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Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 Edition Launched

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 with 5-inch display, Smart Glow, 4G LTE

The phone which was making all the fuss and buzz because of its notification light is finally launched. Yeah, we are talking about the Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 edition, which comes with the smart glow, 4G LTE and much more things to look out for. (Full Specs Below)  Along with Galaxy J2 2016, Samsung also launched J Max.

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 comes with 1.5GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC8830 processor along with Mali-400MP2 GPU & 1.5GB RAM (unthinkable) and 8GB internal storage expandable up to 32GB with microSD.

The most important feature in Galaxy J2 is the Smart Glow LED notification system which is located around the Rear Camera and which can be customized to provide notifications for App or contact. You can also set for some alerts when your battery is running low, internal memory or mobile data. The Smart GlowLight can also be used to take rear camera selfies with the Selfie Assist feature.

The Galaxy J2 2016 is available in Gold, Silver and Black colors priced at Rs. 9,750 and will be available from July 14th. 

The Selfie Assist feature will allow users to take framed selfies via the rear camera. The LED notification ring lights up completely when it detects a properly aligned face and takes the selfie automatically.Samsung galaxy j2

At launch, Samsung also revealed the new Turbo Speed Technology (TST) which comes preloaded in the Galaxy J2 2016. The feature enhances the performance of the smartphone and is claimed to load apps up to 40 percent faster than devices with double the RAM. The new Turbo Speed Technology is also said to shut down idle processes running in the background to free the RAM.


The new Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 also sports a new user interface (UI) which comes with several revamps such as a new Smart Notifier which enables users to prioritise notifications into simple categories, and the newly redesigned app tray featuring vertical scroll navigation. The smartphone also comes with other Galaxy J-series unique features such as UDS (Ultra Data Saving) and S Bike mode.

  • Super AMOLED
  • 5.0 inches
  • 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Spreadtrum SC8830
  • Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
  • Mali-400MP2
  • MicroSD, up to 128 GB
  • 8 GB ROM, 1.5 GB RAM
  • Primary – 8 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash
  • Secondary – 5 MP, f/2.2
  • Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Video – [email protected]
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth – v4.0, A2DP
BATTERY  Removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery


Mousam Jain

Hi, I am Mousam Jain, founder of Gadgetstats. I am a blogger and I love technology and gadgets more than anything else. Well, right now I am an Engineering student but I have started this blog to put here my thoughts and knowledge about technology. Here, I write about all the latest trends in the technology world.

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