Samsung's latest entry-level handset will allegedly be called the Galaxy J1. SamMobile states that the device will be the first in the Galaxy J series, which will be targeted at the budget segment. The device is claimed to feature utilities like Ultra Power Saving Mode, which debuted on the Galaxy S5 last year.
Other reported specs include a 4.3-inch WVGA display, 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core Marvell PXA1908 processor, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 5 MP camera at the back, 2 MP front shooter and a 1,950 mAh battery. The publication mentions that the Galaxy J1 will be offered in four variants: An LTE model that will have single- and dual-SIM connectivity, and a 3G device with VGA front camera that will also be available in single- and dual-SIM versions.
The Galaxy J1 is said to make its debut later this week, with an unveil planned for January 14. After launching devices across several product lines like Galaxy Grand, Mega, Core and others, it looks like Samsung is consolidating its offerings for 2015. The manufacturer's all-metallic Galaxy A series is aimed at a younger audience looking for selfie-centric features, with the Galaxy E series offering a similar set of features in a more traditional design.
Pricing for the Galaxy J series will be revealed at launch. What do you guys think about the Galaxy J1? Will Samsung be able to go after the likes of Xiaomi with the device?