Samsung has been surrounded by rumors for a while now about the launch of its next flagship, i.e., Samsung Galaxy S7. Now, a new entry-level smartphone from the company in the Galaxy J series called as Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F) has leaked in live images revealing few specifications and design of the device. The Galaxy J1 2016 is the successor of Galaxy J1 that launched earlier this year, and will come with few upgraded specifications.
The Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F) was recently spotted on GFXBench listing where most of the specifications of the device were revealed. The smartphone will flaunt a 4.5-inch (800×480 pixels) FWVGA display and comes powered by Samsung Exynos 3475 quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz coupled with ARM Mali-T720 GPU.
The device comes with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of onboard storage and also includes a microSD card slot for further expansion. On the camera part, it will sport a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front-facing shooter for video chats and selfie clicks. It supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G-LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS and microUSB port.
The smartphone was also spotted on the Zauba listing showing that the device was imported into India for testing at Rs. 6,686. Although there is no word from the company about the official launch, we can expect the smartphone to launch in Q1 of 2016. Stay tuned for more details in coming days.
A quick recall, Samsung has recently announced the successor of the Galaxy A8 smartphone called as Samsung Galaxy A9 in China. The Galaxy A9 features 6-inch Full-HD Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon 652 1.8GHz octa-core SoC, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of built-in storage, 13MP rear camera with OIS, 5MP front snapper and also sports a fingerprint sensor. The device juices a large 4000mAh battery with Quick Charge support and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.