Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) with 5-inch HD display, S bike mode, 4G LTE launched for Rs. 8990

Samsung Galaxy J3 2016

Samsung has launched Galaxy J3 (2016), the company’s latest 4G smartphone in the J series and the successor of last year’s Galaxy J3. The main highlight of the smartphone is the new S bike mode for bikers that lets them activate pre-recorded message for all callers, motion lock feature to ensure rider comes to a halt before answering, urgent calls filter and more just by activate the mode by tapping on the NFC tag. It also has Ultra data saving (UDS) mode powered by Opera Max that compresses cellular data across all contents.

Samsung Galaxy J3 2016

It packs a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC9830 processor, runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) OS with Samsung’s own UI on top, comes with a 8-megapixel auto focus rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 Pixels) HD Super AMOLED display
  • 1.5 GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC9830 64-bit processor with Mali-400 GPU
  • 1.5GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) OS
  • 8MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 142.3 x 71x 7.9mm; Weight: 138g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC, USB OTG
  • 2600mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) comes in Black, White and Gold colors, is priced at Rs. 8,990 and will exclusively be available through Snapdeal starting today. It also comes with double data offer for Vodafone 4G customers for 6 months and 2 months for 3G customers on data packs of 1GB and above. Check out our unboxing here.


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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