The new Galaxy device will be heading to NTT DoCoMo as a part of Japanese operator's winter smartphone line-up. The Samsung Galaxy J is expected to be available by the end of October, however, no pricing details have been revealed. Further, there is no word on the possibility of global availability for the smartphone.
The Samsung Galaxy J features a 5-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display and is powered by 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) processor. The device runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box, much like the recently unveiled Galaxy Note 3. It sports 13.2-megapixel rear camera with BSI CMOS sensor and LED flash, while also housing 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 Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, NFC and even supports Xi LTE networks (Japan).
In the meanwhile, the Sony Xperia Z1 f has also been launched under NTT DoCoMo's winter smartphone line-up. The device is a mini-variant of Sony's flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z1 and is expected to be released in late December 2013.
The Sony Xperia Z1 f (SO-02F) features a 4.3-inch TRILUMINOS HD (720x1280) display with X-Reality for Mobiles. Other specifications include a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm MSM8974 processor, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB inbuilt storage, further expandable up to 64GB with the help of microSD card.
The Sony Xperia Z1 f sports a 20.7-megapixel Exmor RS sensor alongside BIONZ image processor engine and pulsed LED flash, as seen in Xperia Z1. It also includes a 2.2-megapixel front-facing camera. It runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box, much like its elder sibling.
Samsung Galaxy J key specifications