Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 vs Redmi 5 – Price, Specifications, features and more

Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 vs Redmi 5:- Samsung Galaxy J2 was a big hit in the budget segment in India. Now Samsung is going to launch Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) with the model number SM-J250F. This new variant is priced at RUB 7,990 (approx Rs. 8,900) in Russia. The design is pretty old that offers thick bezels all around the display and a polycarbonate body. Even the speaker at the back side remains same in this new variant of Galaxy J2. Previously, Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) spotted online at first and then unveiled officially. Now, Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) listed online with price and detailed specifications. In this price segment, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 offers a refreshed design with interesting specifications. So, let’s compare both Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 and Xiaomi Redmi 5 side by side.

Design – Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 vs Redmi 5

Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 comes with a polycarbonate body. The design is totally old now. Even the bezels are really thick. There is no big change in terms of design in 2018 variant. Its display has 16:9 aspect ratio which is really old for 2018. Whereas the Xiaomi Redmi 5 offers an 18:9 full view display with minimal bezels. The body is made out of metal and the back side of this device is pretty similar to the Redmi Note 4. It offers a  fingerprint sensor but the Galaxy J2 2018 doesn’t. Definitely, the Xiaomi has a better design as compared to Samsung Galaxy J2 2018.

Galaxy J2 2018 vs Redmi 5

Display – Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 vs Redmi 5

The Galaxy J2 2018 has 5-inch super AMOLED display with Quarter HD (540 x 960 pixels) resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio and pixel density of 220 ppi. There is no word for any protection. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 has a taller 5.7-inch IPS LCD display with HD+ (720 x 1440 pixels) resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio and 282 ppi of pixel density. The unspecified version of Corning Gorilla Glass is placed on top of this display. So, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 offer bigger display, better resolution, better pixel density and better protection.

Software – Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 vs Redmi 5

The Galaxy J2 2018 runs Android Nougat 7.1 out of the box with Samsung’s own UI on top. Whereas Xiaomi Redmi 5 offers Android Nougat 7.1.2 out of the box with MIUI 9.0 on top. MIUI is Company’s own UI that offers a lot of helpful customization. In terms of software, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is the better one.

Hardware – Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 vs Redmi 5

The Galaxy J2 2018 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor with Adreno 308 GPU. In terms of memory, It has 1.5GB RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage with a dedicated microSD slot. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor with Adreno 506 GPU. In this price segment, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 has 3GB RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage with a hybrid slot. So, the Redmi 5 is clearly great in this segment. Because it offers better processor, more storage, and bigger RAM. 

Camera – Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 vs Redmi 5

The Camera is an important part of any smartphone because everyone wants a decent camera on their smartphone. The refreshed variant of Galaxy J2 featured a single 8-megapixel of rear camera with an LED flash and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 offers 12-megapixel single rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The sensor of the rear camera is similar to the Mi A1’s primary sensor. Both smartphone’s camera can shoot videos in [email protected] the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is the winner here.

Battery – Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 vs Redmi 5

The battery is another important part of any smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 is packed with 2600 mAh of removable battery. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 offers a bigger 3300 mAh of non-removable battery.

Conclusion – Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 vs Redmi 5

In all aspects, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is far better than the Galaxy J2 2018. The 18:9 display looks really good. The processor of Xiaomi Redmi 5 is really good in this price segment. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 offers double size of RAM and storage as compared to Galaxy J2 2018. The 12-megapixel rear camera is better than the camera of Galaxy J2 2018. Which one should you buy? Let us know in the comments below.

Specifications – Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 vs Redmi 5

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