Samsung refreshes its Galaxy J-series with Android 7.0
After the Galaxy S flagship refresh, Samsung has now announced updates to its mid-range Galaxy J3, J5, and J7 smartphones.
The Galaxy J3 has already been released in the US on AT&T for $179, comes with a 5-inch HD display, Exynos 7570 quad-core 1.4GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, 2,400mAh battery, and 5MP front and 13MP rear camera.
This year’s Galaxy J5 and J7 both come with HD Super AMOLED displays (5.2-inch and 5.5-inch, respectively); Exynos 7870 based eight-core A53 1.6GHz processor, 16GB of storage, expandable up to 256GB with a microSD card; and 13MP front and rear cameras.
Galaxy J7 has a 3GB RAM, and a 3,600mAh battery, while the Galaxy J5 comes with 2GB RAM and a 3,000mAh battery. Both J5 and J7 gain a fingerprint scanner as a bonus.
All models are available in dual/single SIM options, have an FM radio receiver, and come with Android 7.0 Nougat.
The Galaxy J5 will be available in June for around €279 ($314, £243) followed by a July launch for the Galaxy J7 at €339 ($381, £295). The Galaxy J3 will be available in August for €219 ($246, £191). The J-series will be available in black or gold.