Samsung launches Galaxy J3 (2016) with S bike mode in India; price, specifications
Manu Sharma, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India Electronics; Dipesh Shah, Senior Vice President, Samsung R&D Institute India & Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Samsung India Electronics at the launch of the Samsung Galaxy J3 featuring the S bike mode in New Delhi, March 31, 2016.Samsung Press Kit

Samsung appears to be concentrating on budget and mid-range smartphones of late even as it continues to be in the limelight for its Galaxy S and Note series. The South Korean electronics giant has now released the Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro in China with impressive specifications and reasonable pricing.

The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro is the successor of the Galaxy J3 (2016) that was launched in China last year. The device has now been listed on Samsung China website (via GadgetBlaze). It sports a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with 1,280x720 pixels, powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. 

The device comes packed with a 16GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB via microSD card, and 2GB RAM. It also has an 8MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1080 pixel video recording and LED flash, a 5MP front-snapper and a 2,650mAh battery.

In terms of connectivity, the Galaxy J3 Pro supports dual-SIM, 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC and GPS. The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro is priced at 990 Yuan (around $150 / Rs. 10,000).

The device will be available on China Telecom. The company is yet to announce when it will be released in India and other countries, but it is expected to happen a few weeks later, like other budget and mid-range smartphones.

It may mentioned that the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016), that was released last year, is priced at Rs. 8,990 and sports a 5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 720x1,280 pixels (294 ppi pixel density). It has a Spreadtrum SC8830 processor, an Android 5.1 Lollipop, an 8GB/16GB internal storage expandable up to 128GB via microSD card, an 8MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and LED flash, a 5MP front-snapper, and a 2,600mAh battery.

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