The South Korean giant, Samsung today has officially announced a new budget smartphone in its Galaxy J line-up called as Galaxy J3 in China. It is the same smartphone that was certified by TENAA earlier this month. The smartphone is currently listed on the company’s official China website without any pricing details and also comes with a slightly different name Galaxy J3⑥.
Coming to its specifications, the Galaxy J3 flaunts a 5-inch (720×1280 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display offering a pixel density of 294ppi. Under the hood, it comes equipped with an unspecified quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with 1.5GB RAM. It has 8GB of internal storage that can be further expanded using a microSD card slot.
On the photography front, the smartphone sports an 8MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera for video calling and selfie lovers. The device supports dual sim dual standby and comes with standard connectivity features like 4G-LTE connectivity, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, Wi-Fi and microUSB port.
The smartphone comes backed by a 2600mAh battery that can easily last for an entire day on mixed usage. It also comes with an Ultra Power Saving mode for better power management. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Samsung’s latest TouchWiz UI out of the box. The device also comes with a Milk music app and a Smart Manager tool that provides features including virus scanning and battery monitoring.
As the China Telecom variant of the Galaxy J3 is now listed on the official website, we can expect Samsung to launch the device officially soon. There is no word on the availability of the smartphone in other markets. Stay tuned for more details!