Official: Samsung to launch unlocked Galaxy J3 and J7 in the US on July 28

The inexpensive Samsung Galaxy J3 and J7 are already available in the United States, but you can only get them from various carriers in the country. Both devices made their debut on the market recently, but they are sold under different names, which might confuse consumers.

For whatever reason, Samsung has decided to offer customers the option to purchase either of the two budget-friendly smartphones from just about any major retailer in the country. The South Korean company announced that unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy J3 and J7 would be available for …


Samsung Galaxy J3, J5, J7: 2017 vs 2016 versions

The Samsung Galaxy J series is a relative newcomer to the Samsung smartphone family. That being said, it does cater to users that don’t require the best of the best from their handsets, and would rather save a few hundred bucks.

That’s why the series enjoys a moderate success globally, and it’s being upgraded for another year. But what exactly are the differences between last year’s Galaxy J smartphones and the current generation?

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

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The great Samsung 2017 mid-range series comparison: Galaxy A3, A5, A7 vs J3, J5, J7

When it comes to buying a smartphone, consumers around the world are spoiled for choice nowadays. Each year, companies are producing more and more different smartphones, with an increasing number of manufacturers joining the fold in the quest to get our attention (and hard-earned cash).

All of this competition means that it’s no longer required to dish out $600-$700 in order to get a good smartphone. You won’t struggle to find mid-range handsets that offer many of the bells and whistles present on current flagships for about half the price. Samsung is a leading …

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Duos arrives in Europe earlier than expected

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is already available in the United States since May. Major carrier AT&T offers the entry-level smartphone for just $179.99 outright, but if you’re looking to buy one over the pond, you won’t find one yet.

Well, not if you don’t live in Austria where Samsung has just launched the dual-SIM version of the Galaxy J3 (2017). Unfortunately, the handset maker did not reveal the price for which you can get the phone, but it does allow customers to see where they can pick up the handset.

The Galaxy J3 (2017) was expected to make its debut …

Samsung Galaxy J3, Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 (2017) officially introduced

Samsung has just unveiled its new Galaxy J series in Europe. Three new mid-range Android smartphones that we already know about will be making their debut on the market in the coming months: Galaxy J3, Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 (2017).

Although Samsung announced pricing would vary by country, we already know the Galaxy J5 (2017) will be up for purchase for €279. As far as availability goes, the first to hit the shelves is the Galaxy J5 (2017), which is supposed to go on sale later this month (possibly on June 22).

The next to arrive on the market is the Samsung …

Samsung confirms existence of 2017 Galaxy J3, J5, and J7 models in the most unexpected of places

The Samsung Galaxy J series are some of the most popular budget-friendly phones available on the market, so it’s hardly shocking that the company is refreshing its entire J line in 2017.

So far, this year’s Galaxy J3, J5, and J7 models received FCC certifications, while numerous leaks also allegedly revealed details about their specs and design. All of these things indicate that the trio’s announcement is imminent, and now, Samsung has even officially confirmed their existence, albeit in a surprising place. 
Samsung’s …

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) image gives us a glimpse of what's to come

Samsung has yet to introduce its new Galaxy J series, but we have plenty of information about all three unannounced smartphones: Galaxy J3, Galaxy J5, and Galaxy J7 (2017).

Also, pictures of the Galaxy J5 (2017) and Galaxy J7 (2017) leaked online, so we have pretty good idea of what they look like. The cheapest of the three, the Galaxy J3 (2017) recently popped up at TENAA, the Chinese regulatory commission.

Although this isn’t unusual for a smartphone that hasn’t been made official, we’ve decided to report on the matter since the listing at TENAA includes a picture of the …

Entry-level Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) priced at $179.99 via AT&T

AT&T is now offering the budget-priced Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) for $179.99 from AT&T. You can also use the carrier’s Next EIP and pay $6 a month over 30 months. And if you purchase a Samsung handset using Next, you’re entitled to buy the Samsung Gear S3 frontier smartwatch for $49.99 on contract. This is the version of the Gear S3 that enables you to make phone calls, even if your handset was left miles away at home.

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) comes with a 5-inch display carrying a 720 x 1280 HD resolution. The Snapdragon 425 chipset is under the hood, featuring a quad-core 1.4GHz …

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) single and dual-SIM variants spotted again before release

The Galaxy J3 (2017) is one of those budget-friendly Android smartphones that made headlines quite a lot in the last couple of months. Although Samsung has yet to make it official, we know just about everything there is to know about the device.

Samsung’s smartphone was spotted at various benchmark sites, hence the huge amount of technical details about the Galaxy J3 (2017). More recently, the device paid a visit to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which suggests an official release is imminent.

More importantly, two variants of the Galaxy J3 …

Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime lands at T-Mobile and MetroPCS as a cheap Nougat phone

T-Mobile and MetroPCS this week released a new and affordable Android smartphone made by Samsung: the Galaxy J3 Prime.

The J3 Prime appears to be a rebranded Galaxy J3 Emerge (launched earlier this year via Sprint and its prepaid brands). However, the handset offered by T-Mobile and MetroPCS has a couple of advantages over Sprint’s J3 Emerge: it’s cheaper, and runs Android 7 Nougat (instead of Android Marshmallow).

If you’re buying the Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime from T-Mobile, you can get it for $150 outright, or $6 per month (for $24 months) and $6 upfront. At MetroPCS, the new phone …