Samsung targets budget segment: Galaxy J1 mini announced with 4-inch display, 3G connectivity and 768MB of RAM

By March 9th, 2016 AT 7:44 PM

Samsung has launched a latest affordable 4G-enabled smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016). The company has also announced a “mini” variant of the device, named as Galaxy J1 mini (SM-J105), which does not support 4G connectivity. The Galaxy J1 2016 was first unveiled in Dubai, and for some markets, its 3G variant is also available. The J1 mini has been announced in the Philippines and can be seen listed on Samsung’s Philippines website.

J1 (2016) (SM-J120)

Both the devices, the Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) and the Galaxy J1 mini are dual-SIM, and will be up for sale in three color variants – Gold, White, and Black. In accordance with the past reports, the Galaxy J1 (2016) costs AED 499 (approx. US$ 136 / Rs. 9,080) in Dubai, but Samsung has not revealed any info about the Galaxy J1 mini’s pricing.

Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) specifications

  • 4.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 800 x 480 Pixels
  • 1.3GHz quad-core Exynos 3475 chipset paired with 1GB of RAM, 8GB expandable storage
  • Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • 5MP auto focus primary camera with LED Flash and 2MP front-facing camera
  • Measures 132.6 x 69.3 x 8.9mm; Weighs 131 grams
  • dual-SIM, 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS
  • 2050mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy J1 mini

Samsung Galaxy J1 mini specifications

  • 4-inch TFT display with a resolution of 800 x 480 Pixels
  • 1.2GHz quad-core processor coupled with 768MB RAM, 8GB expandable storage
  • Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • 5MP rear camera and VGA front-facing camera
  • Measures 121.6 x 63.1 x 10.8mm; Weighs 123 grams
  • dual-SIM, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS
  • 1500mAh battery

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