Samsung has published firmware of a new entry-level handset on its website. First reported by SamMobile, the handset is called the Galaxy J1, and from the mentioned information, it packs in entry-level hardware specifications with some enticing features including support for LTE data connectivity and a 64-bit capable processor. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy J7 reportedly spotted on user agent profile
Other specifications of the handset include a 4.3-inch display with 480×800 screen resolution. It is powered by a 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core processor from Marvell, coupled with 1GB of RAM and 4GB internal storage. On the camera front, the handset comes with a 5-megapixel sensor at the back and 2-megapixel snapper upfront. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy J1 launched in India, priced at Rs 7,190: Specifications and features
The report adds that the handset may come loaded with Ultra Power Saving Mode and other custom software. It is expected to come in both single-SIM and dual-SIM flavors with both 3G and 4G LTE connectivity. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy J1 launching in India tomorrow via Amazon India, priced at Rs 7,190
The firmware and specifiation information of the handset went official hours after SamMobile posted the alleged images of the handset. From the images, the handset’s design resembles the old Galaxy Ace lineup, but only a bit slimmer.
The Galaxy J1 marks the beginning of a new strategy of the South Korean technology company. Besides the single-letter naming convention, which the company has been increasingly using for past few months, the handset also suggests Samsung’s growing interest to aim at affordable market.