Samsung has announced the Galaxy J2 Core, the company’s first smartphone to run Android Go. This doesn’t mean stock Android in this context. This OS is a stripped-down version of the operating system with lighter versions of Google apps and optimizations for lower-end devices. The Samsung UI is just installed as well.
The specifications for this Phone includes 960 x 540 LCD, an Exynos 7570 processor, and 2,600mAh battery. The camera is embedded with 8-megapixel f/2.2 rear-facing camera, 5-megapixel f/2.2 selfie camera, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. The Galaxy J2 Core is coming to India and Malaysia first and will go on sale from today, though pricing information isn’t immediately available. Samsung’s regular Galaxy J2 sells for a little over $100, but it has better specs than the Core, so a price below 7,000 rupees / $100 wouldn’t be unreasonable to expect.