Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) Specifications, Price and Release Date

Still on the successors of the Galaxy J3 (2017) and Galaxy J7 (2017), we shall e looking at the recently announced Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018). My previous post gives you all you need to know about the Galaxy J7 (2018), so this is time to look at the Galaxy J3 (2018).

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) Specifications, Price and Release Date

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) Features

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) came with a 5 inch HD screen, though the type remains unconfirmed. But looking at the low standing of the phone, it is more likely to be an IPS LCD unit. The Galaxy J3 (2018) is powered by a an Exynos 7570 chipset with a quad-core CPU clocked at 1.4GHz, and coupled with a 2GB RAM. It has a 16GB internal storage which is expandable via a microSD card slot. It will be powered by a 2600mAh battery.


From the camera department, the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) features a 5MP f/2.2 sensor on the front, and an 8MP main camera at the back with a fairly big f/1.9 aperture. We are yet to be sure if this camera is better than the last year’s 13MP unit, both having the same f/1.9 lens.

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) Specifications 


TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 – AT&T
4G bandsLTE
 LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 14(700) – AT&T



Announced2018, June
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2018, June 11th



Dimensions142.7 x 70.1 x 8.9 mm (5.62 x 2.76 x 0.35 in)
Weight152 g (5.36 oz)
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~68.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)



OSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetExynos 7570 Quad
CPUQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53



Card slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB
Internal16 GB, 2 GB RAM



Primary8 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Secondary5 MP, f/2.2



Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jackYes



WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0



SensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
 – MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer



 Removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery



ColoursBlack, Blue, Gold

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) Release Date

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) will be released in early June in the United States of America. It will be available through carriers and selected retailers.


Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) Price

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) price in the United States cost just $210, and it has already been listed by AT&T.

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