Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Full Phone Specs and Price

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Full Phone Specs and Price

September 24, 2018 1 By Mr Kings

Samsung had unveiled its first smartphone that offers the Go Edition of Android OS and that was ushered in by the Samsung Galaxy J2 Core. The smartphone is optimised to make its performance smoother and faster. The build is sturdy and it’s design too is good enough for a smartphone of its calibre. Not entirely meant for heavy lifting, the smartphone handles day to day tasks of watching videos, social media and surfing the web quite well and this made it an outstanding smartphone from Samsung.

Design and Display

The Samsung Galaxy J2 Core comes with a nice sturdy plastic build with a smooth finish that shimmers in light. The edges are rounded and you can see the camera at the center with a flash at the bottom. Also, the back is removable to reveal a dual SIM slot and a dedicated memory card space and speaker placed to the right of camera. The phone comes in yhree different colors; Gold, Blue or Black.
At the top and bottom, you will find a rather large chunk of bezel which is unconventional in modern day. The 5.0-inch size of the smartphone’s display is a bit on the low as well as the resolution of 540 x 960 pixels.

Battery and Camera

The Samsung Galaxy J2 Core battery is removable and has a capacity of 2, 600mAh which is enough for the day.
This smartphone offers a rear 8MP camera captures decent pictures in good conditions while the 5MP front camera Is not so good.

Hardware and Software

The Samsung J2 Core features an Exynos 7570 with four cores clocking to keep things going smoothly and a Mali-T720 GPU to get graphics going. There’s a 1GB RAM on the snartphobe and a storage space of 8GB expandable to 256GB.. Unlike other Android Go Editions smartphones, there is Samsung Experience UI on top of the Android 8.1 Oreo

Samsung j2 coreSamsung J2 Core Specifications / Features, Availability and Price

Network Properties

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE Cat 4 150/50Mbps
  • Data Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps

SIM Type & Count

  • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Software (OS)/Skin

  • Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)


    • Chipset: Quad-core MediaTek MT6580WP
    • CPU: Quad-core Exynos 7570
    • GPU: Mali-T720

Memory Storage

      • RAM: 1GB
      • Internal Storage: 8GB
      • External Storage: Yes, up to 256GB

Design & Build

      • Dimensions: 143.4 x 72.1 x 8.9 mm
      • Weight: 154g
      • Colours: Black, Blue, Gold


      • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
      • Size: 5.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
      • Resolution: 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi)


      • Rear Camera: 9MP camera, 1080p
      • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
      • Front Camera: 5MP camera, 720p


      • GPRS: Yes
      • EDGE: Yes
      • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
      • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
      • 4G LTE: LTE Cat 4 150/50Mbps
      • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
      • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
      • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
      • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


      • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
      • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
      • FM Radio: Yes
      • Loudspeaker: Yes
      • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Other Features

      • SMS/MMS: Yes
      • Instant Messaging: Yes
      • Push Emails: Yes
      • Accelerometer: Yes
      • Proximity Sensor: Yes
      • Light Sensor: Yes
      • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
      • Maps: Yes
      • Video Streaming: Yes
      • Image Editor: Yes
      • Video Editor:< Yes
      • Document Viewer: Yes
      • Document Editor: Yes


      • Battery: 2, 600mAh non removable Li-Ion battery


      • Price: 32, 000 Naira

Where to buy Samsung J2 Core

  1. You can buy Samsung J2 Core from online and offline smartphone retails retail stores around you depending on your location.