With Samsung sending invitations to the new Unpacked event we all impatiently await to see the successor to the Galaxy Note 7. To make the whole awaiting a bit more pleasant the South Korean tech giant releases two new smartphones. Being a considerably more affordable devices than the upcoming Galaxy Note 8, the unlocked Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 are scheduled to hit the US market tomorrow.
Samsung expands its affordable smartphones lineup in the US. The unlocked Galaxy J7 and J3 will hit US stores as soon as tomorrow.
In its latest announcement, Samsung introduces two new phones targeting budget-conscious customers in the United States. Both handsets are planned to go on sale this Friday. The Galaxy J3 and the Galaxy J7 will be available at Samsung’s online store as well as in all major retailers. Speaking of the pricing the Galaxy J3 will cost $149.99, while the Galaxy J7 may be yours for $219.99. Both prices, of course, do not require long term contracts.
As usual in the case of budget phones, here also the price strongly condition their specs. Specs-wise both devices are lower- end offerings running Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung’s UI on the top.
To start from the slightly more advances of the two, the mid-range Galaxy J7 features a big 5.5-inch screen panel with 1280x720p of resolution. It comes driven by an octa-core processor paired with 2GB RAM and 16GB of built-in storage that thankfully can be easily expanded using microSD cards. In the optics department the phablet delivers combination of 8MP and 5MP rear and front cameras, meanwhile a 3,300 mAh battery keeps the device alive.
Switching to the more entry-level Galaxy J3, the phone houses a 5-inch also 1280x720p display. Except for being smaller than the Galaxy J7, the Galaxy J3 also sports weaker processing and optic parameters. It works on a quad-core processor coupled with 1.5GB and provides its users with a 5MP primary camera and a 2MP selfie snapper on the front. As for storage , just as the Galaxy J7, the handset arrives with 16GB of internal expandable storage. When it comes to battery, the phone keeps ticking powered by juice generated by a 2,600 mAh unit.
Both Samsung phones are sold unlocked ready for activation on any GSM network including AT&T or T-Mobile. Both will be accessible in one color option –traditional black.