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Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus 2018


Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus 2018
Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus 2018 (Galaxy J6 Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) 4 x 1.4 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
3 GB 
6.00 inch 18.5:9, 1480 x 720 pixel 274 PPI, capacitive, TFT, glossy: yes
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 23 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm headphone jack, Card Reader: microSD (up to 512 GB, FAT, FAT32, exFAT), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM (850/900/1,800/1,900), UMTS WCDMA (B1/B2/B5/B8), LTE 4G FDD/TDD (B1/B3/B5/B7/B8/B20/B38/B40/B41), 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
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Primary Camera: 13 MPix Dual: 13MP (f/1.9, 28mm) + 5MP (f/2.2)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/1.9
Additional features
Speakers: 1 speaker, Keyboard: on-screen, Keyboard Light: yes, USB power supply, microUSB cable, stereo headset, SIM tool, Samsung Experience 9.5, 24 Months Warranty, Head SAR: 0.308 W/kg, body SAR: 1.334 W/kg, fanless
178 g ( = 6.28 oz / 0.39 pounds), Power Supply: 44 g ( = 1.55 oz / 0.1 pounds)
250 Euro



Average Score: 62.48% - poor
Average of 4 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 53%, performance: 34%, features: 51%, display: 68% mobility: 75%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus 2018

79.9% Samsung Galaxy J6+ (2018) Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Samsung's J6 Plus is an entry-level phone for for those with moderate expectations. Quality does not suffer, though, and the device is more than fast enough for everyday applications. Let us find out what we can expect from a smartphone for a little under $200 in early 2019.
Samsung J6+ review: Sturdy phone that can weather falls like Nokias of yore
Source: Business Standard English version
If you are pathetic at handling phones and drop them once in a while, this device could be trusted to weather the falls well like Nokia phones used to once upon a time. This reviewer was involved in an accident while using the device and can vouch for it.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/17/2018
Samsung Galaxy J4+, Galaxy J6+ review: Budget phones at not so budget prices
Source: India Today English version
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 version
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: 40% performance: 50% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
Samsung Galaxy J4+ and Galaxy J6+ First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English version
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

70% Samsung Galaxy J6+, la recensione (foto e video)
Source: Italian IT→EN version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 65% features: 65% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 75%
40% Test Du Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus : Moi, Moche Et Très Lent
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 40% performance: 30% display: 50% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60%
Comparatif Samsung Galaxy J6 vs Samsung Galaxy J6+
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN version
Positive: Compact size; nice dual cameras; attractive price.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 02/16/2019
Test du Samsung Galaxy J6+ (2018) : satisfaisant… mais est-ce suffisant ?
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN version
Positive: Elegant design; solid workmanship; nice connectivity. Negative: Low performance; poor display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/02/2019
Đánh giá Galaxy J6+: "Át chủ bài" mới trong phân khúc giá rẻ của Samsung
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN version
Positive: Good price; beautiful design; great built quality; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/08/2018


Model: The Samsung Galaxy J6+ is a mid-range smartphone, which comes with a dramatic 6.0" HD+ Infinity display with optimized 18.5:9 aspect ratio. And with its lightweight and slim design, users can watch their favorite content more comfortably. The Galaxy J6+ features a smooth, rounded-edge design that grips well in the hand. It also features a premium glossy finish and comes in a series of trendy color options, including red, black and grey for that added touch of style. The Samsung Galaxy J6+ measures 161.40 x 76.90 x 7.90 mm and weighs 178 grams. It features an advanced dual camera to allow for a professional-looking bokeh blur effect, So, subjects and shapes really stand out. With Live focus, users can manually adjust the depth of field before and after the photoshoot for better focus manageability. Galaxy J6+ features dual rear camera 13MP(F1.9) / 5MP(F2.2) and front 8 MP lenses to help capture confidentially in low-light environments. It’s three-level front LED flash to allow users to take selfies that really shine. The smartphone also features a floating shutter button that simplifies shooting by letting users release the shutter from anywhere on the screen. Users can also edit photos and videos to create own customized story and organize images and videos by theme. With contents, users can easily categorize them, thanks to more enhanced features.

As for the display, the Galaxy J6+ features an expansive 6.0” HD+ Infinity Display that makes it ideal for multitasking activities, including gaming, texting and web browsing. And thanks to its App Pair functionality, users can make appointments while messaging and checking maps simultaneously. To enhance audio, the Galaxy J6+ has Dolby Atmos which is engineered to create and playback multi-channel soundtracks for a fully immersive and ultimate home cinema sound experience. For the operating system, it has Android 8.1 (Oreo) out of the box with some extra features included. With Dual Messenger, users can now connect to two different chat accounts on their favorite messenger apps. It is simple to install the second instance from the Home screen or the settings menu. 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. Powering the Samsung Galaxy J6+ is a 1.4 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor. It comes with 4 GB of RAM. The device is equipped with a 3,300 mAh battery, and a full range of features that help users multitask with ease and boost productivity. As a conclusion, the Samsung Galaxy J6+ is a decent entry range smartphone. For the price, it is suitable as a budget teenager phone or a secondary phone.

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.


It is a very small display format for smartphones. You should by no means be mis-sighted and you will generally see very little on the screen and only have a small resolution available. In return, the device should be very small and handy.

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

Samsung: Samsung Group is the largest South Korean conglomerate and was founded in 1938. Samsung Group employed 489,000 people in 2014 and is one of the world's largest companies in terms of revenue and market strength. The name Samsung means "Three Stars" in Korean and represents the three sons of the company's founder. The company was founded in 1938 as a grocery store. With its subsidiary Samsung Electronics, founded in 1969, Samsung took up the production of electrotechnical items, focusing on consumer electronics and household appliances at an early stage. Other branches in which the large corporation is active include mechanical engineering, automobiles (Hyundai), insurance, wholesale, real estate and leisure. Samsung manufactures a wide range of electronic products, including smartphones, televisions, home appliances and semiconductors. The company's Galaxy line of smartphones is one of the most popular in the world. Samsung is also a major player in the semiconductor industry, making memory chips and processors for many other electronics manufacturers.

62.48%: Such a poor rating is rare. There are only a few notebooks that were rated even worse. The rating websites do not give a purchase recommendation here.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum, 2018-10-23 (Update: 2018-10-23)