Samsung Galaxy J2 Core a cheap Android Go smartphone

Samsung files trademark for Galaxy J2 Core in Korea. Budget phone will probably be the very first Android Go smartphone from Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core

Soon Samsung will renew its Galaxy J-series. In 2018, the Galaxy J4 and J6 models are expected. But that’s not all, there are plenty of more Samsung smartphones in development. Today we discovered a trademark for the unannounced J2 Core.


Samsung Galaxy J2 Core budget phone

Samsung Electronics submitted the trademark application on 4 May 2018 with the Korean KIPRIS. The trademark is categorized as ‘smartphones; mobile phones’.

Last month the first rumors about a possible Galaxy J2 Core occurred. This device will probably replace the Galaxy J2. It becomes a true budget smartphone. Twitterer Roland Quandt discovered the first Geekbench benchmark last month, which revealed it will the very first Android Go smartphone from Samsung.

HMD Global has already announced the Nokia 1, this budget phone also runs on the Android Go operating system. This relatively new Google OS is optimized for smartphones with limited hardware. Alcatel and ZTE also have an Android Go smartphone in the portfolio.

The benchmark test further revealed the Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G) will be powered by a 1.43Ghz quad-core Snapdragon 7570 processor with 1GB of RAM. It runs on Android 8.1 Go Edition. The cheap smartphone can be launched anytime soon.