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Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini (2016) review

Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Spreadtrum SC8830
Mali-400 MP2
768 MB / 8 GB
4 inches (480 x 800 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy J1 Mini smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini phone with 4 inches display, Spreadtrum SC8830 chipset, 768 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery. The 4 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 800 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy J1 Mini
ModelSM-J105DS
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini is about 4.23 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (4.79 x 2.48 x 0.43 inches).

Weight4.23 oz
Dimensions4.79 x 2.48 x 0.43 inches
Colorsblack, gold, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
SoCSpreadtrum SC8830
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of Galaxy J1 Mini screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4 inches TFT display of Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini with 480 x 800 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4 inches
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini (768 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM768 MB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy J1 Mini has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie cameraVGA
Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy J1 Mini phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy J1 Mini is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1500 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Dual SIM capability of Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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