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Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB) vs LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J2 Core vs LG K4 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K4 (2017) XSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)11Points
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

vs
LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
5"
IPS

480x854

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 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 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)vsK4 2017 (Dual X230K)4 Advantages LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
+1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core33%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.1Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+16GB (12GB available)2 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB available)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
+540x960 pixels26%
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+220 PPI12%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs196 PPI
+f/2.2 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.6 (aperture)
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+2600 mAh4%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2500 mAh
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
154 grams (5.39 ounces)vs+145 grams (5.08 ounces)6%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)10%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas

26 Common items in both devices
1GB LPDDR3
16 million
5"
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+19 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
ModelGalaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Other model namesGalaxy J2 Core (Android Go) SM-J260M/Dual-simLG K4 X230K (LG K7 in Philippines), LG-X230K, LGX230K
Country or region availableBrazilUruguay
Brazil, Uruguay
ChinaPhilippinesTaiwan
China, Philippines, Taiwan
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateAugust, 2018February, 2017
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)74.13 x 145.8 millimeters (2.92 x 5.74 in)
Weight154 grams (5.39 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6737M (28nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-T720 MP2 550Mhz
RAM memory1GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 5.0
8GB (4GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~63.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution540x960 pixels480x854 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
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)
micro-SIM (3FF)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)LTE Cat4 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
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 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.6 (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 on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
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/2.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
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, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Gold
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Titan, Gold, Chocolate
- LG UX 5.0
- Knock Code, Knock On
- Quick Share, Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh2500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day190 minutes | 3.2 hours | 0.1 day
Standbyfeature not registered18600 minutes | 310 hours | 12.9 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M/DS 16GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.61W/kg (head) | 0.61W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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