Galaxy J2 Core could be Android Go phone from Samsung

first_imgSamsung is working on an Android Go edition phone to launch in India (and other markets) very soon. Until now, rumours were that the Samsung Android Go device will be the Galaxy J2. But now, the Bluetooth certification site reveals that the phone will actually be called Galaxy J2 Core and not Galaxy J2. With the Galaxy J2 Core, Samsung will most likely aim to compete with other existing Android Go phones in the Indian market, like the Nokia 1.As also rumoured earlier, Samsung’s Android Go edition phone will come in as many as seven variants. The Bluetooth certification site also reveals the same. According to the Bluetooth certification listing, the Samsung Android Go phone or Galaxy J2 Core will come with SM-J260F, SM-J260M, SM-J260Y, SM-J260F_DS, SM-J260G_DS, SM-J260M_DS, and SM-J260Y_DS model numbers. The specs and prices of all the seven variants will vary from each other. The certification site didn’t reveal any specification details about the Android Go phone from Samsung.The launch timeline of the Samsung’s Android Go edition phone aka Galaxy J2 Core is yet to be officially revealed by the company. Some reports suggest that Samsung may announce its Android Go edition phone later this year, while some say it may get postponed to next year.Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy J2 Core in other markets apart from its home. The key markets for the Galaxy J2 Core are likely to be India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Alongside these markets, the Android Go smartphone is likely to debut in the UK, Uzbekistan, Germany, Italy, Russia, and France among others markets.advertisementThe Android Go phone was spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking site a couple of weeks ago. The benchmark listing revealed almost the complete specs of the phone. The listing reveals that the Galaxy J2 Core will come with a 5-inch Super AMOLED display. The phone will be powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos 7570 SoC paired with 1GB RAM and 16GB storage. On the camera front, the Galaxy J2 Core will come with a single camera setup on both back and front panel.ALSO READ: This is Samsung Android Go phone, will not run stock AndroidOn the rear panel, the phone will consist of an 8-megapixel sensor, while on the front the Galaxy J2 Core will sport a 5-megapixel sensor for selfies. The phone will be backed by a 2600mAh battery. On the software front, the Galaxy J2 Core will run Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) with Samsung Experience UX on top, meaning, no stock Android for the Samsung Android Go phone. Running on Android Go software means the phone will come preloaded with slimmed down apps like Google Go, Maps Go, and YouTube Go.last_img

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