Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Specifications, Price With Pros and Cons

The South Korean phone manufacturer, “Samsung” has produced varieties of smartphones that suits the pocket sizes of different classes of users. They actually launched the Galaxy J series for users who are considering their pocket size and at the same time looking for decent features in phones. The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) we shall be looking at in this post, is such pocket friendly phone with decent features.

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Specifications, Price and Features (Pros and Cons)

The Samsung Galaxy J series are a popular sets of budget phones in most countries in the world today, and they have made Samsung gained more grounds in the smartphone industry. Now, they are getting ready to launch the next generation of affordable phones in their lineup. Set your eyes on the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) specifications, price and features (including its pros and cons).

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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Features


S-Bike Mode

The South Korean brand have equipped the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) with S Bike mode, which is an ideal feature for bike riders. Once this feature is activated in the phone, it automatically rejects calls with a greeting but an urgent caller that really needs to talk can bypass the S Bike mode by pressing 1. However, the call can only be picked by the owner when the bike have stopped moving. This is a good feature of the Galaxy J3 (2017) which guarantees safety.


The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) comes with integrated support for VoLTE out-of-the-box, this feature will definitely excites its users. If you already have a compatible SIM, then you are good to go with this device.


Super AMOLED Display

We all know that a good display do attract potential buyers since it is the first thing you will notice from a phone. The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) will be hitting the market with the Samsung’s brilliant super AMOLED display panel. The panel is designed to produce brilliant colour and at the same time save the battery life of the phone.


No Fingerprint Scanner

While most handsets produced this days do come with advanced features and fingerprint scanner, Samsung have excluded this from the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017). This can be classified as a downside in the upcoming model from Samsung.

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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Specifications

General Specifications

  • Launch Date:    10 Jun, 2017 (Expected)
  • Price: Rs. 6,800 (Expected)
  • Brand:           Samsung
  • Model:            Galaxy J3 (2017)
  • Colour:          White, Gold, Black
  • Form Factor:            Bar
  • Category:      Smartphone
  • Dual Sim:      Yes
  • Hybrid Sim: No
  • Sim Card:      Dual Micro Sim
  • Waterproof: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner:         No
  • Network:       LTE + GSM
  • Operating System: Android V6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Dimensions: 142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight:          138 Grams

Processor & RAM

  • Processor:   1.4 GHz Octa Core 64-bit
  • Chipset:  Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • RAM:  2 GB
  • GPU:  Mali-400


  • Internal Storage:     16 GB
  • Expandable Storage:        Up To 128 GB
  • Card Slot:     Micro Sd Card


  • Size:   5 Inches (Medium)
  • Screen:          Super AMOLED Display, HD
  • Sensors:       Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Compass, Gyro Sensor
  • Resolution: 720 x 1280 Pixels, HD
  • Pixel Density:          294 ppi
  • Colours:  16M
  • Keyboard:    Touch
  • Stylus:           No
  • Other Input Features:        Multitouch


  • Rear Camera:          5 MP
  • Front Camera:         2 MP
  • Rear Flash:   Single LED Flash
  • Rear Camera Features:     Geo Tagging, Beauty Face, Continuous Shot, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama, Pro, Selfie, Sports, Sound & Shot
  • Rear Auto Focus:   Phase Detection Autofocus
  • Video Recording:   720p@30fps, HD
  • Zoom:            Digital Zoom


  • Battery Capacity:    2600 mAh
  • Battery Type:           Li-Ion, Removable
  • Wireless Charging:            No
  • Quick Charging:  No

Calling & Messaging

  • Phone Book:           Unlimited
  • SMS:  Yes
  • MMS:  Yes
  • Instant Messaging:            Yes
  • Email: Yes


  • GPRS:            Yes
  • 2G:      GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G:      HSDPA 900 / 2100 / HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
  • 4G:      LTE / LTE
  • VoLTE:          Yes
  • WiFi:   Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth:    V4.0
  • GPS:   With A-GPS Support
  • NFC Support:          Yes
  • Infrared:        No
  • USB Port:     Micro USB V2.0
  • Edge: Yes
  • HDMI: No
  • Miracast:         Yes
  • USB OTG:     Yes
  • USB Type-C:            No


  • Radio:            Yes
  • Headset:       Yes
  • Audio Format:         WMA, FLAC, eAAC+, WAV, MP3
  • Video Format:          3GP, H.263, H.264, WMV, MP4
  • Speaker:       Yes

Additional Information

  • Items in the Box:     Handset, Charger, User Guide, Warranty Card

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Expected Launch Date

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) launch date in India is expected to take place on the 10th of June 2017.

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Price

Still awaiting the release date where the official price will be announced by the brand, but the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) price in India is expected to start from Rs. 6,800.

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