After launching a new Galaxy lineup in 2014 called the Galaxy A series, Samsung is all set to launch a new family of smartphone in 2015, the Samsung Galaxy J series. The first smartphone of this lineup is going to be an entry level smartphone titled as the Samsung Galaxy J1. The smartphone made an appearance earlier online in leaked pictures and specs, but now it’s official. Keep reading to know more about the Samsung Galaxy J1 South Africa price, specs and release date.
The design of the Samsung Galaxy J1 will remind you of most of the Samsung smartphones we have seen recently. It’s 129x68.2mm in dimensions and 8.9mm in thickness. The phone features a 4.3-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen showing WVGA resolution which is 800x480 pixels. Its small compared to other phones in this range like the Motorola Moto G original or Asus Zenfone 5. The 4.3-inches screen covers 59.8% screen to body ratio and the phone weighs 122g. There are three colors to look for if you are looking for the Samsung Galaxy J1 South Africa price: black, white and blue.
As an entry level smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy J1 packs a dual-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz. It will be accompanied by 512MB of RAM and 4GB of built-in storage. It’s really not good for handling lot of apps and most of the phones now include minimum 1GB of RAM. The storage size is not really a problem as you can always expand it using the microSD card slot to up to 128GB. The Galaxy J1 will be running Android OS v.4.4 KitKat out of the box and we don’t know yet if the phone will receive a Lollipop update later or not. If you are looking for an entry level Samsung smartphone with decent specs, you can think about waiting for the Samsung Galaxy J1 release date South Africa.
To help you capture your precious moments, there is a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera included in the Galaxy J1. The rear camera includes LED flash, auto focus, face detection and geo-tagging features and supports capturing videos at 720p resolution at 30 frame rate per second. To power up all these things, there is an 1850mAh battery that promises to give you up to 10 hours of battery life in 3G and 40 hours of music play. Other notable features are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio, GLONASS GPS and GSM/HSPA network. For those who are looking for a phone with a not so bad camera can think about waiting for the Samsung Galaxy J1 release date South Africa.
The Samsung Galaxy J1 release date South Africa is expected to be sometimes in the first quarter of 2015. As an entry level smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy J1 South Africa price will be about 650AED.
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