Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018)

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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 294 PPI

Technology:

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body:

69.74 %
68.87 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570
Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570

Processor:

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

GPU:

Mali-T720
Mali-T720 MP1

RAM:

1.5GB
2GB

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 10 GB
16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh
2600 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2 MP
5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.55 x 2.76 x 0.34 inches (141 x 70.1 x 8.6 mm)
5.62 x 2.76 x 0.35 inches (142.7 x 70.1 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

5.22 oz (148.0 g)
5.36 oz (152.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Silver
Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS)

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 08, 2017
Apr 04, 2018

FCC ID value:

A3LSMJ327A link
A3LSMJ337A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.73 W/kg
1.22 W/kg

Body:

1.04 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.32 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box:

Charger and microUSB cable

Availability

Officially announced:

May 14, 2017
Jun 07, 2018
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