08 February 2019
Samsung is planning to launch its first Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone soon. Rumors suggest that the phone would be called the Galaxy J2 Core, and a number of images of the device have also surfaced online. The handset recently received Wi-Fi certification by FCC in the US. Now, the J2 Core has been spotted on the Bluetooth certification website.
The phone’s several variants have received certifications with the model numbers including SM-J260F, SM-J260F_DS, SM-J260G_DS, SM-J260M, SM-J260Y, SM-J260M_DS, and SM-J260Y_DS. The different variants are expected to be launched in multiple markets like Asia, South America, and Europe. The Bluetooth certification site didn’t reveal any specifications of the phone; however, it does reveal that the handset will come with Bluetooth 4.2.
Earlier reports have revealed that the Samsung Galaxy J2 Core will not run stock Android Oreo (Go edition), but it will come with Go versions of Google’s official apps and Samsung’s usual user experience UX. It will support Android Go’s data saving and storage management features as well.
The budget Galaxy J2 Core will have a 5-inch Super AMOLED display. Under the hood, it will be powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos 7570 processor with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The upcoming device will come with an 8MP rear camera, a 5MP front shooter, and will be backed by a 2,600mAh battery.
The Galaxy J2 Core will be launched as a budget smartphone and will be aimed at developing countries. Reports suggest that the upcoming device will be priced below all the company’s J series phones. We would know more about the phone nearer its launch. Stay Tuned!