Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Update: New Samsung Phone Spotted With Snapdragon 430 Processor On BoardBy Erwin Castro, UniversityHerald Reporter
The budget-friendly Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017), which have already been cleared by TENAA in China and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has now been spotted on the GFXBench benchmarking website with model number SM-J327. The Samsung device has also been certified by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group.
The GFXBench listings, for the model number SM-J327, show that the device is powered by a Snapdragon SoC with quad-core that clocked at 1.4GHz processor. It comes with a 5-inch HD display that sports a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels.
The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is also packed with a 5-megapixel autofocus camera with images and videos, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The device offers a 1.5/2GB of RAM and 16GB ROM, though only 10GB will apparently usable. It has Adreno-308 GPU and runs an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system.
For connectivity side, the device support Bluetooth, GPS, and WiFi. It also packed with the latest accelerometer, gyroscope, and proximity sensor technologies.
This is not the first time the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) has been spotted in the market. The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) has also been spotted at the FCC -- a U.S. agency that regulates interstate and international communications. It was also spotted at an Indian export import website Zauba, where it showed a display of 5 inches and price tag of Rs 6, 843. As per the listing on Zumba site, three units of the Samsung SM-G5520 have been brought into India for testing purposes.
In addition to the GFXBench listings, the device was also spotted on a GeekBench benchmarking website, where it scored a whopping 654 points in single-core test and 1833 points in the multi-core test.
No words on the release date yet, but rumors are rife on the web that the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is expected to be launched in December. However, Samsung has remained tight-lipped about this matter and didn't make any comment on the story.