By Stellamaris Ashinze
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd of Korea (Samsung) has launched the latest additions to its Galaxy J series, Galaxy J4 and J6, as well as the Galaxy A6+, in Nigeria.
The devices, formally unveiled in Lagos on Tuesday, are mid-range Smartphone series while the A6+ is in the high-end category.
The Managing Director of Samsung Electronics West Africa, Mr Jingak Chung, said: “The Galaxy J series smartphones blend materials with the most advanced Samsung technology.
“They have bright and vivid cameras, setting a new industry standard for design, craftsmanship and performance for smartphones in the mid-range category, and redefining the company’s signature Galaxy J series.’’
Mr Olumide Ojo, Business Leader, Information Technology and Mobile (IM) for Samsung Electronics West Africa, described the Galaxy J4, J6, and A6+ as a testament to Samsung’s leadership and innovation in the Smartphone market.
“They are the company’s commitment to developing best-in-class products to meet the ever-changing needs of its consumers.
“With the introduction of the Galaxy J4 and J6, we took the consumer feedback on our preceding Galaxy J models and made thoughtful and impactful improvements, offering consumers a seamless convergence of style and performance for their everyday lifestyles.
“Both devices come with 32GB internal storage space; they are powered by 3000mAh battery, and run on the latest Android operating system — Android Oreo.
“With the Ultra Data Saving (UDS) feature, users can surf the internet longer while saving data, helping them stay connected for longer periods,’’ he said.
“The Samsung Galaxy J6 features an infinity display rear fingerprint sensor.
“The Galaxy J series are imbued with Samsung’s legacy for high-performing cameras with an advanced camera system that generates brighter and clearer images.
“While the 13-megapixel rear-facing cameras on both Galaxy J4 and J6 enables users take amazing photos; the front-facing 5-megapixel camera on J4 and 8-megapixel on J6 let you take more stunning selfies.
“With Dual Messenger features, users can separate their work messages and personal chats with ease. Users can now connect to two different chat accounts on their favorite messenger apps.
“It’s easy to install and manage the second account from the Settings menu. Samsung Galaxy J4, J6, and A6+ are designed to make consumer experience more enjoyable and productive.
“In addition, all the devices come with advanced security features, including Samsung Find My Mobile, a feature that allows users to remotely track and control their smartphones, especially in the event of theft or loss.’’
The Galaxy J4 and J6 are available in Black, Lavender, and Purple colours, while the Galaxy A6+ is available in black and gold colours at Samsung partner stores nationwide.
|Category||Galaxy J4||Galaxy J6||Galaxy A6+|
|Display||5.5″ HD+ Super AMOLED||5.6″ HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display||6.0″ FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display|
|OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo)||Android 8.0 (Oreo)||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|SIM||Dual Micro SIM||Dual Nano SIM||Dual Nano SIM|
|Processor||1.4 GHz Quad-Core||1.6 GHz Octa-Core||1.8 GHz Octa-Core|
|Network||GSM/ HSPA/ LTE||GSM / HSPA / LTE||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Memory||2 GB RAM + 32 GB ROM, microSD up to 256 GB||2 GB RAM + 32 GB ROM, microSD up to 256 GB||3 GB RAM + 32 GB ROM, microSD up to 256 GB|
|Camera||Rear||13 MP (F1.9) AF with Flash||13 MP (F1.9) AF with Flash||Dual CAMERA: 16 MP (F1.9) + 5 MP (F1.9) AF with Flash|
|Front||5 MP (F1.9) with Flash||8 MP (F1.9) with Flash||24 MP (F1.9) with Flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR||Geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, HDR||Geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, HDR, live focus|
|Connectivity||BT, WIFI, WIFI Direct, Hotspot, A-GPS||BT, WIFI, WIFI Direct, Hotspot, A-GPS,||BT, WIFI, WIFI Direct, Hotspot, A-GPS,|
|Battery||3,000 mAh||3,000 mAh||3,500 mAh|
|Dimensions & weight||151.7 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm, 175g||149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2 mm, 154g||160.1 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm, 191g|
|Security||Fingerprint Scanner, Find My Mobile||Fingerprint Scanner, Face Recognition, Find My Mobile||Fingerprint Scanner, Face Recognition, Find My Mobile|
|Available Colours||Purple, Lavender, Black||Purple, Lavender, Black||Black, Gold|
|Extras||Ultra Data Saving Mode (UDS); Dual Messenger||Ultra Data Saving Mode (UDS) – downloadable from Play Store; Dual Messenger||Ultra Data Saving Mode (UDS); Dual Messenger|