Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus 2018


Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus 2018
Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus 2018 (Galaxy J Series)
Graphics adapter
2048 MB 
6 inch 18.5:9, 1480 x 720 pixel 274 PPI, Capacitive, 16 million colours, IPS, glossy: yes
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 24.2 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headphone jack, Card Reader: up to 512 GB microSD cards, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, USB-OTG, Samsung Smart Switch, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM: 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900 MHz. UMTS: 850, 900, 1,900, 2,100 MHz. LTE Cat. 4: Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 38, 40, 41. Dual-Nano SIM: up to 150 Mbps download speeds. SAR values: Head - 0.315 W/kg, Body – 1.463 W/kg, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 161.4 x 76.9 ( = 0.31 x 6.35 x 3.03 in)
3300 mAh Lithium-Ion, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 23 h
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Primary Camera: 13 MPix f/1.9, 28 mm, LED flash, Autofocus, videos up to 1920x1080 at 30 FPS
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix f/2.2, flash, videos up to 1920x1080 at 30 FPS
Additional features
Speakers: Single speaker on the right-hand side of the device, Keyboard: virtual, Google apps, Samsung apps, Microsoft apps, 24 Months Warranty, fanless
178 g ( = 6.28 oz / 0.39 pounds), Power Supply: 30 g ( = 1.06 oz / 0.07 pounds)
189 Euro



Average Score: 63.99% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 55%, performance: 47%, features: 54%, display: 71% mobility: 84%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus 2018

78.9% Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus (2018) Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
If you are looking for a budget smartphone with a large display, dual SIM and LTE functionality, then you should look no further than the Galaxy J4 Plus (2018). The device is well-designed, offers solid performance, and it is identical, except for a few details, to the more expensive Galaxy J6 Plus.
60% Samsung Galaxy J4+ review: A cut below the rest
Source: Gadget Show English
The Samsung Galaxy J4+ is presently selling at Rs 10,499. Th ..
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
50% Samsung Galaxy J4+ review: Not a Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 killer
Source: The Times of India English
At Rs 10,990, Samsung Galaxy J4+ seems overpriced and doesn’t really have anything unique to offer. It also doesn’t really outshine Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 which delivers far better performance and experience for almost similar price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 50%
Samsung Galaxy J4+, Galaxy J6+ review: Budget phones at not so budget prices
Source: India Today English
The Galaxy J4+ and Galaxy J6+ offer appealing designs and a good battery life, which are the only things that really work in their favour, but not by much. At these prices, there are a number of options out there that offer even better designs as well as a more rounded performance like the Nokia 5.1 Plus and 6.1 Plus. You also have the Realme 2 Pro, Motorola One Power, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and so on that offer better a processor and cameras compared to the Snapdragon 450-powered Galaxy J4+ and Galaxy J6+. The new Galaxy J phones are average at best, and they would have worked better at attracting consumers if the prices matched their budget hardware.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/27/2018
60% Samsung Galaxy J4+ and Galaxy J6+ Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Samsung is clearly relying a lot on its brand value and software features to sell these phones. They might have some appeal in terms of physical appearance and software features, but their performance is just not competitive at all as compared to other smartphones in the respective price segments.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50% performance: 50% display: 60% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
60% Samsung Galaxy J4+ Review: Good battery, camera are the highlights
Source: The Indian Express English
Samsung Galaxy J4+ has a good battery and primary camera performance. However, that is where the best features of this device end. Performance is okay, but, if you are looking to do some serious gaming, there are better devices in the market you can get. Samsung will have a tough time competing with other smartphones like the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1, Nokia 5.1 Plus, and Xiaomi’s Redmi 6 Pro given the price tag, and the gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy J4+ and Galaxy J6+ First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Samsung Galaxy J4+ and Galaxy J6+ are the South Korean phonemaker's latest mid-range models for the Indian market. These upgraded "Plus" models have arrived within months of the Galaxy J4 and Galaxy J6. Both new models offer similar specifications and share quite a few design elements, though the Galaxy J6+ has a few additional features that make it slightly more premium. The Samsung Galaxy J4+ price in India is Rs. 10,990 for the sole variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage, and the Galaxy J6+ comes in at Rs. 15,990 for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model in the Indian market.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 09/23/2018

