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Samsung Galaxy J3 Black
Samsung Galaxy J3 Black
Samsung Galaxy J3 Black Front
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Samsung Galaxy J3 Black

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017,is a decent smartphone that will appeal to many users as a cost-effective, feature-packed handset.

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Key Features:
  • 13MP rear camera with F1.9 lens
  • 1.4GHz CPU Speed
  • 16GB storage
  • 16GB storage
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017,is a decent smartphone that will appeal to many users as a cost-effective, feature-packed handset.
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Samsung Galaxy J3 2017

Overview

Samsung is one of the best mobile phone manufacturers on the market, and have one of the most significant collections of handsets going. The Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 is one of their mid-range handsets, and while it does not offer the high-end finish that the Galaxy S series and Galaxy Note series bring to the table, it is still a decent smartphone that will appeal to many users as a cost-effective, feature-packed handset.

Looking similar to most smartphones it has the bezel around the edge and the good-looking screen that keep this an attractive phone option. The Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 does not have the water resistance features of the newer handsets from the manufacturer.

The price of this handset is going to suit those on a smaller budget and could be the perfect way to get your hands on a smartphone from Samsung who have a reputation for making robust technology. While this might be one of their level entry phones, it still packs a solid punch and will suit a range of users and needs.

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 Design & Screen

The screen features a 5-inch HD display and is slightly curved with a 2.5D glass finish. It offers a 720x1280 screen that boasts a clear image display and works well for streaming images or music. This is a Super AMOLED rather than the LCD screen which is a step up from its predecessor.

Finished in metal the rear camera is flush not pronounced and the phone is a nice size being just 8.2mm thick. One thing it lacks is auto brightness adjustment so you will have to do that manually, but on the plus side when setting to full brightness, it really is impressive. It does also feature the outside button which gives the screen brightness a nice boost when trying to see the screen outdoors.
The Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 comes with an onboard 16GB of storage which is not a lot, but as with most of the Samsung range, you do have the MicroSD slot to compensate. There is also the ability to move and drag apps into folders which is a favourite feature on some of the higher end handsets.

Overall this is a great looking handset for the price, and from a distance, you could easily mistake this as a high-end handset. It is well designed, and the only gripe we have is the size of the bezel, it is slightly too large and more intrusive than others, and does mark this as the level-entry handset it is, but with so much else on offer it is a reasonable choice that many will love.

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 Black Audio

If you are looking for a high-end audio performance, then you will probably find the Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 lacking. However, if you just like listening to tunes or streaming the odd movie the sound quality will probably suit most people. The headphones enhance the performance, and the phone features the standard headphone jack.

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 Black Camera

The rear camera on the Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 is an impressive 13MP which is in line with many of the higher-end handsets. The front-facing camera is only 5MP but does feature an LED flash which means that front pictures will be nice and bright even in lower light conditions.

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 Features & Performance

In terms of battery, the Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 has a 2400mAH battery which is not the biggest on offer but does offer a day of light use before you need to reach for the charger.

As mentioned you have the option to use the MicroSD slot and can expand up to 256GB of space which, to be honest, should be enough for most users, and of course, you can swop the cards out, so the options are plentiful. There is, as you would expect, Bluetooth for extra connectivity. In terms of security, the Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 just features the standard passcode option and has no fingerprint scanner or facial recognition.

When it comes to the operating system, the Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 is running Android Nougat (7.0) which is not the newest by far but offers enough in the way of power for most people. The processor is an Exynos 7570 quad-core1.4GHz Cortex-A5 giving a relatively fast speed, although some apps will cause a bit of lag due to their size.

Summary

For those looking for a smartphone that doesn’t kill the budget, the Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 could well be worth a look. It is a fully functioning smartphone and gives full access to most of the Android features.

If you are looking for a rounded performance, you will undoubtedly find it within the Samsung Galaxy J3 2017, and it is still from one of the markets leading manufacturers so you can be sure that the handset is well built and should last well, just remember not to get it wet.

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 Fonehouse Deals


Our team have been working away to ensure that we can offer you the best monthly mobile phone deals for the Samsung Galaxy J3 2017.

At Fonehouse we partner exclusively with EE and Vodafone which means we can be sure our customers have the best network service and connection wherever they are. We have also been able to secure some great extras from both providers, so you have a great range of deals to choose from.

Whether you are looking for access to BT Sport or Apple Music from EE, or Sky Sports and Spotify or even NowTV and Prime Video via Vodafone, then our deals have something for everyone thanks to the excellent packages on offer.

If you would like to find out more about the Samsung Galaxy J3 201 or if you have questions about any one of the specific deals with Fonehouse, then why not call one of our excellent customer service team today, on 0333 900 1133.

Specification

Battery
Battery
up to 15hrs
Camera
Camera
13MP
Screen Size
Screen Size
5inch
Memory
Memory

Specification

Battery
Battery
up to 15hrs
Camera
Camera
13MP
Screen Size
Screen Size
5inch
Memory
Memory

General

Release date
January 2017
Form factor
Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm)
146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9
Weight (g)
157
SIM Type
Nano-SIM
Operating system
Android
OS Version
Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
App store
Pla
Web browser
HTML5
Messaging
SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

Hardware

Processor
Octa
Processor make
Exynos 7880
Internal memory
32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable storage
microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth
4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
Yes
Radio
FM radio
USB
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Sensors
Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Display

Screen size (inches)
5.2
Resolution
1080 x 1920 pixels
Touchscreen
Yes
Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Camera

Front (megapixels)
16
Rear (megapixels)
16
Specifications
Autofocus, LED flash
Features
Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR

Battery

Capacity (mAh)
3000
Removable
Non-removable
Talk Time (hours)
16

Sound

Headphone connection
3.5mm Jack
Loudspeaker
Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 78dB
Alert types
Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones

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