Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge to launch via Sprint, Boost and Virgin Mobile on January 6th

Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge render

Samsung has been spotted working on the 2017 variants of the Galaxy J series devices including the Galaxy J3 2017 that was spotted at benchmark database and in leaked images in the past. The famous Twitter leakster Mr. Evan blass has now confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 will be launched as Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge on top US carriers including the Sprint, Boost and Virgin Mobile. The leakster also posted the image from the device and confirms that this device will be available on these carriers on January 6th.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge render
Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge render

According to the leakster, the Galaxy J3 Emerge will be first available on Sprint carrier in the US and followed by the other carriers. The Galaxy J3 Emerge will be the successor to the Galaxy J3 2016 that was launched in November last year in China. The Galaxy J3 Emerge will retain the HD 5-inch display having 720×1280 pixels resolution. The device will be powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor from Qualcomm along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage capacity.

It will run on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box. The Galaxy J3 Emerge will feature the same fixed-focus 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front facing selfie camera with video recording at 720p that was also found on its predecessor. This device will feature the same 2600mAh battery as its predecessor as per the leakster. Because of the Doze feature available in the Marshmallow, the usage time may still improve with this Galaxy J3 Emerge.

To recall, the Galaxy J3 2016 was launched last year with specs like a 5-inch 720p Super AMOLED display with 720×1280 pixels resolution, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, Android 5.1 Lollipop with TouchWiz UI, 8GB inbuilt storage, expandable storage microSD card slot with storage up to 128GB, an 8-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash, a 5-megapixel front-facing camera and a 2600mAh battery. Connectivity options available were G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and Micro-USB.

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