Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Official Full Specification, Review & Price


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.

Comprehensive connectivity

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.

Good endurance

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
GPRS           Yes
EDGE           Yes
Bluetooth      v4.0
USB              USB 2.0
OTG             Yes
GPS            A-GPS,GLONASS
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
GPU            Mali-400MP2


Dimensions     142.3×71 x 7.9 mm
Weight             138g
Colors              Black, White, Gold


Type                Super AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Screen Size     5.0 inches
Resolution       HD 720x1280p (~294 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch      Yes
Protection        No Data
Sensors            Accelerometer, Proximity


Card slot     Up to 128GB
Internal       8/16GB
RAM          1.5GB


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
Video Supports     MP4,M4V,3GP,3G2,WMV,ASF,AVI,FLV,MKV,WEBM
Radio               Yes
Games              Yes
Alert types        Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker     Yes
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
Releasing Date
Announced     2015, December
Status     Released-2016, January


US Dollar     $200 (Approximately)
NIG Naira     #57000


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