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Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Core XAsus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)10Points
Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2110
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)Compare Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL) X
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)10 Advantages Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)vsGalaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
+2GB LPDDR2100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+16GB (13GB available)171%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4.8GB available)
+145 grams (5.08 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs154 grams (5.39 ounces)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+720x1280 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs540x960 pixels
+294 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs220 PPI
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.2GHz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.4GHz 64bit Quad-Core33%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
10.3 millimeters (0.41 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)16%
Thinner
(front) 2MPvs+(front) 5MP156%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 5.0.2 Lollipopvs+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
2110 mAhvs+2600 mAh23%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

25 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
5"
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+18 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
ModelZenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
Other model namesAsus ZenFone 5 LTE (16GB + 2GB RAM)Galaxy J2 Core (Android Go) SM-J260G/Dual-Sim
Country or region availablefeature not registeredIndiaIndonesiaMalaysiaThailandVietnam
India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam
BrandAsusSamsung
Release date7/1/20148/24/2018
Depth10.3 millimeters (0.41 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)72.8 x 148.2 millimeters (2.87 x 5.83 in)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
System versionAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipopfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7570 (14nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305 400MhzARM Mali-T720 MP1 (830MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 29459 (v5)

💽 Memory and storage

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (13GB available)
eMMC 4.5
8GB (4.8GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~63.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels540x960 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 850/900/1800
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
Europe version:
LTE (Bands 3, 7, 8, 20)
EMEA version:
LTE (Bands 3, 7, 8, 17)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2110 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy18 hours14 hours
Standby353 hours (14.7 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Red, Gold
- ASUS ZenUI 1.1
- Câmera com lentes Sony
- Supports GloveTouch input
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue
- Android Go edition

☢️ Radiation rate

Asus Zenfone 5 (A500KL 16GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260G/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.717W/kg (head), 1.587W/kg (body)
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