Samsung’s new budget phone is the Galaxy J2 Pro that is exclusively launched on Snapdeal for the price of Rs. 9890. It is a phone with a 5-inch screen and it runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS with TouchWiz UI. While you might be wondering what the device packs and how is it different from the actual Galaxy J2 2016, here is a FAQ list that we have done for you to understand things easily.
What’s the price of the phone and where is it available?
The device is priced at Rs. 9890 and it is available only on Snapdeal. You can check this link to purchase the phone.
Can I get the phone on EMI?
Yes, there are EMI options available with the credit cards from several banks. The interest and processing fee differs from bank to bank.
What is the processor powering the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro?
It is the Shark LS Quad 1.5 GHz quad-core processor from Spreadtrum that powers the phone. Although it is not a well-known chipset, the clock speed of 1.5GHz should be good for a good performance.
What are the color options available for the phone?
The Galaxy J2 Pro comes in three color options: Black, Silver, and Gold.
What is Smart Glow feature given and how does it work?
Smart Glow is a color notification LED system that is different from the standard notification LED lights as it forms a right around the back camera of the phone. This light can be customized for several notifications and alerts. Following are some of the uses of Smart Glow.
-Priority Alerts: Customize up to 4 alerts for either an app or contact such that you are notified with a unique color when there’s a notification
-Usage Alerts: Get a warning for when your battery, mobile data, or internal storage is running low. Users can customize at what level they would like to receive an alert
-Selfie Assist: Take rear camera selfies where the Smart Glow guides you to ensure the perfect picture.
What is the display size and technology in the Galaxy J2 Pro?
The phone comes with a 5-inch display with the HD display (having a pixel density of 294 PPI) and it is an sAMOLED display that is said to offer a good color output.
How is the phone different from the Galaxy J2 2016 phone?
The phone is a better version of the Galaxy J2, where two important things are changed – the RAM and internal storage. The RAM included here is 2GB and the internal storage is 16GB, compared to the 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB storage in the Galaxy J2.
Can I use a MicroSD card to expand the storage?
There is a MicroSD card slot that offers the storage expansion by up to 128GB if you want to use one, in case the internal storage of about 11GB is not enough.
I heard that there are Indian languages supported on the phone. Is it true?
Yes, the phone supports multiple 14 Indian languages.
What is the battery capacity offered and is there any power saving mode included in the device?
The phone has a 2600 mAh battery included, and to enhance the battery life, the device has a power saving mode included.
What is the S Bike Mode that is included in the Galaxy J2 Pro?
This is a special mode for bike riders who don’t get disturbed while riding, so the callers are notified if the person cannot take the call. If very urgent, the caller can tap on 1 and the call will then go through and the S Bike Mode will allow the rider to take a call only when stationery.
Is there USB OTG support provided on the phone?
Yes, the phone supports USB OTG connectivity so that you can transfer files from and to the phone and the USB device using the MicroUSB connectivity.
What is Turbo Speed Technology that is said to be a part of the UI from Samsung?
Turbo Speed Technology (TST) is a technology offered only by Samsung and with this, to make the app loading faster, Samsung has tried to use the least resources. The technology helps in killing the unnecessary/ hidden background apps and processes.
Does the phone have 4G LTE and VoLTE support?
Yes, there is support for 4G LTE connectivity as well as VoLTE feature which helps in making HD voice and video calls, and we are sure that Reliance Jio 4G SIM will work with it.
What are the dimensions of the phone?
The dimensions of J2 Pro are 142.4 x 71.1 x 8.0 mm.
Does the J2 Pro come with FM Radio functionality?
Yes, there is FM radio feature included in the phone and you will need to insert the headphone pin in order to keep the radio functionality active.
What are the camera modes and features available on the app?
The modes available in the camera app are Auto, Beauty Face, Continuous Shot, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama, Pro, Selfie, Sports, Sound & Shot, Rear Camera Selfie.
Is this a Single SIM phone or Dual SIM one?
This is a Dual SIM phone but only one SIM can connect to the 4G network at one time.
What are the sensors included in the phone?
The sensors provided in the Galaxy J2 include Accelerometer, Gravity sensor, and Proximity sensor.
Is there a fingerprint scanner included in the device?
No, there is no fingerprint scanner given on the phone.
Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro Pros and Cons
- A good display, sAMOLED technology
- S-Bike Mode, helpful for riders
- Turbo Speed Technology
- Good internal storage, 16GB + MicroSD
- Smart Glow Notifications
- Basic build quality
- Better rear camera in this price range
- Not a high battery capacity
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