Samsung Galaxy J3 Specs and Review with Pros and Cons

Samsung Galaxy J3

Samsung j series was launched by Samsung around a year ago. J series was launched for budget consumers who want good features and reliability of Samsung. Earlier Samsung launched j1, j4, and j5 in j series and now they launched j3. Samsung galaxy j3 is priced ar 8990 INR and it’s available by in India. J3 features 5 inch 720p AMOLED screen, a quad-core processor paired with 1.5 GB of ram. On the camera side, it features an 8mp sensor at back and a 5 mp sensor at the front. So is the new Samsung galaxy j3 worth 8990 INR? let’s find out.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Specs

Samsung galaxy j3 specifications
Android Touchwiz on top Android v5.1 Lollipop.
Form factor 142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm.138 g.
Screen 5.0 inches 720p Amoled multi-touch display @ 267ppi.
Processor Spreadtrum SC8830 1.5 GHz Quad-Core processor.GPU Mali 400.
Ram 1.5 GB DDR3.
Camera 8 MP with Beauty Face, Continuous Shot, HDR, Panorama, Sports mode, Quick Launch, Sound & Shot, etc.Video recording 720p @ 30fps.5 MP front-facing.
Storage 8/16 GB is internally expandable up to 128GB.
Battery Li-Po 2600 mAh battery.
Connectivity Dual sim, 4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
Others Accelerometer, proximity.
Price 8990 INR.


  • Very good build and design.
  • 1.5 GB ram For smooth multitasking.
  • 8 MP rear camera with PDAF.
  • 5 MP front camera.
  • Good battery backup.
  • All essential connectivity features including 4G LTE.
  • Dual sim and micro SD card support.
  • 5.0 inch HD Amoled screen.


  • The processor along with GPU is not very good, J3 lags while multitasking and fps drop is there while playing heaving games like Asphalt 8.
  • It is not water-resistant.
  • It doesn’t have any screen protection like gorilla glass.
  • No LED notification and auto-brightness sensor.
  • Lacks NFC, compass, fingerprint sensor, and even gyroscope.

Final Verdict

Samsung galaxy j3 is another typical Samsung smartphone. It doesn’t have anything amazing and it doesn’t provide bang for bucks. If you are looking for a decent smartphone for heavy multitasking and for playing games then the Samsung j3 is not for you. There is a lot of many smartphones bang for buck smartphones like the Xiaomi redmi note 3, Moto g3, Lenovo k4 note, etc. But there are some consumers who always prefer brand value and overall simplicity over hardcore usage and gaming and they always invest in something like Samsung. So for that kind of consumer, the Samsung j3 can be an overall good option.

It comes with a nice 5-inch AMOLED screen which is good for watching videos. It supports 4G LTE and dual sim functionality which is good. The 8 mp camera performs ok-ok and it can record 720p videos. The front-facing 5 camera is decent for video calls and selfies. The battery life is quite good and it easily lasts for a day. Overall the phone looks pretty decent and it has good construction. Its a decent value for money if u are not a hardcore user. 


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