The official specs of the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) have been announced. See specs, features, price and release date of the device below.
The 2018 version of the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro have been subject to many leaks and rumours. Earlier, we posted some renditions and possible specs that the Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) would most likely come with. Though a mid-range device, and given the successes of previous versions of the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro, the excitement and anticipation that preceeds the device release is pretty understandable.
Enough with the foreword, let’s jump right to the highlighting some basic specs of the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018).
DESIGN & DISPLAY
Coming in about the same dimensions as the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro of 2017, the J2 Pro (2018) sports a completely different appearance and overall aesthetic. The primary camera and LED light are aligned vertically with each other in a black dashboard at the top center on the rear and the slightly cut speaker grill flanked to the right.
On the front, the display takes up about 70% of the device’s frontal. Below the display, there is a home button (no fingerprint sensor embedded, sadly), return/back button and multitask/minimize key flanked to the right and left of the home button respectively. When faced to the front, the volume rockers are on the left side of the device while the power/lock button is located on the right.
On the J2 Pro (2018), Samsung continues the usage of a Super AMOLED display on the J2-series of smartphone. The screen of the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) is sized 5.0 inch and has a qHD resolution of 960 x 540 pixels and pixel density of 220 pixels per inch.
PROCESSOR, OS and STORAGE
The Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC which is peculiar to mid-range smartphones. The processor is a Cortex-A53 type with Quad cores and a clock speed of 1.4GHz. Handling graphical representation is the mid-range Adreno 304 GPU.
Regarding storage, the J2 Pro possesses 1.5GB of RAM, and 16GB of built-in memory. There is a micro SD card port which allows storage expansion up to 256GB. The device comes pre-loaded with the Android Nougat OS (version 7.1).
CAMERA AND BATTERY
The Smasung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) sports a total of 2 cameras; one on the rear, and one on the front. The rear-facing camera is an 8-megapixels camera with an image dimension of 3264 x 2448 pixels. On the flip side, there is a 5-Megapixxels camera with a surprising feature of a LED flash.
When the back cover of the device is removed, you are faced with a removable battery of Lithium Ion type. The battery can be easily removed and replaced. With the ability to provide s talk-time of 14.5 hours and music playtime of 50 hours, the battery life of the device is descent enough.. for an average smartphone users in the least. If you are a heavy smartphone user, you might want to consider getting a spare battery or a power bank.
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
The Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) is expected to go on sale fully from January 20, 2018 with a projected price of $143.
Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) Full Specifications
|Device / Specifications||Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018)|
|Device type||Android mid-range smartphone|
|Release date||January 2018|
|Screen size||5.0 inch|
|Screen type||qHD Super AMOLED display|
|Display resolution||960 x 540 pixels|
|Pixel density||220 ppi|
|Available colours||Black, Gold, and Blue|
|Internal storage (ROM)||16GB|
|Primary/ Rear camera||8MP with LED flash|
|Secondary/ Front facing camera||5MP with LED flash|
|Processor (CPU)||1.4 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53|
|Fingerprint sensor||Not Available|
|GPU||Qualcomm Adreno 306|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 425|
|SD card support||Yes, up to 256GB|
|SIM support||Dual SIM|
|SIM type||Micro + Micro|
|Connectivity||2G, 3G, 4G|
|Operating system (OS)||Android Nougat v7.1|
|Battery type||Lithium Ion|
|Fast/ Quick charge||Not supported|
|Sensors||Proximity Sensor and Accelerometer|
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