Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Review
Good Combination of Both hardware, Os, Design and Price
The Samsung Galaxy J3 is an entry-level model with reasonable specification. The device looks despite the plastic body beautiful. The J3 comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. This is not the latest software but the unit will probably get an update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The Galaxy also J3 4G support, so you can load and movies can quickly view web pages.
The Galaxy J series is now the “budget series from Samsung, with this series Samsung is trying to turn smartphones into the market with a well-balanced hardware configuration, combined with good design and an attractive price. This is clearly visible in the Samsung Galaxy J3 which has received a retail price of 189 euros.
The Galaxy J3 features in hardware on 5-inch with a super AMOLED display screen which is known for its high contrast, deep color rendering and low power consumption. with a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels, a fast 1.2 GHz quad-core processor that lets you quickly swipe through your screen, 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB of storage which is expandable through a micro sD card. With a battery capacity of 2600 mAh you must have enough on one full charge to catch the end of the day.
Under the hood of the Samsung Galaxy J3 runs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor for great performance on working memory with 1.5 gigabytes know put away. The device thereby has 8 gigabytes of internal storage and a microSD memory card slot to further expand the storage capacity.
The chipset used in Galaxy J3, this smartphone also features extensive support network. In addition to supporting ‘mainstream’ 2G (GSM) and 3G (UMTS) networks, the Samsung Galaxy J3 also handles the latest 4G networks and supports all 4G frequencies that are at the four Dutch mobile operators in the Netherlands in use. The Samsung Galaxy J3 can therefore thus be used in all Dutch 4G networks. Obviously the Galaxy J3 also has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
On camera area the Samsung Galaxy J3 is at the back equipped with a decent 8-megapixel camera with LED flash. At the front is a front-5-megapixel camera is present that can be used for video calls, and of course for selfies.
The combination of a 2,600 mAh battery and Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, the Samsung Galaxy J3 promises to be able to offer an excellent endurance. Android 5.1 Lollipop is not the latest, but one of the latest Android versions. Google has spent the last time a lot of attention in every new Android version to reduce energy consumption.
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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Official Full Specification & Price
Network GSM / UMTS / LTE
2G bands GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G bands UMTS B1(2100), B2(1900), B5(850), B8(900)
4G bands FDD LTE B1(2100),B3(1800),B5(850),B8(900), TDD LTE B40(2300)
SIM Type Dual SIM(Micro-size)
Network Speed EDGE/GPRS/HSPA+/LTE
USB USB 2.0
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
OS And Hardware
OS Android v5.1.1 Lollipop
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz
Chipset Spreadtrum SC8830
Dimensions 142.3×71 x 7.9 mm
Colors Black, White, Gold
Type Super AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Screen Size 5.0 inches
Resolution HD 720x1280p (~294 ppi pixel density)
Protection No Data
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity
Card slot Up to 128GB
Primary CMOS 8 MP,f/2.2, autofocus, LED Flash
Features Geo-tagging, Touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR
Video Recording HD(720x1280p)
Secondary 5 MP, f/2.2, 720p
Music play Yes
Audio Supports MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Video Supports MP4,M4V,3GP,3G2,WMV,ASF,AVI,FLV,MKV,WEBM
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Battery and Power
Type Li-ion 2600 mAh battery(Removal)
Stand-by Up to 349h
Talk-time Up to 22 hours
Announced 2015, December
Status Released-2016, January
US Dollar $200 (Approximately)
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