Samsung on Thursday announced that it has released the entry-level smartphone Galaxy J3 Pro in India. The is available for purchase on the e-commerce site Flipkart at just Rs. 7,990.
The smartphone initially introduced in China early in June 2016, made its way to India in April this year at Rs. 8,490. The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro, a new addition to the affordable J series feature a 5.0-inch HD Super AMOLED display with 720×1280 pixel resolution. The phone runs on a two-year-old Android OS version, Android 5.1 Lollipop based on Samsung TouchWiz skin. In terms of optics, the phone features an 8-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash and a 5-megapixel front facing camera for selfies and video calls. The camera app on the phone comes with additional features that include- Auto, Beauty Face, Continuous Shot, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama, Pro, Selfie, Sports, Sound & Shot.
The Galaxy J3 Pro is powered by a Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.5GH and paired with 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage. The storage can be further expanded up to 128GB using microSD card.
The smartphone also comes with ‘Make for India’ features such as Ultra Data Saving (UDS) mode and S Biking mode. Samsung claims that the UDS mode will help consumers save up to 50 per cent mobile data. The dual-SIM Galaxy J3 Pro packs a 2600mAh battery and has a removable back cover.
Connectivity options on the phone include- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, GLONASS. Sensors on board offer- Accelerometer, Proximity sensor. The Galaxy J3 Pro is available in three colour options- Gold, Black and White. The black and white variant, however, is currently out of stock on Flipkart.
“Galaxy J3 Pro delivers powerful performance, outstanding display and also packs in consumer-centric features developed at our R&D centers in India. This launch will give Flipkart consumers the opportunity to buy ‘Galaxy J Series’ which is the largest selling range in India,” Mr. Sandeep Singh Arora, Vice President, Online Business, Samsung India said in a statement.