• 4.5" (800x480) Super AMOLED
  • 1GB
    Spreadtrum SC9830 SoC
    8GB Storage
  • 5-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2050 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) phone has a 4.5-inch (800x480) Super AMOLED screen, a 5MP main camera and a 2MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2050 mAh and the main processor is a Spreadtrum SC9830 with 1 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy J1 (2016) (2016), Price: 110 USD at Amazon
Display4.5" 800x480 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 5-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2-MP
  • Spreadtrum SC9830 SoC
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery2050 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 131g (4.6oz), 132.6x69.3x8.9 mm (5.22 x 2.73 x 0.35 inches)
Price (Market)$110
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)4.5"
Display/Body Ratio62.7%
Sharpness (PPI)207 PPI
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor Pixel Size µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 720p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2050 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time12 hours
Music Playback Time39 hours
Processor NameSpreadtrum SC9830
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.3 GHz
RAM Options1GB
Internal Storage Options8GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.1.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
Connector TypeMicro USB
SAR US Head1.58 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.18 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.7 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.59 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Proximity

Galaxy J1 (2016) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) waterproof?

No. Our information shows that the Galaxy J1 (2016) is NOT water-resistant an has no IP-Rating certification. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Galaxy J1 (2016) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy J1 (2016) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things could be different in Asia. We mainly track United States data.

Is the Galaxy J1 (2016) 4K?

No, the Galaxy J1 (2016) 800x480 display resolution is not 4K. 4K is often defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but there are even more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy J1 (2016) support Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy J1 (2016) is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy J1 (2016) support 4G wireless?

Yes, the Galaxy J1 (2016) is a 4G smartphone that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).

Does the Galaxy J1 (2016) work with 5G data?

No, the Galaxy J1 (2016) is not a 5G NR device.

Is the Galaxy J1 (2016) USB-C?

No, the Galaxy J1 (2016) is not a USB-C smartphone.

Does the Galaxy J1 (2016) have a removable battery?

Yes, the Galaxy J1 (2016) has a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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