Samsung isn’t one to shy away from making a variety of phones, and the latest looks to be one that’s ready to greet our friends in Russia. The Samsung J1 price tag has popped up on a Russian site alongside what looks to be a tentative photo.
The photo is obviously a placeholder (if you really want to see it, have a look through the source link), but the price tag looks accurate enough. The J1 is expected to sell for RUR 10,990, which translates to about US$170. Russian prices aren’t exactly the best to accurately gauge international pricing, though, so be wary.
As expected because of the low cost, the expected phone isn’t much. We’ll probably see a 4.3-inch 480×800 screen, a 1.2 GHz CPU, 1GB of RAM, and 4GB of expandable storage if GSMArena is to be believed.
The smartphone is expected to begin shipping on January 23, this Friday. No word on availability, but don’t expect this guy to get anywhere near the United States even if just for its low spec level. It’s entirely possible some Asian and European markets will see the J1 in the near future though, so we’ll share that information if and when it becomes official.