Samsung Recently announced and released an affordable Android smartphone on their Galaxy series called Samsung Galaxy J2 Core equipped with 5.0-inch display 1GB RAM + 8ROM, Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) OS, 5MP + 8MP front/back camera and 2600 mAh battery capacity.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core smartphone

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core will be a good choice for those who can’t afford other expensive Samsung smartphones because the Galaxy J2 is one of the cheapest you can get in the market starting from ₦33,500.

Specs Overview

We are going to take a look at the main features and functional ities of this smartphone and to know what it has to offer but first, you should not expect much when compared to most of the expensive phones.

Display &  Design

The new J2 core comes with 5-inch QHD Touch Screen display, 540×960 pixels resolution, 143.40 x 72.10 x 8.90 dimensions with an aspect ratio of about 16:9 and packaged in a Plastic body.

Software & Hardware

Galaxy J2 Core is equipped with the latest Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) clocked with 1.4GHz quad-core processor and as well 1GB Random Access Memory, 8GB internal storage memory expandable using microSD card.


The new Galaxy J2 core offers you the ability to capture some interesting moment and events as it comes with 8-megapixel autofocus, LED flash (f/2.2) rear camera and 5-megapixel (f/2.2) front selfie camera.


The new J2 core doesn’t offer the best long lasting battery but something sustainable to keep you going as it comes with 2600 mAh capacity.


Samsung Galaxy J2 core does not have a fingerprint sensor and only offers 4G LTE connectivity in one sim and not both at the same time.

J2 core specs

Samsung Galaxy J2 core Key Features

Model NameGalaxy J2 core
Screen Size5.0 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
Processor Exynos 7570 1.4GHz quad-core
Camera Resolution8-megapixel autofocus, LED flash (f/2.2) rear camera, 5-megapixel (f/2.2) front selfie camera
Battery2600 mAh battery capacity
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM)

Price and Availability

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core is available and currently selling between ₦33,500 – ₦35,500

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Full Specifications

Dimension143.40 x 72.10 x 8.90
Weight154.00 (g)
SIMDual (Nano Sim)
SensorProximity sensor, Accelerometer
Size5.0 inches
Screen Resolution540 x 960 pixels
Multi touchYes
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo  (Go Edition)
Processor makeExynos 7570
CPU1.4 GHz, Quad Core
Internal Storage1GB
Card SlotYes
Back8MP with flash
Capacity2600 mAh (Removeable)
OTG Support
Network2G, 3G, 4G LTE
WLANWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct,Hotspot
BluetoothYes, v 4.20
Audio Jack3.5mm
MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
ColorsLavender, Black