The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro as the name suggest is an upgraded variant of the entry-level Galaxy J3. The overall look and build material of the J3 Pro are quite similar to the other J-series smartphones. The major upgrade it features over its older sibling is upgraded RAM and more storage space. If you are looking to buy an affordable yet a branded smartphone, this is the one you should definitely check out.
A beefed-up variant of Galaxy J3
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro flaunts a 5-inch Super AMOLED display of HD resolution. The smartphone comes in a light and slim aluminium body along with the home button, which is present in most of the Samsung devices. The phone is available in two colour variants – Gray and Gold.
Platform and Performance
The smartphone runs on older Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system, however its upgrading to Marshmallow seems imminent. It is further customized by Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top. At its heart, the device is equipped with a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, backed by 2GB RAM giving this device a fast performance speed along with powerful multitasking feature. It also boasts of Adreno 360 GPU that handles high end gaming and other graphic intensive operations.
Camera and Storage
In the camera department the device packs an 8MP main camera having f/2.0 aperture along with an LED flash and autofocus feature. It is accompanied by a 5MP camera on the front that’s used in making video calls and taking selfies. The device houses 16GB worth of internal memory which can be expanded to a maximum of 128GB with the use of a microSD card.
Connectivity and Battery
The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro comes with a wide range of connectivity options that includes dual SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi with mobile hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, NFC, GPS and microUSB 2.0. The power required to keep the device going is supplied by its 2,600 mAH li-ion battery.