Samsung Galaxy J3

Market Status: Available in India | Launch Date in India: March 2016 |
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Samsung Galaxy J3
Android,5.1.1 Lollipop
1.5 GB RAM
8 GB
8MP Primary Camera, 5 MP Front Camera
5.0 inches 720 x 1280 pixels
Quad Core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A7
Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
  • FM Radio
  • 3G /4G
  • Dual SIM /Micro SIM
  • GPRS
  • WIFI
  • Bluetooth
  • Secondary Camera
  • AMOLED Display
  • OTG Supported

Samsung Galaxy J3 Specifications

Operating System Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Device type Smart Phone
Status Available in India
Global Release Date March 2016
Indian Release Date March 2016
Dimensions 142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm
Weight 138 g
Screen size 5.0 inches
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type) Super AMOLED
CPU Quad Core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A7
GPU Mali-400 MP2
Chipset Spreadtrum SC9830
Internal Storage 8 GB storage, 1.5 GB RAM
External Storage Up to 128 GB
Card Slot microSD Card
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Call Records Unlimited
Primary camera 8.0 Megapixels Camera
Front Camera 5.0 Megapixels Secondary Camera
Video Recording Yes, 1080p@30fps
Camera Features Geo Tagging
Audio Player MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB/WB
Video Player H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8
Games Yes
FM Radio Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Type Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
Stand by Up to 349 hrs
Talk time Up to 22 hhrs
Edge Yes
WLAN Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.1, A2DP
Infrared Port Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Facility Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser Yes, HTML
3G Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz (Dual Sim)

Samsung Galaxy J3 Details


Samsung Galaxy J3 comes with a 5.0 inches Capacitive Touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Display type Super AMOLED.

Processor & Storage

The smartphone makes use of an Quad Core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A7, Spreadtrum SC9830 that is coupled with Mali-400 MP2 GPU, RAM and 8 GB storage, 1.5 GB RAM default memory capacity. This storage can be expanded up to another Up to 128 GB with the help of a microSD Card.


For imaging, the Samsung Galaxy J3 sports a 8.0 Megapixels Camera with Yes, 1080p@30fps, Geo Tagging. Up front, the smartphone from Samsung makes use of a 5.0 Megapixels Secondary Camera selfie camera.


The connectivity aspects on board the Samsung Galaxy J3 includes Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Yes, v4.1, A2DP, Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go, Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS.


The Samsung Galaxy J3 gets the power from a Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery.


The Samsung Galaxy J3 runs Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop).


The smartphone is priced at Rs. 11,390. The device is available via leading offline stores.

Latest Samsung Galaxy J3 News

  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) and Galaxy J7 (2018) announced

    Samsung has announced the launch of two new smartphones quietly. The latest offerings are the Galaxy J3 (2018) and Galaxy J7 (2018). These will be successors to the Galaxy J3 (2017) and Galaxy J7 (2017) those were launched last year. Samsung

    June 09, 2018
  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) receives April Android security patch

    SamMobile reports that a Samsung smartphone has already received the Android Security patch for April. The device in question is the Galaxy J3 (2017) and it seems to be the only smartphone to get the April security patch.

    March 31, 2018
  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) clears Bluetooth certification tipping imminent launch

    Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) has received the Bluetooth certification, hinting that the smartphone’s launch could happen anytime soon. The smartphone has been surfacing on rumors and leaks for quite some time revealing a few details.

    March 27, 2018
  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) and J3 Pro stop by Geekbench

    Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) and Galaxy J3 Pro smartphones are in the making. We say so as these smartphones with the model numbers SM-J337A and SM-J337P have been spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking website. These phones appear to have different processors paired with 2GB RAM and run Android 8.0 Oreo.

    March 03, 2018
  • Samsung trademarks Galaxy J7 Star and Galaxy J3 Star

    Samsung trademarks names of upcoming smartphones – Galaxy J7 Star and Galaxy J3 Star making us believe that these smartphones could be announced by the company in the coming months. However, there is no official confirmation from the company and no clue on the specifications of these devices.

    February 10, 2018
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