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Samsung Galaxy J3 2016


Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 Description


Samsung has been constantly evolving its lineup in last couple of years to become more of an allround brand in India. The handset maker first launched Galaxy A-series, which bout all metal design to Samsung's credit. Last year, the South Korean brand launched J-series of handsets, which consisted of mid- and budget segment smartphones, which were widely received by the Indian customer. This time around Samsung is simply face-lifting already existing J-series device with improved design and specifications. Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) is the same device launched last year in a better package.

Why Should You buy?

S Bike Mode: This year around, the South Korean handset maker is highlighting S-Bike mode as one of the USPs of Galaxy J-series. This feature, when activated, activates the feature that diverts incoming calls when the user is riding with a greeting message that can be set in 14 different regional languages. Moreover, users can also set in what conditions calls can get through, for emergency, like after 3 continuous calls 4th call is connected.

Super AMOLED display: This smartphone comes with Samsung's own AMOLED display, which is known for its higher contrast and colour reproduction. Moreover, this display panel is also renowned for its battery saving capability.

NFC: This is one of the few budget Android mobile that comes with NFC for connectivity and future proofing. This feature of the handset allows the user to take advantage of Google Pay and other features.

Why Should You Not buy?

Low battery strength: Samsung has equipped the new smartphone with a 2600 mAh battery. For an average user and might not last longer on extensive usage, which is a deal breaker for majority of Indian smartphone user.

3.5/5 (2 User Reviews)
Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 is permanently discontinued
Key Features See Full Specs
Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • 1.5 GHz Quad Core
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • 8 GB Storage
  • 5.0" (12.7 cm) Display
  • 2600 mAh Battery
  • 8 MP Rear Camera
  • 5 MP Front Camera
  • Dual SIM
  • No Quick Charging
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Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 Specifications

General Specifications Launch Date March 31, 2016
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy J3 (2016)
Color Black, Gold, White
Form Factor Touchbar
Category Smartphone
Dual SIM
Hybrid SIM
SIM Card Dual Micro SIM
Facial Recognition
Fingerprint Scanner
Network LTE+LTE
Operating System Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Dimensions 142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm
Weight 138 grams
Processor & RAM Processor 1.5 GHz Quad core (Cortex A7)
Chipset Spreadtrum SC9830A
RAM 1.5 GB
GPU Mali-400 MP2
Display Size 5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
Screen Super AMOLED
Sensors Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, HD
Pixel Density 294 ppi
Colours 16M
Keyboard Touch
Screen to Body Ratio 68.06 %
Other Input Features Multi-touch
Camera Rear Camera
8 MP
Front Camera
5 MP
Rear Flash
LED Flash
Rear Camera Sensor CMOS image sensor
Rear Camera Features Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Rear Auto Focus
Front Auto Focus
Digital Zoom
Battery Battery Capacity 2600 mAh
Battery Type Li-ion, Removable
Wireless Charging
Quick Charging
Talk Time 3G 13 hr
Music Play Time 53 hr
Connectivity GPRS
2G GSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
NFC Support
USB Port microUSB 2.0
USB Type-C
Entertainment & Multimedia Ringtone Music ringtones, Vibration
Audio Format 3GA, AAC, AMR, M4A (Apple lossless), MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Video Format 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, M4V, MKV, MPEG4, WebM, WMV
Storage Internal Storage 8 GB
Expandable Storage
Up to 128 GB
Card Slot microSD
Calling & Messaging Phone Book
Practically Unlimited
Instant Messaging
Additional Information Items in the Box Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, User Manual, Warranty Card
Disclaimer: The specifications shown may be different from actual. Please confirm with the retailer site before purchasing.

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