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Samsung Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A14 vs Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) X Samsung Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB) 24Points
6.6"
PLS

1080x2408

50
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05Points Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS) Compare Samsung Galaxy A14 X
4.5"
AMOLED

480x800

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

Quad-core

2050
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)

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Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)} 24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB) vs Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)} 5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-core (12nm)141%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3GHz 32bit Quad-core
+4GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB
+128GB (103GB available)25 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+1080x2408 pixels6 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x800 pixels
+400 PPI93%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs207 PPI
+6.6"47%
Larger screen
vs4.5"
+(triple camera) 50MP + 5MP + 2MP10 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 13MP6 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+Android 14Advantage
Android 14 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
+(4G LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh144%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2050 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n [wifi4]
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
201 grams (7.04 ounces)vs+131 grams (4.59 ounces)53%
Lighter
9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)2%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

16 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4G LTE-A / 4G LTE
+9 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
ModelGalaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy A14 LTE (4G) SM-A145R/DSN (NFC)Galaxy J1 4G J120M/Dual-Sim
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date3/27/2023, Announced: 2/28/20231/1/2016
Depth9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)78 x 167.7 millimeters (3.07 x 6.6 in)69.3 x 132.6 millimeters (2.73 x 5.22 in)
Weight201 grams (7.04 ounces)131 grams (4.59 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.6" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2408 pixels (20:9)480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI207 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
System versionAndroid 13Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 14feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI Core 5.1 / 6.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
Chipset64bit: MediaTek Helio G80 (MT6769V/CU) (12nm)32bit: Spreadtrum SC9830A (28nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
2x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A75 (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 (950MHz)ARM Mali-400 MP2
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X1GB
Internal storage128GB (103GB available)
eMMC 5.1
8GB (4GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/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 / Upload300/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 Cat7 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,17,28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat7 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
5MP ultrawide f/2.2
2MP macro f/2.4
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)VGA (640x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh2050 mAh
Charger, watts15W Wired fast chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered12 hours
Standbyfeature not registered240 hours (10 days)

➕ Other features

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice 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, Green, Dark Red, Silver• Colors: Black, White, Gold

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy A14 (SM-A145R/DSN 128GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120M/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.59W/kg (head), 1.17W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.762W/kg (head), 0.543W/kg (body)
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