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Microsoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090) vs Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)

Side by side comparison between Microsoft Lumia 535 vs Samsung Galaxy A2 Core phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A2 Core XMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)06Points
Microsoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)
5"
IPS

540x960

5
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

1905
mAh

(Removable)

vs
14PointsSamsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)Compare Microsoft Lumia 535 X
Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
5"
PLS

540x960

5
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)

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!

Lumia 535 (RM-1090)6 Advantages Microsoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)vsGalaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
+8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)3%
Thinner
vs9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible 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+1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core90%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+1GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
8GB (4GB available)vs+8GB (4.6GB available)15%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
146 grams (5.11 ounces)vs+142 grams (4.97 ounces)3%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)26%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
WVGA (848x480)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)4 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) WVGA (848x480)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)4 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
700000 apps (Marketplace)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)3 times
More apps available to download and use
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
1905 mAhvs+2600 mAh36%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

24 Common items in both devices
16 million
540x960 pixels
220 PPI
5"
(back) 5MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
ModelLumia 535 (RM-1090)Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
Other model namesNokia Lumia 535 Dual-sim RM-1090, RM-1092Galaxy A2 Core SM-A260G/Dual-Sim
Country or region availablefeature not registeredIndonesia
Indonesia
BrandMicrosoftSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2014April, 2019
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)72.45 x 140.2 millimeters (2.85 x 5.52 in)71 x 141.6 millimeters (2.8 x 5.57 in)
Weight146 grams (5.11 ounces)142 grams (4.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Microsoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
Operating systemWindows Phone 8.1Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM821264bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 302ARM Mali-T830 MP1 700Mhz
RAM memory1GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR3
Internal storage8GB (4GB available)8GB (4.6GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution540x960 pixels540x960 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload42/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Dual-Band 900/1800
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100 - USA: 850/1900UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)WVGA (848x480) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)WVGA (848x480)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
MultimediaMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Orange, Green, White, Black, Gray, Blue
- Microsoft Cortana
- 15GB free OneDrive storage
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Gold
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
BL-L4A
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1905 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy780 minutes | 13 hours | 0.5 day960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standby20160 minutes | 336 hours | 14 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateMicrosoft Lumia 535 (RM-1090)Samsung Galaxy A2 Core (SM-A260G/DS 8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.527W/kg (head) | 0.972W/kg (body)
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