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Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro (2017) Specs and Price


Samsung is a big giant in the tech world widely known for well built high-end smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy Pro (2017) is an upgrade to the budget Samsung Galaxy J3 smartphone with more internal memory, storage space to mention a few. Being a budget smartphone, the features offered here are low grade and does not really offer much in terms of specs. Let’s have a look to see if this is the ideal smartphone for you.

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Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro Key Specs and Features

  • 5.0-inch, TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Quad-core Exynos 7 Quad 7570 CPU with 2GB RAM
  • 16GB built-in storage, up to 128GB with a memory card
  • 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 2, 400mAh non removable Li-ion battery

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Design and Display

Rather than having a plastic body like most of these budget smartphone, the smartphone comes with a metallic build. Nonetheless this is nothing compared to what you have in the high-end alternative. There are quite large bezels above the screen and there is a physical home button at the bottom flanked by two touch buttons.

What you have here is not much but is enough at least for a budget smartphone such as this one. Measuring up to 5.0-inch, which is a bit small with thick bezels around it. The screen has a resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels and a pixel density of 294 ppi approximately.

Battery and Camera

There is nothing much to go on when it comes to battery power. The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro (2017) features a small 2, 400mAh Li-ion battery which also happens to be non removable. Looking at the specs of the smartphone, this should be able to take you through the day on light usage.

Pictures taken with the smartphone might not be excellent like ones taken by premium smartphones but its quality is enough for your social media activities. That being said, there is a 13MP camera with flash on the back panel alongside a 5MP from camera which is also equipped with flash.

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Hardware and Software

Talking about what is on the inside, the Samsung J3 Pro is run by a decent Samsung’s own SoC. In that regard, the smartphone features a quite capable Exynos 7 Quad-core 7570 processor clocking at 1.4GHz and a Mali-T720 MP2 GPU.

In addition, you are also provided with a 2GB RAM which multitasks quite fine for a budget smartphone accompanied by a 16GB internal storage space. You can decide to add more storage up to a whopping 128GB using a memory card. The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro (2017) also has Android 7.0 Nougat pre-installed from the factory.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro (2017) Price and Availability

The smartphone is available in a number of online stores and retail outlets out there. It’ll cost you about 62, 000 Naira depending on the deal and your location.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro (2017) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro (2017):

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Processor: Quad-core Exynos 7 Quad 7570
  • GPU: Mali-T720 MP2
  • Memory: 2GB
  • Colours: Black, Blue, Gold, Rose-Gold
  • Dimension: 143.2 x 70.3 x 8.2 mm
  • Weight: 142g
  • SIM Type: Nano Sim
  • SIM Count: Dual Sim


  • Display: 5.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels
  • Screen Protection:



  • Built-in Storage: 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE : 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz LTE-TDD : 1900 MHz (Band 39) 2300 MHz (Band 40) 2500 MHz (Band 41) 2600 MHz (Band 38)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 42.2/11.5 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat 4 50/150Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yea, v4.2 with A2DP
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


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

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope:
  • Fingerprint Scanner:
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 2, 400mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro (2017) Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: September 26th, 2019

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