These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
If you are having trouble with your device's functionality refer to the troubleshooting guide.
Background Information ¶
The Samsung Galaxy J1 was announced in January of 2015, the first of its series, and released in February of 2015. The phone has a model number of SM-J100VPP. To locate the middle number on your phone remove the back cover and then remove the battery. The model number will be on a white sticker in the phone listed as model. The Samsung Galaxy J1 is an Android device that is shipped running Android 4.4. It has 4 GB of storage, 512 MB of RAM, and a dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU. This phone has a screen size of 4.3 inches with a resolution of 480x800 pixels giving it a pixels per inch (PPI) of 217. This phone comes equipped with both a rear 5 megapixel camera and a front facing 2 megapixel camera. This is a dual sim phone that supports micro sim cards.
This phone is easily identified by having the "Galaxy J1" text on the back cover. The Samsung Galaxy J1 is marketed as a budget smartphone with a modest performance. In the United States the phone is sold under the Verizon service.