Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) VS. Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016): Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) VS. Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016). The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
6.2
Cost-effectiveness
6.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
2.9
3.6
Performance & Hardware
4.1
3.5
Camera
2.9
6
Connectivity
4.7
5.5
Battery
3.8
5.7

Basics

Brand

Aliases
Galaxy J2 Pro (2018), SM-J250F/DS, J250F/DS
SM-J510F/DS

Release Date

Release date
January 2018, 1 year ago
March 2016, 3 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
72.3 mm
143.8 mm
8.4 mm
72.3 mm
145.8 mm
8.1 mm
Weight
153 g
159 g
Usable surface
66 %
70 %
Materials
Plastic
Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Pink
Gold

Rose-gold

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.2"
Type
Super Amoled
Super Amoled
Resolution
540 x 960 px
720 x 1280 px
Density
220 Pixels per inch
282 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018)
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
CPU
ARM Cortex-A53
4xARM Cortex-A53 1.2GHz
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.4 GHz
1.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 308
Qualcomm Adreno 306

RAM

RAM
1.5 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
31.000
Overall performance better than 34% of devices
21.597
Overall performance better than 21% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
16 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
8 Mpx
13 Mpx
Pixel size
--
--
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Samsung S5K3L2
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS
Aperture
Unknow
f/1.9
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.1
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HOGP
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.513 W/Kg on head
1.200 W/Kg on body
0.579 W/Kg on head
0.594 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.060 W/Kg on head
0.580 W/Kg on body
1.140 W/Kg on head
1.160 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2600 mAh
3100 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Removable
Removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 5.1 Lollipop

Prices

Prices

Prices