Samsung Galaxy J2  Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) 
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Excellence Score16.118.9
Value for Money Score53.758.4
PriceRs. 7,340 onwardsRs. 8,999 onwards
Launch Date (India)Sep, 2015Mar, 2016
Screen Size4.7 inches5 inches
Screen Resolution540x960 pixels (~ 234 pixels per inch)720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Processor1.3 GHz1.5 GHz
Processor NameExynos 3475Spreadtrum SC9830
GPUMali-T720Mali-400
RAM1 GB1.5 GB
Camera5.0 MP8.0 MP
HD Video RecordingYesYes (Full HD)
Secondary Camera2.0 MP5.0 MP
Thickness8.4 mm7.9 mm
Weight130 gm138 gm
Battery Capacity2000 mAh2600 mAh
Battery StandbyN/A349 hrs
Battery TalktimeN/A22.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)12.00 hrsN/A
Other Battery ParametersInternet Usage Time (3G): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 14 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 41 hrsN/A
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Good build quality
  • Good ergonomics - back offers a nice grip while holding the device
  • Decent display - good viewing angles, good color reproduction, and good sunlight legibility
  • TouchWiz UI on top of Android
  • Decent audio quality
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Good battery life
  • Good build quality, and finish
  • Very good Super AMOLED display - sharp, bright, has good viewing angles, offers vibrant color output and good sunlight visibility
  • Samsung's UI on top of Android looks good, and functions well
  • People who travel via bikes, will find the S Bike Mode useful
  • Decent audio quality
  • Smart Dual SIM manager is useful
  • Decent front camera
  • Good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average speed/performance
  • Average camera
  • No ambient light sensor
  • No notification LED
  • Average rear camera
  • 8GB of internal memory will be a limiting factor if you tend to install a fair number of apps/games
  • Low volume loudspeaker
  • Performance is decent for daily use, but lags behind the top-performing phones in this price range
  • Gaming performance is again decent, but not the best
  • No "fast-charging" support (which is present in some of its competitors)
  • Loudspeaker volume is on the low side
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