In May 2018 Samsung launched a new J-series smartphone known as the galaxy J6. Along with Samsung Galaxy J6, the company also brought the Galaxy J8. Samsung Galaxy J6 is a Dual SIM smartphone running Android Operating System (Android 8.0 Oreo). It has 5.6 inches Display with Super AMOLED technology LED and has 720 x 1480 pixels resolution.The Samsung Galaxy J6 has a 13MP sensor at the rear with an aperture of f/1.9 whereas, on the front, it has a 5MP shooter with an aperture of f/1.9.
Here are the full specifications of the phone that you need to know before you make up your mind to buy one.
Comes with Infinity Display
Samsung has made the ‘Infinity Display’ available to the lower priced Galaxy devices. The plastic used on the rear of the unibody design doesn’t make feel it cheap in any way. The smooth back and side-rails offer good grip. Galaxy J6 has a premium feel when you hold it. It feels solid in hand to its hefty 154 grams weight and offers some mind-peace for the possible drops. Since the device has a smaller body, people with smaller hands will find it easy to use with one hand, but you will need to use your other hand to reach the top of the display.
All the ports are placed at the botton of the phone
Samsung Galaxy J6 gets a micro USB port for charging and data syncing and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The speakers are placed slightly below from the top right rail of the body. This makes watching movies with the speakers a delight, you will not block the sound when you hold the Galaxy J6 from the top and bottom.
On the back of the Galaxy J6 is a 13MP camera and below it sits the fingerprint scanner. The fingerprint scanner on the back of the smartphone is fast, but not fast enough when compared to others. The scanner feels small and takes some time to get used to it.
Has a bright display
Samsung phones are known for its beautiful display and so does Samsung Galaxy J6 that comes with bright, colourful display and blacks are rendered effectively– things that you will expect from a Super AMOLED panel. So good for playing slots or watching movies. There is a considerate portion covered by bezels on the top and bottom of the display. The side bezels are slim enough to pass off as Infinity Display. The smartphone surely feels taller than most of its competitors and it has a resolution of 720×1480 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The only bit the Galaxy J6 is missing out on is a Full-HD+ panel.
Data storage to play slots
The Samsung Galaxy J6 gets an in-house made Exynos 7870 SoC. This chipset can be seen on many other Samsung’s mid-range smartphones in 2018. Comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage and 4GB RAM+64 GB variant which can run multiple apps at once is quick enough to resume an application during multitasking. However, the apps open from the place you left off, light games like Temple Run 2 will open from the place where you left off, however, heavy games like PUBG will fail to resume while switching apps. Along with the Exynos 7870 SoC, you get a Mali-T830 GPU.
Best for playing games
One of the best features of Samsung Galaxy J6 is the way it handles gaming. The Exynos 7870 SoC paired up with Mali-T830 GPU makes the device perfect for occasional heavy gaming. Light games run perfectly with no pressure on the smartphone performance. Where the device truly shines is the way it handles heavy games. New and popular heavy games like PUBG and Asphalt 8: Airborne is a breeze for this one. While there is no visible lag or no frame drops seen when you are playing a game, the performance takes a minor hit when you try to multitask between apps while you are gaming.
The front and the rear camera
Samsung Galaxy J6 reminds in this budget smartphone you have good cameras. For starters, there is only a single lens fitted on the back of the display whereas the front gets a 5MP shooter. The 13MP rear camera sensor shoots good enough photos in good lighting, The 5MP shooter clicks selfies that are sharp for the sensor size. You also get an LED flash for low-light photography through the front camera.
You can install launcher to customize
Samsung Galaxy J6 gets Android 8.0 Oreo and when you turn on the smartphone, you will see a lot of bloatware on Samsung Galaxy J6. While unwanted apps can be disabled, there’s no way to uninstall them completely. While some the apps are useful, many apps simply eat up a lot of space. Therefore install a launcher so that you can customize the device according to your needs.
The phone battery and other features
Samsung Galaxy J6 comes with 3000mAh battery and is good for daily usage. You can play slots for hours but one thing to keep in mind is that this smartphone takes a lot of time to charge.
Samsung Galaxy J6 has support for Face Unlock, the feature making its way to mid-range smartphone quite rapidly. Face Unlock is a miss most of the times, but the rear fingerprint sensor covers up for it. The device also has Artificial Intelligence features like object and scene detection. Some of the other key features of the Galaxy J6 include Bixby Vision, Live Focus, and Samsung Pay Mini.
Price and where to buy in US and Canada
Samsung Galaxy J6 is available in all popular cities of Toronto, Ontario, Montreal in Canada . Click here to buy in Canada or buy one from Amazon online or from any real Samsung store and costs CAD 268.53. In US the Samsung Galaxy J6 costs USD204.99 and you can buy online or at nearby Samsung store.