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Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy J2 Core vs Samsung Galaxy A20 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A20 X03Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Core X22Samsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
Samsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN

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!


03 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBvsGalaxy A20 SM-A205YN
 10%10%
+Lighter
154 grams (5.39 ounces)vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
Galaxy A20 SM-A205YNvsGalaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GB
 30%30%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 2 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
 75%75%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (21GB user available)vs16GB (12GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 14%14%
+Thinner
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT PLS
 117%100%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1560 pixelsvs540x960 pixels
 22%22%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
268 PPIvs220 PPI
 28%28%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs5"
 123%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 13MP + 5MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 16%16%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.9 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 63%63%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 54%54%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs2600 mAh
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

24 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.0 / eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, front glass
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
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, BeiDou
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
ModelGalaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBGalaxy A20 SM-A205YN
Also known asGalaxy J2 Core (Android Go) SM-J260M/Dual-simGalaxy A20 SM-A205YN Single-sim NFC
Country or region availableBrazilUruguayAustraliaNew Zealand
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2018April, 2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)74.7 x 158.4 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight154 grams (5.39 ounces)169 grams (5.92 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 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884 (14nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.35Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory1GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (12GB user available)
eMMC 5.0
32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~85% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution540x960 pixels720x1560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 17, 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
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 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
Main camera8 megapixels(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
Front camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (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 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
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
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Gold
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Deep Blue
- 19.5:9 display ratio HD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity2600 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered15W
Talk time1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core SM-J260M/DS 16GBSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205YN
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.61 W/Kg (head) | 0.61 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.23 W/Kg (head) | 1.38 W/Kg (body)