Recently, the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 renders surfaced online. Today its user manual has appeared on the Samsung official website, which hints the device launch is at the door. The device will be the variant of the Galaxy J2 2017 that was launched in October. The device also appeared in Geekbench and GFXBench with model number SM-J250G two months ago.
The manual gives an insight into the design and the plastic casing. The design is almost similar to its predecessor with some minor upgradations. The home key is still there along with the recent key and back key. The newest addition is its flash on the front camera. The upper bezel contains the camera, flash, speaker and a proximity sensor. The dimensions of the device are 136.5 x 69.0 x 8.4mm and weigh 130 g.
Update: As per our source, the device will be called Galaxy J2 (2018), that’s not the much-rumoured Galaxy J2 Pro 2018.
The display is ramped up to a 5 inch compared to the 4.7 inch of the Galaxy J2 2017.There will be a rear camera with a Flash combined with a speaker. The volume rocker has been placed on the left side while the power button is on the right. The device will also be featuring a removable battery.
The manual displayed four variants of this device with model number SM-J250F, SM-J250F/DS, SM- J250G and SM-J250G/DS. Out of this the single SIM variant of SM-J250G appeared in the benchmarking websites revealing the device will be powered by a Qualcomm quad-core Snapdragon 430 SoC clocked at 1.4GHz(based on Cortex-A53) along with an Adreno 308 GPU. There will be a 2 GB of RAM coupled with 16 GB of which we will be getting only 11 GB for ourselves. The memory is expandable by micro SD.
The back of the device features an 8 MP rear camera with autofocus with LED flash which comes with features like face detection, HDR. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. Both the cameras can record and shoot 1080p videos. The device runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and likely to carry the same 2000 mAh battery present on the 2017 Galaxy J2. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, WiFi and includes sensors like GPS proximity sensor, accelerometer and altimeter. Looking at its predecessor, the device was priced at Rs 7,390, so the new upgraded version will cost somewhat around Rs 8,000.