AT&T Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) leaks out, could be launched in May

AT&T Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) leaks out, could be launched in May
Released in January by Virgin and Boost Mobile, the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) is also headed to AT&T - just as previously rumored. Thanks to Evan Blass (better known as @evleaks), we can now take a look at the AT&T-bound Galaxy J3, which looks just like the handset that's sold by Boost and Virgin.

Far from being a high-end device, the Galaxy J3 still offers pretty decent features for a budget smartphone - including LTE connectivity, a 5-inch 720p AMOLED display, 1.5 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of expandable internal memory. The handset is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, further coming with a 5 MP rear camera, a 2 MP front-facing camera, and a 2600 mAh battery.

The date that's visible on the new smartphone's home screen - see below - suggests that AT&T could start selling it in early May. Sadly, at the moment, the Galaxy J3 runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, but we seriously hope that Samsung will update it to Android Marshmallow before launching it on AT&T.

Both Boost and Virgin Mobile are currently offering the Galaxy J3 for $179.99 off contract, and we assume that the handset's price at AT&T won't be too different. Interested?


source: @evleaks

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Galaxy J3 (2016)
  • Display 5.0" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, Quad-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(13h 3G talk time)

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6 Comments

1. SK_WS

Posts: 46; Member since: Apr 17, 2015

looks like a cheap version of the lg g5...

3. Coconut00

Posts: 485; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Was released before the G5 though

2. sissy246

Posts: 7078; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Looks nothing like the lg g5. Looks better, it doesn't have that ugly back.

4. Leandronb

Posts: 86; Member since: Jun 03, 2014

Another phone that will arrive and die with same out of the box android version.

6. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Nope, Samsung will probably update the A & J series.

5. Bernoulli

Posts: 4359; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

If only Sammy updated all their line up across like blackberry does #thestruggle

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