A day after the Galaxy J5 (2017) gained approval from the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), the Galaxy J3 (2017) has been spotted at GeekBench. The Galaxy J3 is the successor of the smartphone’s 2016 model. Per the Geek Bench listing, it is expected that the device may arrive in the United States with Android 7.0 Nougat update.

Galaxy J3 processor

The 2017 model of the Galaxy J3 that has been listed on GeekBench goes by the model number SM-J330.

According to the listing, it is seen that the rumored device flaunts a single-core score of 631 and a multi-core score of 1858. The report was updated on April 21, 2017, at 5.32 a.m.


Not much is revealed about the features, but it seems that the Samsung smartphone may come equipped with a quad-core Exynos 7570 processor.

What about the smartphone's camera?

The current device may also boast 2GB of RAM and have 16 GB of on-board storage. The smartphone may also come loaded sport a 5MP rear-facing camera, and a 2MP front-facing camera. However, some leaks point to a 13MP primary camera and an 8MP selfie camera.

The Galaxy J3 is expected to be launched in the coming months in the United States. It's sibling Galaxy J7 (2017) already up for sale in the United States – under a variety of names based on the carrier. The T-Mobile variant of the handset has already received an FCC approval and is expected to be a budget friendly device.

Other rumored specs

The upcoming Galaxy J3 2017 is expected to flaunt a 5-inch AMOLED display and a 1280 x 720 pixels resolution.

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The primary camera is expected to offer Full HD video recording capabilities. The Galaxy J3 (2017) has already been spotted at the FCC with the codename SM- J327T, hinting that it could be launching soon.

The codename for the device suggests that the smartphone may be available from T-Mobile in the country. Since not much is known about the impending smartphone in the Galaxy S series, consumers will have to wait for Samsung to announce the launch date for this device. The handset will likely be a mid-range offering from the company and could entice those on a budget.

The rumored handset may be available in three color options, namely black, gold, and silver. However, the pricing and release of the device remain shrouded in mystery. It remains to be seen if the rumored Android device will find favor with buyers. Will you buy the supposed budget smartphone or opt for another handset instead?