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While the mobile makers are up with the best budget offerings this year, Samsung has released Galaxy J2 Ace smartphone. With basic specs and conventional design, the Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace has entered into the Indian market. Though nothing is outstanding about the Galaxy J2 Ace, but is still impressive considering its price.

Focusing the budget market, Samsung offers the J2 Ace limiting to basic specs just like its predecessor Galaxy J2. The smartphone is available on Flipkart and Amazon with a very competitive price in India. Here we provide you the reasons to buy or not in our Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace review.

Design and Display:

The outlook of Galaxy J2 Ace is a quite conventional Samsung design, but you won’t be disappointed with it. The sleek design of the handset provides a good look and fits perfects to be a mid-ranger. The rear panel of the J2 Ace is treated with the matte finish, and rugged texture ensures a solid grip.

The front panel of the device is a typical slab with capacitive keys and home button below the display. Camera sensor and selfie flash are adjusted on either side of the earpiece on the front panel. Right edge packs a simple power button, and the volume rockers are placed on the left edge of the Galaxy J2 Ace. On the top, you get a 3.5 mm audio out jack and a micro-USB port on the bottom. Overall, the smartphone built quality is quite good and gives a great in-hand feel.

Coming to the display, Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace features a 5 Inch QHD PLS TFT display. It produces 960 x 540 pixels resolution with a pixel density of 220 ppi. The display in J2 Ace is well in its range and offers a good color reproduction. You don’t find any touch related issues which you come across regular TFT displays.

Images are clear, colors are punchier, and you don’t even observe any giggles round the text. Viewing angles are decent, and readability in sunlight is also good. Thus, Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace is acceptable concerning its display for its price in India.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace review: Specifications

Galaxy J2 Ace sports a 1.4GHz Quad-core processor coupled with 1.5GB RAM. The device offers exceptional performance and speed. However, you can rely on it for all your regular tasks. Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace comes with 8GB internal storage if which you can make of 3.2 GB effectively. It does offer you external microSD card slot to expand memory up to 256GB.

Discussing the performance of the phone, it runs smooth without any lag issues. Switching between apps and multitasking on the phone works well. You don’t find any heating issues majorly that could alarm you. Gaming performance is great through. You don’t find any major frame drops in the game if you use in common graphics mode. The only time you get disappointed is when you throw high graphics at it.

Other features in the Galaxy J2 Ace are quite good. The call quality on the phone is great even though if you don’t have any noise cancellation sensor on board. Galaxy J2 Ace also includes other connectivity options like Wi-Fi GPS, Glonass, and 4G VoLTE. Sensors on the smartphone include Gyro Sensor, Accelerometer, and Geomagnetic Sensor.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Besides ultra-saving mode, you also get some interesting Samsung features like S bike mode, S power planning, S secure.

Camera and Battery:

Galaxy J2 Ace boasts an 8MP rear-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture and flash. Other features in the camera include CMOS Image Sensor, Self-Timer, Auto Flash, Scene Mode, Touch to focus, and ISO Setting. The camera clicks some fine quality images in daylight conditions. You may complain about the camera’s performance in poor light conditions. Sadly, the provided flash failed to impress users with its enhancement.

Another 5MP secondary sensor is provided on the front panel of the Galaxy J2 Ace. The secondary camera produces some beautiful selfies. None the less, you can upload it on your social media accounts. Interestingly, you get a front selfie flash for J2 Ace which the feature gains the attention towards it.

On battery font, the entire Galaxy J2 Ace unit is powered by a 2600mAh removable battery. The battery lasts long for all your daily usage which you can avail over a day of usage on an average. Samsung claims the battery provides a talk time up to 12 hours on 3G, video loop up to 12 hours and 59 hours of audio playback. But still, the provided battery is great and won’t let you run out of juice.


  • Price
  • Performance
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Selfie Flash
  • Battery


  • Design
  • TFT display
  • Rear camera


Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace is essentially a budget smartphone with bid brand name. It is definitely step ahead of its predecessor Galaxy J2. Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace price in India stands as the prime factor which drives you to look at this device. It is definitely a right pick if you are looking for a branded phone at low price. Else, extend you budget scale a bit more and you have the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 out there.