Samsung released Galaxy J2 in September 2015, and within a month they started testing Galaxy J3. Samsung Galaxy J2 was launched with 4.7 inches qHD display, 1GB RAM and Exynos 3475 Chipset, but Galaxy J3 will have impressive jump in its technical specifications.
Samsung Galaxy J3 Tech Specs
According to source, Samsung Galaxy J3 would feature 5 inches HD display (1280 X 720 pixels), quad-core 64-bit 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 410 SoC, Adreno 306 GPU, 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM (expandable with MicroSD card slot), 8-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front shooter. Primary and secondary both the camera would support Full HD (1080 pixels) video recording. Galaxy J3 will be powered by Android Lollipop 5.1.1. According to GFXbench detail, it is a single SIM Phone, but who knows if Samsung wants to make Galaxy J3 duos as well.
Samsung Galaxy J3 Geekbench 3 Benchmark Score
Samsung Galaxy J3 has been spotted on Geekbench 3 as SM-J3109 model number, and it also shows the same processor, RAM and OS mentioned in GFXbench. It was tested on 8 October.
Galaxy J3 scored 474 in single-core performance and 1450 in multi-core performance, compared to 326 single-core and 1103 multi-core score in Galaxy J2. It defines how improved the upcoming model would be. Galaxy J2 features 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, but it was based in 32-bit architecture. So Galaxy J3 will obviously work better with 64-bit chip.
Samsung Galaxy J3 would be larger than Galaxy J2 as it features 5 inches display, so you expect more powerful battery compared to 2000 mAh in Galaxy J2. It is expected to arrive in 2016, and would cost around $140.