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Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Android Go smartphone officially launched in India, priced at Rs 6,190

The Galaxy J2 Core is the first smartphone from Samsung to be a part of Google’s Android Go platform.

  • Published: August 28, 2018 5:19 PM IST
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Last week, Samsung made the much-rumored Galaxy J2 Core official. Today, the company has officially launched its first Android Go device with a price tag of Rs 6,190. The launch took place at the fourth edition of Google For India event held earlier today.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core price, availability

As mentioned, the Galaxy J2 Core has been priced at Rs 6,190. It is set to go on sale starting today via Samsung’s India e-store, and across offline retail stores. Buyers will be able to choose from black, blue, and gold color options.

With a price tag of Rs 6,190, Samsung’s Galaxy J2 Core is debuting in a segment dominated by the Xiaomi Redmi 5A. It will also face competition from the newly launched 10.or D2.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core specifications, features

The Samsung Galaxy J2 Core sports a 5-inch TFT display with 540×960 pixels resolution. Under the hood is an Exynos 7570 SoC paired with 1GB of RAM. There is also 8GB of internal storage on offer.

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For photography, the device is equipped with an 8-megapixel f/2.2 snapper at the back. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel f/2.2 snapper for selfies and video chats. Making sure everything ticks is a 2,600mAh battery. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, USB 2.0, GPS, and Glonass.

As a part of the Android Go initiative, the Galaxy J2 Core runs Android Oreo (Go Edition) out-of-the-box. But unlike other Android Go devices, there is still a layer of Samsung UI on top of the OS. The device comes preloaded with a host of Google Go apps like Gmail Go, Google Maps Go, Assistant Go, Gboard Go, and YouTube Go to name a few.

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  • Published Date: August 28, 2018 5:19 PM IST