Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)
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  • 5.0" 720x1280 pixels
  • 8MP 720p
  • 1/2GB RAM Spreadtrum SC9830
  • 2600mAh Li-Ion
Released 2016, January 138g, 7.9mm thickness Android 5.1.1 or Android 6.0, up to 7.1.1 8GB/16GB storage, microSD slot
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J320V

J320P

Versions: J320FN (Europe); J320F (EMEA); J320F/DD (India); J320A (AT&T); J320P (Sprint, Virgin Mobile, Boost); Galaxy Amp Prime (Cricket); Galaxy J3 V (Verizon); J320M (LATAM); J320G (Asia). Also known as Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro in India with 16 GB storage & 2 GB RAM

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2015, November
Status Available. Released 2016, January
Body
Dimensions 142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm (5.60 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)
Weight 138 g (4.87 oz)
Build Plastic body
SIM Single SIM (Micro-SIM) or Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Nano-SIM (USA models only)
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~68.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)
Protection Asahi Dragontrail Glass
Platform
OS Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) or Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Chipset Spreadtrum SC9830
Exynos 3475 Quad (28 nm) - USA
CPU Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 - USA
GPU Mali-400
Mali-T720 - USA
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 8GB 1.5GB RAM, 16GB 2GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.2, AF
5 MP, f/2.2, AF - USA
Features LED flash, HDR
Video 720p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 2 MP (USA)
5 MP, f/2.2 (all other regions)
Video 720p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0/4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes (market dependent)
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording (market dependent)
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Battery
  Removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 349 h
Talk time Up to 22 h
Music play Up to 77 h
Misc
Colors White, Black, Gold
Models SM-J320H, SM-J3109, SM-J320FN, SM-J320P, SM-J320F, SM-J320M, SM-J320Y, SM-J320A, SM-J320G, SM-J327T1, SM-J320V, SM-J320YZ, SM-J320W8, SM-J320ZN, SM-J320N0
SAR 1.17 W/kg (head)     1.12 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.48 W/kg (head)     0.42 W/kg (body)    
Price About 120 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 399 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 326
Basemark X: 1424
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.523 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 64dB / Noise 65dB / Ring 68dB
Audio quality Noise -92.4dB / Crosstalk -91.3dB
Battery life Endurance rating 66h

User opinions and reviews

Yes , phone is really slow. But it was made in 2016 so it is pretty old . Hardware and software are old. I had that phone as a backup and it wasn't smooth but can handle FB LITE, INSTAGRAM and SNAPCHAT. You can't compare it with Iphone XR. This is ...

  • I'mPhone

Shamsung does terribly in the low-range market. Most of those phones (with exception of some newest releases such as the M30s ) have terrible performance and specs. I can get a Xiaomi phone with similar price with better specs. Speaking of you...

  • I'mPhone

Ignore RAM, chipset is terrible as a shipwreck. CPU-Z saying it runs on 4x ARM Cortex A7 (or Spreadtrum according to GSMArena or NotebookCheck) and all cores are clocked to maximum. Have this phone as emergency and very hard to open apps despite bein...

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