• 5" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    Spreadtrum SC8830 SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2600 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) phone has a 5-inch (1280x720) Super AMOLED screen, a 8MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2600 mAh and the main processor is a Spreadtrum SC8830 with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy J2 (2016) (2016)
Display5" 1280x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Spreadtrum SC8830 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery2600 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 138g (4.9oz), 142.4 x 71.1 x 8 mm (5.61 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches)
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5"
Display/Body Ratio68.1%
Resolution1280x720
Sharpness (PPI)294 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
NameRear Camera
Megapixel8-MP
Aperturef/2.2
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2600 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Computing
Processor NameSpreadtrum SC8830
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.5 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
Communications
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
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

Galaxy J2 (2016) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) waterproof?

No. Our information shows that the Galaxy J2 (2016) is NOT water-tight 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 J2 (2016) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy J2 (2016) does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things could be different in Asian markets. We mainly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy J2 (2016) 4K?

No, the Galaxy J2 (2016) resolution of (1280x720) is not defined as 4K. 4K is normally defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but it has other similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Galaxy J2 (2016) capable of Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy J2 (2016) does not have Wireless Charging.

Is the Galaxy J2 (2016) compatible with 4G?

Yes, the Galaxy J2 (2016) is a 4G-LTE device that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).

Does the Galaxy J2 (2016) operates on 5G wireless?

No, the Galaxy J2 (2016) does not work on 5G networks.

Does the Galaxy J2 (2016) have a USB-C connector?

No, the Galaxy J2 (2016) is not a USB-C smartphone.

Does the Galaxy J2 (2016) have a removable battery?

Yes, the Galaxy J2 (2016) has a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better