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Latest Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016), with regular updates and all the information you need.

Samsung’s preparing to launch the Galaxy J2 Pro (2017) in Africa

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Samsung shares a video detailing how its new Turbo Speed Technology (TST) works

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung takes the wraps off the Galaxy J2 Pro with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Review: A budget phone that fails on multiple fronts

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 6 years ago

Samsung engineers don’t seem to do real world testing of their budget phones

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 6 years ago

Samsung needs to stop making phones with 8GB of storage

Samsung recently announced the Galaxy J2 (2016), and I have been using the device as my primary phone for the last couple of days. A budget smartphone always comes with a slew of limitations, but my biggest gripe with the Galaxy J2 (2016) has been its limited storage space. I’ve been bombarded by “you’re running out of […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 6 years ago

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) with Smart Glow notification ring goes official in India

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy J2 (2016), its latest offering in the Galaxy J lineup, in India. The company has revealed that the original Galaxy J2 is its best-selling budget smartphone (and the Galaxy J series its best-selling lineup), and the new J2 builds on that popularity with improved specifications across the board and a couple […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 6 years ago

This is the Galaxy J2 (2016)’s Smart Glow notification ring (update: more images)

Only last week, we detailed the previously leaked Smart Glow notification feature that will bring complex notification features to future Galaxy phones. Though we expect it on more devices in the future, the first phone to launch with Smart Glow is the Galaxy J2 (2016). Now, we can show you what it looks like on that device. The […]

  • By Michel G.
  • 6 years ago

Exclusive: Samsung’s new Smart Glow feature detailed

Recently, Samsung’s new Smart Glow feature surfaced, bringing a fresh way of providing notifications to upcoming devices like the Galaxy J2 (2016). Now, we can reveal Smart Glow is actually much more than just a notification light alternative, though we will only see its full potential unfold in the future. At first, in the yet-to-be-launched Galaxy J2 (2016), the glowing ring […]

  • By Michel G.
  • 6 years ago

‘Smart Glow’ is Samsung’s alternative to the notification LED

Samsung is going to introduce an alternative to the notification LED soon called “Smart Glow,” it’s going to be an illuminated ring around the camera lens on the back which lights up for notifications. Users will be able to set up the feature to display priority alerts about incoming messages or calls, usage alerts, battery status, […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Galaxy J2 (2016) receives Bluetooth certification in the US

Earlier today, an unannounced dual-SIM Galaxy-branded smartphone made a pitstop at the Bluetooth Certification HQ in the United States. Unfortunately, the documentation assisting the device didn’t include a name, but it did state the model number as being SM-J210F, which leads us to believe that this is, in fact, the same Galaxy J2 (2016) that […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Galaxy J2 (2016) passes through the FCC

Earlier today, an unannounced dual-SIM Galaxy-branded smartphone passed through the United States of America’s official certification authority, the FCC. The handset was recorded carrying the model number SM-J210F, so we have good reason to believe that the device is, in fact, the long-rumored Galaxy J2 (2016). Unfortunately, the listing itself didn’t disclose anything about the unit’s […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

New benchmark listing of the Galaxy J2 (2016) reveals 2GB of RAM, other specs

Only yesterday, a benchmark listing revealed some of the hardware specifications of the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016). Today, an AnTuTu benchmark listing has popped up for the same device (SM-J210F), but with slightly different hardware on board. While the Spreadtrum SC8830 quad-core SoC has been mentioned here as well, the RAM is listed as 2GB, while yesterday’s […]

  • By Valerie R.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) spotted on benchmarks with quad-core processor and Marshmallow

After an import listing revealed its existence, the Galaxy J2 (2016), has just made an appearance on benchmarking database GeekBench bearing the model number SM-J210F. The site has revealed some of the hardware specs of the smartphone and we’re fairly impressed. For starters, the device is shown to be coming with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow by default, […]

  • By Valerie R.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung SM-J210 gets imported to India for testing, could be the Galaxy J2 (2016)

The 2016 editions of the Galaxy J1 and Galaxy J3 have already gone official (though there never was a previous iteration of the J3), and the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 (2016) are in the pipeline as well. It looks like a Galaxy J2 (2016) is also in the works, as an SM-J210 was recently imported to […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago