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Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) XSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)04Points
Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

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23PointsSamsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime X
Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)

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Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)vsGalaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
+160 grams (5.6 ounces)8%
Lighter
vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 version A2DP
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB (3GB user free)vs+16GB (10GB user free)2 times
More internal storage for applications and files
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)22%
Thinner
Plastic bodyvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
540x960 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
220 PPIvs+401 PPI82%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+5.5"10%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
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
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 7.0 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
(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 LightAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (front-mounted)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

21 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
(front) 5MP
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+14 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
ModelGalaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy J2 Prime Duos G532G/Dual-SimGalaxy A7 Duos 2016 4G, Galaxy A7 6
Country or region availablePhilippinesIndiaIndonesiaMalaysiaThailandTaiwan
Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan
Brazil
Brazil
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2016January, 2016
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 144.8 millimeters (2.84 x 5.7 in)74.1 x 151.5 millimeters (2.92 x 5.96 in)
Weight160 grams (5.6 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic bodyAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6737T (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 (28nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage8GB (3GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
16GB (10GB user free)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution540x960 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,17,28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
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 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
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 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED 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 stabilizationOIS: Optical 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 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
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
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Silver, Pink
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity2600 mAh3300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J2 Prime (SM-G532G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (SM-A710M/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.45W/kg (head) | 1.36W/kg (body)1.139W/kg (head) | 1.144W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.47W/kg (head) | 1.2W/kg (body)0.414W/kg (head) | 0.589W/kg (body)