Over the past few days, the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) has been making headlines and today, the phone has made its debut officially. Yes, now the Galaxy J3 is available in the US, where the second largest carrier AT&T has listed the phone on its website.
The carrier is providing the new phone for either $179.99, as a total retail price or in installments of $6 every month, which goes up to 30 months. The Galaxy J3 (2017) is an entry level budget smartphone, for which the series is well-known for.
Talking about its specs, as listed in the carrier’s website, the new phone comes with a 5-inch super AMOLED display, throwing out a resolution of 720p; powered by Exynos 7570 SoC processor, which will be paired with a 2GB of RAM. The device features with a 16GB of internal storage and also supports micro SD card.
In terms of camera capability, the device appears to come with a 5MP rear camera and a 2MP front-facing camera. On the software front, it will be the 7.0 Nougat OS that comes right out of the box, with the device, supporting split screen.
The new smartphone is handy and quite comfortable to hold, measuring at 140.9 mm x 70.1 mm x 8.6 mm and weighing around 148 grams.
The list of connectivity options that are supported by the Galaxy J3 (2017) includes 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, USB, and Radio, along with the VOLTE option. The whole unit is energized by a 2,600 mAh non-removable battery, to keep its lights on.
Interestingly, by the end of last year, there came a variant of the new smartphone, named as J3 Emerge, and was released by Sprint, in the US. And now we have finally have the Galaxy J3 (2017).