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Sony Xperia Z2 (3G) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia Z2 (3G)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

20.7
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)Compare Sony Xperia Z2 X
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia Z2 (3G)

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!

Xperia Z2 (3G)22 Advantages Sony Xperia Z2 (3G)vsGalaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
+2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR32 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+16GB (12GB available)150%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4.8GB available)
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)9%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x1920 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs540x960 pixels
+424 PPI93%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs220 PPI
+5.2"4%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(back) 20.7MP159%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+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
+3200 mAh23%
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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) 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
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+154 grams (5.39 ounces)6%
Lighter
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 5MP137%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

20 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
ModelXperia Z2 (3G)Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
Other model namesSony Xperia Z2 D6502 L50w, Sony Xperia Z2 HSPA, Sony SiriusGalaxy J2 Core (Android Go) Single-sim SM-J260M
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Latin America)Argentina
(Latin America), Argentina
BrandSonySamsung
Release dateMarch, 2014August, 2018
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.3 x 146.8 millimeters (2.89 x 5.78 in)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)Not supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AB (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processor2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 4001.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330 578MhzARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory3GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)8GB (4.8GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size5.2" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels540x960 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload42/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, 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
CallingSony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature 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/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, XviD, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB MHL-2Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
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
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Purple
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3 X-Reality
- Sony TRILUMINOS display
- 3D Surround Sound
- Sony Clear Audio+
- HD Voice
- Miracast
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- ANT+ support
- IP58 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1m and 30min
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, Silver, Gold, Lavender
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3200 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standby44400 minutes | 740 hours | 30.8 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia Z2 (3G)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260M)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.61W/kg (head) | 0.61W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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