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Latest Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017), with regular updates and all the information you need.

Galaxy J3 (2017) grabs the June 2021 security update

  • By Dominik Bosnjak
  • 1 year ago

This four-year-old Samsung smartphone gets the April 2021 security update

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 years ago

Galaxy J3 (2017) starts getting Android Pie update

  • By Sumit Adhikari
  • 3 years ago

Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy A8 (2018), and more get July security update

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 3 years ago

Galaxy A7 (2018) and Galaxy J3 (2017) getting June 2019 security update

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 3 years ago

There’s a new update arriving on the Galaxy J3 (2017) and Galaxy J6+

There’s a new update rolling out for the Galaxy J3 (2017) in France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom, bundling all of the patches included in this month’s security update. A near-identical release, with the main difference being the version number, is also arriving on the Galaxy J6+ in India. To be more specific, the […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J3 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2018) pick up February security patch

Samsung has released an update with the February 2019 security patch to the Galaxy J3 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2018). The two devices join a rather small list of devices that have been updated with the February patch (although the list is longer if we count the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 Pie beta), with […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J3 (2017) Oreo update released in Russia and the UAE

It looks like while our attention was focused on the Galaxy Note 9 last week, Samsung decided to release the Oreo update for the Galaxy J3 (2017). The Galaxy J3 (2017) Oreo update is available in Russia and the UAE at the moment. It’s the first J series phone to get the Android 8.0 Oreo […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J3 (2017) gets Wi-Fi certification with Android 8.0 Oreo

The Galaxy J3 (2017) has been certified running Android 8.0 Oreo by the Wi-Fi Alliance, bringing the update a step closer to the smallest of Samsung’s J series trio from last year. Now that Samsung has kicked off the rollout of the Oreo update for its mainstream flagships and mid-range devices, it’s only natural for […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J3, J5, J7 (2017) Oreo update seemingly delayed

There are still many Samsung devices that are compatible with Android 8.0 Oreo but haven’t received the update so far. We recently took a detailed look at the state of the Oreo update for Samsung devices and it’s evident that the company isn’t quite at the finish line yet with Android 8.0. For example, not […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J5 (2017) Oreo update may bump it straight to Android 8.1

Samsung has released Android Oreo for many of its smartphones, flagship and mid-range alike, but they have only been upgraded to version 8.0. It’s yet to upgrade any device to version 8.1 and it appears that Samsung might do that with the Galaxy J5 (2017). This particular mid-range device is yet to receive its Oreo […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Samsung’s already pushing out the April 2018 security patch to one device

It has happened at least once before, and it seems to be happening again. Samsung has gone ahead and released the security patch for the upcoming month for one of its devices, before Google has released official details of what that patch entails or rolled it out for its Pixel phones. The device in question […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 5 years ago

Latest Galaxy J3 (2017) firmware update brings March 2018 security patch

Samsung is gradually rolling out this month’s security maintenance release to more supported devices and that’s precisely what the latest Galaxy J3 (2017) firmware update brings. The company is rolling out a new update for the Galaxy J3 model number SM-J330FN which brings the March 2018 security patch to the device. Latest Galaxy J3 (2017) […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Samsung releases January security patch for the Galaxy J3 (2017) and Galaxy J1 mini

Samsung detailed the January 2018 security patch a couple of weeks ago and it’s now gradually rolling it out to compatible devices. As expected, the company’s mid-range and low-end devices are receiving it first, we’ve yet to see the patch being rolled out for a flagship handset. Samsung has rolled out the January 2018 security […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) review: Two steps forward, one step back

In the past half year, we’ve reviewed the 2017 models of the Galaxy J5 and the Galaxy J7, and it’s time now for the J3. Without any further ado, here is our review of the Galaxy J3 (2017). Galaxy J3 (2017) review: Design With the new J3, even Samsung’s cheapest phone has a metal housing. […]

  • By Michel G.
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy A3 (2017) and Galaxy J3 (2017) get the December security patch

The December security patch is now out for two more Samsung devices, the Galaxy A3 (2017) and the Galaxy J3 (2017). An update is rolling out for the two devices in a couple of markets (Italy, Ecuador, and Cambodia), but since these are the entry-level models in their respective lineups, it remains to be seen […]

  • By Martin R.
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy J3 (2017) gets October security patch in the United States

The Galaxy J3 (2017) was released in the United States earlier this year. Those who own this handset will soon receive an over-the-air update notification because Samsung has started rolling out the October security patch for this handset. Samsung has released the October security patch for the Galaxy J3 (2017) model number SM-J327U in the […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Blueborne fix for Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy J3 (2017), Galaxy S5 Plus and Galaxy Tab S3 released

Samsung continues to plug a major security vulnerability on its devices. The company today rolled out the Blueborne fix for Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy J3 (2017), Galaxy S5 Plus and the Galaxy Tab S3. Devices like the Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S5, Galaxy A5 (2016) and many others have already received the fix. […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

August security update now making the rounds for the Galaxy J3 (2017)

Samsung has started rolling out its first significant maintenance update for the recently-released Galaxy J3 (2017) in Europe. The upgrade—J330FXXU1AQH4—includes all of the patches included in last month’s release, as well as a handful of miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations. Here’s the full changelog: Applied Monthly Google Security Patches (August) Improved Auto […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Dual Messenger on Galaxy J (2017) devices lets you use two accounts in social networking apps

Ever longed for the possibility of using two different WhatsApp accounts on your phone, or inside other social networking apps that don’t let you use two accounts? Of course you have, and Samsung has been offering a way to do that via Secure Folder, a feature you find on the company’s flagships and now, on […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 5 years ago
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