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Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy J2 Core vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime X07Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Core X02Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


07 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBvsGalaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
 10%10%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 3 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (12GB user available)vs8GB (3GB user available)
 4%4%
+Lighter
154 grams (5.39 ounces)vs160 grams (5.6 ounces)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.1 OreovsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

02 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532MvsGalaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1.5GB LPDDR3vs1GB LPDDR3
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsLED flash

33 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Plastic body, front glass / Plastic body
TFT PLS
16 million
540x960 pixels
220 PPI
5"
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
f/2.2 (aperture)
(front) 5MP
4G LTE
150 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
2600 mAh
Li-Ion (Removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
FM / FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
4.2 version A2DP
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
ModelGalaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBGalaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
Also known asGalaxy J2 Core (Android Go) SM-J260M/Dual-simSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime 4G G532M Single-Sim
Country or region availableBrazilUruguayLatin AmericaNew Zealand
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2018November, 2016
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)72.1 x 144.8 millimeters (2.84 x 5.7 in)
Weight154 grams (5.39 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassPlastic body
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6737T (28nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory1GB LPDDR31.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB user available)
eMMC 5.0
8GB (3GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
Display typeTFT PLSTFT PLS
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~66% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution540x960 pixels540x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)LTE Cat4 700/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,28)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
Main camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsHD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.2 (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 detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Accelerometer
Proximity
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Gold
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Silver, Pink
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh2600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532M
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.61 W/Kg (head) | 0.61 W/Kg (body)0.45 W/Kg (head) | 1.36 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.47 W/Kg (head) | 1.2 W/Kg (body)