Samsung has finally announced their first Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone. The device is named Samsung Galaxy J2 Core. The device has been certified by WiFi Alliance (WFA) with model number SM – J260G/DS.
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core will support single-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4GHz) and LTE wireless connectivity options.
As per the leaks so far, Galaxy J2 Core will come with a 5-inch Super AMOLED display. Galaxy J2 Core will run on Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) out-of-the-box. Under the hood is quad-core Exynos 7570 processor ticking at 1.4GHz. The processor is coupled with 1GB RAM and 16GB internal storage with an option of external expandable storage.
Galaxy J2 Core will also be a dual camera device with an 8MP rear shooter and 5MP front shooter. The phone will be powered by a 2600mAh battery.
Even though the device has been announced by Samsung, they are yet to unveil the official launch date of the same. However, the multiple visits at different certifications sites do signify the device will be launched soon.
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About Android Go: Android Go is a tailored distribution for low-end devices was revealed for Android Oreo; it is intended for devices with 1GB RAM or less. This mode has platform optimizations designed to reduce mobile data usage (including enabling Data saver mode by default) and a special suit of Google Mobile Services designed to be less resources and bandwidth intensive. [According to Wikipedia]