• 5" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 1.5GB
    Spreadtrum SC9830Exynos 3475 Quad - J320A SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2600 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) phone has a 5-inch (1280x720) Super AMOLED screen, a 8MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2600 mAh and the main processor is a Spreadtrum SC9830Exynos 3475 Quad - J320A with 1.5 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy J3 (2016) (2015), Price: 179 USD at Amazon
Display5" 1280x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Spreadtrum SC9830Exynos 3475 Quad - J320A SoC
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery2600 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 138g (4.9oz), 142.3x71x7.9 mm (5.60 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$179
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5"
Display/Body Ratio68.2%
Resolution1280x720
Sharpness (PPI)294 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel8-MP
Aperturef/2.2
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2600 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time22 hours
Music Playback Time77 hours
Computing
Processor NameSpreadtrum SC9830Exynos 3475 Quad - J320A
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.5 or 1.3 GHz
RAM Options1.5GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.1.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head1.17 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.12 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.48 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.42 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

Galaxy J3 (2016) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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The last time we checked, the Galaxy J3 (2016) was retailing at around $179 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
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No. the Galaxy J3 (2016) has not been rated as water-proof as we do not have an IP-Rating.
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No, the Galaxy J3 (2016) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things could be different in Asian markets. We mostly track USA data.
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No, the Galaxy J3 (2016) resolution of (1280x720) is not considered to be 4K.
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No, the Galaxy J3 (2016) is not capable of Wireless Charging.
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No, the Galaxy J3 (2016) does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.
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Yes, the Galaxy J3 (2016) is a 4G-LTE handset that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).
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No, the Galaxy J3 (2016) does not work on 5G networks.
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No, the Galaxy J3 (2016) is not a USB-C handset.
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Yes, the Galaxy J3 (2016) has a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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