Our Opinion

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 32GB is a significantly better phone, but the Samsung Galaxy J2 is significantly better value for money. Which phone should you buy? Depends on how much you want to spend!

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Value for Money Score
Price ₹ 6,499 onwards ₹ 52,351 onwards
Launch Date (India) Sep, 2015 Apr, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.0 Lollipop, Upgradeable to 8.0 Oreo
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 4.7 inches 5.1 inches
Screen Resolution 540x960 pixels (~ 234 pixels per inch) 1440x2560 pixels (~ 576 pixels per inch)
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Display Features Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.3 GHz 2.1 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name Exynos 3475 Exynos 7420 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57)
GPU Mali-T720 Mali-T760
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 5.0 MP 16.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes Yes (4K)
Other Camera Features N/A Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR (Image and Video), Panorama, Dual Video Recording
Secondary Camera 2.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.4 Aperture Full HD Video Recording, Auto HDR, Dual Video Recording
Internal Memory 8 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Thickness 8.4 mm 7 mm
Weight 130 gm 132 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh 2600 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 12.00 hrs N/A
Fast Charging Yes, Quick Charge 2.0
Other Battery Parameters Internet 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 hrs N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features WiFi Direct; Opera Max Curved Edge Screen; Scratch resistant back panel (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Samsung Pay; Wireless Charging; S-Voice; Smart Stay; OneDrive (115 GB cloud storage); Ultra Power Saving Mode; Fast Charging (up to 4 hours of usage times after 10 minutes of charging); DLNA; NFC; Yes, via MHL; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; Infrared Port; USB On-The-Go; ANT+ Support; Noise Filtration; Samsung KNOX
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
  • Excellent build quality, with a premium finish, and premium choice of materials
  • Good grip, with a size that is easily pocketable
  • Relatively comfortable to hold and operate with single hand for a phone of this size
  • Attractive, aesthetic, futuristic design with two curved sides on the screen - this is arguably the best looking Galaxy phone to date
  • Best-in-class Super AMOLED quad HD display - has great contrast levels, superb viewing angles and superb sunlight legibility
  • Gorilla Glass 4 is laminated to the display below it so there's very little reflection off the display
  • New refined TouchWiz interface over Android, is now leaner and more customizable
  • The edge screens add a few occasionally useful features to the UI - night clock, weather/stock info strips, people edge, missed notifications etc
  • Top-notch performance backed by top-end hardware - easily one of the fastest Android smartphone to date
  • Fingerprint sensor and heart rate monitor work flawlessly
  • Excellent camera quality - easily among the best ever - images are detailed, impressively sharp and clear, and low light image quality is pretty good too
  • Camera video capture quality is excellent too and very high on detail
  • Decent call quality
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Good video playback quality
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Good battery life, and fast charging feature gives you 4 hours of usage over 10 minutes of charging
  • Support for wireless charging
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average speed/performance
  • Average camera
  • The glass back is a magnet for smudges and fingerprints
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