Samsung has extended its budget J series in India with the launch of a new handset – Galaxy J2 Ace. The smartphone are is in the entry level smartphone price segment, supports 4G LTE Cat 4 as well as VoLTE HD network standards, and features the company’s signature ‘Make for India’ features such as Ultra Data Saving mode (UDS), S bike mode, and S Power Planning.
The Galaxy J2 Ace flaunts the conventional Samsung aesthetics with a home physical key, multitasking+back capacitive buttons on the front and sports a 5-inch qHD panel. It is powered by a Quad Core processor which is clocked at 1.4Ghz. The camera arrangement includes a rear 8MP f/2.2 lens with LED flash and a 5MP f/2.2 front camera which also has a soft flash. Furthermore, there’s 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB internal memory with MicroSD card support up to 128GB, a 2600mAh battery, and on the software side, Samsung has provided Android Marshmallow here with its custom skin layered over it. Unfortunately, there’s no fingerprint scanner which will make it a tough purchase, considering what Xiaomi offers at a similar price range.
The Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace will be available in three colour options – gold, black, and silver at a price of Rs 8,490. It will be purchasable from various channels from January 16th.
Commenting further on the launch, Mr. Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India stated, “The response to our affordable 4G J Series has been phenomenal with consumers appreciating the build quality and the India-centric features that make Samsung’s J Series a compelling offering for our consumers. Buoyed by this success, we are pleased to expand our portfolio with the addition of Galaxy J2 Ace and Galaxy J1 4G in the under INR 10,000 segment. These models have been conceptualized and equipped with front flash and Super AMOLED screens respectively to cater to the needs of both selfie takers and entertainment lovers. As market leaders, Samsung is committed to not only catering to the growing needs of consumers but also providing best-in-class 4G experience and the new devices will enable us to hasten the proliferation of 4G in India.”