Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) preview – 5-inch screen, 2 GB RAM and 13MP main camera

Today it is time to take a look at the main specs sheet of an extremely affordable representative of the Galaxy series – Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017). You can find more information about its price as well as purchase options HERE.

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5-inch screen and Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS

The smartphone has a 5-inch display which this time unlike last year’s model comes with a PLS matrix which is brighter and more contrasty. In addition, the resolution is HD (1280 x 720 pixels) providing image detail of around 294 ppi.

As for the battery, it comes with a capacity of 2400 mAh which translates into up to 15 hours of talk time or up to 61 hours of standby time. Additionally, the operating system is Android 7.0 (Nougat).

2GB RAM and 13MP main camera

The hardware of J3 (2017) is based on the mobile processor Exynos 7570. It features four Cortex-A53 cores running at clock speeds of up to 1.40GHz. The Mali-T720 MP2 GPU takes care of the graphics performance. In addition, you get 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage but if needed, you can use the available microSD slot with support of up to 256GB.

As usual, at the end we take a look at the camera specs. The main sensor is 13MP and sports f/1.9 aperture, autofocus and LED flash so you can take higher-quality photos in lower light. You can record Full HD (1080p) video at 30fps. The front camera is 5MP and features f/2.2 aperture and LED flash.

Specs sheet

OSAndroid 7.0 (Nougat)
CPUExynos 7570 (4-core, 1.40GHz, Cortex-A53)
Internal storage16 GB
GPUMali-T720 MP2
Display5-inch PLS capacitive multitouch display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS
Cameras13MP (rear), 5MP (front)
  • Nano-SIM card slot
  • microSD card slot, supports up to 256GB
  • microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
  • loudspeaker
  • audio jack
  • camera with geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • accelerometer
  • proximity sensor
Battery2400 mAh
Dimensions70.3 x 143.2 x 8.2 mm
Weight142 grams

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