t have to bother about using the 4G network connection because that’s available on this device.

  • Enjoy radio and music traditionally

    With so many brands eliminating the earphone jack, Samsung has retained the 3.5mm jack in this smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy J2 colours

  • White
  • Black
  • Gold

Samsung Galaxy J2 Price in India

Samsung Galaxy J2 (1 GB RAM + 8 GB ROM)6,1901 TB

Samsung Galaxy J2 Specifications


Device type Smart Phone
Operating System Android 5.1 (Lollipop) OS
Status Available in India


Height 136.5
Weight 129 g


Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 480 x 800 pixels
Screen size 4.7 inches
Technology Super AMOLED display
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen


Chipset Spreadtrum
CPU Quad core, 1.3 GHz, Cortex A7
GPU Mali-400


Call Records Unlimited
Card Slot microSD Card
External Storage Up to 128 GB
Internal Storage8 GB
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Phonebook Unlimited


Camera Features Geo Tagging
Front Camera 2.0 Megapixels Secondary Camera
Primary camera 5.0 Megapixels Camera
Video Recording Yes, 1080p@30fps


Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Audio Player MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAACï¼? WMA, AMR-NB/WB
FM Radio Yes
Games Yes
Speakers Yes
Video Player H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8


Talk time Up to 11 hrs
Type Li-Ion 2000mAh battery


Bluetooth Yes, v4.0, A2DP
Browser Yes, HTML
Edge Yes
GPS Facility Yes, with A-GPS
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
WLAN Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot


2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz (Dual Sim)
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz

User Review of Samsung Galaxy J2

0 out of 5
0 Ratings &3 Review


Posted on : 3rd July 2021

Not Good

Nood a good phone, touch is also not much smooth of this phone


Bijender Singh

Posted on : 1st July 2021

value for Money

camera qualtiy is not good but its good for people who need to switch from basic to smart phone.


Omprakash Gahlot

Posted on : 13th July 2021

Value for Money

The phone has very good build quality and a compact size which makes it very comfortable to use with one hand.

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Samsung Galaxy J2 FAQs

Q. What are different RAM & Storage variants available for Samsung Galaxy J2?

Different variants available for Samsung Galaxy J2 are 1 GB RAM + 8 GB ROM.

Q. Does Samsung Galaxy J2 comes with fingerprint sensor?

No, Samsung Galaxy J2 doesn't have a fingerprint sensor.

Q. What's the battery capacity for Samsung Galaxy J2?

This Phone equips with Li-Ion 2000mAh battery.

Q. What are some of the best alternatives available for Samsung Galaxy J2 in the market?

Best alternatives available for Samsung Galaxy J2 are: JioPhone Next, Realme C20, Nokia 6.1, Infinix Smart 5A, Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016), Realme C2, Oppo A37, Xiaomi Redmi 7A, Xiaomi Redmi 5A, Xiaomi Redmi 4a.

Q. What are all available bands for Samsung Galaxy J2 ?

Samsung Galaxy J2 comes up with 2g: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz (Dual Sim) , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: LTE.

Q. What's the dimension of Samsung Galaxy J2 ?

Dimension of Samsung Galaxy J2 is 136.5 X 69 X 8.4mm.

Q. Does Samsung Galaxy J2 has 3.5 mm jack?

Phone having a 3.5mm jack helps to connect to multiple external devices such as headphone, speakers. Samsung Galaxy J2 has headphone jack.