Samsung announces new entry-level J series smartphones
Samsung has announced a refresh of its entry-level Galaxy J smartphones, all of which will be available at the end of the month.
The lowest-end Galaxy J4 will have a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED 720p display, a Samsung Exynos 7570 quad-core processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. On the rear of the phone is a 13-megapixel f/1.9 camera, while on the front, there's a 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 lens. The J4 will be available in Black on 23rd June for S$228.
The Galaxy J6 comes equipped with a 5.6-inch Super AMOLED 720p Infinity display with a tall 18.5:9 aspect ratio, and is powered by a Samsung Exynos 7870 octa-core processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. It has the same rear camera as the J4, but comes with an 8-megapixel f/1.9 front camera. The J6 will be available on 23rd June in Black or Purple for S$298.
Galaxy J7 Duo
Finally, the Galaxy J7 Duo will have the same 5.5-inch Super AMOLED 720p display as the J4, but with a more powerful Samsung Exynos 7885 octa-core processor with 3GB RAM, and 32GB internal storage. The J7 Duo is also the only phone out of the trio with a dual rear camera setup, pairing a 13-megapixel f/1.9 lens with a 5-megapixel f/1.9 lens. On the front, there's an 8-megapixel f/1.9 camera. The J7 Duo will be available on 30th June in Black or Blue for S$348.
The J6 uses a single nano-SIM card slot, while the J4 and J7 Duo both use dual micro-SIM card slots - additionally, both also have removable batteries. However, all three phones have plastic bodies.
The Galaxy J4 and Galaxy J6 will be available at M1 and StarHub, while the J7 Duo will be available at Singtel. All three phones will also be available at selected consumer electronic stores, Samsung Experience Stores and selected online marketplaces.
Samsung will also be holding a bundle launch promotion for the Galaxy J series. Consumers purchasing the Galaxy J4 or the Galaxy J6 will receive a free 32GB Samsung EVO Plus microSD card, while those who purchase the Galaxy J7 Duo will also receive an additional removable battery.