Compare Nokia 2.1 vs Samsung Galaxy A2 Core

Nokia 2.1
Samsung Galaxy A2 Core
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General Information
Released on
August, 2018
April, 2019
Brand
Nokia
Samsung
Network
Bands
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
Body
SIM
Nano SIM (Dual SIM)
Micro SIM (Dual SIM)
Dimensions
  • Height: 153.6 mm
  • Width: 77.6 mm
  • Thickness: 9.67 mm
  • Height: 141.6 mm
  • Width: 71 mm
  • Thickness: 9.1 mm
Weight
174 gm
142 gm
Body Features
  • Dual SIM, dual stand-by
  • Cover Glass with anti-FP coating
  • Striking metallic details
  • Google Assistant
  • Dual SIM, dual stand-by
Display
Type
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
PLS TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size
5.5 inches
5.0 inches
Screen Resolution
720 x 1280 pixels
540 x 960 pixels
Touch Screen
Yes
Yes
Display Features
  • ~70.0% screen-to-body ratio
  • ~267 ppi density
  • 224 ppi density
Camera
Rear Camera
8 Megapixel
5 Megapixel
Front Camera
5 Megapixel
5 Megapixel
Camera Features
  • 8 Megapixel, autofocus, LED flash
  • Geo-tagging, touch focus
  • 720p@30fps Video
  • 5 Megapixel Secondary Camera
  • 5 Megapixel (f/1.9 aperture) with Auto Focus
  • LED flash, HDR
  • 1080p@30fps Video
  • 5 Megapixel Secondary Camera (f/2.2 aperture)
Sound
Loudspeaker
Yes
Yes
Sound Features
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Dual front speakers
  • With 3.5mm Audio jack
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • With 3.5mm Audio jack
Memory
RAM
1 GB
1 GB
Internal Storage
8 GB
16 GB
Card Slot
microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)
microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Platform
Operating System
Android, version 8.1 Oreo, (Go edition)
Android, version 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
Chipset
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Exynos 7870 Octa
CPU
  • Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
  • Adreno 308
  • Mali-T830 MP1
Connectivity
Wireless LAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth
4.2, A2DP, LE
4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
USB
microUSB 2.0
microUSB 2.0
Radio
Yes
Yes
Battery
Non-removable, 4000 mAh
Removable, 2600 mAh
Talk Time
Up to 19 hrs (3G)
Up to 16 hrs (3G)
Music Play
Up to 128 hrs
Up to 75 hrs
Other Features
Sensors
  • Accelerometer, proximity
  • Accelerometer, proximity
Messaging
  • SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser
  • HTML5
  • HTML5
Colors
  • Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, Grey/Silver
  • Black, Blue, Gold
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • 10W charging
  • MP4, H.264 player
  • MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC player
  • Photo editor
  • Video editor
  • Document viewer
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, IMY player
  • MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, MKV, WEBM player
  • Image Format: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
  • Photo editor
  • Video editor
  • Document viewer
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Comparison Summary

Nokia 2.1 phone was released in August, 2018 while Samsung Galaxy A2 Core phone was released in April, 2019.

Display Features

Nokia 2.1 features 5.5 inches display screen with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels whereas Samsung Galaxy A2 Core features 5.0 inches display screen with PLS TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. Both phones also have full support to 2G, 3G, 4G network bands.

Hardware and RAM

Nokia 2.1 phone is equipped with Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 308 GPU powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset while Samsung Galaxy A2 Core phone is equipped with Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Mali-T830 MP1 GPU powered by Exynos 7870 Octa chipset.

Nokia 2.1 phone has a RAM of 1 GB and has an internal storage of 8 GB with expandable card slot microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot). On the other hand Samsung Galaxy A2 Core phone has a RAM of 1 GB and has an internal storage of 16 GB with expandable card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot).

Camera

Nokia 2.1 has 8 megapixel rear camera with 5 megapixel front-facing camera while on the other hand Samsung Galaxy A2 Core has 5 megapixel rear camera with 5 megapixel front-facing camera to capture pictures.

Battery and Other Features

Nokia 2.1 mobile phone has a Non-removable battery with a capacity of 2600 mAh. The height, width and thickness of this phone measures around 153.6 x 77.6 x 9.67 mm with a weight of 174 gm. On the other hand Samsung Galaxy A2 Core phone has a Removable battery with a capacity of 2600 mAh. The height, width and thickness of this Samsung phone measures around 141.6 x 71 x 9.1 mm with a weight of 142 gm.