Samsung hasn’t given up on entry level smartphones yet. Taking on fraud ‘Freedom 251 smartphone‘, is the new Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini smartphone launched today for Philippines market but soon will be available in India. It’s very identical to Galaxy J1 NXT as sold in Bangladesh.Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Main

Display & Design

Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini comes with decent design sporting round frame blends. Just like what Samsung has done it in the past, the Galaxy J1 Mini design is inspired by 2015 launched Samsung Galaxy phones. It has rounded frame edges.Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini

You can choose it from White, Black and Gold colors.

Processor & Storage

We did Galaxy J1 Review and at 512 MB RAM the phone struggled a lot. Moving on, this 4 inch Mini version of it has just got upgrade to 768 MB RAM and that’s a nice little upgrade.

Samsung Galaxy J1 MiniYou might not be able to play those Asphalt 8, BikeUp or any high-end games but it’s definitely suitable for Subway Surfers or Temple Run 2 or any casual gamer.

Camera & Battery Life

Powered with 5 mega pixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture you can take special moments of your life with decent clarity even in low light conditions. It can record 1280 x 720p HD videos at 30 fps but misses out LED flash light on rear side.Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Camera Review

As listed by Samsung, you are bound to get the following battery life with 1500 mAh battery –

  • Internet Usage Time (3G) (Hours): Up to 7
  • Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi) (Hours): Up to 9
  • Video Playback Time (Hours): Up to 7
  • Audio Playback Time (Hours): Up to 29
  • Talk Time (3G WCDMA) (Hours): Up to 8

Galaxy J1 Mini Specifications

Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Specifications

Display: 4 Inch TFT display
Resolution or Pixel Density: 480 x 800
Processor: 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor
SoC: –
RAM: 768 MB of RAM
GPU: –
Software:Android 5.1 Lollipop OS
Dual SIM: Yes
Main Camera: 5 MP rear camera
Front Camera: 0.3 MP front facing camera
Rear LED Flash: No
Storage: 8 GB Internal + Micro SD card slot
Connectivity: 3G WCDMA, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi tether
Battery: 1500 mAh Li-Polymer battery
Dimensions, Weight: 121.6 x 63.1 x 10.8 mm, 120 grams
Features: aGPS with GLONASS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, micro USB v2.0
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor

Photo Gallery


  • Decent Processor Specs
  • Decent Internal Storage


  • No 4G LTE
  • No Rear LED flash

Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Price, Availability Info

Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini is priced at and available in White, Gold and Black color choice in Philippines only. It will be soon launching in other South Asian countries. Price is not yet announced but it will be nothing more than $90.