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Samsung Galaxy J3

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  • Features

    Specifications

    Reliable. Smart. And designed for you. The Samsung Galaxy J3 lets you do everything you love on a phone you trust. Stay connected with your friends and family on a vibrant HD display. Listen, view and game more on the go with expandable memory. And get to everything quickly with Easy Mode. Packed with essentials, the Galaxy J3 has what you need to do what you want.

    Memory

    Device memory 8192 How much memory is built into the device. You can save any file to this memory including music, video, photos, games and applications.
    RAM 1.5GB Random access memory (RAM) is temporary storage and working space for the operating system and its applications. Higher amounts of RAM increase device performance when using applications, multitasking and browsing the web.
    Card slot MicroSD The format used in the memory card slot.
    Card max size 128GB The maximum memory card size supported. Note: some cheaper cards may not work reliably at the highest capacity.
    Contacts on phone Memory How many contacts you can save in the phones memory.
    SIM Type Micro The type of SIM card used by the device.

    Battery

    Official charge rate 1 amp This is the official charging rate for your device (in amps). To see the charging rate of your current charger examine the small print on your charging plug.
    Talk Time (mins) 1320 The maximum time your battery could last if you use your phone to make calls in an area with strong signal.
    Standby Time (hrs) 349 The maximum time your battery could last if your phone remains idle in an area with strong signal.
    Removable Battery Yes Removable battery allows you to replace the existing battery if it becomes exhausted or faulty.
    Power Saving Power Saving Mode, Ultra Power Saving Mode
    Wireless charging No
    Usage time 5 - 7 hours

    Main Screen

    Multi-touch Yes Multi-touch refers to the ability of a touchscreen surface to recognize the presence of two or more points of contact at the same time.
    Pixels 720x1280 The size of the screen in pixels.
    Size (Inches) 5 The size of the screen in inches.
    Touch Screen Yes Whether this phone has a touchscreen to control it.

    Camera

    Camera type Rear facing How the camera has been built-into the phone and whether it rotates or is fixed.
    Flash type LED This refers to the type of strobe light (flash) that is built into the device camera.
    HD Video recording Yes Whether this device supports video recording in high definition.
    Resolution (max. mp) 8 Resolution refers to the total number of pixels in a digital camera image.
    No. of cameras 2 How many cameras are on the phone. There is usually one for taking photos and one for video calls.
    Secondary camera resolution (max. mp) 5 The resolution of the secondary camera in megapixels.
    Video recording Yes Can this phone record video using the primary camera?
    Zoom type Digital Is any built-in zoom optical or digital?

    Size / Weight

    Shape Candybar The basic shape of your device.
    Width (mm) 71 The width of your device at its widest point in mm.
    Height (mm) 142.3 The height of your device measured from top to bottom with any slide-out parts (e.g. keypads) open.
    Depth (mm) 7.9 How deep your device is at its thickest point in mm.
    Weight (g) 138 How much your device weighs complete with standard battery.

    Sensors

    Accelerometer Yes Also known as a G-Sensor, an accelerometer is often used for user interface and application control.
    Ambient Light Sensor No A light sensor is used in applications such as the camera and can be used to automatically adjust the brightness of the phone screen.
    Digital Compass No Also known as a magnetometer, a digital compass is often used in hand held GPS receivers and also allows your phone to be used as a compass.
    Fingerprint Sensor No A fingerprint sensor allows you to use your fingerprints for some device functions like unlocking the screen.
    Proximity Sensor Yes A proximity sensor is able to detect the presence of nearby objects without any physical contact, this is often used to lock your screen during phone calls.

