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Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) vs Xiaomi Redmi Go phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Go X06Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1
Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB

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!


06 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1
Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1vsRedmi Go 16GB
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR3vs1GB LPDDR3
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla GlassvsNot supported

12 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
Redmi Go 16GBvsGalaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1
 33%33%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (12GB user available)vs16GB (9GB user available)
 12%12%
+Lighter
137 grams (4.8 ounces)vs154 grams (5.39 ounces)
 7%7%
+Thinner
8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsTFT PLS
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1280 pixelsvs540x960 pixels
 34%34%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
294 PPIvs220 PPI
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 10%10%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
 15%15%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3000 mAhvs2600 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported

26 Common items in both devices
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
Plastic body, front glass
16 million
5"
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) 5MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE
150 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
ModelGalaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Redmi Go 16GB
Also known asGalaxy J2 (Metro by T-Mobile) SM-J260TZKATMKXiaomi Redmi Go M1903C3GG (Android Go)
Country or region availableUSAVarious (International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateDecember, 2018February, 2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)70.1 x 140.4 millimeters (2.76 x 5.53 in)
Weight154 grams (5.39 ounces)137 grams (4.8 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (9GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (12GB user available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
Display typeTFT PLSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~70% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution540x960 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassNot supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 66, 71)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, 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/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
Main camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
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 on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
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 registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black
- HAC M3/T4
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue
- Android Go
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/1.55A=7.75W5V/1A=5W
Talk time960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standby19500 minutes | 325 hours | 13.5 days14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) SM-J260T1Xiaomi Redmi Go 16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.83 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered