When it comes to smartphones and Samsung, most of the talk surrounds their current flagship offerings, the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge. However, as most know they are not the only handsets the company is currently touting and one which seems to have hit the headlines quite a few times of late is another Galaxy option, albeit a budget one. The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016).
This is handset which debuted back towards the close of last year and since then has routinely been noted heading towards other markets including India and Europe. More recently, the handset has made its way over to the U.S. through the likes of Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, as well as becoming available to buy unlocked through Amazon. Now, the latest carrier who has announced they are stocking the Galaxy J3 is Verizon. The company has today announced they are carrying the Galaxy J3 and currently have it priced at $109.99. Prepaid customers can make use of the handset on any of the Verizon prepaid plans including a Wi-Fi only plan which includes unlimited talk & text for $30 per month. For those looking for data plans, the Galaxy J3 can be used against Verizon’s $45 per month plan which comes with 1GB data, as well unlimited talk and text or their $60 per month plan which offers 3GB data, as well as unlimited talk and text.
If you are unsure of what is on offer for the price, then the Samsung Galaxy J3 is a smartphone which comes packing a 5-inch display, which makes use of a 1280 x 720 resolution. Inside the Galaxy J3 comes loaded with 1.5GB RAM and is powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad-core processor. This is a device which is available in two different storage options (8GB and 16GB), although Verizon are only listed the 8GB model as available through them. Either way, the Galaxy J3 does come equipped with a microSD card slot for further expansion if and when needed. In terms of cameras, the Galaxy J3 comes loaded with an 5-megapixel rear camera which is coupled with a 2-megapixel VGA front-facing camera. Additional features on offer include a removable 2,600 mAh battery and Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow).