Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

Posted:
Jan 15, 2016
Status:
Released
Release date:
Jan 15, 2016

Display

Size:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

67.89 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916

Processor:

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU:

Adreno 306

RAM:

1.5GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

8GB

Available to use:

4.3 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh

Type:

User replaceable

Talk time (3G):

13.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Internet use:

3G: 9 hours; LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback:

53.00 hours

Video playback:

11.00 hours

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP

Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.60 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (142.2 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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This device is also known as Samsung SM-J320P, Samsung SM-J320F, Samsung SM-J320V

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy J3 SM-J320P

for Boost Mobile

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16GB

Talk time:

22.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)

Stand-by time:

14.5 days (349 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)

Internet use:

3G: 9 hours; LTE: 11 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback:

77.00 hours

Video playback:

14.00 hours

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP

Front:

2 MP

2G Data:

EV-DO

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available

Cons

  • Does not support automatic screen brightness

Description

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) features a 5-inch Super AMOLED screen carrying a 720 x 1280 (HD) resolution. Powering the device is the Snapdragon 410 SoC, which contains a quad-core 1.2GHz CPU and the Adreno 306 GPU. 1.5GB of RAM is inside, along with 8GB of internal storage. A 128GB capacity microSD slot is accessible for those requiring additional memory. The back of the phone features a 8MP camera, while the front-facing selfie snapper weighs in at 5MP. A 2600mAh battery keeps the generators humming, and Android 5.1 is pre-installed.

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