Samsung Galaxy j1 2016




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Short Description: 

Budget phone that really works.

Physical Description: 

Box contents: phone, battery, wall adapter, data cable, quick start guide,
Dimensions 132.6 x 69.3 x 8.9 mm (5.22 x 2.73 x 0.35 in)

Weight 131 g (4.62 oz)
SIM Single SIM,
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches (~62.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (~207 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Platform OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Chipset Spreadtrum SC9830 CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Mali-400
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 8 GB,
Camera Primary 5 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Video 720p@30fps Secondary 2 MP, f/2.2
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Ymono Reer speaker,
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio compatible, RDS,
recording USB microUSB v2.0 Features
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM Browser HTML Java No - MP4/H.264 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player - Photo/video editor - Document viewer
Battery Removable Li-Ion 2050 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 12 h (3G) Music play Up to 39 h

Accessibility Features: 

All of android's stock accessibility features are here, but none of the samsung extras found in many of the high end phones. No samsung screen reader. No brailleback out of the box. No samsung voices.


Talkback launched during set up but did not offer to set up any other accessibility features. See below for full review.