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

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Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1280 x 720 pixels,
294 PPI
960 x 540 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
220 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
LCD

Screen-to-body

68.01 %
66.22 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Spreadtrum SC9830
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Mali-400 MP2
Adreno 308

RAM

1.5GB
1.5GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

8GB, available to use: 4 GB
16GB, available to use: 9.8 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android
Android (8.1 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.61 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 71.1 x 8 mm)
5.6 x 2.8 x 0.4 inches (142.2 x 71.1 x 10.2 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.40 oz (153.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

 
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray
Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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