Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018)

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

282 ppi
294 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

71.39 %
68.87 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7
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

13 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

Flash
 

Design

Dimensions

5.76 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.3 x 71.3 x 7.9 mm)
5.62 x 2.76 x 0.35 inches (142.7 x 70.1 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink
Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm 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
FM

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-T720 MP1

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
16 GB

Available to use

10.1 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
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

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Talk time

 
18.70 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

 
18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 

Music playback

83.00 hours
63.00 hours

Video playback

19.00 hours
15.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 03, 2017
Apr 04, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMJ530F link
FCC ID value: A3LSMJ337A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.12 W/kg
1.22 W/kg

Body

0.89 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.01 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger and microUSB cable
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