This phone is clearly targeted towards offline buyers for whom brand’s name and reliable customer service are the biggest deciding factors. Its attractive design should further ensure that it gets its fair share of attention on offline retail shelves, as compared to its adversaries like Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro or Oppo F7.
The Galaxy J6 is certainly a looker and feel premium. The dual rear cameras sit flush with the phone’s glossy glass-finish back panel (material used is polycarbonate), which is prone to smudges. The display is given a Dragontrail glass shield which is a capable Gorilla Glass substitute to protect from pocket scratches.
The Galaxy J6+ sports a 6-inch Infinity screen with HD+ resolution. Interestingly, Samsung has added the support for Widevine L1 support, which is one of the pre-requisites for HD streaming on apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime.This isn’t an AMOLED screen but color are vivid and contrast are pretty high. Samsung adds an ambient light sensor this time, and auto-brightness works fine.
The Galaxy J6+ runs on Android 8.1 Oreo based resource-intensive Samsung Experience 9.5 UI which bring a lot of intuitive features and animation. There are some proprietary India exclusive features like Samsung Mall, Samsung Pay mini, Samsung Max – some of which are really useful.
The Samsung Galaxy J6+ gets most things right, but the use of a feeble chipset weighs it down. If brand value and design don’t rank at the top of your priority list, and if you are comfortable buying online, the likes of Realme 2 Pro, and Nokia 6.1 will serve you better.read more →