Samsung Galaxy J1 vs. Samsung Galaxy J3 – Smartphones Comparison

The J1 is the first model of this Samsung Galaxy family and it arrived in February month, the Smartphone prices only 90 dollars, being created particularly for those parts of the world where the minimum wages are very low and people can’t afford to buy for flagships. The Galaxy J3 will available in December and it has a larger body and better specifications.

The Galaxy J1 features have a small body which is perfect in any hand, measuring 129×68.2×8.9mm, it’s very light at 122 grams and it’s made entirely of plastic with a shiny effect, that is available in 3 variants of colors: White, Black and Blue. The screen uses TFT technology and features a size of 4.3-inch, however you won’t be bothered by the low resolution of 480x800pixels, which gives a pixel density of only 217ppi.

The Galaxy J3 comes conjointly in 3 variants of colors, however instead of blue, it’s a gold model. Also, the body is larger, measure 142.3x71x7.9mm, which suggests that you’ll get a much bigger display with a diagonal of 5-inch, however the panel is Super AMOLED and therefore the colors are more vibrant and sharper thanks to the higher resolution of 720x1280pixels at 294ppi, also, the phone weights 138 grams.



The Galaxy J1 came with a Spreadtrum chipset, that isn’t found on too many mobile devices, and the processor was very weak, having 2 cores clocked at 1.2GHz, that were backed by a Mali-400GPU and 512MB of RAM. The internal memory was very low, supporting a capability of 4GB, that won’t allow you to put in too many applications or games, but you will be able to save your photos and videos on the MicroSD card slot that features a capability of 128GB.

The J1 is still running on Android v4.4.4 (KitKat), while the J3 came loaded with Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop) and within it you will find a more powerful Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 quad-core 1.2GHz processor that is backed by 1.5GB of RAM. Its internal memory supports growth up to same capability, but at least of you will have extra space to install applications, because the built-in storage features a capability of 8GB.

Cameras and Batteries

The J1 doesn’t have very advanced cameras, but they take an average quality images. Their resolutions are 5MP on the rear and 2MP on the front, however the great news is that you will have a LED flash and optical device, two necessary options. The J3 comes with higher cameras of 8MP and 5MP, however the options are identical.

The 1850mAh battery of the J1 is removable and it long lasts only for 10 hours when making voice calls on 3G. The J3 will have a much bigger battery of 2600 mAh.


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