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a super cheap entry range with Android One and five-inch panel

25 mayo, 2021

Samsung has never lost focus on the cheapest lines of devices, with the J range being one of the most representative in this regard. For a few years the South Korean company has been committed to the Galaxy J2 Core family, basic hardware devices at a fairly affordable price.

The company has renewed this Galaxy J2 Core for this 2020, betting again on adjusted specifications and a fairly cheap exchange rate.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core data sheet



143.4 x 72.1 x 8.9 154 grams


1.4 GHz quad-core


1 GB


16 GB expandable via micro SD cards


8 MP


5 MP




Android Go


76 euros to change

Fair processor and memories

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As is the custom of the house, Samsung does not detail what is the processor of this Samsung Galaxy J2 Core. What they do count is that it has a maximum frequency speed of 1.4 GHz for its four cores, which indicates that it is a fairly modest SoC. Regarding the RAM we have only 1 GB, while the internal storage is 16 GB.

TFT panel, 2,600mAh battery and microUSB. Samsung bets on inexpensive components to fully adjust the price of this J2 Core (2020)

The screen is 5 inches with TFT technology and qHD resolution (540×960), quite scarce even for a device of this type. The battery is 2600mAh without any type of fast charge, being the connection to a microUSB port in this case. As extras we have headphone jack, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2

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A single camera and Android Go on board

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At a photographic level, the Samsung Galaxy J2 Core is satisfied with only one rear sensor. This one is 8 megapixels and has an f / 2.2 aperture. It has automatic focus and flash, being able to record in Full HD resolution up to 30 FPS. Regarding the selfie, we have a 5 megapixel camera.

With this hardware, Android Go is in charge of giving life to the terminal. Yes indeed, Samsung has opted for Android in its eighth version, a move not very easy to justify considering that this year Android 11 will be released.

Versions and price of the Samsung Galaxy J2 Core

The Samsung Galaxy J2 Core will be sold, initially in India, at a price of 76 euros to change, quite inexpensive. The version that will be sold will be the 1 + 16 GB, with no more powerful versions in sight.

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