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

The Samsung Galaxy J has been officially announced by NTT DoCoMo, which will launch the handset in late October.

Published onOctober 10, 2013

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!

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