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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1 vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Core X38Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus X04Samsung 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 Note 10+ SM-N975U1

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!


38 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1vsGalaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
 128%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 11 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
12GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
 18 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (230GB user available)vs16GB (12GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 3.0vseMMC 5.0
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 13%13%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage
+This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Dynamic AMOLEDvsTFT PLS
 7 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3040 pixelsvs540x960 pixels
 125%100%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
495 PPIvs220 PPI
 36%36%
+Larger screen
6.8"vs5"
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasvsAutofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 47%47%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 104%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 10MPvs(front) 5MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
 12 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (under display)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 65%65%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4300 mAhvs2600 mAh
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

04 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBvsGalaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
 27%27%
+Lighter
154 grams (5.39 ounces)vs196 grams (6.86 ounces)
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

13 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
ModelGalaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Also known asSamsung Galaxy Note10 Pro SM-N975U1 Unlocked (Snapdragon)Galaxy J2 Core (Android Go) SM-J260M/Dual-sim
Country or region availableUSABrazilUruguay
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2019August, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)
Weight196 grams (6.86 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (230GB user available)
UFS 3.0
16GB (12GB user available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size6.8" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~92.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels540x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)495 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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/upload2000/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung 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 recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Main camera(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.1 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm PDAF OIS 2x-zoom)
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm 1.0µm)
0.3MP TOF
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Front camera10 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, 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 Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- 3D Scanner app
- Always-on display
- 19:9 ratio and HDR10+ display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- ANT+
- USB Power Delivery 3.0
- Wireless charging: 20W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Gold
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4300 mAh2600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)45Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.57 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)0.61 W/Kg (head) | 0.61 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered