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Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) to reportedly feature a ‘Smart Glow’ ring in place of notification LED

A glowing ring around the rear camera lens will notify users and also help with selfies.

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Samsung is rumored to soon come up with a new feature called Smart Glow , which in essence is an alternative to the LED notifications on Android smartphones. This upcoming feature is said to be a ring located around the camera lens at the rear of the smartphone and will glow when a notification pops up. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy F23 5G gets Copper Blush color in India

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First reported by Galaxy Club, this feature is believed to being introduced with the upcoming Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) smartphone. The ring will glow to notify users of a call, text or when the battery is running low. An added feature is Smart Glow s Selfie Assist , which will help users with selfies. Selfie Assist will glow when it detects the user s face is in focus and will automatically click the photo as well.

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Most Android smartphones feature LED notifications, and they are usually available in blue, red and green colors. Some third-party apps let you even play around with the intensity of these LED notification lights, as well as, customize how fast or slow they blink.

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Reports claim that this notifications feature will be introduced with the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016). While there is no word on a launch date, the smartphone was recently spotted on benchmarking websites. They revealed some of the specifications and features of the smartphone, which include a 5-inch HD (720p) display, Spreadtrum SC8830 quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB onboard storage, and a microSD card.

It is also expected to feature an 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel selfie camera, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots and 4G LTE connectivity. On the software front, it will run on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 wrapped under TouchWiz UI.

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  • Published Date: June 17, 2016 4:30 PM IST
  • Updated Date: June 17, 2016 4:31 PM IST



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