Samsung has introduced the Galaxy J1(2016), and J1 Mini affordable smartphones in Russia and Philippines, the Galaxy J1(2016) was earlier showcased in Dubai while the J1 Mini is new. The J1 comes with Dual SIM, 4G support but for some markets the 3G variant is also available, on the other hand, the J1 mini comes with only 3G support on board. The Galaxy J1 Mini and J1(2016) comes in Gold, White and Black colors, according to the earlier reports from Dubai, the J1(2016) will be priced at AED 499 or US$ 136, no details on the pricing for J1 mini.
Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Specifications:
The device sports a 4.5-inches (800 x 480 Pixels) Super AMOLED display and is powered by Samsung’s very own Exynos 3475 Soc clocked at 1.3 GHz quad-core processor with Mali T-720 GPU coupled with 1GB of Ram and 8GB internal storage, although the internal storage is less you can further expand it via MicroSD card slot. Being a budget smartphone we wouldn’t expect it to run Android 6.0, The device runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with company’s very own U.I.
Talking about the cameras, the device features a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED Flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calls. Connectivity features include 4G LTE/3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS. 2050mah battery is on board.
Samsung Galaxy J1 mini specifications:
On the other hand, the J1 Mini sports a smaller 4-inches (800 x 480 Pixels) TFT display and powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core processor coupled with 768MB of RAM and 8GB internal memory with a MicroSD card slot for memory expansion. It runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box. Talking about the camera, we have a 5-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, and it can record 720p videos and on the front, there is a VGA camera with a f/2.4 aperture for selfies and video chats. Connectivity features include 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS. A 1500mAh battery.