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Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy Express 3 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)
4.5"
AMOLED

480x800

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

Quad-core

2050
mAh

(Removable)

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04PointsSamsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)Compare Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) X
Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
4.5"
AMOLED

480x800

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

Quad-core

2050
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)

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37 Common items in both devices
1GB
8GB (4GB available)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
131 grams (4.59 ounces)
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Plastic body, glass front
Super AMOLED
+30 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
ModelGalaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Other model namesGalaxy J1 mini Duos SM-J120H/Dual-Sim (3G HSPA+)AT&T Samsung Galaxy J1 4G, Galaxy Express 3 GoPhone
Country or region availableBrazil
Brazil
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date1/1/20164/1/2016
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)69.3 x 132.6 millimeters (2.73 x 5.22 in)69.3 x 132.6 millimeters (2.73 x 5.22 in)
Weight131 grams (4.59 ounces)131 grams (4.59 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
System versionAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Chipset32bit: Unisoc Spreadtrum SC7731C (28nm)32bit: Spreadtrum SC9830A (28nm)
CPUQuad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-core)
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400 MP2ARM Mali-400 MP2
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
RAM memory1GB1GB
Internal storage8GB (4GB available)8GB (4GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.5" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~62.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x800 pixels480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)207 PPI207 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum Download / Upload21/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)VGA (640x480)
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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2050 mAh2050 mAh
Charger, watts Wired charging Wired charging
Talk time autonomy12 hours12 hours
Standby240 hours (10 days)240 hours (10 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
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, White, Gold- Colors: White

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120H/DS)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.45W/kg (head), 1.23W/kg (body)0.99W/kg (head), 1.25W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.682W/kg (head), 0.747W/kg (body)1.03W/kg (head), 0.439W/kg (body)
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