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Latest Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016), with regular updates and all the information you need.

No more security updates for the 2016 Galaxy A3, Galaxy J1, and Galaxy J3

  • By Naresh
  • 5 years ago

Verizon Galaxy J3 (2016) Android 7.0 Nougat update released

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy J3 (2016) Android 7.1.1 Nougat update released by AT&T

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy J3 (2016) gets May 2017 Android security patch

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago

Specs Comparison: Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) vs. Galaxy J3 (2016)

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago

The Galaxy Folder is one of the most popular smartphones among seniors in South Korea

The Android-powered Galaxy Folder LTE is one of the most-preferred smartphones by South Korean seniors, reveals a new report published by Yonhap News. It’s believed that 77 percent of customers who picked up the handset in the region are aged between 60 and 80, and opted for it because of its dual-screen clamshell design and affordable price tag. […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Samsung releases March security patch for the Galaxy J3 (2016) in Europe

Samsung has started rolling out this month’s security update for the Galaxy J3 (2016) in Europe. The upgrade transports patches for a total of 73 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures in the Android OS and an additional 12 fixes specifically for Galaxy-branded smartphones. There’s one thing we should note, though. The OTA weighs in at approximately 170MB […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

[Update: Galaxy J7 (2016) gets January patch] Galaxy J3 (2016) February security patch rolling out across Europe

It may be a while before the next major Android update makes its way to the Galaxy J3 (2016) but at least it keeps getting new security patches. Samsung is now rolling out the February security update for the Galaxy J3 (2016) across Europe. Firmware version J320FNXXU0AQB2 has now been released for this device. It […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

T-Mobile rolls out security update for the Galaxy J3 (2016) in Europe

T-Mobile has started rolling out a security update for its carrier-branded variants of the Galaxy J3 (2016) in Europe. Unfortunately, the upgrade doesn’t transport the fixes found in this month’s security patch. Instead, it’s based on the maintenance firmware that Samsung started distributing for its budget-friendly, flagship and former flagship devices back in November. For […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Marshmallow still evades the Galaxy J3 (2016) in Europe

The Galaxy J3 (2016) is an entry-level smartphone from Samsung’s budget Galaxy J series. It has been out for quite a few months now, in some markets the handset is being shipped with Marshmallow installed straight out of the box. However, users in Europe haven’t been that lucky as the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update still […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Verizon launches the Galaxy J3 V

Verizon launched the Galaxy J3 (2016) last month for $109.99 and now it has launched another variant of this handset. The Galaxy J3 V is available from Verizon starting today. There aren’t that many differences between both handsets, only that it has 16GB of internal storage instead of 8GB and is available for purchase on Verizon’s […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

This is the next generation Galaxy J3 in gold and gray

The first generation of Samsung’s Galaxy J3 was launched in China a little over half a year ago. Since then, the device has gradually spread across the rest of the world, only recently making it all the way to the US. Now, back in China, a new version of the phone is ready to be launched. […]

  • By Michel G.
  • 6 years ago

How to use S Bike Mode on Samsung’s Galaxy J smartphones

In an attempt to simplify its smartphone lineup, Samsung released the Galaxy J, Galaxy E, Galaxy On, and Galaxy A series of smartphones over the course of the last year, in addition to its flagship Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lineups. The company’s mid-range Galaxy J smartphones went on to become bestsellers in India. All […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 years ago

Republic Wireless adds a handful of Samsung smartphones to its lineup

Republic Wireless has announced that it’s going to further increase the mass adoption of its Wi-Fi first business model by bringing in a nationwide GSM carrier to its cellular network, but that’s not the most interesting thing the MVNO has announced, the interesting thing is that it’s improving its product portfolio with a handful of […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini and the Galaxy J3 (2016) getting Marshmallow soon

Samsung recently took the wraps off the Galaxy J3 (2016) [our review here] for international markets, the device was also launched in the U.S. via Verizon Wireless, AT&T and a couple of prepaid carriers. While the American models featured Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box, some regions had to make do with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Well, it […]

  • By Valerie R.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) now available from AT&T

After Verizon launched the Galaxy J3 (2016) on its networks earlier today, AT&T has wasted no time in announcing the device as well. The smartphone can now be snatched up for $169.99 while the Verizon model is available for just under $110. Last month, the pricing and availability of the AT&T Galaxy J3 were confirmed […]

  • By Valerie R.
  • 6 years ago

Verizon Wireless launches the Galaxy J3 (2016) for $109.99

Following Sprint’s release back in January, Verizon Wireless has today added Samsung’s latest budget-friendly 4G smartphone, the Galaxy J3 (2016), to its rapidly growing lineup of devices that won’t break the bank. The handset carries an affordable price tag of $109.99 and can be purchased for use on any of the operator’s pre-paid plans, which start at $45 […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) review: AMOLED for the masses

After the 2016 revamp of the Galaxy A series, Samsung has also started releasing similarly updated versions of its affordable J series phones. This year, the 5-inch slot in that series will be taken by the Galaxy J3 (2016), the review of which is provided here for your reading pleasure. Without spilling all the beans, we will give […]

  • By Michel G.
  • 6 years ago

Unlocked Galaxy J3 (2016) compatible with T-Mobile and AT&T available on Amazon

Customers in the United States can purchase the Galaxy J3 (2016) through Sprint as well as prepaid carriers Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. Since all three are CDMA carriers the handset can’t be used on GSM networks like AT&T and T-Mobile. Those who would like to use the Galaxy J3 (2016) on GSM networks can […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung Galaxy J3 also comes with a software-based flash option for selfies

The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge feature brilliant rear-facing cameras, but their front cameras didn’t see any upgrade over the ones found on last year’s Samsung flagships (well, except for reduced aperture for increased low-light performance). Samsung did, however, add a nice little software-based flash option for taking selfies. Turning the flash on makes […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 6 years ago
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