    Features

    3.5mm Headphone Jack Yes A standard 3.5mm headphone jack is compatible with almost all audio headphones.
    A-GPS Yes Assisted GPS is used to speed up start-up times of GPS-based positioning systems. GPS may have problems getting a lock when the signal is weak and in such a case A-GPS would assist in getting a lock.
    Browser Yes A browser gives you the Internet on your phone. Great for checking up on the latest news and film times or keeping up with your buddies on Facebook when you are out and about.
    Document Viewer Yes A document view for file types such as Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat. Not all formats will be supported on all devices.
    Dust Resistant No Whether the device is resistant to dust exposure and solid objects.
    FM Radio Yes Does this device have a built-in radio? Most devices use the headphone wire to act as the radio antenna so if you use Bluetooth headphones you may still have to connect wired ones.
    GPS Yes This stands for Global Positioning Systems. These systems use radio signals to tell you exactly where you are in the world.
    Loudspeaker Yes A loudspeaker will let you listen to music if you don't have headphones and is useful for conference calls or hands-free while in your car.
    Music player Yes A music player will let you play music on your phone. Check out the Sound Formats in this section to see which formats this phone can play.
    Video Calling Yes Video calling allows you to have a face-to-face chat with someone on another video or Wi-Fi enabled device. If this feature is not built-in to your device you will need to download a video calling application to use this feature. These applications can be downloaded from the apps store.
    Video player Yes A music player will let you play videos on your phone. Check out the Video Formats in this section to see which formats this phone can play.
    Voice activated dial Yes This facility will let you dial a number by saying it out loud to your phone. You usually have a hot-key that you can press and then say the name of the person you wish to call.
    Voice recording Yes Does this phone have a built-in voice recorder so you can record people speaking?
    Water Resistant No Whether the device is resistant to water exposure such as rain and splashes, this does not cover complete submersion.
    Always On No The Always On feature allows you to display information, such as a clock, calendar, or image, on the screen when it is turned off.

    Network

    Band Quad A multi-band device allows it to work with other mobile networks across the world. Refer to the bands below to see where your device will work.
    GSM 850 Yes GSM-850 and GSM-1900 are used in the United States, Canada, and many other countries in the Americas.
    GSM 900 Yes GSM-900 and GSM-1800 are used in most parts of the world: Europe, Middle East, Africa and most of Asia.
    GSM 1800 Yes GSM-900 and GSM-1800 are used in most parts of the world: Europe, Middle East, Africa and most of Asia.
    GSM 1900 Yes GSM-850 and GSM-1900 are used in the United States, Canada, and many other countries in the Americas.
    UMTS 2100 Yes This stands for Universal Mobile Telecommunications System. It is the standard European technology that you use for 3G services, like watching or sending videos.
    GPRS Yes This stands for General Packet Radio Service. It is otherwise known as 2.5G - a faster version of the standard 2G digital mobile network, but slower than 3G.
    4G Yes 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone communication technology standards. A 4G connection provides mobile ultra-broadband Internet services.
    HSDPA Yes This stands for High Speed Downlink Packet Access, which is a smart, fast and smooth way to transfer lots of different types of 3G data.
    Works in the US Yes Whether or not the device will support connectivity in the US. Please call Tesco Mobile customer care for details about costs when using your device in the USA.
  • Reviews

    Reviews

    Samsung Galaxy J3 reviews verified by reevooReevoo

    9,140 reviews

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    Ease of use
    8.7
    Features
    8.5
    Battery life
    8.0
    Design
    8.8
    Value for money
    8.9
    Overall rating
    8.6
    Scores 8.6 out of 10 based on 9140 reviews
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    8 out of 10

    Paul

    GB Basic text and chat user
    +
    Return to android after many years using windows phone
    Memory is low. Android offers lots of apps, but phone memory capacity restricts this.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Confirmed purchase: 21 August 2017
    Published on: 22 September 2017
    10 out of 10

    Stephen

    pe131rl GB Basic text and chat user
    +
    Just love this phone way above the Apple..easy to use and looks good for the price.
    Nope!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Confirmed purchase: 22 August 2017
    Published on: 22 September 2017
    10 out of 10

    Karen

    Westcliff on Sea GB Basic text and chat user
    +
    Nice size & easy to use.
    Reviewer left no comment
    Confirmed purchase: 22 August 2017
    Published on: 22 September 2017
    6 out of 10

    michael

    chesterfield GB Basic text and chat user
    +
    easy set up and tranfers from old phone
    the speker volum is very bad even with volum boost
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Confirmed purchase: 22 August 2017
    Published on: 22 September 2017
  • Tariff & Benefits

    Pay as you go tariffs

    This phone is ready to go on the Rocket Packs tariff. You can switch your tariff easily in My Account, using the Tesco Mobile Pay as you go app or by calling 282 for free from your Tesco Mobile phone.

