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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

Featured in Best Budget
Announced:
May 14, 2017
Market status:
Released
Release date:
May 14, 2017

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

Featured in Best Budget
Announced: May 14, 2017
Market status: Released
Release date: May 14, 2017
  • Display 5.0" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Quad, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(19h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

294 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

69.74 %

Features:

Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.55 x 2.76 x 0.34 inches (141 x 70.1 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Silver

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570

Processor:

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T720

RAM:

1.5 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Maximum User Storage:

10 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 256 GB

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh

Talk time:

23.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1194 min)

Stand-by time:

17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 20 days (471 h)

Talk time (3G):

19.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1337 min)

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 5, 12

Data:

LTE, HSPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

Mobile hotspot:

Yes

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 08, 2017

FCC ID value:

A3LSMJ327A link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.73 W/kg

Body:

1.04 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.32 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung SM-J327U

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

SM-J327A For AT&T

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (294 ppi)

Description

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) comes with a 5-inch display carrying a 720 x 1280 HD resolution. The Exynos 7 Quad 7570 chipset is under the hood, featuring a quad-core 1.4GHz CPU and the Mali-T720 GPU. 1.5GB of RAM is inside along with 16GB of expandable internal storage. A 5MP camera graces the back of the handset, and a 2MP selfie shooter can be found on the front of the unit. Keeping the lights on is a 2600mAh battery, and Android 7.0 is pre-installed.

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