After months of endless rumors, Samsung today announced the new Galaxy J (2017) series. The new handsets keep up the J series' history of offering powerful and stylish smartphones at affordable price points. Featuring a stylish metal body, the Galaxy J3 (2017), the Galaxy J5 (2017) and the Galaxy J7 (2017) promise improved performance, camera and other upgraded features.
Gerben van Walt Meijer, Marketing Manager at Samsung Mobile Netherlands, mentioned that the Galaxy J series is one of Samsung's best-selling smartphone series in Europe. The company is confident that the new design of the J series and advanced technology will be satisfying for both existing and new customers.
The top-of-the-line model is the Galaxy J7 (2017) which features a metal body, a 5.5-inch Full HD display and a 1.6GHz octa-core processor. It features 3GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, 13-megapixel front and back cameras, LTE Cat.6 support, and more. The handset runs Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by a 3,600mAh battery.
The Galaxy J5 (2017) features the same 13-megapixel camera on the front and back aside from its 5.2-inch HD Super AMOLED display. It's powered by a 1.6Ghz processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB of storage. The handset features a 3,000mAh battery and also comes with Nougat.
The Galaxy J3 (2017) receives a metal body as well. It has a 5-inch HD TFT display with a 1.4GHz processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. It has a 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front camera, Nougat, and a 2,400mAh battery. The entire series has microSD card and dual-SIM support.
Samsung is going to release the Galaxy J5 (2017) in Europe later this month, the Galaxy J7 (2017) will arrive in July while the Galaxy J3 (2017) will be released in August. Pricing and availability will vary by market.
Stay tuned for our review of the new Galaxy J (2017) series in the coming weeks.