Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro: Plans | Pricing | Specs

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The Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro pairs a sharp 5-inch super AMOLED display with a capable 8MP camera at a very attractive price.

5 inches

Display size

540 x 960px

16GB

Internal storage

8 MP

Rear camera

2,600 mAh

Battery size

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Details

Display

Display Size
5 inches
Resolution
540 x 960px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
220 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
8MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/2.2
Video recording
1080p
Front camera megapixels
5MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.2

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
143.8mm x 72.3mm x 8.4mm
Weight
153g

Connectivity

NFC
No
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed
Category 4

Power, storage and battery

Processor
Snapdragon 425
RAM
1.5GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
16GB
External storage support
Up to 256GB
Battery capacity
2,600mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
No
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No
Launch price (RRP)$229
Launch date2018-02
Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro

Released in 2018 as a refresh of 2016's Samsung Galaxy J2, the J2 Pro represents an affordable entry point into the Samsung Galaxy ecosystem suitable for those who only require basic functionality like calls, web browsing and social media.


Design

  • A clean and simple look, and the super AMOLED screen is a nice addition
  • Supports 3.5mm headphones, expandable storage and most core smartphone features

Camera

  • The 8MP rear camera is sufficient for taking decent photos
  • The streamlined camera app makes a lot of sense in a budget smartphone

Performance

  • Sufficient grunt for most simple, everyday tasks
  • Serious mobile gaming is a no-go

Battery

  • Capable of up to 14 hours of continuous video playback, according to Samsung
  • Can be removed and replaced, unlike in most modern smartphones

Pricing and availability

Price

RRP $229

Where to buy

eBaySamsungTargetSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro

Specifications

Display

Display Size
5 inches
Resolution
540 x 960px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
220 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
8MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/2.2
Video recording
1080p
Front camera megapixels
5MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.2

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
143.8mm x 72.3mm x 8.4mm
Weight
153g

Connectivity

NFC
No
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed
Category 4

Power, storage and battery

Processor
Snapdragon 425
RAM
1.5GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
16GB
External storage support
Up to 256GB
Battery capacity
2,600mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
No
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No

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