Samsung Galaxy J3 Sports a 5-inch Super AMOLED HD Display: Features & Specifications


The Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 is a smartphone that comes with few advancements and upgradations over its predecessor like: – S Bike mode, Motion Lock, good camera, powerful processor etc., are the key features that make this a better choice for those who are looking for a phone from good brand within an affordable price range. This phone is going to be launched on 6 July 2017 (unofficial).

The company was found back in 1969 as Samsung Electric Industries, Suwon, South Korea-headquartered Samsung Electronics today makes everything from televisions to semiconductors. They released its first Android smartphone in 2009, and can be credited with the launch of the first Android tablet back in 2010.

The Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 sports a 5-inch Super AMOLED HD (720 x 1,280 pixels) display with a pixel density of 294 ppi and is powered by Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 octa-core CPU clocked at 1.4 GHz, coupled with 2GB RAM which helps to perform this phone pause free. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

As far as camera is concerned, the Galaxy J3 2017 is packed with an 8MP rear camera at the back, and 5MP front snapper. Consumers can record videos up to the resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 @30fps. The features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus etc., help the back and front snappers to click lucid images. It has 8GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 houses 2,600mAh battery to drive phone for a good duration of time.  The new J series phones, it has inbuilt VoLTE feature. Apart from this, this phone features a lot of connectivity features like GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, USB connectivity etc. Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 smartphone has S Bike Mode and Motion Lock like features that make driving safer by making a smart reply without disturbing the user while driving.


Launch Date July 6, 2017 (Unofficial)
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy J3 2017
Operating System Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
Fingerprint Sensor 3G: Available, 2G: Available


Colours Black


Screen Size 5 inches (12.7 cm)
Screen Resolution HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density 294 ppi
Display Type
Touch Screen Yes


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
Processor Octa core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53
64 bits
Mali-T720 MP1


Internal Memory 8 GB
Expandable Memory
 Up to 128 GB


Resolution 8 MP Primary Camera
Autofocus Yes
Flash Yes
Image Resolution
4128 x 3096 Pixels
Shooting Modes
Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Good
Resolution 5 MP Front Camera
Flash Yes


Capacity 2600 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable


Network Support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1 4G Bands
SIM 2 TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
Wi-Fi FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
Wi-Fi Features 3G Bands:
Bluetooth UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPS 2G Bands:
NFC GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
USB Connectivity GPRS:


FM Radio Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm