Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Price

Market Status: Available in India

Updated on:Sep 27, 2016

Release Date: Mar 31, 2016 (Official)

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Key Features

  • Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Performance



  • Display


  • Camera



  • Battery


  • 8 GB + 128 GB Expandable
  • Supports Indian bands
  • FM Radio
  • Dual SIM
  • Lightweight (138 g)
  • Slim (7 mm thickness)

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Display and Configuration

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) flaunts a 5-inch Super AMOLED HD (720 x 1,280 pixels) display with a pixel density of 294 ppi which eventually renders excellent picture quality. Under the hood, there is a 1.2GHz processor coupled with 1.5GB RAM which lets you smoothly operate the device. It runs on Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop) operating system. The smartphone weighs 138 grams and is available in black and white colour.

Camera and Storage

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) is stacked with an 8MP camera at the back inclusive of LED flash and digital zoom feature. For selfie lovers, there is a 5MP front snapper which captures good quality images. The user can also record HD quality videos with the resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 @30fps. For storage purposes, the device houses an internal memory of 8GB which can be further be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.

Battery and connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) sips it juice from a 2,600mAh li-ion battery which measures a good duration of backup for long hours. It features a wide range of connectivity options such as GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, USB connectivity among others.

Verdict

With the Galaxy J3 (2016), Samsung continues to expand the Galaxy J series and is geared up to compete with the low budget Chinese phones who have been capturing the market. The Samsung Galaxy J3 has all the attributes of an excellent device and will certainly lure its brand lovers, but still at this budget there are other phones that comes with more powerful configuration. The phone is recommended to those who prefer branded low budget devices over the other not so popular brands. if budget isn't a constraint then Samsung Galaxy S7 is newly launched device you would love to flaunt.

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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Specifications

General

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Launch Date March 31, 2016 (Official)
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy J3 (2016)
Operating System Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Micro
SIM2: Micro
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
No
Quick Charging
No

Design

Size Compare
Dimensions 142.3 (H) x 71 (W) x 7.9 (T) mm
Very Good
Dimensions compared to
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7.9 mm
Average in group
8.8 mm
Best in this group
5.1 mm
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Weight 138 grams
Good
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138 grams
Average in group
145 grams
Best in this group
97 grams
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Colours

Display

Very Good
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87%
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65%
Best in this group
87%
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Screen Size
5.0 inches
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density
294 ppi
Very Good
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294 ppi
Average in group
294 ppi
Best in this group
441 ppi
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
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Display Type
Super AMOLED
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
68.06 %

Performance

Average
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53%
Average in group
52%
Best in this group
89%
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Chipset Spreadtrum SC9830A
Processor
Quad core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A7
Below Average
Processor compared to
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Quad core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: Spreadtrum SC9830A
Average in group
Quad core, 1.3 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: Spreadtrum SC7731
Best in this group
Dual core, 2.5 GHz, Cortex A72 + Quad core, 2 GHz Cortex A53 + Quad core, 1.4 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: MediaTek MT6797
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Graphics
Mali-400 MP2
RAM
1.5 GB
Very Good
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1.5 GB
Average in group
1 GB
Best in this group
4 GB
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Storage

Very Good
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87%
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87%
Best in this group
98%
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Internal Memory
8 GB
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8 GB
Average in group
8 GB
Best in this group
32 GB
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Expandable Memory
Up to 128 GB
User Available Storage Up to 4.3 GB
USB OTG Support

Camera

Very Good
Camera compared to
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73%
Average in group
69%
Best in this group
90%
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Main Camera

Resolution
8 MP
Good
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8 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
16 MP
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Autofocus
Optical Image Stabilisation
No
Flash
LED Flash
Image Resolution 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Settings
Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes
Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features
Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus
Video Recording
1280x720 @ 30 fps

Front Camera

Resolution
5 MP
Very Good
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5 MP
Average in group
5 MP
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13 MP
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Autofocus
No
Flash
No

Battery

Very Good
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80%
Average in group
66%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
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Capacity
2600 mAh
Type Li-ion
Not User Replaceable
No
Talktime
Up to 13 Hours(3G)

Network & Connectivity

SIM Size SIM1: Micro , SIM2: Micro
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

GPRS:
Available

EDGE:
Available

SIM 2
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
v4.1
GPS
with A-GPS
NFC
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0

Multimedia

FM Radio
Loudspeaker
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Special Features

Fingerprint Sensor
No
Other Sensors Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

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Expert Reviews for Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

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    Even with the onslaught of Chinese players with their feature-packed smartphones at attractive price points, the Korean giant Samsung has been able to maintain its top spot. As per Canalys and IDC, the brand has been able to maintain a healthy lead in comparison to its nearest rival(s) in the smartphone segment. Samsung’s budget Galaxy J series has played a key role in ensuring this lead, as both the Galaxy J5 (review) and J7 (first impressions...

    Pros: Decent hardware; Long-lasting battery; S Bike mode is extremely useful;

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    Verdict: Priced at Rs 8,999, the Samsung Galaxy J3 is priced quite well and sits below other devices from the Korean giant. It fares decently well in the hardware department, be it the display or the cameras or the performance. Where it shines though are high...

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