• 4.5" (960x540) Super AMOLED
  • 1.5GB
    Snapdragon 410 SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.4 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 1900 mAh
  • 5" (1280x720)
  • 2GB
    Exynos 7570 Quad SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2400 mAh
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy A3Galaxy J3 (2017)
ProductGalaxy A3 (2014), Price: 165 USD at AmazonGalaxy J3 (2017) (2017), Price: 119 USD at Amazon
Display4.5" 960x540 Super AMOLED 5" 1280x720
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP f/2.4 (Primary)
  • 13-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 410 SoC
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
  • Exynos 7570 Quad SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery1900 mAh2400 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 110.3g (3.9oz), 130.1x65.5x6.9 mm (5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 inches)IP Rating, 142g (5oz), 143.2x70.3x8.2 mm (5.64 x 2.77 x 0.32 inches)
Price (Market)$165$119
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Display
Product NameGalaxy A3Galaxy J3 (2017)
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)4.5"5"
Display/Body Ratio65.5%68.5%
Resolution960x5401280x720
Sharpness (PPI)245 PPI294 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy A3Galaxy J3 (2017)
Megapixel8-MP13-MP
Aperturef/2.4
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm1.15 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy A3Galaxy J3 (2017)
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)1900 mAh2400 mAh
Talk Time12 hours15 hours
Music Playback Time60 hours61 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy A3Galaxy J3 (2017)
Processor BrandQualcommSamsung
Processor NameSnapdragon 410Exynos 7570 Quad
Processor ModelMSM8916
Processor # Cores44
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.2 GHz1.4 GHz
RAM Options1.5GB2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.4.4Android 7.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy A3Galaxy J3 (2017)
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 MbpsLTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
SAR EU Head0.24 W/Kg0.66 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.3 W/Kg1.32 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy A3Galaxy J3 (2017)
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy A3Galaxy J3 (2017)
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • MP4
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

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