The device is a variant of the recently-launched Galaxy J2 with an enhanced 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory.

Galaxy J2 Pro has been re-engineered with features like Turbo Speed Technology (TST), which opens apps up to 40 percent faster than devices with double the RAM.

The device also features Smart Glow, a next-gen colour LED notification system for the convenience of the user. It consists of a first-ever LED notification ring at the back of the smartphone that addresses the growing consumer need of capturing superior selfies.

"Samsung is constantly in the pursuit of bringing meaningful innovation to consumers. The Galaxy J2 Pro with Turbo Speed Technology is designed to provide superior device performance," said Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India, in a statement.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro is powered by 1.5 GHz Quad Core processor and has 2GB RAM for smoother and seamless multitasking.

The phone supports 128GB expandable memory, a battery capacity of 2600 mAh battery and offers the latest Android Marshmallow operating system.The device comes with a 8 mega-pixel rear camera and a 5 mega-pixel front camera. Both cameras sport an f 2.2 aperture.