Our Opinion

The Samsung Z2 is a slightly better phone than the Samsung Galaxy J2, and is also significantly better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the Samsung Z2!

Samsung Galaxy J2  Samsung Z2 
Samsung Galaxy J2 Samsung Z2
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Excellence Score
12.3
12.5
Value for Money Score
31.9
46.9
Price ₹ 5,990 onwards ₹ 4,590 onwards
Launch Date (India) Sep, 2015 Aug, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1 LollipopNo updates expected Tizen OS 2.4No updates expected
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 4.7 inches 4 inches
Screen Resolution 540x960 pixels (~ 234 pixels per inch) 480x800 pixels (~ 233 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels
Scratch Resistant Display
Display Features Super AMOLED TFT
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.3 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Quad Core
Processor Name Exynos 3475Ranked #92 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks N/A
GPU Mali-T720 N/A
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB USB
Primary Camera 5.0MP 5.0MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes
Other Camera Features N/A Beauty Mode, Pro Mode, Night Mode
Secondary Camera 2.0MP 0.3MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.4 Aperture N/A
Internal Memory 8 GB 8 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 8.4 mm N/A
Weight 130 gm N/A
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh 1500 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
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 Battery Talktime (4G): 8 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Opera Max 12 Indian Regional Languages; Gesture Unlock; Gesture Control; Ultra Data Saving Mode; S Bike Mode; S Bike Mode; My Money Transfer; Smart Tutor; Jio Beats; Jio On Demand; Jio Apps; My Jio; VideoCalling
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
N/A
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average speed/performance
  • Average camera
N/A
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