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Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018)

Feature Comparison

  • Screen Size of Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) is the same as Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018)
  • The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018)'s got 16GB Internal Storage, while Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)'s Internal Storage is 8GB
  • Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018)'s 2GB RAM is more than Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)'s 1.5GB RAM
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Rank Rank #1Rank #2  
Spec Score 
100 / 100
97 / 100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
75Value For Money
74Value For Money
  
Display     
Screen Size
5 inch 5 inch   
Screen Resolution
1280 x 720 pixels 960 x 540 pixels   
Screen Type
Super AMOLED Super AMOLED   
Pixel Density
294 PPI 220.29 PPI   
Screen Protection
- -   
Bezel Less
No No   
Screen Features
- -   
Screen to Body Ratio (%)
- -   
Aspect Ratio
- -   
Touch Screen
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
Spreadtrum Qualcomm   
Processor Speed
1.5GHz 1.4GHz   
Processor
Spreadtrum SC8830 Qualcomm Snapdragon 425   
Processor Type
Quad-Core Quad-Core   
RAM
1.5GB 2GB   
Graphics
Mali-400 MP2 Adreno 308   
Architecture
- -   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
8MP 8MP   
Dual Rear Camera
No -   
Front Camera Resolution
5MP 4.92MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
No -   
Camera Details
Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection White balance settings, HDR, Geotagging, Self-timer, Continuous shooting, Touch focus, Panorama, ISO settings, Scene mode, Face detection, Digital zoom, Exposure compensations   
Video Recording Resolution
Full HD Video Recording (1080p) Full HD Video Recording (1080p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, LED Flash Autofocus, LED Flash   
Zoom
- -   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Android   
OS Version
Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 7.1 Nougat   
OS Detail
TouchWiz UI -   
Custom UI
- -   
OS Upgradable To
- -   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB Micro USB   
Features
GPS, FM Radio GPS, FM Radio   
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light   
IP Rating
- IP68 (Dust and Water Resistant - 1.5 meters for 30 minutes)   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio) 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Headphone Jack Type
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Gold, Silver, Black Gold, Black, Pink   
Build Material
Metal, Plastic Plastic   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
6 Months Warranty On Accessories -   
Body SAR
1.24W/kg -   
Head SAR
0.59W/kg -   
In The Box
Device, Charger, Earphone, User Manual Device, Charger & Cable Separate, User Manual, Warranty Card   
Audio Features
- -   
Weight
170 grams 153 grams   
Dimensions (mm)
142.4 x 71.1 x 8 143.8 x 72.3 x   
Height
- -   
Width
- -   
Thickness
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
8GB 16GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
3.9GB 9.8GB   
Card Slot
Yes Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
128GB 256GB   
OTG Support
- -   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Dual Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Micro SIM Micro SIM   
SIM 1 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM   
SIM 2 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM   
Dual 4G VoLTE
- -   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No No   
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800   
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 UMTS B1(2100), B5(850), B8(900)   
4G Bands
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) LTE B1(2100), B3(1800), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B20(800) TDD LTE B38(2600), B40(2300   
SIM 1 Bands
- -   
SIM 2 Bands
- -   
SIM 3 Bands
- -   
HDMI
- -   
Wi-Fi
- -   
Wi-Fi Features
- -   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
2600mAh 2600mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
Yes Yes   
Wireless Charging
No No   
Fast Charging
No Yes, 5V 1A   
Standby Time
- -   
Talk Time
- -   
Multimedia     
Music
- -   
Video Player
- -   
Loudspeaker
- -   

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Specs

Specs
Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018)  
Screen Size 5 inch5 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 8MP8MP  
RAM 1.5GB2GB  
Battery Capacity 2600mAh2600mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 5MP4.92MP  

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Metal sides and sturdy build quality
  • Multi-coloured notification LED ring circling the rear camera is good to have
  • Sharp and vibrant AMOLED display
  • Decent battery life for non-gamers
  • Runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box
The Bad
  • Only 1.5GB of RAM might be constraining
  • Below average camera performance
  • Samsung bloatware pre-installed
  • No Gyroscope and Ambient Light sensor

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Dual sim functionality.
  • Supports 4G.
  • Dedicated microSD slot.
  • 256 GB expandable memory.
The Bad
  • Uses the old Android 7.1 OS.
  • A poor non-HD display resolution.
  • No useful sensors like fingerprint or Gyroscope.
  • Poor screen to body ratio of 66.3%.
This page helps you compare Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) with Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018). When you see Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Vs Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) comparison on Pricebaba, watch-out for the specifications of these phones and also the VFM score. With Pricebaba’s Value For Money Score, you can know how Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) stands against Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) and which one you should buy. The best price of Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) is currently Rs. 7,400. The lowest price for Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) is Rs. 7,690. The prices for both these products were updated October 21, 2018.
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