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Samsung Galaxy J3 Orbit, Galaxy J7 Crown spotted online ahead of launch

Samsung is expected to soon introduce the 2018 edition of its Galaxy J series smartphones.

  • Published: March 23, 2018 4:57 PM IST
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Earlier this week, the 2018 edition of the Samsung Galaxy J7 was spotted online, and now two more smartphones from the Galaxy J series have hit the rumor mill. While it is expected that the company will introduce the Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 to complete the series, the models to surface this week include the Galaxy J3 Orbit and Galaxy J7 Crown.

Based on an application filed by Samsung at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the upcoming handsets are likely to be called the Galaxy J3 Orbit and Galaxy J7 Crown. As has been the case with previous Galaxy J series smartphones, these too in all likelihood will carry an affordable price tag.

The Galaxy J8 (2018) edition has also been revealed through Wi-Fi Alliance certification. The certification does not reveal any specifications about the said model. However, a certification listed on a Dutch website Mobiel Kopen revealed some of the specifications of the upcoming smartphone with the model number SM-J800FN. A smartphone with the same model number was also spotted in a benchmark listing.

Based on the listing, the Galaxy J8 (2018) edition could be powered by an Exynos 7870 processor with eight Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.6GHz along with LTE Cat.6 2CA Modem. It is further expected to pack 3GB of RAM. What is noteworthy is that the smartphone is likely to pack either 16-megapixel front and rear cameras, or 8-megapixel each in dual camera mode. As for the display, it is likely to be a standard 5.5-inch display with 720×1280 pixels resolution. On the software front, the smartphone is said to run Android 8.0 Oreo.

Separately, another smartphone with model number SM-J805G was spotted on Geekbench, which is speculated to be the Galaxy J8 Plus running Snapdragon 625 SoC with 4GB of RAM. As for the Galaxy J7 (2018), the smartphone was recently spotted in an FCC listing. Based on that, the Galaxy J7 (2018) could pack a 2.2GHz Exynos 7885 octa-core SoC with 2GB of RAM, and come with Bluetooth 5.0 support.

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  • Published Date: March 23, 2018 4:57 PM IST