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Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro Specs & Price

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro
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Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro is a slight upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy J3. It offers essentially the same features with some improvements in the camera and optional support for CDMA/EVDO. Perhaps the most noticeable improvement on the Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro is that the RAM has been upped from 1.5GB to 2GB.

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Display and Camera

The Samsung Galaxy J3 sports a 5.0-inch Super AMOLED Display. The Display offers 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

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Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro

The smartphone features an 8 megapixels camera on the back. The camera records full HD videos. It also offers HDR, autofocus, and an LED flash. Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro provides a 5 megapixels front facing camera for selfies.

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Hardware and Software

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro runs Android 5.1 (Lollipop) on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor. Lollipop is a disappointment for a smartphone launched in June 2016. The Android phone offers 2GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage. You can add up to 256GB additional storage via a microSD slot.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro supports GSM/HSPA with 4G LTE. There is also a variant that adds CDMA/EVDO. Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro offers Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, NFC, and USB on the Go.

Pricing and Availability

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro is available in Nigeria and Kenya. You can buy the Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro at leading online stores in both countries. Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro Price in Nigeria ranges from 61,000 Naira to 80,000 Naira at launch. Price in Kenya starts at around KSh 16,720.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: 1.2GHz quad-core Processor
  • GPU:
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: White, Black, Gold
  • Dimension: 142.2 x 71.3 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 139 g
  • SIM Type: Micro-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual-SIM


  • Display: 5.0-inch Super AMOLED Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (294ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, HDR, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB Storage
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes (LTE models only)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 150Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2600 mAh Li-ion Battery (Removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: March 18th, 2018

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