Samsung’s Budget Friendly Galaxy J3 and J7 Take Aim at Seniors

If you’ve been lusting after the Galaxy S9 / S9+ but the price is making you weary, Samsung has some new, more affordable alternatives for you to choose from in the form of the Galaxy J3 and J7.

GearDiary Samsung’s Budget Friendly Galaxy J3 and J7 Take Aim at Seniors

The Galaxy J7 packs in a large 5.5” HD display and a 13 MP camera, while the Galaxy J3 offers a smaller 5.0” display alongside a 5MP  (F2.2) front and 8MP (F1.9) rear camera. Both phones promise great low-light performance, long battery life and they also offer expandable memory.

GearDiary Samsung’s Budget Friendly Galaxy J3 and J7 Take Aim at Seniors

What’s especially unique about the Galaxy J3 is that it features an “Easy Mode” which is a simplified user interface made up of larger fonts and fewer icons on each page. That makes the Galaxy J3 ideally suited for children and seniors who aren’t that tech-savvy.

Both phones come with access to Samsung’s Customer Care service. All a user has to do is tap on the Samsung+ app, and they’ll be greeted with real-time customer care with Live Voice Chat. Both phones will be available in early June. Unfortunately, pricing is not available yet but we expect both phones to be priced very affordably.

Update June 8th, 2018: Samsung says that the J3 and J7 will be priced similarly to previous J series devices, but pricing will vary by carrier. So far AT&T has announced that they will offer the 2018 J3 for $209.99 and it ships June 11th.

 


About the Author

Helena Stone
Noticing that there was a void of female influence in the technology blogosphere, Helena started Chip Chick in 2004. The site grew to become the no 1. tech site for women, which she ran as Editor-in-Chief until 2017. A native New Yorker, Helena holds a Masters in Digital Imaging and Design from NYU. Helena has been featured on MSNBC, Wired, ABC News, People Style & Watch, Time Magazine, Woman’s Day magazine, and other major news outlets. And when she is not busy testing out new gear, she can be found trotting the globe, looking for the next hot gadget.