As we were expecting, Samsung has silently launched a new smartphone in entry level segment, the Galaxy J1, this smartphone has gone for sale on Amazon India at the price tag of Rs. 7,190, and comes with lots of launch day offers like Aircel users will get 500MB of free 2G/3G data, its available for both prepaid and postpaid users, if you are Rcom customer then you will get 500MB of free 2G/3G data free for 6 months, apart from this you will also get Rs 1,400 starsports.com package, which is applicable for three months.
If we talk about specs then the Samsung Galaxy J1 features an 4.3-inch WVGA display screen with screen resolution of 800×480 pixels, under the hood it is powered by a 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 dual-core processor along with 512MB of RAM and also includes 4GB internal storage which can be further expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card.
As per photography front its features an 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, it houses a 1,850mAh lithium-ion battery which provides talk-time of 10 hours on 3G networks, and for connectivity it has dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Wi-Fi, GPS, Micro USB and Bluetooth, and as per software front, it runs on Android 4.4 KitKat wrapped under TouchWiz UI.
As per this price tag and specs Samsung Galaxy J1 will face competition with Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Huawei Honor Holly and Lenovo A6000, all these smartphone’s are better in specs and also comes at less price if we compare with Samsung Galaxy J1.