Foreign Reviews

Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus Galaktisches Feeling für unter 200 Euro?
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/13/2019
74% Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus 2018 Galaktisches Feeling für unter 200 Euro?
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/19/2019
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 85%
65% Recensione Samsung Galaxy J4+
Source: Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 65% price: 60% features: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 75%
Test du Samsung Galaxy J4+ (2018) : le petit frère
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Beautiful screen; great built quality; support NFC chip. Negative: No compass; no gyroscope.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/22/2019
Galaxy J4+ giảm 50% nhằm chinh phục phân khúc 3 triệu đồng
Source: Sac Pin VN→EN
Positive: Low price; elegant design; decent hardware; support face ID; modern design; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/24/2019
Đánh giá chi tiết Samsung Galaxy J4+, làn gió mới cho phân khúc giá rẻ
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Low price; elegant design; decent hardware; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/07/2018
Đánh giá hiệu năng Galaxy J4+: Giá rẻ sẽ làm được những gì?
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; nice display; big screen; decent performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2018
Đánh giá nhanh Samsung Galaxy J4+: Thiết kế đẹp, màn to và... giá rẻ
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; big screen; good price; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/26/2018


Model: The Samsung Galaxy J4+ (SM-J415) is a budget smartphone under the J series of the company. The Galaxy J4+ features luxurious styling that is comfortable to the touch. It also features a rounded-edge design that grips well in the hand like its more expensive A and S series siblings. It also features a premium glossy finish and comes in a series of trendy color options, including pink, gold and black for that added touch of style. For display, the Galaxy J4+ features an immersive 6.0-inch (15.26 cm) True HD+ Infinity display, which offers a vibrant viewing experience. Users can stream their favorite shows on the True HD+ Infinity Display, all backed by its 18.5:9 display ratio. Additionally, with its lightweight and slim design, users can watch their favorite content more comfortably. As for a camera, the Galaxy J4+ features a high-resolution rear camera of 13 MP with an aperture of F1.9 and a 5 MP front camera, which Galaxy J4+ inspires greater confidence when capturing photos. Its floating shutter button simplifies shooting by letting users release the shutter from anywhere on the screen. Thanks to its three-level front LED flash, a user can take selfies that really shine. Besides that, it comes with various camera features and creative filters to liven up what a user captured without glare. Galaxy J4+ features an expansive 6.0” HD+ Infinity Display with a resolution of 720 x 1,480 pixels that makes it ideal for multitasking activities, including gaming, texting and web browsing. Its App Pair functionality allows users to make appointments while messaging and checking maps simultaneously.

In terms of software, it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with some convenient mobile security features. Face recognition technology grants mobile access for the user alone to ensure their personal data doesn't fall into the wrong hands. Besides that, Samsung's Secure Folder is a powerful security solution that lets users create private and encrypted space to store content such as photos, documents and voice recording files under an additional layer of protection. The Samsung Galaxy J4+ is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 (28 nm) CPU processor with 32 GB storage and 2 GB RAM. It is considered an entry-level hardware specification, but it is as expected from the price tag. The Galaxy J4+ comes with a 3,300 mAh battery without any fast charging support. However, it can get through the day easily after being fully charged. As a conclusion, the Samsung Galaxy J4+ is a budget smartphone which offers a good display with decent battery life. For users who like Samsung’s features, do not mind about the lower performance and are on a budget, the Galaxy J4+ is a suitable choice to fit such requirements.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 308: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 425 SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders. These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
425: Entry-level SoC that was announced in February 2016. It integrates 4 ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores clocked at up to 1.4 GHz, an LPDDR3 memory controller and wireless radios for WiFi and 4G/LTE.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.178 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.

63.99%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-10-21 (Update: 2018-10-21)