• 5" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 1.5GB
    Spreadtrum SC9830Exynos 3475 Quad - J320A SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.2 1 Rear 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) (Launched 2015-11-01), Price: 179 USD at Amazon
Display5" 1280x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • 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
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5"
Display/Body Ratio68.2%
Sharpness (PPI)294 PPI
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2600 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time22 hours
Music Playback Time77 hours
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
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
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
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Proximity

Galaxy J3 (2016) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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