Samsung Galaxy A6 vs Samsung Galaxy J6

Display

Display size

5.6 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

720 x 1480 pixels
720 x 1480 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9
18.5:9

Pixel density

294 ppi
294 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.94 %
76.02 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP1
Mali-T830 MP1

RAM

3 GB LPDDR3
3 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Available to use

22.1 GB
22.6 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Talk time

19.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)
 

Stand-by time

18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1404 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 11 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback

64.00 hours
76.00 hours

Video playback

18.00 hours
17.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Flash
Flash

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm)
5.88 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.43 oz (154 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gold, Lavender, Blue
Black, Gold, Purple, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM, Recording option
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
 

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Unit converter, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

 
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 01, 2018
Apr 17, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMA600A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMJ600FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.36 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body

1.40 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.57 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.40 W/kg
1.30 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, microUSB cable, Headset and Documentation
Charger, microUSB cable, headset, Quick start guide, warranty cardand SIM ejector tool.

MSRP price

$ 360
 

Availability

Officially announced

May 02, 2018
May 21, 2018
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