Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace Review

The phone named Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime also known as J2 Ace is an Android smartphone produced and marketed by Samsung Electronics. The Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace was launched in November 2016. This device is the successor of Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro and J2 2016 which were launched in July 2016. The device was launched by adding and degrading many features compared to its predecessors.

The Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace has been built up with body design as of other devices of J Series launched by the Samsung Electronics. The device has got the same design as of Galaxy J7 and J7 (2016) which helps it look little bit classy. The device, comparing to predecessor Galaxy J2 Pro and J2 2016, is a little bit thick and high-weighted too. Just like Samsung’s other smartphones, Galaxy J2 Ace has got the same look. The device, in the forepart features an earpiece on the top, a front facing camera and has sensors alongside. There is a home button, a recent app button and a back button featured under the display of the gadget and the two recent app and back buttons lacks backlit.

The device, just like other smartphones of Samsung Galaxy J Series, features power button on the right-hand side of the device and the speaker has been placed at rear next to camera. Furthermore, the volume adjusting keys have been placed on the left-hand side of the device. Besides, the bottom part of the device features a USB Type-B port, a 3.5mm headphone socket and a mic. The SIM card slots and microSD card slot has been placed beneath the battery, which means the rear panel can be opened.

Comparing about the display between both devices, the Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace has a big screen having 5.0 inches TFT PLS screen and 540 x 960 pixels with 220 ppi pixel density whereas, the Galaxy J2 had 5.0 inches 720 x 1280 pixels 294 ppi pixel density screen. Though J2 Ace lacks SAMOLED technology, it can be used on bright lights too without any hesitation.

Besides, talking about software of Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace, it runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow version out-of-the-box. The device, Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace features with Mediatek MT6737T Quad-Core 1.4 GHz Cortex –A53 processor, Mali-T720MP2 graphic processor and 1.5 GB of RAM. Moreover, the Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace comes with 8 GB of internal memory which can later be expanded upto 256 GB using a microSD card. Nevertheless, its predecessors J2 Pro and J2 2016 have got 16 GB of ROM. None of the device features fingerprint protection.

Talking about camera, the Galaxy J2 and J2 Pro has got the same rear camera. The Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace comes with 8 MP rear facing camera having f/2.2 aperture lens whereas, its successor also has got 8 MP rear facing camera. Furthermore, there is no any change in front facing camera too. The Galaxy J2 Ace comes with 5 MP f/2.2 aperture lens whereas, J2 Pro too has been equipped with 5 MP f/2.2 aperture lens. However, J2 Ace features front facing LED flashlight to take better self-portraits.

Talking about batteries, both devices have got same batteries too. The Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace has been furnished with 2600 mAh removable battery. Similarly, Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro also comes with 2600 mAh removable battery. None of these supports fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace Price in Nepal Rs.13,990 (Around)

Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace Specification


Size  5.0 inches
Resolution  540 x 960 (qHD)
Color Depth  16M


CPU Speed  1.4 GHz
CPU Type  Quad-Core


 Video Recording Resolution  HD (1280 x 720)@30fps
 Main Camera Resolution  CMOS 8.0 MP
 Front Camera Resolution  CMOS 5.0 MP
 Main Camera Auto-focus  Yes


 RAM  1.5 GB
 ROM  8 GB
 External Memory  Yes, Expandable Up To 256 GB


 Multi-Sim  Dual-SIM
 Sim Size  Micro-SIM (3FF)
 2G Sim  GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
 4G TDD LTE  B38(2600), B40(2300)


 ANT+  No
 USB Version  USB 2.0
 Headphone  3.5 mm Stereo
 Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Direct  802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz, Yes
 Bluetooth  Bluetooth v4.2
 MHL  No
 PC Sync  No
 Location  GPS, Glonass
  NFC  No


 Operating Software  Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Physical Information

 Color+  Black, Gold, Silver, Pink
 Form Factor  Touchscreen Bar
Dimension  144.8 x 72.1 x 8.9 mm
Weight  160 g
Water Resistant/Dust Proof  No


 Compass/Magnetometer  No
 Proximity Sensor  Yes
 Accelerometer  Yes
 Ambient Light Sensor  NA
 Gyroscope  No
 Barometer  No
 Temperature Sensor  No


 Standard Battery Capacity  2600 mAh
 Removable  Yes

Audio and Video

 Video Playing Format  MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
 Video Playing Resolution  FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps


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