Samsung Galaxy J2 Core 2023 Specs Review – Budget Phone Under $90

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Samsung has decided to launch the refresh version of the Galaxy J2 Core. The smartphone is the 2020 version of the budget device and it packs a combo camera set-up. Below are the phone full specifications, price, and availability.

Design And Display

In terms of body design, the phone is just a budget device with an old design. It’s not that shaky either as it has a smooth panel with curved edges. The panel houses the single camera with an LED flash and also the speaker grille. It features body dimensions of 143.4 x 72.1 x 8.9 mm and weight 154 grams.

On the front, it has thick and visible bezel both on the top and bottom of the screen. The screen has a standard display size of 5.0 inches with a PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen. It comes with a screen resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, 16:9 ratio, and 220 PPI density. The Galaxy J2 Core reaches a 66.7% screen-to-body ratio.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core 2020
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core 2020

Camera Features

On the camera department, the phone has a combo camera set-up. It comes with a single rear camera of 8 MP that has f/2.2, AF, and another front camera of 5 MP with f/2.2 aperture. The main camera features LED flash, HDR, panorama and it can record 1080p@30fps video resolution.

Hardware And Software

The Samsung Galaxy J2 Core has Samsung Exynos 7570 Quad chipset that is built with 14nm processor technology. It comes with a Quad-core processor running at a speed of 1.4 GHz. There is Mali-T720 for graphics and it runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system based on Go Edition.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

The internal storage on the device is 16GB with 1GB RAM and you can also expand the memory using a micro SD card up to 128GB. It lacks a fingerprint scanner but comes with Accelerometer and proximity sensors.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core 2020
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core 2020

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy J2 Core has a removable battery capacity of 2000 mAh without fast charging technology. The battery will surely last a full day when fully charged considering the screen size. There are 4G LTE Network support and the device also has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, FM radio, and micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (2020) Full Specifications

Model NameSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (2020)
Announced2020, April 27
Market AvailabilityAvailable


Network TypeGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G NetworkHSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G NetworkLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900)
5G NetworkYes
Network SpeedHSPA, LTE-A / 5G
Network GPRSYes
Network EDGEYes
SIM TypeMicro-SIM


Body BuildGlass front/plastic body
Body Dimensions143.4 x 72.1 x 8.9 mm
Body Weight154 grams
Body ColorsBlack, Gold, Blue


Display TypePLS TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size5.0 inches
Display Resolution540 x 960 pixels, 16:9 ratio
Display MultitouchYes
Display Pixel Density220 ppi density
Display Screen ProtectionYes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera8 MP, f/2.2, AF
Secondary Camera5 MP, f/2.2
Camera FeaturesLED flash, panorama, HDR
Camera FlashYes


Operating SystemAndroid
OS Version8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
User InterfaceYes


ChipsetExynos 7570 Quad (14 nm)
CPUQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor (GPU)Mali-T720
System Internal Memory1 RAM
Internal Storage16 GB
Storage Card SlotYes, up to 128GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass


Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi HotspotYes
BluetoothYes, 4.2, A2DP
USB TypeType – C
GPSYes, with A-GPS


Battery TypeLi-Po Battery
Battery Capacity2600 mAh battery
Battery PlacementRemovable
Fast ChargingNo
Wireless ChargingNo
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM Radion/a
Alert TypesVibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes

Other Features

MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
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Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (2020) Price And Availability

The Samsung Galaxy J2 Core will sell at a price of about $86 and the device will be available in Black, Gold, and Blue colors.

Where To Buy Samsung Galaxy J2 Core 2020


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