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Samsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260A vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Core X01Samsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260A
Samsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260A
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Shine X02Samsung 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)

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!


01 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260A
Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260AvsGalaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR3vs1GB LPDDR3

02 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBvsGalaxy J2 Shine SM-J260A
 33%33%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (12GB user available)vs16GB (9GB user available)
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

39 Common items in both devices
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
eMMC 5.0
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
154 grams (5.39 ounces)
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Plastic body, front glass
TFT PLS
16 million
540x960 pixels
220 PPI
5"
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
f/2.2 (aperture)
(front) 5MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE
150 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
2600 mAh
Li-Ion (Removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
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 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
ModelGalaxy J2 Shine SM-J260AGalaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Also known asAT&T Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260AZDDATT, Galaxy J2 2018Galaxy J2 Core (Android Go) SM-J260M/Dual-sim
Country or region availableUSABrazilUruguay
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2018August, 2018
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 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)
Weight154 grams (5.39 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (9GB user available)
eMMC 5.0
16GB (12GB user available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Display typeTFT PLSTFT PLS
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.7% (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 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
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 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Main camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
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 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
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 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
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, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
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: Gold
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Gold
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh2600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/1.55A=7.75Wfeature not registered
Talk time960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby19500 minutes | 325 hours | 13.5 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy J2 Shine SM-J260ASamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.99 W/Kg (head) | 1.55 W/Kg (body)0.61 W/Kg (head) | 0.61 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered