The Samsung Galaxy J3 Star has just been introduced​ by Samsung in collaboration with T-Mobile. This shouldn’t be mistaken for the Galaxy J3 2018, even though they are expected to have the same specs, the design looks slightly different.

The J3 Star isn’t for heavy users, it targets those on a budget or first time users who wants to use a Samsung device. It boasts of 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, Quad-Core processor and an 8MP rear camera. Lets find out more.

Design

Samsung Galaxy J3 Star

Just like I said above, the Galaxy J3 Star looks almost identical with J3 2018. Although, the Samsung logo has been brought up a bit closer to the foundation this time around. The foundation houses the rear camera and LED flash.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Star

Turning over the sides, the power button and loudspeaker is present by the right side. While the volume keys is present by the left, there’s also a hole that lets you open up the back covers. It measures 8.9mm in thickness, weighs just 152g overall and available in Black and Gold colors.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Star

Display

Samsung Galaxy J3 Star

The smartphone has a small screen just most budget-friendly smartphones from the company. You still get the same amount of bezels here, the bottom bezel houses three navigation buttons including a physical home button.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Star

The small 5-inch HD TFT capacitive touchscreen is pretty stunning and boasts of 1280 x 720 pixels in resolution. The screen has 294 pixel per inch density, this is more than enough to bring out the details on the screen.

Hardware and Software

Under the hood, the Exynos 7570 chip does pretty well underneath, it was built on a 14nm process technology, so power efficiency should be better than most budget-friendly smartphones. It comes with 4-cores of processor which clocks at a smooth speed of 1.4GHz.

The graphics processing unit is the ARM Mali-T720 graphics processor. There’s a 2GB RAM space available for multitasking and 16GB space in terms of storage capacity. You can expand the storage further up to 256GB using a memory card. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Camera

The 8MP camera at the rear has f/1.9 aperture and captures photographs with 3264 x 2448 pixels in dimension. The camera comes with a LED flash underneath and other Internal features as well. While at the front, the 5MP selfie camera has f/2.2 aperture.

Battery

Powering the Samsung Galaxy J3 Star is a 2600mAh removable Li-Ion battery with no fast charging technology. Without the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% might take up to 2.5 hours.

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Samsung Galaxy J3 Star Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Samsung Galaxy J3 Star
Announced June, 2018
Released June, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE : 850 / 1900 MHz
LTE : 1700 / 2100 MHz
LTE : 700 MHz (Band 12)
LTE : 600 MHz (Band 71)
LTE : 1700 / 2100 MHz (Band 66)
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Plastic
Dimensions 70.09 x 142.69 x 8.9 mm
Weight 152g
Protection Yes
Colours Black, Gold

Display

Display Type TFT capacitive touchscreen
Size 5-inch
Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 294ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 69%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

8MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED
5MP

Software

Android 8.0 Oreo
Modified
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Samsung Exynos 7570
CPU Quad-core 1.4GHz
GPU ARM Mali-T720
2GB
Internal Storage 16GB
Yes, up to 256GB


Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification No
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600mAh
Placement Removable
Fast Charging No
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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