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Samsung Galaxy J3 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy J3 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy J3 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy J3 is a 2015 smartphone. It measures 142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm and weighs 138 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 5" inches. The resolution is 720 x 1280 and 294 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 2 MP. The main camera is Single with 8 MP.

It runs on Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 - USA CPU with 8/16 GB, 1.5/2 GB RAM memory. The battery is 2600 mAh.

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Samsung Galaxy J3 specs

General specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy J3
Release date 2015, November
Dimensions 142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm (5.6 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
Weight 138 g (4.87 oz)
Body build Plastic body
Colors White, Black, Gold
Battery 2600 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 349 h
Talking time- Up to 22 h
Music play - Up to 77 h
Approximate price120 EUR

Screen

Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5" inc
Screen area 68.9 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio68.2%
Screen resolution 720 x 1280 px
PPI /points per inch/ 294 PPI
Screen protection Asahi Dragontrail Glass

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 8 MP, Single
Camera specs
-8 MP, f/2.2, AF
-5 MP, f/2.2, AF - USA
Functions LED flash, HDR
Video 720p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 2 MP, Single
Specifications 2 MP (USA)
5 MP, f/2.2 (all other regions)
Video 720p@30fps

Performance

Operating system OS Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) or Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Chipset - Spreadtrum SC9830
- Exynos 3475 Quad (28 nm) - USA
Processor CPU
- Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
-Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 - USA
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-400
-Mali-T720 - USA
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 8/16 GB, 1.5/2 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score24156 (Rank 1337 of 2084)
GeekBench 5 Single Core80 (Rank 1527 of 1552)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core261 (Rank 1521 of 1546)
GeekBench 4 Single Core441 (Rank 803 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core1159 (Rank 832 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript740

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Micro-SIM)Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)Nano-SIM (USA models only)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes (market dependent)
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.0/4.1, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.17 W/kg (head)     1.12 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.48 W/kg (head)     0.42 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio, RDS, recording (mark
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity
- Versions: J320FN (Europe); J320F (EMEA); J320F/DD (India); J320A (AT&T); J320P (Sprint, Virgin Mobile, Boost); Galaxy Amp Prime (Cricket); Galaxy J3 V (Verizon); J320M (LATAM); J320G (Asia). Also know

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy J3 was around 120 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2015, November.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy J3 is 138 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy J3 is 5" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy J3 is 142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.