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Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus 5G vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Core XSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)40Points
Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)Compare Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus 5G X
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)

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 S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)40 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)vsGalaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core123%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+12GB LPDDR511 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+128GB (104GB available)21 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4.8GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.0
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1440x3200 pixels8 times
Higher resolution screen
vs540x960 pixels
+524 PPI138%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs220 PPI
+6.7"34%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP + 0.3MP10 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 10MP104%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps32 times
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
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh73%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+154 grams (5.39 ounces)22%
Lighter
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

12 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
+5 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
ModelGalaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Other model namesGalaxy S20 Plus 5G G986B (Exynos, 12GB RAM)Galaxy J2 Core (Android Go) SM-J260F Single-sim
Country or region availableAustraliaNew Zealand
Australia, New Zealand
IrelandTurkey
Ireland, Turkey
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2020August, 2018
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.7 x 161.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.37 in)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.73Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G77 MP11ARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory12GB LPDDR51GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
8GB (4.8GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size6.7" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~90.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)540x960 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)524 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 850/900/1800
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 77, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, 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 S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
0.3MP TOF 3Df/1.0
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.76" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Cosmic Black, Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud White, Aura Red, Aura Blue
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Lavender
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.086W/kg (head) | 1.572W/kg (body)0.933W/kg (head) | 1.587W/kg (body)
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