Skip to content

Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

,
Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) XSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)24Points
Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsSamsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)Compare Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) X
Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)

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 J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)vsGalaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
+1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core48%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+16GB (10GB available)11%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (9GB available)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)11%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x1920 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs540x960 pixels
+401 PPI82%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs220 PPI
+5.5"10%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 13MP160%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+(4G LTE) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3600 mAh38%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+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)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
181 grams (6.34 ounces)vs+154 grams (5.39 ounces)18%
Lighter
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

20 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+13 specs and more in the table below

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

Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
ModelGalaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Other model namesGalaxy J7 2017 J730F/Dual-Sim (Galaxy J7 Pro)Galaxy J2 (Metro by T-Mobile) SM-J260TZKATMK
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2017December, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 152.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6 in)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)
Weight181 grams (6.34 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 NougatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A531.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (9GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size5.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels540x960 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 66, 71)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
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 J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
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 J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature 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 on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
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
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- 2.5D glass screen
- Always on Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- HAC M3/T4
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3600 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered19500 minutes | 325 hours | 13.5 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J260T1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.83W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.567W/kg (head) | 1.33W/kg (body)feature not registered
X

We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to cookies. See more details: Privacy policy.