Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Now FCC Certified; Expected In April 2017

It appears that Samsung is ready to expand its portfolio of mid-range smartphones by means of the much-anticipated Galaxy J3 (2017). Last week, we reported that the device has paid a visit to a benchmarking website Geekbench. Now, there are multiple reports that the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) has passed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification in the U.S, carrying the model number A3LSMJ327P. Prior to this clearance, the phone had appeared on Chinese certification website TENAA in June this year.


From what is rumored and known so far, the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) comes with a 5-inch Super AMOLED display featuring 1280 x 720 pixels HD resolution and 294 PPI pixel density. What powers this phone is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.3GHz, coupled with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 304 GPU for graphics.

It embraces 16GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 64GB by making use of microSD card. On the camera front, the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) houses an 8-megapixel rear camera mated with a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies. The rear camera is also backed by a LED flash.

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is based on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. At last, the device keeps up with a 2600mAh battery. It is expected that this phone will be unveiled globally in April 2017.

Rumored specs of the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

Display 5-inch (1280 x 720 Pixels HD)
Processor 1.4GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Processor
Internal storage 16GB (Expandable Up To 64GB Via microSD Card)
Camera 8MP Rear / 5MP Front
Operating system Android 7.0 Nougat
Battery 2,600mAh


Tanmay Patange

Associate Editor at Pricebaba, Tanmay is working in the tech writing and content industry since 2011. His experience ranges from writing all thing tech, and sometimes with a pinch of salt. He admires Silicon Valley and HBO Newsroom the most and has a dream of becoming the next Will McAvoy some day. Contact him at

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