Samsung Galaxy J2 Core

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core
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  • 5.0" 540x960 pixels
  • 8MP 1080p
  • 1GB RAM Exynos 7570 Quad
  • 2600mAh Li-Ion
Released 2018, August 154g, 8.9mm thickness Android 8.1 Oreo 8GB/16GB storage, microSDXC
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Versions: SM-J260F/DS (Global); SM-J260M/DS (LATAM); SM-J260Y/DS (Philippines); SM-J260G/DS (India)

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - J260Y/DS, J260G/DS
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - J260M/DS
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41 - J260Y/DS
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28 - J260M/DS
  1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20 - J260G/DS
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2018, August
Status Available. Released 2018, August
Body
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)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display
Type PLS TFT 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)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
Platform
OS Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
Chipset Exynos 7570 Quad (14 nm)
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T720
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 8GB 1GB RAM, 16GB 1GB RAM
 eMMC 5.0
Main Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.2, AF
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 5 MP, f/2.2
Video
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Battery
  Removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
Misc
Colors Black, Gold, Lavender
Models SM-J260M, SM-J260Y, SM-J260G, SM-J260F, SM-J260T1, SM-J260A, SM-J260AZ
SAR 0.61 W/kg (head)     0.61 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 1.39 W/kg (body)    
Price About 120 EUR

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