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

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

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Go XSamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)07Points
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 better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Go (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!

Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)vsRedmi Go (16GB)12 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Go (16GB)
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+7.75W55%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs5W
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
16GB (9GB available)vs+16GB (12GB available)33%
More internal storage for applications and files
154 grams (5.39 ounces)vs+137 grams (4.8 ounces)12%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)7%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
540x960 pixelsvs+720x1280 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
220 PPIvs+294 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2600 mAhvs+3000 mAh15%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality

28 Common items in both devices
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
5"
(back) 8MP
LED flash
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Xiaomi Redmi Go (16GB)
ModelGalaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Redmi Go (16GB)
Other model namesGalaxy J2 (Metro by T-Mobile) SM-J260TZKATMKXiaomi Redmi Go M1903C3GG (Android Go)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, 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, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Xiaomi Redmi Go (16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Xiaomi Redmi Go (16GB)
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 available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Xiaomi Redmi Go (16GB)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~70% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution540x960 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Xiaomi Redmi Go (16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G 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 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
CallingSamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Xiaomi 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
CameraSamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Xiaomi Redmi Go (16GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Xiaomi Redmi Go (16GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
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-J260T1)Xiaomi 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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Xiaomi 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 + A2DP4.1 + 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-J260T1)Xiaomi Redmi Go (16GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black
- HAC M3/T4
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue
- Android Go
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Xiaomi Redmi Go (16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging5W (5V/1A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy960 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 rateSamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Xiaomi Redmi Go (16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.83W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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