Samsung has made sure its promise to serve fans who cherish affordable smartphones. Here is Samsung Galaxy J3 Aura, a mobile phone without all the frills and fanfare of a high-end Samsung smartphone. Everything in the mobile phone is reduced to the barest minimum that one will be wondering if this is another schoolboy dream.

The Samsung Galaxy J3 Aura was released in the early days of November 2018. In this review, we will examine areas such as design, display, price, camera, performance, and other features of Samsung Galaxy J3 Aura.

Design and Display of Samsung Galaxy J3 Aura

Design body type in this Samsung smartphone is mainly ceramic. Dimensions are 142.2 x 71.1 x 8.89 mm and it weighs 152 grams. However, it comes only in black color. This device is not water resistant, has no fingerprint reader, and has no secondary display. Even face recognition tech is not found herein.

Display type is TFT capacitive touch screen of 16 million display colors. The screen size is 5 inches, pixel density is 294 ppi, pixels resolution is 1280 x 720, and aspect ratio is 16:9. On a positive note, there is display protection for Samsung Galaxy J3 Aura. It comes in 2.5D curved glass screen.

Camera Features

The primary camera is a single 8 MP lens which comes with LED flash technology. It is able to produce less than quality images and videos of FHD recording option. The video comes out in 720p@30fps.

At the front there is a 5 MP selfie camera that is devoid of front flash option.

Other important camera features are geotagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto focus, and HDR.

Hardware and Software

Android OS v8.0 Oreo is the operating system in the device. This should be able to update to the latest Android 9 Pie. However, the chipset is Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 processor, Quad-core 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex A53, running on 64-bit. But the GPU is Mali T720 MP1.

Storage Capacity and Sensors in Samsung Galaxy J3 Aura

Provision is made for 2GB internal memory which cannot be expanded. However, the internal storage of 16GB can be expanded up to 400GB with microSD card.

Sensors include accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, and gyro.

Network and Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy J3 Aura has internet connectivity of 2G, 3G and 4G. Furthermore, it is able to handle GSM, HSPA, LTE networks. This is operated through the use of a single SIM card in a dedicated slot.

Other connectivity features are Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, microUSB 2.0 with OTG, 3.5mm headphone jack. However, there is no HDMI, NFC, or infrared in this device.

Battery Life

Powering this device is a Li-Ion 2600 mAh removable battery which has no wireless charging and no fast charging technology. Also, the talk time and standby time have not been specified. However, the movie playback time is up to 15 hours.

Price and Availability

The device price is unclear at the moment. We will keep you updated on that soon. Regarding the availability, Samsung Galaxy J3 Aura will soon arrive in various online stores towards the end of the month of November 2018.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Aura Full Technical Specification

General

  • Device Type

Smartphone

  • Model

Samsung Galaxy J3 Aura (US Cellular)

  • Announced

Nov-2018

  • Released

Nov-2018

  • Status

Available

Design

  • Type

Bar

  • Dimensions

142.2 mm x 71.1 mm x 8.89 mm (

  • Weight

152 g (5.36 oz)

  • Colors

Black

  • Waterproof No
  • Fingerprint No
  • Face Recognition

No

  • Dedicated Keys

Volume, Power

  • Device Security

Power, Pin, Password, Pattern, Slide

  • Features

-Ceramic body

Display

  • Display Type

TFT, Capacitive touch screen

  • Size

5-inch

  • Secondary Display

No

  • Touch Screen

Yes, Multi touch

  • Pixel Density

~294 PPI

  • Resolution

1280 x 720 Pixels

  • Display Colors

16 M

  • Display Protection Yes
  • Features

-2.5D curved glass
-16:9 aspect ratio

Network

  • Supported Network

GSM/ HSPA/ LTE

  • 2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

  • 3G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz

  • 4G Network

LTE Band 2, 4, 5, 12

  • SIM

Nano SIM

  • Hybrid Sim Yes
  • Dual SIM

No, Single Sim

Hardware

  • CPU

1.3 GHz Quad-core

  • GPU

  • RAM (Memory)

2 GB

  • Internal Storage

16 GB

  • Card Slot

Upto 400 GB (micro SD)

  • Dedicated slot

Yes

  • Sensors

Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Compass
Gyro

Software

  • Operating System

Android OS v8.0 Oreo

  • Java Support No
  • Youtube Yes
  • Facebook Yes

Messaging

  • SMS

Yes (threaded view)

  • MMS Yes
  • Email

Yes

  • IM Yes

Camera

  • Primary

8 MP

  • Flash

LED

  • Front

5 MP

  • Front Flash

No

  • Video

720p@30fps

  • Camera Features

Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
Panorama
Autofocus
HDR

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth

Yes, v4.2, A2DP

  • Infrared No
  • Wi-fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi direct, dual band

  • Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
  • GPS

Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS

  • NFC No
  • Wireless Charging

No

  • Headphone Jack Yes
  • HDMI No
  • USB

Micro USB 2.0 with OTG

Data

  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes
  • Speed

42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA), LTE 150/ 50 Mbps

  • Web Browser

HTML 5

Media

  • Video Format

3GP, M4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265

  • Audio Format

MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player

  • FM Radio

Yes

  • Alert Types

Vibration, MP3

  • Ring Tones

Wav ring tones

  • Loudspeaker

Yes

Battery

  • Battery Type

Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)

  • Capacity

2600mAH

  • Placement

Removable

  • Movie Playback

Up to 15 hrs

MISC

  • Features
  1. Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    2. Document viewer
    3. Photo and video editor
    4. Bixby support
    5. Smart switch (PC version)

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