Samsung Galaxy J1 was released in February 2015. It served as the first entry in the J series of the company. It was released as a low-mid end device, with it offered low-end specifications to make it affordable to larger number of audience. The phone is available in three different color variants, which are white, black and blue.
Design & Display
The Samsung Galaxy J1 does not introduce a new design, rather it adopts a similar design as most of the other phones that the company offers. The sides and back of the phone are made of soft plastic, which makes it comfortable to hold. The build quality of the device is good, with raised edges on top and bottom of the device. The device’s measurements is 129 x 68.2 x 8.9 mm, with a weight of 122g.
The screen size of the device is 4.3 Inches, and has a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, with a pixel per inch density of 217. A TFT type of display is used in the phone’s screen, and the screen has great brightness levels. The viewing angles are average from all angles.
Software and Hardware
The Samsung Galaxy J1 runs on the Android operating system, along with its own UI skinned on top of it. The device’s premium hardware paired up along with the latest Android OS is able to deliver a lag-free experience. The device is also expected to get the latest Android updates as soon as they are made public.
The phone will be running on the Android Kitkat v4.4.4 Operating system, and will come powered with a Spreadtrum chipset. The processor will be Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7. The graphical processing unit will be powered by a Mali-400 chipset.
The device becomes available only in one storage variant. The Samsung Galaxy J1 will have an optional MicroSD slot for expanding the storage up to 128 GB for storing media such as audio and video, but the dual-SIM slot must be sacrificed in doing so. A decent amount of RAM will be packed in the mobile, which can help people multi-task without experiencing any shutters or lag.
The unlocked cellphone will be having 4 GB of internal storage for installing applications. 512 MB of RAM will be provided for running applications and multi-tasking between them.
The Samsung Galaxy J1 will come with a 5 Megapixel rear-facing camera, with an f/2.2 aperture, and a len of 31mm length. The camera is equipped with a LED flash, and autofocus capabilities. It will also be able record HD videos of 720p at 30 fps. A 2 MP front-facing camera will also be available in the device capable of recording video.
The unlocked cell phones will be supporting a non-removable 1850 mAh battery, which will most likely be able to offer a battery backup of one day with moderate usage. The phone offers 10 hours of standby time on 3G and 40 hours of talk time.