Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) with Smart Glow and TST features launched in India for Rs. 9,750

In a surprising move, Samsung has officially launched the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) in India. The Galaxy J2 (2016) was first leaked couple of months back with its render popping up a day ago. The device is first of it's kind to come with a new Samsung-exclusive feature called Smart Glow and Turbo Speed Technology (TST).

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) will be made available in India in Gold, Silver and Black colors starting July 14. Samsung has priced the J2 (2016) at Rs. 9,750 and as an introductory offer the device comes with 6 months double data offer for Airtel prepaid. 

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)

Talking of features, Smart Glow notifications consist of an LED ring surrounded around the rear camera that allows you to colour-code your contacts, apps and phone usage alerts so that you stay up-to-date on every important notification. According to Samsung, Smart Glow can feature up to 4 alerts with customized colors.

This feature consists of Selfie Assist feature that enables you to take properly framed selfies. It gives you directional cues – whether you must tilt the phone to the left or right – to detect your face and lock focus. The LED Notification Ring will light up completely and take the selfie automatically. Also, Smart Glow will inform you whenever your battery, data or storage is running low.

Another feature that comes out-of-the-box is Turbo Speed Technology (TST), which Samsung notes is Industry first, enhances the performance of the smartphone by using the least amount of resources to complete a particular task in the fastest time. It loads apps up to 40% faster than devices with double the RAM.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)
The smartphone also comes with Ultra Data Saving (UDS) mode powered by Opera Max and S bike mode. On the specifications front, Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) comes with a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, 1.5GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC8830 processor, Mali-400MP2 GPU, 1.5GB RAM and Android 6.0 Marshmallow with New UI.

Other specifications include an 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, auto focus, 5MP front-facing camera, 8GB of internal memory with up to 32GB supported microSD card slot and 2,600mAh battery. The device measures 142.4 x 71.1 x 8.0 mm and supports 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)