Samsung launched the Galaxy J1 in India as its attempt to take on cheaper Chinese smartphones back in February. Now it seems Samsung is ready to launch its successor. The first live photo, as well as some of the specifications and features of the Galaxy J1 (2016) have now surfaced online.
The Galaxy J1 (2016) – codenamed SM-J120F – was posted on Twitter by leakster @sleaknow. While the overall look remains fairly similar, Samsung’s forthcoming smartphone is bigger than its predecessor. This is reflected in the leaked specifications, which says that the Galaxy J1 (2016) features a 4.5-inch display – up from 4.3-inches.
Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) specifications and features: As per the leakster, the Galaxy J1 (2016) flaunts a WVGA (800×480 pixels) display, and is powered by Samsung’s Exynos 3457 quad-core chipset paired Mali 720 GPU with 1GB of RAM. On the software front, it will run on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The smartphone was recently spotted on import/export site Zauba with a price tag of around Rs 6,680.
In comparison, the original Samsung Galaxy J1 featured a 4.3-inch WVGA display, 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 dual-core processor, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB internal storage along with a microSD card slot. It also included a 5-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel selfie camera, 1,850mAh battery, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, and 3G support.