Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Price in Singapore & Specifications

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Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Specs

Release Date in Singapore
ModelSM-J120FN
DateFeb 2016
Processor
Processor frequency1.3 GHz
Processor cores4
Display
Display diagonal11.4 cm (4.5")
Display resolution800 x 480 pixels
TouchscreenYes
Orientation sensorYes
Display typeSAMOLED
Display number of colours16.78 million colors
Ports & interfaces
USB portYes
USB connector typeMicro-USB
USB version2.0
Headphone connectivity3.5 mm
Weight & dimensions
Weight128 g
Width68.8 mm
Depth8.9 mm
Height132.6 mm
Networking
SIM card capabilitySingle SIM
3GYes
4GYes
Wi-FiYes
SIM card typeMicroSIM
2G standardsEDGE,GPRS
3G standardsHSPA+,HSUPA,UMTS
4G standardLTE
BluetoothYes
Wi-Fi standards802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bluetooth version4.1
Bluetooth profilesA2DP,AVRCP,DID,HFP,HID,HOGP,MAP,OPP,PAN,PBAP
2G bands (primary SIM)850,900,1800,1900 MHz
3G bands supported850,900,1900,2100 MHz
4G bands supported800,850,900,1800,2100,2600 MHz
Wi-Fi DirectYes
Storage
RAM capacity1 GB
Internal storage capacity8 GB
Compatible memory cardsMicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC
Maximum memory card size128 GB
Navigation
Position locationYes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)Yes
GPS (satellite)Yes
GLONASSYes
Software
PlatformAndroid
Operating system installedAndroid 5.1
Camera
Rear camera typeSingle camera
Rear camera flashYes
Auto focusYes
Rear camera resolution (numeric)5 MP
Front camera typeSingle camera
Front camera resolution (numeric)2 MP
Zoom capabilityYes
Digital zoom4x
Face detectionYes
Video recordingYes
Flash typeLED
Multi-shotYes
Battery
Battery capacity2050 mAh
Talk time (3G)12 h
Browsing time (Wi-Fi)11 h
Browsing time (3G)9 h
Browsing time (4G)10 h
Continuous audio playback time39 h
Continuous video playback time14 h
Design
Form factorBar
Product colourBlack
Multimedia
FM radioYes
Audio formats supportedAAC,AAC+,AMR,AMR-NB,AMR-WB,MIDI,MP3,OTA,RTTTL,RTX,WAV,eAAC+
Video formats supported3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,H.263,H.264,M4V,MKV,MP4,MPEG4,WEBM,WMV
Image formats supportedBMP,GIF,JPG,PNG,WBMP
Subscription
Subscription typeNo subscription

A Power Player in the Low End Market

It cannot be denied that the Galaxy J1 is among the low end devices if we base it in today’s standards, however, it’s such a surprise to have something so affordable yet very much capable of providing features and power beyond its price tag. The Galaxy J1, despite being on the lower end of the spectrum, comes with a 1.2GHz Cortex A7 processor – a processor that’s almost equally as powerful as Apple’s iPhone 4S. Which means, for an entry level device, it could easily run applications that were once limiting to entry level devices.

Its onboard memory is 512MB, more than enough to run basic apps at the same time, in order to help you stay productive all throughout the day.

A Camera That Delivers

Who says you can’t get quality shots from a low end phone’s camera? The Galaxy J1 will dump that myth, as its 5MP shooter could take photos with great clarity and perfect lighting. On the other hand, its 2MP selfie camera is also more than sufficient enough to capture those great selfie moments. Both the primary and front camera has face detection, and could record videos at 720p; video recording has never been this great for entry level smart phones.

On the Go All Day Long

The Samsung Galaxy J1 is powered by a 1850mAh battery – a very hefty amount of juice for a small device. With that being said, the Galaxy j1 could work its way from sun up until sun down with a single charge, with moderate use. This entry level device holds a battery equally as hefty as the iPhone 6, however the advantage of Galaxy J1 over the iPhone 6 is that it’s not as power hungry, which means its overall hardware doesn’t consume as much as the iPhone 6, not even half of it.

You Get More Than What You Paid For

It cannot be denied that the Galaxy J1 delivers more than what you’d expect from its price range, and most importantly from an entry level smart phone. If you’re on a limited budget and wants the best smart phone for as less money as possible, get ready to be blown away by the Samsung Galaxy J1.

Reviews of Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016)

topnewreview.com
Reviewed on 2018-04-02
To my surprise, the Galaxy J1 2016 actually came with a Super AMOLED display screen, which is odd seeing as it's priced as an entry-level smartphone. Nonetheless, it is a huge step upwards compared to its previous edition, which only carried a regular TFT...
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laptopmedia.com
Reviewed on 2016-08-07
Compact size for comfortable operation with a single hand, Super AMOLED display with useful modes, Durable battery +  Ultra power saving mode, Low exterior temperatures after a stress test, Decent shots, many camera modes and settings
Low display resolution, Lack of some TouchWiz UI features
In the last couple of weeks we presented to you our reviews of almost all 2016 Samsung Galaxy J models, and now the time has come for a detailed look at the most affordable member of this series – Galaxy J1 (2016). Of course, the low price translates into...
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notebookcheck.net
Reviewed on 2016-07-22
sturdy and compact chassis, good SAMOLED screen, replaceable battery, SD reader, long battery runtimes, LTE & NFC
low performance in general, sometimes sluggish handling, no ambient light sensor, Android buttons not illuminated, low display resolution, cameras were not improved, only Android 5.1.1, no 5 GHz WLAN
Expensive entry. Samsung launches a 2016 update of its entry-level device Galaxy J1, but the price was increased. Samsung is once again not very generous in terms of features. Can the smartphone justify the additional price, or should you have a look at t...
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