Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016)
samsung galaxy j1 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
samsung galaxy a3 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced January 2016 January 2017
Status Available - February 2016 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price Rs. 6,890 ($117.65) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,990 ($299.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White, Black, Gold Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.6 x 69.3 x 8.9 mm
(5.22 x 2.73 x 0.35 in)
135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 in)
Weight 131 g (4.62 oz) -
SIM Type Dual-SIM Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED No Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Spreadtrum SC9830 [Similar] Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7870 [Similar]
GPU Mali-400 [Similar] Mali-T830 MP2 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (207 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.92% 68.14%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS; recording FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Autofocus, f/2.2 aperture lens, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2 MP [Similar] 8 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, Fast Charging
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG Not Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Light Sensor light sensor not present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor not present magnetic field sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2050 mAh 2350 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -