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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobiles

  • Camera
    8 MP Rear, 5 MP Front

  • RAM
    1.5 GB

  • Processor
    Spreadtrum SC9830

  • Battery
    2600 mAh

  • Display
    5 inches

  • Storage
    8 GB

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts.

  • Design 3 / 10
  • Display 4 / 10
  • Camera 2 / 10
  • Performance 5 / 10
  • Software 6 / 10
  • Battery 1 / 10

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) is one of Samsung’s 2016 Budget smartphones. The device has a unibody Plastic build. The model has a similar design to Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) including an AMOLED screen and Asahi Dragontrail Glass.

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) smartphone has LTE Advanced antennas, with Dual SIM capability support for Micro-SIMs. The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) display features 5.0 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen (720 x 1280 pixels resolution). The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) specifications come pre-installed with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (now upgradable to 7.1.1 Nougat). As for the processor, the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) has Spreadtrum SC9830 Quad-Core chipset combined with Mali-400 GPU. The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) RAM comes in 1.5GB and 2GB, while the available storage space memory comes in 8GB and 16GB capacity with the ability to expand storage through SD card.

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Camera features an 8-megapixel f/2.2 resolution rear-sensor with support for 720p recording at 30 FPS. It also has panoramic and HDR mode for the rear camera. As for the front camera, Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) features a 5MP f/2.2 front snapper. For night shots it has single-tone flash on the rear.

In the area of connectivity, Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) features Bluetooth (4.1), WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), with 3.5 mm audio jack support. Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) has dimensions of 142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm and gets a Non-removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery. The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) colors are available in White, Black, and Gold.



Color White Black Gold
SIM Type Dual-SIM
SIM Size Micro-SIM
Dimension 142.3 x 71.0 x 7.9 mm
Weight 138 g


Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Display Size 5 inches
Resolution 1280 x 720 (HD)


Rear Camera 8 MP
Front Camera 5 MP
Flash LED Flash
Video Resolution HD (1280 x 720)@30fps

OS & Processor

OS Android 5.1.1
Processor Type Spreadtrum SC9830
Processor Speed 1.5 GHz
Processor Core Quad-Core

Memory & Storage

RAM 1.5 GB
Internal 8 GB
Expandable 128 GB


Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
Bluetooth Version v4.0
Audio Jack 3.5mm
Sensors Accelerometer Proximity Sensor
Network Type 4G 3G 2G
Supported Networks 4G LTE FDD 3G WCDMA


Capacity 2600 mAh
Talk Time Up to 13 h
Battery Type Removable Li-Ion