Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016)

Reasons to consider the Galaxy J1 (2016)

3G, Android-5.0
Processor Slightly faster processor Unknown, 1300 MHz vs Unknown, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 10% faster)
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.5"" vs 4.3"" Around 10% larger screen
Samsung Galaxy S II

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S II

3.5G, Android-2.3.4
Screen type Super AMOLED Plus Super AMOLED Plus vs AMOLED The S II has a Super AMOLED Plus screen, which are clearer, thinner, and use less energy
Compass Integrated compass Yes vs No Map and navigation apps know which direction you're facing even when you're standing still
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 1.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Network Significantly faster max data speeds HSDPA (21 mbps) vs UMTS (0.384 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 54.5x faster)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Weight Slightly lighter 116 g vs 131 g More than 10% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 66×125×8 mm vs 69×133×9 mm More than 10% smaller


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Thickness Thin
Galaxy J1 (2016)9 mm
S II8 mm
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
compatibility-score Works with many headphones

We're not aware of any interesting cons shared by these two products.

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Screen resolution Low resolution screens
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
Galaxy J1 (2016)207 PPI


Samsung Galaxy S II Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Samsung Galaxy S II Samsung Galaxy S II


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