These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
For additional help, check out the Samsung Galaxy J3V Troubleshooting page.
Background and Identification
The Samsung Galaxy J3 V was a phone designed for those on a budget, taking the look of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S line but only implementing the essentials of a phone. The Galaxy J3 series was released in January of 2016 with J3 V being the model tailored for Verizon.
- The phone runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-7 and 1.5 GB of RAM.
- It sports a 5.0” (126.3mm) display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.
- The front-facing camera is 2MP and the rear-facing camera is 5MP, capable of taking 720p videos at 30fps.
With the look of this phone similar to the Samsung Galaxy S line, it features Samsung’s signature home button on the face of the phone as well as the a power/lock button on the right edge and a volume rocker on the left. On the back cover, the phone is branded with the Galaxy J3 logo as well as Verizon’s logo, specifically for the J3 V model. Under the back cover and under the battery is the sticker tag with the model number, the SKU, and other identification information.