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Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J2 Core vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) XSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)05Points
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

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22PointsSamsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Core X
Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)

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-J260Y/DS)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)vsGalaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
+154 grams (5.39 ounces)18%
Lighter
vs182 grams (6.37 ounces)
+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Core59%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR32 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (4.8GB available)vs+32GB (23GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.0vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)24%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
540x960 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
220 PPIvs+386 PPI75%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+5.7"14%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 16MP99%
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2600 mAhvs+3300 mAh27%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

23 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
+16 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-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
ModelGalaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
Other model namesGalaxy J2 Core (Android Go) SM-J260Y/Dual-SimSKT Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 A810S, Galaxy A8-6
Country or region availablePhilippines
Philippines
South Korea
South Korea
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2018October, 2016
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)76.8 x 156.6 millimeters (3.02 x 6.17 in)
Weight154 grams (5.39 ounces)182 grams (6.37 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53 (GTS)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-T760 MP8 772Mhz
RAM memory1GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage8GB (4.8GB available)
eMMC 5.0
32GB (23GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution540x960 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI386 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandTri-Band 850/900/1800Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 17, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
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-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
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 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Lavender
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue, Pink, Silver, Gold
- 2.5D glass screen
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260Y/DS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810S)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.717W/kg (head) | 1.587W/kg (body)feature not registered
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