It is powered by the budget processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 paired with 2GB of RAM. The device which was benchmarked last week as the "samsung SM-J260G" has just 1GB of RAM and runs Android 8.1 Oreo.
Having said that, for photography, the Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 comes with an 8 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera - both of which are accompanied by LED flash. Samsung has also tied up with Reliance Jio to offer an instant cashback of Rs. 2,750 via the MyJio app on recharging with Rs. 198 or Rs. 299 packs. The service allows you to shop by taking a picture of the desired product for search across popular e-commerce platforms.
Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 will be competing with Xiaomi Redmi 5, Moto E4 Plus, and Nokia 3, among others. Despite the removal of the Pro tag from the phone's name, the Indian version of the 2018 Galaxy J2 is better equipped in one key area: It has 2GB of RAM as opposed to 1.5GB of RAM on the J2 Pro (2018). It includes support for microSD card for storage expansion of up to 256GB. Similarly, there is a memory-saving proprietary "Move to Memory Card' feature that automatically directs content from social media apps to the external memory card". The smartphone has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. If any Jio subscriber purchases the Samsung Galaxy J2, he will get the cash back of Rs 2,750.
"Galaxy J2 2018 reiterates Samsung's commitment towards meaningful innovations that delight our customers".
The smartphone comes pre-loaded with Samsung Mall which is a part of the "Make for India" initiative.
The Galaxy J2 (2018)'s focus, according to the company, is on online shopping and social media, two things young consumers are doing more and more these days.
Samsung Mall uses artificial intelligence to revolutionize the way customers shop online with a visual search.