Samsung Philippines has recently their newest budget smartphone which caters to the Selfie lover in you, introducing the Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime.


The J2 Prime is a compact device with a 5-inch qHD display, and is powered by a MediaTek MT6737T quad-core processor with a clock speed of 1.4GHz, combined with 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, and a 2,600mAh battery.



The phone boasts an 8MP rear snapper and a 5MP front camera (both with f/2.2 aperture), and is equipped with a front flash to help illuminate your face when taking selfies in challenging conditions. The device is LTE Cat.4 compatible for faster downloading and improved browsing experience.


The event was held alongside a block screening of the Romantic Comedy movie, My Ex and Why starring Samsung’s

The J2 Prime will be available in Samsung Experience Stores and Kiosks starting February 18, and will be priced at PhP5,990.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime Specs

  • 1.4GHz MediaTek MT6737T Quad-Core Processor
  • 1.5GB of RAM, 8 GB of Internal Storage Expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD Card
  • 5-inch qHD TFT Display (540 x 960 pixels)
  • 8MP Rear Camera, f/2.2, LED Flash
  • 5MP Front Camera, f/2.2, Front Flash
  • LTE, Dual SIM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 2600mAh Battery

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.