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Nokia 4.2 (16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)

Side by side comparison between Nokia 4.2 vs Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Nokia 4.2 (16GB)
5.71"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsSamsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)Compare Nokia 4.2 X
Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
5.2"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3100
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia 4.2 (16GB)

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!

4.2 (16GB)12 Advantages Nokia 4.2 (16GB)vsGalaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core95%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2GHz 64bit Quad-Core
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 4.5
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+720x1520 pixels19%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+295 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs282 PPI
+5.71"10%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(dual camera) 13MP + 2MP16%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
16GB (10GB available)vs+16GB (11GB available)10%
More internal storage for applications and files
161 grams (5.64 ounces)vs+159 grams (5.57 ounces)1%
Lighter
8.39 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)4%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass front/backvs+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
LTPS IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
3000 mAhvs+3100 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

26 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
Model4.2 (16GB)Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
Other model namesNokia 4.2 TA-1157 (2GB RAM)Galaxy J5 SM-J510FN/Dual-Sim 4G, Galaxy J5-6
Country or region availableAustralia(Europe)Taiwan
Australia, (Europe), Taiwan
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandNokiaSamsung
Release date4/1/20194/1/2016
Depth8.39 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)71.3 x 148.95 millimeters (2.81 x 5.86 in)72.3 x 145.8 millimeters (2.85 x 5.74 in)
Weight161 grams (5.64 ounces)159 grams (5.57 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 7.1.1 Nougat
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 306 450Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (11GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.71" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)295 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP depth
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy18 hours21 hours
Standby600 hours (25 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/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, Pink sand
- Android One
- 19:9 display ratio
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: White, Black, Gold, Rose Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- ANT+ support

☢️ Radiation rate

Nokia 4.2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 (SM-J510FN/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.25W/kg (head), 1.37W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.453W/kg (head), 1.17W/kg (body)
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