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Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro now official

The upgrade to the J3 2016 of the South Korean tech giant becomes official as it gets posted on Samsung’s Chinese website.


The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro offers bigger memory, more storage, and better cameras over the previous version. From 1.5GB, we now have 2GB of RAM while storage is doubled to 16GB and still retains the microSD card slot for expansion. Camera-wise, we now have an 8MP rear shooter and a 5MP selfie cam.


Other that these upgrades, everything is the same including the 5-inch 720p Super AMOLED display, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 chipset, and Dual-SIM capabilities with LTE connectivity. Despite the upgrade and the ‘Pro’ moniker, software version remains with the dated Android 5.1 Lollipop.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro specs:
5-inch Super AMOLED display @ 1280 x 720 pixels
1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor
16GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD, up to 128GB
8-megapixel autofocus rear camera w/ LED flash
5-megapixel front-facing camera
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.1
2600mAh battery
Android 5.1 Lollipop
142.2 x 71.3 x 8mm

The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro is priced at CNY 990 (~Php 7k) and will be sold through China Telecom. International availability is yet to be confirmed.


This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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6 Responses

  1. Jackpot says:

    Concentric circles.. hmmm…

  2. I think Galaxy S3 (from several years ago) has better specs.

    • ohplease says:

      Quad-core old A9 architecture, 1GB RAM, 2100mAh battery, 2mp front cam
      You call that better?

  3. JPlusO2 says:

    I’ll state the obvious here: the back reminds me of Zenfone 3.

  4. griffin says:

    just when you decided to buy J3, here comes the “upgrade” and looking better… r u kidding me? parang tanga lang samsung inu onti-onti pa eto nalang sana nilabas nyo

  5. Raziq Hussain says:

    I need j 3 pro price plz???

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