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Samsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A) vs Nokia 3.1 A

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy J2 Dash vs Nokia 3.1 A phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Nokia 3.1 A XSamsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)05Points
Samsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Nokia 3.1 A
5.45"
IPS

720x1440

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2990
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia 3.1 A

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!

Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)vs3.1 A16 Advantages Nokia 3.1 A
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+154 grams (5.39 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs156 grams (5.46 ounces)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)6%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.8Ghz 64bit Quad-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (9GB user free)vs+32GB (22GB user free)144%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.0vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
TFT PLSvs+TFT LCD IPSAdvantage
This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
540x960 pixelsvs+720x1440 pixels100%
Higher resolution screen
220 PPIvs+295 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+5.45"9%
Larger screen
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
Android 8.1 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient LightAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2600 mAhvs+2990 mAh15%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.2 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster

25 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+18 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 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
ModelGalaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)3.1 A
Other model namesAT&T Galaxy J2 Dash SM-J260AZKBATT, Galaxy J2 2018AT&T Nokia 3.1 A TA-1140, TA1140, HMD Global
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandSamsungNokia
Release dateSeptember, 2018June, 2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)71.9 x 152.7 millimeters (2.83 x 6.01 in)
Weight154 grams (5.39 ounces)156 grams (5.46 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 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429 (12nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 504
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (9GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
Display typeTFT PLSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5" inches5.45" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution540x960 pixels720x1440 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI295 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
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 850/1700/1900
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14)LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 14, 29, 30)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
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 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
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 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 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
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 registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
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 supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- 18:9 display ratio
- HAC M3/T4
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity2600 mAh2990 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/1.55A=7.75W5V/2A=10W
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby19500 minutes | 325 hours | 13.5 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J2 Dash (SM-J260A)Nokia 3.1 A
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.99W/kg (head) | 1.55W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered