Samsung Galaxy J4 Full Specs Review

Samsung Galaxy J4  is an entry-level smartphone for light users and first time Android users. Of course, it runs on the latest Android 8.0 operating system with Samsung’s Experience user interface.

Most importantly is the 16:9 aspect ratio, making the phone look like it was created centuries ago. Internally, it packs 2GB of RAM, 16GB storage with Quad-Core processor. Without further ado, meet the Samsung Galaxy J4.

Samsung Galaxy J4 Key Specs and Features

・5.5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1280 pixels
・Android 8.0 Oreo with 2GB RAM
・Quad-core 1.4GHz Exynos 7570
・16GB built-in storage, upgradeable up to 256GB
・13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
・3000mAh Removable Li-Ion Battery

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

The Galaxy J4 comes with a Plastic body which is really pretty and stunning. It sports curved sides and edges, which enables a firm grip when held. At the top middle, we can see a vertical foundation housing the rear camera and LED flash.

Samsung Galaxy J4 design

Besides the foundation is a loudspeaker for quality music and bass. It measures just 8.1mm in thickness which is really slim for a budget smartphone. It weighs 175g and available in Black, Gold and Orchid Gray colours.

This definitely not for those that are into bezel-less smartphones, the J4 comes with lots of bezels. The bottom bezel houses three navigation buttons, but the physical home button in the middle doesn’t support fingerprint reader.

Samsung Galaxy J4

The 5.5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen is pretty stunning, it boasts of 720 x 1280 pixels in resolution and 267 pixels per inch density. Furthermore, the screen is super sharp and stretches up to 71.2% screen-to-body ratio.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

The Samsung Galaxy J4 is powered by the Exynos 7570, the processor is a quad-core processor with 64-bit CPU architecture. The processor here runs at a usual speed of 1.4GHz with 28nm process technology. The Mali-T720 MP2 graphics processor handles graphics.

Easily multitask through light apps with the 2GB RAM space available. For storage, 16GB is ready to accommodate all your files, but you can always upgrade up to 256GB using a memory card. The new Galaxy J4 device runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Samsung Galaxy J4 CAMERA

The 13MP rear camera here has f/1.9 aperture and 28mm Lens, there’s a LED flash with other internal features like Autofocus, touch focus and the rest. The 5MP selfie camera has f/2.2 aperture with a Front LED flash as well. The Samsung Galaxy J4 is powered by a removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery with no fast charging technology.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

Samsung Galaxy J4 is available on shopping stores, starting from $149 to $199, that’s about (N50,000 – N70,000).

Samsung Galaxy J4 Full Specs

LAUNCH
・Announced: May, 2018
・Status: Available. May, 2018

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: 850/1700/1900/2100
・4G Support: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN
・Material Type: Plastic
・Dimensions: 151.7 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm
・Colour: Black, Gold, Orchid Gray
・Weight: 175g

DISPLAY
・Screen Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5.5-inch
・Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
・Pixel Density: 267ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 71.2%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Quad-core 1.4GHz
・Chipset type: Exynos 7570
・Graphics Processing Unit: Mali-T720 MP2

STORAGE
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 16GB
・RAM: 2GB

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 13MP
・Front Camera: 5MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: Yes

FEATURES
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: No
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
・USB: Yes
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 3000mAh
・Type: Li-Ion
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: No

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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