Samsung’s new budget Galaxy J1 Mini Prime smartphone is now available online in the US. Priced at $89.99 (approximately Rs. 6,000) for the unlocked variant, the handset is up for grabs via Amazon.com. It’s worth noting that Samsung, at the time of writing, has not officially announced the handset or listed it on the company website.
The Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Prime is also available via eBay at a different price of $86.99 (approximately Rs. 5,900). The new Galaxy J1 Mini Prime looks like the Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) which was launched earlier this year.
For specifications, Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Prime features a 4-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) display and offers a pixel density of 233ppi. It is powered by a quad-core Spreadtrum SC9830 processor clocked at 1.2GHz clubbed with 1GB of RAM. There is 8GB of inbuilt storage and the handset supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 256GB).
The Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Galaxy J1 Mini Prime supports dual-SIM cards (both Micro-SIMs). It sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and also houses a 0.3-megapixel front camera. The handset measures 126.6×63.1×10.8mm and weighs 123 grams. It supports GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and Micro-USB connectivity options. Unfortunately, the handset doesn’t support 4G.
It is backed by a 1500mAh removable battery. The Galaxy J1 Mini Prime will be available in Black, Gold, and White colours.