Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) and J Max launched in India at Rs. 9750 and Rs. 13400

Samsung has unveiled Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) alongside Galaxy J Max smartphone at Rs. 9750 and Rs. 13400 respectively. As you can infer from the price, the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) is a budget device, while J Max is more or less a phablet boasting a huge display.

Both the devices ships with threre months of double data offer in association with Airtel. While the Galaxy J2 will be available from July 10, the Galaxy J Max will be available for purchase by the end of July 2016.

The main attraction of Samsung Galaxy J2 is the addition of Turbo Speed Technology (TST) and Smart Glow. According to Samsung, TST substantially improves performance and enable native apps to load up to 40 percent faster. Moreover, it automatically shuts down idle apps running in the background. If you look at Smart Glow, it is a ring of LED lights around the rear camera, which also act as notification light during usage.

As a user, you will be able to select up to four alerts with the ability to customize the colour of the lights. This feature also alters the user if the device is running on low battery, internal memory or mobile data. With support for S Bike mode, the phone also comes with ultra data saving modes.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)

  • 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display
  • 1.5GHz quad-core processor
  • 1.5GB of RAM
  • 2600mAh battery
  • 8GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB)
  • 8MP rear camera
  • 5MP front-facing snapper
  • Android Marshmallow

Samsung Galaxy J Max

  • 7-inch WXGA HD display
  • 1.5GHz quad-core processor
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 4000mAh battery
  • Android Lollipop
  • 8MP/2MP camera
  • VoLTE support
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If you buy the Galaxy J Max, you will be eligible to receive a Samsung Bluetooth headset including a one-year premium subscription to Viu using which you can access movies and popular TV shows.

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