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!

  • 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;