Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) 16GB

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Variants: 8GB 16GB
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Best Price: 9,299

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) 16GB display Display

  • 5 inches
  • 720x1280 pixels
  • 294 PPI Density

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) 16GB Camera Camera

  • 8 MP Primary
  • 5 MP Front
  • Touch Focus

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) 16GB Performance Performance

  • Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
  • 2GB RAM
  • Spreadtrum SC8830

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) 16GB Battery Battery

  • 2600 mAh
  • Li-Ion
Dual SIM
Android OS, v5.1.1
16GB, microSD, up to 128 G
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(2 ratings)
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Full Specifications of Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) 16GB (Released 2016, January)


  • 2 GB RAM just fair to handle all your daily apps
  • With S Bike Mode for safe drive
  • Primary Camera shoots good quality pics
  • Premium sleek design with slim side bezels and metal frame
  • NFC connectivity
  • Decent Quad-core processor for Multitasking


  • Average front camera
  • Battery could have been better


  • Screen Size
  • Screen Size5 inches
  • Screen Resolution
  • Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels
  • Pixel Density
  • Pixel Density294 PPI
  • Display Type
  • Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors


  • Rear Camera Resolution
  • Rear Camera Resolutions8 MP
  • Front Camera Resolution
  • Front Camera Resolutions5 MP
  • Camera Features
  • Autofocus, Flash, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus


  • SIM Card Slots
  • Dual SIM
  • SIM Card Type
  • SIM 1: Micro-SIM
    SIM2: Micro-SIM
  • Bluetooth
  • Yes, v4.1, A2DP


  • Internal Storage
  • Internal Storage16 GB
  • Card Slot/Expandable
  • microSD, up to 128 G
  • Other
  • 16GB storage, microSD card slot


  • Battery Capacity
  • Battery Capacity2600 mAh
  • Battery Type
  • Li-Ion
  • Stand By Time
  • Up to 349 h
  • Talk Time
  • Up to 22 h


  • Brand
  • Samsung
  • Chipset
  • ChipsetSpreadtrum SC8830
  • Processor
  • Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
  • RAM
  • 2GB RAM
  • GPU
  • Mali-400

General Specifications

  • Operating System
  • Android
  • OS Version
  • Android OS, v5.1.1
  • Weight
  • Phone Weight138 grams
  • Dimensions
  • 142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm
  • (5.60 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)


  • VoLTE
  • Yes
  • 4G
  • Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - J320F
  • 3G
  • Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - J320F, J3109
  • 2G
  • Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • GPS
  • Yes, Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent)
  • GPRS
  • Yes
  • EDGE
  • Yes
  • Radio
  • Yes

Other Features

  • Sensors
  • Accelerometer, proximity
  • Messaging
  • SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Browser
  • HTML5
  • Java
  • No
  • Other
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    MP4/H.264 player
    MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
    Photo/video editor
    Document viewer

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Spec Score
Above Average
Group: 8,000 to 10,000
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RAM Average

This Device:
2 GB
Group Avg:
2 GB
Group Best:
4 GB

STORAGE Above Average

This Device:
16 GB
Group Avg:
12 GB
Group Best:
32 GB

BATTERY Above Average

This Device:
2600 mAh
Group Avg:
2384 mAh
Group Best:
5000 mAh

Display Size Above Average

This Device:
5 inches
Group Avg:
4.8 inches
Group Best:
6.0 inches

Display PPI Above Average

This Device:
294 PPI
Group Avg:
271 PPI
Group Best:
441 PPI

WEIGHT Above Average

This Device:
138 g
Group Avg:
146 g
Group Best:
87 g

Camera Resolution Below Average

This Device:
8 MP
Group Avg:
9 MP
Group Best:
16 MP

Front Camera Above Average

This Device:
5 MP
Group Avg:
4 MP
Group Best:
13 MP

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Key Specifications Review of Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) 16GB