    Rocket Packs

    Rocket Packs are built for speed

    • Good value just got great
    • Data, minutes & texts all in one pack, in one go, from one top-up
    • Switch up or down & get a new one whenever you want

    Our Rocket Packs tariff is perfect if you want lots of data for your smartphone. You buy Rocket Packs of 4G data, minutes and texts, which last a month and automatically renew - just make sure you've got enough credit to get your next one.

    This gives you great value for money and all the data you need.

    Choose the rocket pack that suits you best, from £5 to £20

    £5
    100 MB
    100 mins
    100 texts
    £7.50
    250 MB
    250 mins
    500 texts
    £10
    1 GB
    500 mins
    5000 texts
    £12.50
    2 GB
    500 mins
    5000 texts
    £15
    3 GB
    1000 mins
    5000 texts
    £20
    4 GB
    2000 mins
    5000 texts

    Triple Credit

    Make your top-ups go further

    • With Triple Credit you top-up £10, £15 or £20 and we'll triple it
    • And you'll also get a free minutes, texts and data bundle if you top-up £15 in one go
    • Use your free credit in the UK & Europe (Home From Home)

    You top-up, we'll triple it

    If you love using your phone for texting and talking, our Triple Credit tariff gets you more from your top-up. You get free credit when you top up - you can use it on UK calls, texts and data.

    Top-up and we give you so you get
    £10 £20 free credit £30
    £15 £30 free credit £45
    £20 £40 free credit £60

    Standard rates

    If you use up your pack or bundles, our standard rates apply in the UK and Europe (Home From Home).

    UK & Europe calls UK & Europe texts UK & Europe data Voicemail Picture messaging Customer care
    25p/min 10p/text 10p/MB 15p/min 25p/message 20p/call
    See all our charges

    Clubcard points

    You'll collect a Clubcard point for every £1 you top-up with Tesco when you link your phone to your Clubcard.*

    Changing tariff

    If you're already on Tesco Mobile pay as you go, you can change your tariff in My Account, using the Tesco Mobile Pay as you go app or by calling 282 for free from your Tesco Mobile phone.

    *You get points for top-ups made through our free top-up line on 4444, at any Tesco store and online. Your Clubcard points will be awarded in the next available Clubcard statement.

  • Delivery options

    Delivery options for Pay as you go

    Click+Collect Free Click+Collect from Tesco stores

    Next day*

    Order by 5pm (Sunday-Friday) and collect in-store after 3pm next day

    Standard delivery £3, or free if you are a Tesco delivery saver customer

    2-5 days

    Delivery from 7am – 7pm. You’ll be contacted the day before delivery to confirm.

    Express delivery £5.95, or free if you are a Tesco delivery saver customer

    Next day*

    Order by 5pm (Sunday – Friday) for next day delivery from 7am – 7pm.

    * Excludes bank holidays. Deliveries to stores in Northern Ireland and outlying areas of the UK may take a little longer

    Someone will need to sign for your order when it's delivered.

    Our Help & Support page gives you more info about delivery, including exclusions.


The small print

Phone subject to availability and locked to the Tesco Mobile network. 4G offering is subject to coverage and requires a 4G SIM. Full terms and conditions and call charges are available at http://www.tescomobile.com/about-us/terms-and-conditions/pay-as-you-go/pay-as-you-go-service-terms-conditions

When periodically travelling in our Home From Home Destinations across Europe and beyond (HFH), calls and texts to standard UK landlines, UK mobile numbers, HFH landlines, HFH mobiles as well as data usage, will be charged as in the UK. Usage beyond a Fair Usage Policy may attract other charges; selected data tariffs are capped. Full details, current list of HFH Destinations, charges, and terms are available at tescomobile.com/terms