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Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 vs Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Summary
59%
68%
Display

4.7" (11.94 cm)

540x960 px, 234 PPI

5.0" (12.7 cm)

HD, 294 PPI

Performance

Quad Core

1.3 GHz, 1 GB RAM

Quad Core

1.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Storage

8 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

16 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

Camera

5 MP (Primary)

2 MP(Front)

13 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

Battery

2000 mAh

12 h talktime (3G)

3000 mAh

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General
Launch Date

October 14, 2017 (Official)

December 7, 2017 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Xiaomi

Model

Galaxy J2 2017

Redmi 5A

Operating System

Android v5.4 (Lollipop)

Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)

Custom UI

MIUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Micro
SIM2: Micro

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

no  No

no  No

Quick Charging

no  No

no  No

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 136.5 mm
Width: 69 mm
Thickness: 8.4 mm

Height: 140.4 mm
Width: 70.1 mm
Thickness: 8.3 mm

Weight

130 grams

137 grams

Colours

Black, Gold

Gold, Rose Gold, Dark Grey, Lake Blue

Display
Good
Average
Screen Size

4.7 " (11.94 cm)

5.0 " (12.7 cm)

Screen Resolution

540 x 960 pixels

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

Aspect Ratio

16:9

Pixel Density

234 ppi

294 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

IPS LCD

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

64.51 %

69.86 %

Performance
Below Average
Average
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 3 Quad 3475

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

Quad core, 1.3 GHz, Cortex A7

Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-T720 MP1

Adreno 308

RAM

1 GB

2 GB

Storage
Very Good
Best in Class
Internal Memory

8 GB

16 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 128 GB

yes Up to 128 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 4.3 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Average
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

5 MP Primary Camera

13 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

PureCel Sensor

Autofocus

yes

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F2.2

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

2592 x 1944 Pixels

4128 x 3096 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1280x720 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

2 MP Front Camera

5 MP Front Camera

Sensor

CMOS

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F2.0

Battery
Good
Very Good
Capacity

2000 mAh

3000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 12 Hours(3G)

Standby time

Up to 192 Hours(2G)

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Micro
SIM2: Micro

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

SAR Value

Head: 1.072 W/kg, Body: 0.910 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.1

yes v4.1

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

no  No

no  No

Other Sensors

Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Applications

Explorer, Mi cloud, Mi Remote

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Related Questions

  • Does Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 support OTG?

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    Answered By Aashna Rangan | 6 months ago
    Yes Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 does support USB OTG Connectivity. It is the thinnest phone with 5 MP camera priced around Rs 6000.
    You can see full specifications here: Samsung Galaxy J2 2017

  • Does Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 support Volte?

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    Answered By Gandhali Das | 3 months ago
    Yes, Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 does support 4G Volte. You will surely experience enhanced voice quality and faster internet browsing and download speed. You can also use its native video calling feature for video calls. it also supports Reliance Jio Sim with which you just have to pay minimal data recharge amount as minimal as Rs 399 for 84 days. You also get unlimited calls and SMS along with the plan. Adding to its seamless benefits, it offers nationwide free roaming. 
    You can find complete specifications here: Samsung Galaxy J2 2017

  • Which is a better phone between SamsungGalaxy j1 2017 and j2 2017?

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    Answered By Vidhya Subramanium | 1 years ago

    Samsung Galaxy J1 vs Samsung Galaxy J2 2017

    Both the phones have their pros and cons,lets analyze:-

    Advantages of Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017):-

    1.Quad Core CPU:-More cores result in better parallelism, meaning more tasks can be processed in parallel without slowing down the User Interface.

    2.More RAM:-More RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the device faster.

    3.Bigger Screen:-With more battery size, device's battery can generally last more time, though it depends on various other factors too.

    Advantages of Samsung Galaxy J1

    1.Supports HD Video Recording :-HD Videos are of higher quality and they look great on big TV screen.


    Verdict - In my opinion, Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) is better overall performance and price ,if you need  Supports HD Video Recording you can go for Samsung Galaxy J1

    You can also compare these devices on 91mobiles

    Samsung Galaxy J1 vs Samsung Galaxy J2 2017


  • which is a better phone, Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 or Nokia 2?

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    Answered By Riju Veer | 8 months ago
    I feel Nokia 2 is better than Galaxy J2 2017. It has a bigger and better screen, better camera resolution and a bigger battery.

  • Which is the best phone among Panasonic P100, 10.or E, 10.or D and Redmi 5A? Should I wait for Redmi 6A?

    Answered By 6ad3487df1f15fe71528572503978 | 6 months ago
    You may wait for redmi 6a other brand will not give that feel that redmi is providing
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