Samsung Galaxy J1 One More Budget Smartphone


Samsung’s newly launched device, Galaxy J1 is available for Rs.7190. Samsung mobiles in India has now joined the segment of launching low cost high end smartphones, like its competitors.


Featuring some features along with pros and cons, this article brings you information worth for you.


Samsung Galaxy J1 features bundled worth Rs. 2000 and Rs.600 worth of free 2G/3G data plan on Reliance communication and Aircel and a free content package worth Rs.1400. Galaxy J1 is a slim edge device with sleek design.


The smartphone has been listed on the company’s Malaysian website, though price details are still unknown. The device is available in different colours, like black, blue and white. To know more about this device, check your story here.




Galaxy J1 features 4.3” WVGA TFT with 480*800p display and comes with round edges and a sleek design. With only 8.9mm thick it has a comfortable grip.


The smartphone measures 129*68.2*8.9mm and weighs 122 grams.




The smartphone features 5MP rear camera and 2 MP front camera. It has some add on features like ‘palm selfie’ and ‘tap to tick’ that gives flexibility to the device that can capture your moments.


Palm selfie function can detect your hand movements and you can snap pictures with a hand gesture. With Tap to Take Pics, you can click photos by tapping anywhere on the device.




The device is powered by 1.2GHz dual core processor that can perform various tasks like multi tasking, gaming and browsing. You can experience fast download speed and productivity, you can spend less time waiting and more time performing tasks.



The smartphone features 1850 mAh battery that delivers 10 hours of talk time along with an ultra saving mode with which you can extend the battery usage.


With this feature you can undertake essential functions when device’s battery is low. You can receive calls and messages.


Software and Connectivity


The device comes with dual SIM supporting both GSM and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box.


In terms of connectivity, Galaxy J1 offers 3G, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, 802.11 b/g/n and bluetooth options.




The device competes with devices like Asus Zenfone 4, Xiaomi RedMi 1S and Android One devices that gives better hardware features.


Tech Specs


Display: 4.3” with 480*800p


OS: Android 4.4.4 KitKat


Processor: 1.2GHz dual core

Camera: 5MP rear and 2MP front

Battery: 1850mAh

Final Words

Galaxy J1 is a budget smartphone introduced by Samsung from the popular low cost smartphones. It specs are mediocre, but you can buy this smartphone if your budget is low. And, of course its Samsung, so you are no chance to compromise on the brand.

Samsung mobile prices are now in the segment of producing low cost smartphones. With just Rs 7190, you can enjoy the experience of a smartphone.

About Author: Nandan Gupta is a Consumer Electronics Expert working with, which is the best hyper local marketplace in India. He is an engineering graduate in computer science and has been closely following consumer electronics & Smartphone gadgets space from last 5 years. He also is a technology blogger for the past 4 years. Connect with me at Twitter & Facebook


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