Samsung's affordable Galaxy J1 launches in Europe

Samsung's affordable Galaxy J1 launches in Europe
While the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are the indisputable stars of Samsung's 2015 line-up of smartphones, since the beginning of the year the company introduced several other handsets. One of them is the Galaxy J1, which is currently Samsung's newest low-end smartphone.

Released last month in a few Asian markets, the Galaxy J1 is now also available to buy in Europe (only in Netherlands and Germany, but we assume more countries will get the handset soon). An unlocked Galaxy J1 costs €120 - a price that's a bit on the high side, considering the fact that you can get smartphones with better specs for that kind of money (the new Motorola Moto E is a good example).

The Galaxy J1 runs Android 4.4 KitKat, and sports a 4.3-inch TFT display with 480 x 800 pixels. It doesn't have LTE connectivity, so you'll have to make do with 3G speeds. Powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz, the new handset further features a 5 MP rear camera, 2 MP front-facing camera, 512 MB of RAM, 4 GB of internal memory, and microSD card support. The J1 comes with a 1850 mAh battery and Samsung's Ultra Power Saving mode. Interested?

sources: GSM Info Netherlands, Amazon Germany via GSM Arena

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Galaxy J1
  • Display 4.3" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 2 MP front
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 1850 mAh(10h 3G talk time)



1. Nikash

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 09, 2015


2. AndreaWijayanti

Posts: 69; Member since: Mar 03, 2015

Never be able to compete with the moto e?

3. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

512mb RAM? WTF is this joke? This is not 2011 anymore. And also Samsung should stop making a phone with crappy Spreadtrum chipset, even Mediatek is still a better solution than that sh*t.

4. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

I believe european will take lumia as advantages over asian's

5. Super3310

Posts: 91; Member since: May 06, 2014

ur right i live here in france and they are using friends from latvia also prefer lumias over android

6. drunkenjay

Posts: 1699; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

samsung should drop some of the low end phones. flooding the market too much.

7. cezarmed2

Posts: 71; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

That is just wrong. You can buy Xperia E3 for 129,or Moto G first gen for 150.This is a joke.

8. mobifan

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 21, 2015

Not interest at all.....A forgettable device in these times

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