• 5" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 1.5GB
    Spreadtrum SC9830Exynos 3475 Quad - J320A SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2600 mAh
  • 5.6" (1480x720) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB/4GB
    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 SoC
    32GB/64GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy J3 (2016)Galaxy J6 (2018)
ProductGalaxy J3 (2016) (2015), Price: 179 USD at AmazonGalaxy J6 (2018), Price: 165 USD at Amazon
Display5" 1280x720 Super AMOLED 5.6" 1480x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
  • 27mm 13-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • 24mm 8-MP f/1.9
Computing
  • Spreadtrum SC9830Exynos 3475 Quad - J320A SoC
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 SoC
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery2600 mAh3000 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 138g (4.9oz), 142.3x71x7.9 mm (5.60 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches)IP Rating, 154g (5.4oz), 70.2x149.3x8.2 mm (2.76 x 5.88 x 0.32 inches)
Price (Market)$179$165
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Display
Product NameGalaxy J3 (2016)Galaxy J6 (2018)
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5"5.6"
Display/Body Ratio68.2%75.9%
Resolution1280x7201480x720
Sharpness (PPI)294 PPI294 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy J3 (2016)Galaxy J6 (2018)
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm
Megapixel8-MP13-MP
Aperturef/2.2f/1.9
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm1.15 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geo Tag
  • Face Detect
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy J3 (2016)Galaxy J6 (2018)
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2600 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time22 hours21 hours
Music Playback Time77 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy J3 (2016)Galaxy J6 (2018)
Processor NameSpreadtrum SC9830Exynos 3475 Quad - J320ASamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Processor # Cores48
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.5 or 1.3 GHz1.6 GHz
RAM Options1.5GB3GB/4GB
Internal Storage Options16GB32GB/64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSDXC
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.1.1Android 8.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy J3 (2016)Galaxy J6 (2018)
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 MbpsLTE CAT6 301 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
  • USB 2.0
SAR US Head1.17 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.12 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.48 W/Kg0.809 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.42 W/Kg1.568 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy J3 (2016)Galaxy J6 (2018)
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeMicro SIMNano SIM
Sim Card 1
Product NameGalaxy J3 (2016)Galaxy J6 (2018)
NameSIM1
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy J3 (2016)Galaxy J6 (2018)
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

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