  • Quite Big Screen - 5 inches Reading, browsing internet and watching videos is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.
  • Sharp Screen - 294 PPI Higher Resolution indicates sharp display images, videos and text look more vivid and clear.
  • Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super LCD Reduces Glare, increases brightness and improves visibilty in sunlight.
  • Spreadtrum SC8830 The Spreadtrum provides extremely efficient multi-tasking without draining battery life.
  • Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7 More cores result in better multitasking. More tasks can be processed in parallel without slowing down the User Interface.
  • Lots Of RAM - 2 GB More RAM means faster loading of apps and smoother execution of multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Mali-400 Graphics Processing Unit enables smooth processing of 3D Games and HD Videos. It also shares the load of processors and saves battery.
  • Has Dual SIM Multiple SIM Phones allow you to use multiple sims at the same time without the need to carry multiple mobile phones.
  • 8 MP Rear Camera Average Resolution camera that capture less vibrant images without focusing much on details.
  • 5 MP Front Camera A Camera with higher resolution snaps sharp & detailed photos, and offers good video calling quality.
  • Has Flash For Camera With Flash Bright Selfies / Pics can be captured even in low light.
  • Has Autofocus For Camera With Autofocus, the camera of the mobile is able to focus on the subject automatically.
  • Heavy Weight - 138g Holding Heavy weight mobile phones for long time will make your arms tired.
  • Limited Storage Capacity - 16 GB Less internal storage may limit installation of more apps, storing songs, images, videos, etc.
  • Supports Memory Card - microSD, up to 128 G Having no Memory cards restricts extra storage capacity. You cannot store more songs, photos and videos.
  • High Battery Life - 2600 mAh Higher Battery capacities generally mean longer battery life that runs atleast for a day or two. The Battery life also depends on screen size, processor, OS, personal useage and other factors.
  • Supports VoLTE Voice over LTE, You can use this to make voice calls over 4G(LTE) network.
  • Supports 4G 4G connection provides internet access upto 100 Mbps. Get more download speed and a faster browsing experience. You can send voice calls and messages. It supports all features of 3G, 2G conncetivity.
  • Supports 3G 3G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience. 3G enables fast internet access, high speed downloads and access to lot other internet features.
  • Supports 2G With 2G connectivity option you can get all cellular features but stay limited to basic internet facilities.
  • Supports WiFi Connect to wifi hotspots in your area or other devices to your mobile.
  • Supports GPS GPS help you to track your current location. get directions to a place or any destination using apps like Google Maps.
  • Have A FM Radio Allows you to listen Music, songs, etc from Radio stations even while travelling.
  • Supports Bluetooth You can wirelessly listen to music and calls using bluetooth headsets or even share data.
  • Has 3.5mm Headphone Jack 3.5mm Jack enables you to connect to large number of other devices such as speakers, headphones etc...

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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) 16GB Mobile Short Description


Samsung has come up with yet again another innovation that is bound to revolutionize the world of mobiles and help promote safety as well. The Samsung Galaxy J3 16GB comes with a unique feature known as the S bike mode. In this mode, the owner will not receive any calls while riding a bike. However, if the call is extremely important, then the caller can press 1 and make the call. This phone works on a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and a 2GB RAM. With a display of 12.7 cm, this phone is the complete package for any prospective buyers. The Snapdeal website has attractive offers on this phone and all one needs to do is buy mobiles online.

AMOLED Display:

This phone comes with  a screen size of 12.7 cm HD and will definitely appeal to your visual senses. This display has a deep contrast that is bound to your make your friends jealous.

Quad-Core 1.5 GHz Processor and 1.5 GB RAM:

Samsung Galaxy J3 16GB works on a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor with a 2GB RAM that makes this phone ultra fast and a king at multi-tasking.

Android v5.1 Lollipop OS:

This mobile works on an Android OS v5.1, Lollipop. This Android version was known to be one of the best and comes with many new and innovative features that make this phone even more attractive than what it initially was.

8-megapixel Camera:

It comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera and 5 -megapixel front camera with an astounding image quality with LED flash. This would be the best way to capture all your memories.


This phone has connectivity features that include WiFi (802.11b’g/n
BT4.0) USB (2.0), NFC, GPS and Glonass. This makes it one of the most popular mobiles in its range.

128 GB Extendable Memory:

Samsung Galaxy J3 16GB can have its memory boosted to a massive 128GB that can help you enjoy your media and other files efficiently and you can store just as much as you want. This can be done by inserting a micro SD. Its internal memory is 16GB and it has a RAM of 2 GB.

2600 mAh Battery:

This touch screen mobile works on a 2600 mAh battery that contributes to long standby hours and hence helps you to go on without having to charge your phone for a long time. Features like the Ultra Data Saving mode ensures that your charge depletes even while on a 4G network. As a result, this Samsung Galaxy J3 16GB is a great option for those looking to buy a new mobile. 

Price of Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) 16GB in India today is Rs. 9,299.00, updated on 28th October 2016

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