A short while after releasing the Samsung Galaxy C5 and Galaxy C7, Korean tech guru – Samsung is gearing up to release yet another mid-range device christened the Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro, which is actually an upgrade of the Samsung Galaxy J3(2016).
Where to Buy Samsung Galaxy Phones
Jumia Nigeria Buy Now
The device which was spotted at TENAA comes with two model numbers; SM-J3119 and SM-J31110. While the SM-J3119 works only with China Telecom, the SM-J3110 supports all the networks.
Design, System Specification and Display
Apart from few changes, the Galaxy J3 Pro comes with same design specifications as Galaxy J3 (2016). It measures 142.23 x 71.30 x 8 mm and weighs 138 grams. But unlike the Galaxy J3 (2016), the Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro comes with a textured back panel. The power button is on the right edge of the device while the volume rocker is placed on the left edge.
The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro comes with a 5-inch AMOLED display with the two models spotting different screen resolution. The SM-J3119, meant for China Telecom only, sports a 1920 x 1080 pixels Full-HD resolution while the other model settles for a 1280 x 720 pixels HD resolution.
The smartphone runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with TouchWiz UI laid on top and is expected to be upgradable to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The set up is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chipset.
The device also comes with a 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via MicroSD slot.
In the camera aspect, the Galaxy J3 Pro sports an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front -facing camera but the China Telecom variant comes with just 2MP front-facing camera.
The J3 Pro sports a lowly 2,600mAh battery that might not last long and the dual-SIM device also support 4G LTE and offers other basic connectivity features.
Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro Specification highlights / Price in Nigeria
- 5-inch (1920 x 1080 Pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display
- 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916 ) 64-bit processor with Adreno 306 GPU
- 2GB RAM, 16GB 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: 142.23×71.3×8mm; Weight: 138g
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
- 2600mAh battery
The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro comes in Gold and Gray colors and is expected to be announced for China later this month. No words yet on the retail price of the device ,but it is expected to be a little pricier than the Galaxy J3. The price of the Galaxy J3 (2016) in Nigeria at the moment is about N55,000.