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Samsung Galaxy J3 launched in India at Rs 8,990; introduces new S bike mode

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Samsung launched the Galaxy J3 smartphone in India today. The device is priced at Rs 8,990 and will be exclusively available via Snapdeal, starting today. It will be available in gold, black and white color variants.

The device is specially designed for bikers and also introduces a new ‘Bike Mode’ for distraction free rides. When enabled the smartphone will automatically reply to calls with pre-recorded messages in 14 languages and riders can mark a few contacts as important, so that they can be notified even while riding.

In terms of specifications, the device sports a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and features 1.5 GB RAM. It comes equipped with an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front facing camera. The phone includes 16GB of internal storage, which is expandable upto 128GB through microSD card.

The new smartphone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop along with Samsung TouchWiz UI on top. Connectivity features include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and microUSB. A 2600mAh battery completes the package.

Samsung Galaxy J3

General

Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 142.30 x 71.00 x 7.90
Weight (g) 138.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2600
Removable battery No
Colours Gold, Black, White
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels

Hardware

Processor 1.5GHz  quad-core
RAM 1.5GB
Internal storage 8GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

Camera

Rear camera 8-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 5.1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
SIM Type Micro-SIM
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No