Galaxy J specs and features official, NTT DoCoMo to launch it in late October (Update: hands-on video)

October 10, 2013
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    Samsung Galaxy J

    After being spotted in a leaked image a few days ago, the Samsung Galaxy J has been officially announced by Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo.

    The Galaxy J is one of the 10 smartphones unveiled by the carrier – we already showed you one of the others earlier today, the Sony Xperia Z1 f – although the carrier is yet to mention actual availability dates for the handset.

    NTT DoCoMo says these phones will launch “after October 11” in the region, with the Galaxy J pegged for an “end of October” launch.

    Samsung Galaxy J

    That said, here’s what the handset is expected to offer, according to a specs list offered by the carrier:

    • 5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 resolution) Super AMOLED display
    • 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
    • 13-megapixel camera
    • 2-megapixel camera
    • LTE-A support
    • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    • NFC
    • One-Seg support
    • 2600mAh battery
    • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
    • Colors: Coral Pink, Satin White, Lapis Blue

    As you can see, only a partial list of specs is offered, and, interestingly, the carrier says that they are “subject to change” – the same thing applies to all the new devices announced by NTT DoCoMo, which is a bit strange considering some of these devices will hit stores in the coming weeks.

    Samsung Galaxy J

    That said, it’s not clear at this time whether the phone will make it to other markets outside Japan, but we’ll certainly keep you updated.

    [Update:] A first hands-on video of the Galaxy J has already been posted on YouTube, check it out above!

    Comments

    • Luka Mlinar

      I dare say this one kind of looks different. But this can’t be. It’s just IMPOSSIBRU!!!!1

      • MasterMuffin

        It’s the colors. They’re fooling your brain :)

        • mumusen

          Rightly said

    • Lee

      Here it comes new galaxy s4 ;p

    • Amine Elouakil

      a wild Galaxy J appeared! … Still I don’t think it will beat the Buttlefly J and S there.

    • Ben Edwards

      Galaxy S4C?

      • D’Ander McSullivan

        Anyone? Anyone?

    • tomn1ce

      I hope that thickness is due to a bigger battery 0_0

    • Shermon MK-1

      samsung. stop releasing new phones every month. its booooooring.

    • Heitor Boa Morte

      That colorful button… I don’t know…

    • Brendon Brown

      Samsung is making TOOOOO many devices ! Their so called Flagship of 2013, the S4 is so inferior to this device and its rumored specs.

      • Roberto Tomás

        that wasn’t the flagship…

    • Jose Torres

      OK so what’s the tally now? How many Samsung Galaxy ____ phones are out there now?

    • Roberto Tomás

      I thought the plan from Samsung was: Galaxy S for mainstream/mid-tier, J for semi-premium, Note for semi-premium with pen, and F for top of gama. But this doesn’t really look any better than a regular Galaxy S. Is the screen Youm??

    • sauly

      It’s actually beautiful, I wish they made an EU Note 3 J variant ;w;

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