The South Korean tech giant recently unveiled their latest and greatest flagship, the Galaxy S8. Now Samsung has launched a budget smartphone–the Galaxy J3 Prime–in the U.S. The company is touting that the device would run latest Android Nougat 7.0 out-of-the-box and will be available through T-Mobile and MetroPCS in the country.
It has been priced at $150(Approx Rs.9,700), and there is no word on whether it will make its way to the Indian shores. The Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime features a 5.0-inch HD display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It is powered by a quad-core 1.4GHz Exynos 7570 chipset coupled with 1.5GB of RAM.
The Galaxy J3 Prime comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage, and there is an expandability option upto 128GB via micro SD card. Optics-wise, the J3 Prime bears a 5-megapixel sensor on the rear with a f/1.9 aperture, and there is a 2-megapixel camera up front. The whole package is backed by a 2,600mAh battery.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, micro USB, GPS, LTE, and Bluetooth 4.1. The smartphone measures 8.89mm in thickness and weigh 148 grams. Samsung does release a lot of phones in all the ranges to conquer the market and keep its cash counters ticking.
Per Samsung: “The smartphone that does everything you love and still fits your budget. Enjoy all your photos and videos on a vibrant 5.0″ HD display and get to everything quickly with the streamlined layout of Easy Mode.”
“The Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime has everything you need to do exactly what you want. Stay connected with a great device, amazing display, and a brand you trust, all at an affordable price. Large 5” HD display for an easy viewing experience with sharper text and more detail. 5 MP rear facing camera with auto focus & LED flash & 2MP front facing. Multi-task & enjoy fast 4G LTE speeds on T-Mobile’s nationwide network,” the company said.