Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Don’t Buy !!

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core low-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Samsung Galaxy J2 Core advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, it is available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core

Best Price: R 5,999(India), $99(USA)

Samsung Galaxy J2 CoreAdvantages (Pros):

  • Samsung Galaxy J2 Core comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo) Go edition.
  • It offers  5.0-inch capacitive touchscreen with a screen-to-body ratio of 66.7% and Multitouch in it.
    • Its display has average pixel density for its resolution (~220 PPI) with 16:9 aspect ratio.
    • The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass ( Unspecified version).
  • The device is very lightweight to carry with just 154g and 8.9 mm in thickness.
  • It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 1 GB of RAM.
  • Samsung Galaxy J2 Core has equipped with Exynos 7570 Quad (14 nm) chipset and the performance is moderate with no lags.
  • It encompasses with Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 and Mali-T720 GPU and the gaming performance is not so great.
  • Brings an internal memory of 8 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot).
  • It offers a single front camera with 8MP (AF, f/2.2) with additional features like LED flash, HDR, panorama.
  • It offers 5 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/2.2.
  • Supports full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 2600 mAh(Removable) which is good for normal usage.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Accelerometer, proximity.
  • It offers great loudspeakers.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Black, Gold and Blue colors to choose.

Samsung Galaxy J2 CoreDisadvantages (Cons):

  • Costly for its features.
  • Low RAM and multitasking is worst.
  • Very poor display, not even HD.
  • Performance is not smooth and heating problems.
  • Come with old Bluetooth 4.2 version. The latest is Bluetooth 5.0.
  • No USB Type C reversible connector support
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • Many sensors are missing like fingerprint, gyro etc.
  • Old design style nothing great.
  • No fast charging support.

Check out Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Specifications:

General Features
Brand Samsung Galaxy
Model Name J2 Core
SIM Type Nano-SIM
Operating System Android 8.1
Chipset Exynos 7570 Quad (14 nm)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T720
Colors Black, Gold, Blue
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~66.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~220 ppi density)
Dimensions 143.4 x 72.1 x 8.9 mm (5.65 x 2.84 x 0.35 in)
Weight 154 g (5.43 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass
Camera Features
Main Camera 8 MP,(AF, f/2.2)
Other Main Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Selfie Camera 5 MP
Other Selfie Features f/2.2
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
RAM and Storage
Internal Memory 8 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Accelerometer,proximity
Additional Features & Apps

Disclaimer: We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct. Source
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6 Total Score
Don't Buy !!

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core comes with very poor features for its price. There are many smartphones in the market around 6k which offers better value. So we suggest avoiding this.

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