Samsung Galaxy J, a Galaxy S4 smartphone variant that was launched only for Japan, had been spotted on a Taiwanese certification site listing, prompting global launch rumours. Now, a new report by ePrice has claimed that Samsung has sent invites for an event scheduled next week (December 9) where the company could announce the Samsung Galaxy J.
The site has posted a Samsung invite that reads, “Just Arrived”; with the word ‘J’ being stretched to partially outline the Galaxy J smartphone and also suggesting that the South Korean manufacturer could launch the smartphone at the event. Apart from the text, the invite features a smartphone at the background which reveals almost nothing about the upcoming device.
The South Korean giant can be expected to unveil the Galaxy J in more markets to reach its sales target for this year, as the flagship smartphone, Galaxy S4 sales have reportedly been disappointing. However, there is no official word on the possible availability and release of the Galaxy J in markets outside Japan.
Earlier, the Galaxy J smartphone was spotted at the Taiwanese certification site with model number SGH-N075T.
The Samsung Galaxy J was first announced in October this year under NTT DoCoMo’s winter smartphone line-up. The smartphone has been seen as a Galaxy S4 smartphone variant for Japan; however the device comes with upgraded specifications and software similar to the Galaxy Note 3 phablet.
The Samsung Galaxy J runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box and is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) processor, much like the Galaxy Note 3 phablet. It features a 5-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display. There is a 13.2-megapixel rear camera with BSI CMOS sensor and LED flash, while it also houses a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera.
The Galaxy J comes with 3GB of RAM and includes 32GB inbuilt storage expandable up to additional 64GB with the help of microSD card. It packs a 2600mAh battery and comes with connectivity options like 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, and NFC.