What if your Galaxy S4 had 3GB of RAM and Snapdragon 800? Enter Samsung Galaxy J

What if your Galaxy S4 had 3 GB of RAM, was powered by the scorching Snapdragon 800, instead of 600, had 32 GB of storage, and you could have it in "Coral Pink"? You don't need to dream anymore, as the Galaxy J just went official on DoCoMo in Japan with the upgraded specs above, borrowed directly from the Note 3.

The handset sports a 5" Super AMOLED Full HD display, and is slightly chubbier and heavier than the S4, with its 137mm x 70mm x 8.6mm dimensions and 146 grams of weight. That might be due to the eventual waterproofing that most Japanese flagships go through, though there are conflicting reports whether the handset is waterproof or not. 

Still, we get Note 3 specs in a 5" casing that comes in attractive Coral Pink, Satin White, and Lapis Blue, and supports LTE-A download speeds of up to 150Mbps, so the Galaxy J is definitely droolworthy, and hopefully we will see it outside of Japan some day.

source: NTT DoCoMo



1. tryingHARD

Posts: 64; Member since: Dec 31, 2012

I hope this dont have the function of freezing screen when calls are coming. Cause my s4 does. And thanks samsung for this life changing feature.

7. nvrhde

Posts: 77; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

I bet, one day you will be able to afford a real S4.

9. tryingHARD

Posts: 64; Member since: Dec 31, 2012

No thanks. All samsung does are gimmicks. Il get z1 or 5s. I have this octa core intl. s4, and even one single core cant do its job on answering a call. Thanks again.

14. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Have you called Samsung and asked if you can get a replacement model? Your phone is still under warranty.

18. SleepingOz unregistered

Do you seriously believe this iTroll?

20. tryingHARD

Posts: 64; Member since: Dec 31, 2012

Im not a fanboy. I like big screens and android. I also like ios and ipad. I just want a device that works. Nope i havent been to a samsung store. I might visit one when i have time. I like the z1 mini and ip 5s..

21. anirudhshirsat97

Posts: 408; Member since: May 24, 2011

He's telling the truth. My brothers s4 also faces this same problem sometimes. It's definitely a software problem though.

23. tryingHARD

Posts: 64; Member since: Dec 31, 2012

Did your brother go to samsung store for replacement? Or can samsung do anything about it? It was really a bad choice to pick this s4. Ishould have gone with htc one.

25. anirudhshirsat97

Posts: 408; Member since: May 24, 2011

Na, he's going to flash a custom ROM soon. So he isn't much bothered.

26. anirudhshirsat97

Posts: 408; Member since: May 24, 2011

My bro wanted to go for the One as well. But features and camera made him swing towards samsung. Plus the service is excellent where i live. When i broke my screen, they replaced and gave me in few hours. For HTC it would have taken weeks.

22. Jobayer

Posts: 167; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

he is not iTorlling i live in Bangladesh here they sell the octa one and i tried in samsung mobile cafe it is , not laggy, jerky and there is slight freezes , but the S3 isnt i was confused , did some research turns out its because of the bridge linking the four to four processor , sammy y u no snapdragon everywhere -_-

28. taikucing unregistered

he's trolling

31. nvrhde

Posts: 77; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

Your welcome To me it Doesn't matter what phone you buy Or what OS you use , just be real .

35. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

What are you talking about? I have the 600 version of the S4 and I don't have this issue.

8. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

I didn't want to but I rooted and downloaded another rom. It's now worth keeping

36. kenemu

Posts: 26; Member since: Oct 22, 2011

true, my s4 got the same problem too. Beside, the proximity sensor just isnt working properly sometimes when making or receiving calls....and whats more, it seems also that S4 wont work with certain type of SDcard too, and my card though, not damaged but behaves strangely with S4

2. byazatt

Posts: 316; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

I know where we're going with this.. 4GB RAM for next year's s5.

34. PK1983

Posts: 215; Member since: Aug 08, 2012

No, the 4GB will be for the S5x or S5.1 or whatever they call the slightly better version they release 2 months after the original and when they already have our money.

3. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2265; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

damn, galaxy j don't have a passport out of japan.

4. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Release it globally. This is nice waterproof phone.

5. aries.phills

Posts: 161; Member since: May 17, 2011

Certainly a droolworthy device. Will look out for hands-on videos.

6. DukeX

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Device ui skin?

10. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

Galaxy J-apn

11. therealestboy

Posts: 82; Member since: May 03, 2013

That bs. Samsung could have out the snapdragon 800 and the 3 GB of RAM in the galaxy s4 to begin with.

12. davenycept

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 03, 2012


15. danko

Posts: 8; Member since: Sep 24, 2013

its better for them to make current s4 and sell it and sell this again... :D

17. Reality_Check

Posts: 277; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

I believe the S800 chip was mass produced in Q3 2013?

19. SleepingOz unregistered


24. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Finally someone who knows about tech. +1

13. scriptwriter

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Samsung is South Korean not Japanese

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