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Samsung Galaxy J6 Full Specs Review

Samsung Galaxy J6 was one of the smartphones released by Samsung from the J series recently. The Galaxy J6 is an update to the J4 smartphone and brings enhanced features and impressive specs. The first thing you’d notice is the bezel-less and bigger display.

But that’s not all, internally, it comes with an octa-core processor that has a fast clock rate. There’s a version with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, an 8MP selfie camera, and other features. This is a nice upgrade from the J4, let’s find out more.

Samsung Galaxy J6 Key Specs and Features

・5.6-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1480 pixels
・Android 8.0 Oreo with 3GB/4GB RAM
・Octa-core 1.6GHz Exynos 7870
・32GB/64GB built-in storage, upgradeable up to 256GB
・13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
・3000mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery

Design and Display

It comes with the same Plastic body on the J4, however, the body looks more smooth and isn’t removable like the latter. The camera is in the same position but the fingerprint scanner comes underneath instead of the LED flash.

Samsung Galaxy J6

The LED flash is now beside the camera for a more sleek look. It measures just 8.2 mm slim which is bulkier than the J4 but it weighs less at just 154g. In terms of colour, you can get it in Black, Gold and Blue colours.

The J6 comes with a Full View display, a much taller screen that’s really amazing to watch compared to its little sibling. There are no narrow bezels in sight, while the top and bottom bezels are super minimal.

The 5.6-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen dishes out stunning visuals. It boasts of 720 x 1480 pixels in resolution and 294 pixels per inch density. The screen here stretches up to 75.9% screen-to-body ratio.

Hardware and Software

Samsung Galaxy J6 is powered by the Exynos 7870 chip from Samsung. An octa-core processor with 64-bit CPU architecture. The octa-core processor here runs at a fast speed of 1.6GHz with 14nm FinFET process technology. The Mali-T830 MP1 graphics processor handles graphics.

For multitasking and storing files, there are two versions. There’s one with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, while the expensive variant comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space. The new Galaxy J6 device runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Camera and Battery

The 13MP rear camera here has f/1.9 aperture and 28mm Lens for amazing photographs. There’s a LED flash with other internal features like Autofocus, touch focus and the rest. The 8MP selfie camera has f/1.9 aperture with an adjustable front LED flash as well.

The Samsung Galaxy J6 is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery with fast charging technology.

Samsung Galaxy J6 Price in Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy J6 is available on shopping stores, starting from $199 to $249, that’s about (N70,000 – N90,000).

Samsung Galaxy J6 Detailed Specs

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

・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: 850/1700/1900/2100
・4G Support: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

・Material Type: Plastic
・Dimensions: 149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2 mm
・Colour: Black, Gold, Blue
・Weight: 154g

・Screen Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5.6-inch
・Resolution: 720 x 1480 pixels
・Pixel Density: 294ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 75.9%

・Operating system: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 1.6GHz
・Chipset type: Exynos 7870
・Graphics Processing Unit: Mali-T830 MP1

・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 64GB/32GB

・Back Camera: 13MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: Yes

・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
・USB: Yes
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

・Capacity: 3000mAh
・Type: Li-Ion
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: Yes

Joseph Young
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