Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus unveiled - phone review and price in Nigeria

Samsung has released its latest mid-range smartphone Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus which boasts of side fingerprint sensor. Galaxy J4 Plus runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) OS and powered by Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 chipset

samsung galaxy j4 plus unveiled phone review specs and price in nigeria

KEY SPECIFICATION OF SAMSUNG GALAXY J4 PLUS

  • 6.0” inch, IPS LCD display, 720 x 1480 pixels display resolution, 274 ppi density
  • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 chipset
  • 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory or 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory
  • Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 processor coupled with Adreno 308 GPU
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) Operating system
  • Fingerprint Sensor supported (side mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Non-removable Li-ion 3,300mAh battery
  • Rear camera: 13-megapixels (f/1.9 aperture, 28mm), AF, LED flash
  • Front selfie camera: 5-megapixels, f/2.2 aperture, LED flash
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DESIGN, DISPLAY AND INTERNAL MEMORY

The Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus features thin bezels and weighs in at 178 g (6.28 oz). The Android 8.1 (Oreo) based Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus boasts of a 6.0” inch IPS LCD display, 720 x 1480 pixels display resolution with 274 ppi density. A decent visual experience should be expected with a 6.0" inch display and 274 ppi density. The Android 8.1 (Oreo) based Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus has support for FM Radio and USB On-The-Go.

In terms of body dimension; Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus comes with a body dimension measured at 161.4 x 76.9 x 7.9 mm (6.35 x 3.03 x 0.31 in). Located at the back of Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus is the primary camera neatly positioned centrally at the top.

The Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus comes in 2 variants in terms of RAM size and onboard storage; packed with 32GB of internal storage and 3GB of RAM / 16GB of internal storage and 2GB of RAM. The smartphone does not have support for onboard storage expansion.

OPERATING SYSTEM (OS) AND PERFORMANCE

Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system which supports communication options such as Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio, microUSB 2.0 and USB On-The-Go. The Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system also offers a host of exciting features such as user-friendly interface, security, low power consumption and multi window screen mode that enables you run applications simultaneously on the screen.

The Android 8.1 (Oreo) based Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus is powered by Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 chipset, Quad-core 1.4GHz Cortex-A53 processor coupled with Adreno 308 GPU. A decent and efficient multitasking performance should be expected with a Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 chipset and 1.4GHz processor clock speed.

CONNECTIVITY, SENSORS AND NETWORK

Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus boasts of wireless connectivity and communications options which includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, FM Radio, microUSB 2.0 and USB On-The-Go. Sensor options on the Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) supported Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus include accelerometer, gyro, proximity and fingerprint reader (side-mounted).

Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus network technology support options includes GSM / HSPA / LTE. GPRS and EDGE is also supported, Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus network bands support options include 2G Bands (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2), 3G Bands (HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100) and 4G Bands (LTE). Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus offers HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps data downloading speed.

CAMERA AND BATTERY

As far as camera is concerned; Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus features 13-megapixels (f/1.9 aperture, 28mm), AF, LED flash primary camera and 5-megapixels, f/2.2 aperture, LED flash front selfie camera. A decent photo performance should be expected.

In terms of battery capacity, the Android 8.1 (Oreo) based Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus boasts of a non-removable Li-ion 3,300 mAh battery engineered to last.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY OF SAMSUNG GALAXY J4 PLUS IN NIGERIA, GHANA AND KENYA

The price of Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus comes for about 180 EUR to 200 EUR. Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus 16 GB variant price in Nigeria is expected at a price range of about 75,000 Naira to 85,000 Naira while the Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus 32 GB variant is expected at a price range of about 80,000 Naira to 90,000 Naira when made available. The price of Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus in Ghana is expected at a price range of about 990 to 1,140 Ghanaian cedis, while Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus price in Kenya is likely to come at a price range of about 22,380 to 26,100 Kenya shillings when made available. Prices may vary due to your location and market forces

WHERE TO BUY SAMSUNG GALAXY J4 PLUS IN NIGERIA

You can buy Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus from Jumia, and other trusted online smartphone stores in Nigeria when made available. Below are specs of Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus.

SPECIFICATIONS AND PRICE OF SAMSUNG GALAXY J4 PLUS

CONFIGURATION (HARDWARE & SOFTWARE)

  • Processor: Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
  • Operating system: Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Graphic processor: Adreno 308
  • RAM: 2GB/3GB
  • Internal memory: 16GB/32GB
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Card Slot: No

CAMERA

  • Primary: 13-megapixels (f/1.9 aperture, 28mm), AF, LED flash
  • Secondary: 5-megapixels, f/2.2 aperture, LED flash
  • Videos: 1080p@30fps
  • Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama

MULTIMEDIA AND DISPLAY

  • Display technology: IPS LCD display
  • Display feature: capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Display resolution: 720 x 1480 pixels
  • Pixels density (PPI): 274
  • Screen size: 6.0" inches
  • Scratch resistant Glass: -
  • Dust resistant: -
  • Water resistant: -
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Multi-touch: Yes
  • Alert type: vibration MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes

BODY DIMENSION AND CONNECTIVITY

  • Dimension: 161.4 x 76.9 x 7.9 mm (6.35 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight: 178 g (6.28 oz)
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Wireless charging: -
  • NFC: Yes (optional)
  • Infrared port: -
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go

NETWORK AND COMMUNICATION

  • Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 (AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Bands: LTE
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • Browser: HTML5
  • JAVA: No

MESSAGING

  • Instant messaging: Yes
  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Push emails: Yes

SENSOR CONTROL

  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Proximity: Yes
  • Compass: Yes
  • Ambient Light sensor: -
  • Hall sensor: No
  • Fingerprint sensor: Yes (side-mounted)
  • Color spectrum: No
  • HR Sensor: No
  • Geomagnetic sensor: No
  • Iris scanner: No
  • Face unlock: -
  • Barometer: -
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No

POWER & BATTERY

  • Capacity: Non-removable Li-ion 3,300 mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

  • MP3/WAV/FLAC/eAAC+ player
  • MP4/H.264 player
  • Photo/Video editor
  • Document Viewer

STATUS AND PRICE

  • Release date - October, 2018
  • About 75,000 to 90,000 Naira

Tags: Android 8.0, Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus

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