The much rumoured about mini version of the Samsung Galaxy J1 smartphone has finally been unveiled.
Since launching the Galaxy J1 smartphone for Rs. 7,190 (that’s about 22,000 naira) in January 2015, Samsung has been releasing several smartphone in the J1 series into the market.
The Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace was unveiled in September at Rs. 6,300 (that’s roughly 20,000 naira), and a 2016 version of the Galaxy J1 has already been announced. There’s also the Samsung Galaxy J1 4G, and the new Samsung Galaxy J1 mini which has just been unveiled.
The Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini (2016) is now listed on the company’s Philippines site. Information about pricing and availability of the smartphone wasn’t listed.
However one can expect that the smartphone would soon be on sale. One can also expect that the new phone will have a similar price tag with its siblings.
The Samsung Galaxy J1 mini comes in a 4 inch TFT display with a screen resolution of 480×800 pixels and weighs 120 grams. Under the hood the smartphone is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor which is further clubbed with 768 MB of RAM.
The smartphone packs 8 GB of built-in storage which can be expanded up to 128 GB via a microSD card if more space is needed to store apps and files. The handset comes bearing a 5 megapixel rear camera with no flash. There is also a 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera.
The dual-SIM Galaxy J1 Mini (2016) supports Micro-SIMs and comes with GPRS/ EDGE, Bluetooth, 3G, GPS, and Wi-Fi connectivity options. The smartphone runs Android with no word on exact version.
Furthermore, it is backed by a 1500 mAh removable battery which the firm says can deliver up to 8 hours of talk time on 3G and up to 7 hours of video playback time. Measuring 121.6×63.1×10.8mm, the Galaxy J1 mini will be available in Black and Gold colours.