Samsung has finally launched a lower end smartphone, the Galaxy J3(6), in China not long after it was cleared by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Chinese telecommunications governing bodies TENAA and 3C.
According to Samsung's China website, the Galaxy J3(6) sports a 5-inch Super AMOLED display with 1280 x 720 pixels (294 ppi pixel density), measure 142.3 x 71x 7.9mm in dimension and weigh 138g.
Under the hood, the Galaxy J2 successor has a quad-core processor that clock at 1.2GHz, 1.5GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card, 8 MP main camera, 5 MP front snapper and a 2600 mAH battery. In terms of connectivity, it supports USB 2.0, GPS, Glonass, Beidou, WLAN 802.11 b / g / n 2.4GHz and Bluetooth v4.1.
Interestingly, the specifications of the Galaxy J3(6) given in Samsung's China website is almost the same with that of the rumoured ones except 64 GB expandable memory, which is actually 128 GB.
The South Korean electronics giant is yet to reveal its price but it could be under Rs 10,000 if one goes by the price of Galaxy J series. The device is currently available only in China but could be rolled out to other countries soon.