Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) outed on GFXBench ahead of launch - PhoneArena

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) outed on GFXBench ahead of launch

Whatever you seek from a smartphone in terms of specs, design and budget, there's a pretty good chance that Samsung has you covered. Aside from its popular Galaxy S and Galaxy Note high-enders, the Korean company offers a multitude of options at the lower end of the spectrum. The budget Galaxy J3 (2017) has been spotted on several occasions before now through the FCC and China's TENAA equivalent. With Geekbench having also offered an idea of the specs, GFXBench has come through with details of a slightly alternate variant. 

The previous specs leak pertains to a Galaxy J3 (2017) with the model number SM-J327P. Said handset is expected to pack a 1.4 GHz Snapdragon 430 processor and 1.5 gigs of RAM. Now, GFXBench has revealed model number SM-J327 will include a 5-inch display, 1.4 GHz Snapdragon 425 SoC with Adreno 308 graphics, 1.5 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM -- though only 10 GB will apparently be usable. Given that the current Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) includes a microSD slot, we'd expect the next-in-line to do likewise. 

There will also apparently be a 5-megapixel main camera and a 2-megapixel shooter for selfies. As with the previously-leaked variant, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow will run out of the box, though since it's entry-level, a subsequent update to Nougat is essentially off the table.

Resident leakster evleaks recently dropped a press render of the device, as you'll see above. It's expected that the handset will be announced on December 1st, though nothing is confirmed as yet. The word is that prices in India will be at the Rs. 9000 mark, which equates to around $130 in the U.S. 

source: GFXBench via Tech Updates
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