Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 Now In PH, Retails At 7990 Pesos

Earlier while strolling around SM Megamall, we spotted new offering from Samsung that they silently launched in the country. Dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy J3 2016, this handset features a 5 inch HD AMOLED screen with an unfamiliar setup.
Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 Philippines
Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 Philippines

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Going to what the phone can offer it uses an SoC combo that left us scratching our heads in the form of a 1.2 GHz SC8830 quad core processor paired with Mali 400 GPU.

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Anyway, this device also has 1.5 GB RAM, 8 GB expandable ROM and 2,600 mAh of battery capacity. It's also using an 8 MP rear camera w/ f/2.2 aperture, 5 MP f/2.2 selfie camera and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

What's surprising here is the addition of LTE module which is unexpected for a phone that's using a lowly Spreadtrum chip.

Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 Specs

Display: 5 Inch HD Super AMOLED 1280 x 720 resolution at 294 ppi
CPU: 1.2 GHz SC8830 quad core processor
GPU: Mali 400
RAM: 1.5 GB
ROM: 8 GB expandable via micro SD card up to 128 GB
Back Camera: 8 MP f/2.2 w/ LED flash
Selfie Camera: 5 MP f/2.2
Battery: 2,600 mAh
OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth 4.1, OTG, GPS, A GPS, Dual SIM
Others: Colors: Black, white, gold
Dimensions: 142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm
Weight: 138 g
Price: 7,990 Pesos

It retails at 7,990 Pesos only and is now available in most Samsung stores nationwide.

What do you think guys?