Samsung Unveils the Galaxy J4 Core in Kenya


Samsung Galaxy J4 Core is Samsung’s second phone running on ultra-light Android Go platform optimized for low-cost devices.
Android Go is gentle and optimal. Android Go Edition is a refined version of the operating system for low-end smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy J4 Core, so all experience on the device is quite smooth. Some default applications are also omitted so that the device becomes lighter and does not jerky lag during use.

Samsung Electronics East Africa has today launched the Samsung Galaxy J4 Core smartphone. The Galaxy J4 Core raises the bar of most entry-level smartphones, with optimized storage capacity, processor performance, data management, and security.

Speaking while unveiling the phone, Charles Kimari, Head of Mobile division at Samsung Electronics East Africa said, “The Galaxy J4 Core offers consumers a complete smartphone experience, the phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 512GB via microSD card, it is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM.”

The launch of the Galaxy J4 Core comes just months after the launch of its first Android Go phone, the Galaxy J2 Core. Following the partnership with Google, the phone is preloaded with customized Google apps such as Google Go, YouTube Go and Gmail Go. The tech giant has also built in a data manager and various data saving options, data-free P2P sharing with YouTube Go & the Files Go app, round the clock security on with Google play protect and find my phone feature. To further enhance the user’s smartphone experience the Galaxy J4 Core comes with Smart Manager, a handy application that allows you to easily manage your files and clean your memory. Moreover, a Performance Enhancer feature automatically speeds up your smartphone by sleeping unused apps that are not in use.

In a market where Camera capability is key, the sleek device packs an 8 -megapixel (f/2.2) rear camera and a 5-megapixel (f/2.2) front camera that lets you take high-resolution selfies that make you look great. Thanks to the combination of the LED flash and ambient white lighting from screen, you can take natural-looking selfies even in dim rooms or outside at night. Additionally, the phone comes with a 6 inch high definition display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1480 pixels and is powered by a 3300mAh battery. It measures 160.60 x 76.10 x 7.90 (height x width x thickness) and weighs a paltry 177.00 grams. A maximum power saving mode provides extended usage time from the large 3300mAh battery by automatically decreasing display brightness levels while managing app and CPU performance for enhanced convenience.

The Dual SIM smartphone comes in Black, Gold & Blue color variants. The device will be selling at a recommended retail price of KES 12,999 and will be available in Samsung Experience store and authorized dealers.

Smsung Galaxy J4 Core; Black, Blue & Gold

“Even as we prepare for the next phase of mobile telephony, we are still keen on providing affordable devices that are compatible with modern technologies,” Kimari concluded.

The Galaxy J4 Core offers the kind of flagship experience you’d expect from Samsung from the second you unlock your phone. Samsung’s flagship UX is applied to the Galaxy J4 Core, so this entry-level smartphone feels like a much more expensive model.