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Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 Specs + Pros and Cons Reviews

Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 Specs

Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 Specs

Date Released: 2017, October

DisplayTypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size4.7 inches, 60.9 cm2 (~64.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution540 x 960 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~234 ppi density)
BodyDimensions136.5 x 69 x 8.4 mm (5.37 x 2.72 x 0.33 in)
Weight130 g (4.59 oz)
BuildPlastic body
SIMDual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
CameraPrimary5 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash
Secondary2 MP, f/2.2
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal8 GB, 1 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
BatteryRemovable Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery
Available ColorBlack, Gold
PlatformOSAndroid 7.0 (Nougat)
ChipsetExynos 3475 Quad
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackYes
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.1, A2DP
RadioFM radio, RDS, recording
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
FeaturesSensorsAccelerometer, proximity
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

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Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 Reviews

A new version of the J2 series has been released last October 2017. The J2 flagship was first released and available on the market last September 2015. It was introduced by the Samsung along with the J7 series. Recently, the J series is one of the successful flagships by the Samsung company. After releasing J2 and make another variation of it such as Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro and Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime. Finally, for a very long time, Samsung released the 2017 version of J2.

The new version of Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 has exactly the same with the old version J2. The design and most of the specs and features were exactly the same. The 4.7 inches 540 x 960 pixels resolution 16:9 ratio and 234PPi density are still there. The same with the 1GB RAM with 8GB Internal memory storage and expandable external memory up to 256GB via microSD card. The quality of the camera is still the same, 5MP, f/2.2 with autofocus and LED flash for the primary. While 2MP f/2.2 as the secondary or the front camera. It doesn’t upgrade to higher megapixels for capturing pictures.

The sound specs, connectivity, and features are still the same with the old version of Samsung Galaxy J2. As for the battery specs, the same with the old version it has removable Li-ion with a capacity of 2000mAh.

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What’s new of the Samsung Galaxy J2 2017?

The only new of the Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 version is the Android OS that runs with a 7.0 Nougat compared to the old version Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop). Also, the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) version is not supported by the NFC, not unlike the old version. And the color variations available in the market of the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) is only two: Black and Gold.

According to some reviews, after running some test, the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) has higher hours consume in Talk time that will last up to 12 H (3G). Additionally, since the old version of Samsung Galaxy J2 has a 4G LTE network with a selected country. The new version is already supported and 4G LTE ready whatever place and country you are in. The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) is less pricey compared to the first release of the Samsung Galaxy J2.


  • Latest version of Android OS 7.0 Nougat
  • Talk Time Up to 12H (3G)
  • Less pricey (Affordable price in the market)


  • Doesn’t upgrade the quality of the Camera, storage, and battery capacity.


Design look and Feel - 59%
Specs and Performance - 59%
Best Android Phones - 51%



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