Samsung Galaxy J2 Specs & Price

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The Samsung Galaxy J2 is an addition to Samsung’s J series of smartphones. This entry-level device features a Super AMOLED display, quad-core processor, 4G LTE support and a unique Ultra Data Saving Mode.

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Samsung Galaxy J2


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Build and Display

Samsung is not known for ugly phones and the Galaxy J2 did not break this trend. It shows off an attractive design with slightly curved corners. It is relatively slim, at least for an affordable smartphone from its maker, at 8.3 millimetres.

Samsung Galaxy J2 sports a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. That screen resolution gives a pixel density of about 234 ppi which, when you consider the display technology, should ensure enjoyable viewing.

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Camera and Storage

Samsung Galaxy J2 features an entry-level camera configuration. It has a 5-megapixel primary camera with LED flash and autofocus. Buyers also get a 2-megapixel front-facing snapper for selfies and video calls.

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You get 8 GB of inbuilt storage to store your photos, documents and other files. Storage expansion of up to 128 GB is possible using a microSD card.

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Performance and OS

When you consider its affordable status, Samsung Galaxy J2 is engineered to deliver impressive performance with a quad-core Exynos 3475 processor from its maker. The Cortex-A7 CPU is clocked at processing speed of 1.3 GHz, with support provided by a measly 1 GB of RAM.

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Samsung Galaxy J2 runs on recent Android 5.1.1 operating system which offers impressive features and capabilities.

Other Features

Samsung Galaxy J2 promises incredibly-fast mobile data speeds with its 4G LTE support, while having juice supplied for it by a 2000mAh Lithium-Ion battery.

It boasts an innovative feature called Ultra Data Saving Mode, which Samsung says can help you make up to 50 percent savings on your data consumption as well as free up as much as 11 percent of RAM and prolong standby time up to twofold. That data saving feature will come in quite handy in country like ours where data costs are still on the high side.

Connectivity features on the Samsung Galaxy J2 includes microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/b with Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot. You get GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS for your navigation needs.

Pricing and availability

Samsung Galaxy J2 is available in Nigeria. You can buy the affordable Samsung phone at leading online stores in the country. Samsung Galaxy J2 Price in Nigeria ranges from 39,000 to 49,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy J2:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor (Exynos 3475)
  • GPU: Mali-T720
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Colours: White, Black
  • Dimension: 136 x 69 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight:
  • SIM Type: Micro SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Stand-by (Optional Single SIM models)


  • Display: 4.7-inch Super AMOLED Display, 540 x 960 pixels (234 ppi)
  • Display Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 5MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus LED Flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
  • Front Camera: 2MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 8GB
  • Memory Card Support: up to 128GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes USB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes, FM Radio with RDS; FM recording
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Maps:

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: No
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No


  • Battery: 2000 mah Li-ion Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Samsung Galaxy J2 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: June 16th, 2021

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