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Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016)
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Samsung Galaxy J1 at a glance
When did the Samsung Galaxy J1 enter the market? The 2016 version of the Samsung Galaxy J1 launched in February 2016.
What’s new about the Samsung Galaxy J1? It's a low-cost Android smartphone that offers a bright Super AMOLED screen in a small form factor.
How much does the Samsung Galaxy J1 cost? You can typically find the Galaxy J1 selling for between $150 and $200.

Samsung's J1 smartphone is a highly affordable entry into its world of Galaxy Android phones.

Samsung's Galaxy J1 is a budget Android smartphone aimed at anyone who needs to keep an eye on the price tag when purchasing a new phone.

The J1 has a small, fairly low-resolution screen measuring just 4.5 inches and 480 x 800 pixels, but it gets a boost from Super AMOLED technology that enhances colours and contrast. The phone is also quite light at 131g and packs in a decent battery life.


Design

  • Basic but practical with no fancy trimmings.
  • Bright AMOLED screen, though limited to a fairly low resolution.

Camera

  • 5MP camera allows for decent if unremarkable photos.
  • Handy camera shortcut makes it easier to capture fleeting shots.

Performance

  • Suitable for general email and web browsing tasks, but not a whole lot more.

Battery

  • Low-power hardware gives the 2,050mAh battery plenty of legs.
  • Ultra power saving mode offers even more battery life for times when recharging isn't an option.

Pricing and availability

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OS Android 5
Display size (inches) 4.5
Display resolution (pixels) 800 x 480
Pixels per inch (PPI) 207
Processor Spreadtrum SC9830
Height (mm) 132.6
Width (mm) 69.3
Depth (mm) 8.9
Weight (g) 131
Battery size (mAh) 2,050
Wireless charging No
Internal storage 8GB
MicroSD expansion 128GB
Fingerprint scanner No
RAM 1
Water resistance N/A
Rear camera (1) resolution 5
Rear camera (1) aperture f/2.2
Rear camera (2) resolution
Rear camera (2) aperture
Rear camera (3) resolution
Rear camera (3) aperture
Front camera (1) resolution 2
Front camera (1) aperture f/2.2
Front camera (2) resolution
Front camera (2) aperture
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed N/A
NFC support No
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Updated February 23rd, 2019
Name Product Display size Display resolution Internal storage Battery size More info
Samsung Galaxy Fold
Samsung Galaxy Fold
7.3
512GB
4,380
6.4
3040 x 1440
128GB
512GB
1TB
4,100
6.1
3040 x 1440
128GB
512GB
3,400
5.8
2280 x 1080
128GB
256GB
3,100
6.4
2960 x 1440
128GB
512GB
4,000
5.6
2220 x 1080
32GB
3,000
6.2
2960 x 1440
64GB
256GB
3,500
5.8
2960 x 1440
64GB
256GB
3,000
5
960 x 540
16GB
2,600
6.3
2960 x 1440
64GB
3,300
5.2
1280 × 720
32GB
3,000
5.5
1920 x 1080
32GB
3,600
5.8
2960 x 1440
64GB
3,000
6.2
2960 x 1440
64GB
3,500
5.2
1920 x 1080
32GB
3,000
5.7
1920 x 1080
32GB
3,600
5.1
2560 x 1440
32GB
64GB
3,000
5.5
2560 x 1440
32GB
64GB
3,600
5
1280 x 720
8GB
2,600
4.5
800 x 480
8GB
2,050
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G
6.7
256GB
4,500

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Matt Sayer

Matt is a writer covering the latest tech, telco and video game news at finder.com.au. In his downtime from helping Aussies make informed decisions on their broadband, mobile phone, and streaming video plans, he likes exploring rich video game worlds and kicking back with a good book.

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