Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) display screen is a capacitive 5.0 inches’ touchscreen display. The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Price is $110. This device runs on an operating system of Android 7.0 (Nougat) which is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo). The Galaxy J3 (2017)’s rear camera is a 13 MP rear camera. The front camera of the device is a 5.0 MP selfie camera. It comes with 2 GB RAM. A non-removable Li-Ion 2400 mAh battery powers the Galaxy J3 (2017).

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

The screen of the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is a PLS screen of 5.0 inches. The screen has a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. The screen-To-Body ratio is about 68.5% while the pixel density is 294 ppi. The device comes with Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM; dual stand-by).

The operating system of Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is the Android 7.0 (Nougat) which is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo). The Galaxy J3 (2017) Chipset is a Exynos 7570 Quad with 14 nm manufacturing process. The CPU is a Quadcore 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. The graphic processor is a Mali-T720 MP2.

The Galaxy J3 (2017) has a body dimension of 143.2 mm long by 70.3 mm wide by 8.2 mm thick. The device weighs 142 g. The device color versions include the White/Black/Blue or Gold color versions.

The internal memory version(s) of the Galaxy J3 (2017) include(s) 16 GB internal memory. And this internal storage be supported with a microSD card of up to 256 GB on a dedicated slot. The 16 GB internal memory version(s) comes with 2 GB RAM.

The rear camera on Galaxy J3 (2017) is a 13 MP rear camera. The camera comes with LED flash with HDR and panorama. You can capture videos of about 1080p resolution with the rear camera of the Galaxy J3 (2017). The front camera on the device is a 5.0 MP selfie camera.

The device has GSM, HSPA and LTE cellular networks. For GSM you have GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2. For HSPA you have HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 and HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100. LTE you have LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800). Its USB is a microUSB 2.0; USB On-The-Go. The Galaxy J3 (2017) has no fingerprint sensor. There is an Accelerometer, earphone jack and a loud speaker. The battery is a Li-Ion 2400 mAh battery.



Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Specifications



Dimensions143.2 mm x 70.3 mm x 8.2 mm
ColorsWhite/Black/Blue or Gold
Weight142 g
MaterialAluminum body


Screen TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Screen Size5.0  inches
Screen Resolution720 pixels by 1280 pixels
Screen To Body Ratio68.5%
Pixel Density294 ppi
Screen Protection 


Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 (Nougat) which is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetSpreadtrum SC9830with 28 nm manufacturing process
CPUQuadcore 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2


Internal Storage16 GB
Card SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB


Rear Camera13 MP
Rear Camera FeaturesLED flash with HDR and panorama
Video Resolution1080p at 30fps
Front Camera5.0 MP
Front Camera Features 


SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM; dual stand-by)
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS
USBmicroUSB 2.0; USB On-The-Go,
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot


SensorsAccelerometer, proximity
Earphone JackYes


 BatteryNon-removable  Li-Ion 2400 mAh battery


Other Devices from Samsung

  • Samsung Galaxy Folder2 has 3.8 inches’ TFT display screen and Snapdragon 425 chipset with 8 MP rear camera and 2 MP selfie camera. 1950 mAh battery, 16 GB internal memory and 2 GB RAM.
  • Samsung Z4 has 4.5 inches’ display screen and 5 MP rear camera and 5 MP selfie camera. 2050 mAh battery, 8 GB internal memory and 1000 MB.
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 has 5.8 inches’ Super AMOLED display screen and Exynos 8895 Octa chipset with 12 MP rear camera and 8 MP selfie camera. 3000 mAh battery, 64 GB internal memory and 4 GB RAM, Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
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