WATCH: Checkout these under R1 000 Android Go smartphones
DURBAN - Samsung Electronics has announced their first Android Go smartphone the Galaxy J2 Core.
The Galaxy J2 Core with Android Go improves the performance of introductory phones with three new features.
The three features include long-lasting battery life, increased storage capacity and quick processing power and performance.
The Galaxy J2 Core has a 2600 mAh battery with optimised functions that allows users to all day long lasting battery life. The device has an Android Oreo (Go edition) allowing for quicker performance speeds on the Galaxy J2 Core.
The Samsung Android Go device also has more available memory and more storage capacity because it comes with fewer pre-loaded apps.
The South African retail price of the Samsung Galaxy J2 Core has not been released as yet.
|Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Specs|
|Display||5.0” TFT, 540 x 960|
|Camera||Rear: 8MP F2.2
Front: 5MP F2.2
|Dimension||143.4 x 72.1 x 8.9mm, (154g)|
|Memory||1GB RAM , 8GB|
|OS||Android Oreo (Go edition)|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz), Bluetooth® v 4.2, USB 2.0,
Location (GPS, Glonass, BeiDou*) * BeiDou coverage may be limited.
|Audio||MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV,
WMA, AMR, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, IMY
|Video||MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, WEBM|
The Samsung Galaxy J2 Core is not the only Android Go device that is available on the market. Huawei, Nokia, Alcatel and many other companies have released their version of an Android Go device.
Here is a look at some of the other versions of Android Go smartphones:
Nokia 1: R999
The Nokia 1 runs on an Android 8.1. Go operating system as well as a quad processor, rear and front cameras, a removable 2150 battery and LTE connectivity.
The Android Oreo Go on the Nokia packs a variety of apps that are optimised to run on low RAM smartphones.
There are also web-based apps like Google Go and YouTube Go that are available on the device. The Nokia 1 is available in warm red and ink blue.
|Nokia 1 Specs|
|Display||4.5″ FWVGA IPS|
|Dimension||133.6 x 67.7 x 9.5 mm|
|Memory||1GB RAM, 8GB, MicroSD|
|OS||Android 8.1 Go|
|AP||1.1GHz Quad-Core MediaTek (MT6737M)|
Huawei Y3 2018: R999
The Huawei Y3 2018 runs on a new OS and is built with new apps that take up less storage space and a better user experience.
This series which was launched in May 2018 is aimed at the younger market and the Y in the series stands for young according to Huawei.
Other features if this Android Go device include high-end cameras and large displays.
|Huawei Y3 Specs|
|Dimension||145.10 x 73.70 x 9.45|
|Memory||1GB RAM, 8GB storage|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Headphones|
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