The new Samsung Galaxy J6
is a mid-range handset that will, nonetheless, be decked out with Sammy's Infinity Display. The thin-bezels and 18.5:9 aspect ratio are usually found on the company's high-end models. Not that you will find this panel on the Galaxy Note 9
, mind you. The 5.6-inch Super AMOLED display carries a 720 x 1480 HD+ resolution. Still, it is a bright and colorful screen according to a new commercial for the device that you can find at the top of this story.
The 60-second spot is called Live Colorful
and contrasts the display on two different handsets, including the new Galaxy J6
. Samsung's marketing team isn't stupid and you'll notice that the Galaxy J6 side of the comparison features brighter backgrounds and more colorful images to help prove Samsung's point.
The Galaxy J6 is powered by the Exynos 7870 SoC featuring an octa-core CPU running at 1.6GHz. Crunching graphics is the Mali-T830 MP1 GPU. 3GB/4GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB/64GB of native storage. The camera in back weighs in at 13MP (aperture of f/1.9) and there is a front-facing 8MP selfie snapper. Besides the fingerprint scanner, there is facial recognition offered to unlock the unit. A 3000mAh battery keeps the lights on, and Android 8.0 is pre-installed.
The Galaxy J6 was just launched a few days ago in India, and is priced at 13,990 Rupees (equivalent to $206 USD at today's exchange rates) for the model with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The model with 4GB RAM and 64GB of native storage is priced at 16,490 Rupees ($243 USD). The device is expected to be offered in additional markets throughout the remainder of the year.