Galaxy A series vs J series
Galaxy A series vs J series

Smartphone consumers have a lot of option at their disposal now days and Samsung has a lot to offer to everyone. People are in confusion of what to buy, which is best and which will give best value for money. This is all due to various series of phones like A, E, J series. The phones in these series have similar names due to generic numbering style. So we are doing a quick comparison between Samsung Galaxy A series vs J series phones.

The new J family has many handsets but our main battle is between the Galaxy J3, J5, J7 and A3, A5 , A7. Other models like J2, A8 don’t have matching contender. We will be analyzing them separately. We have already done the comparison between Samsung Galaxy C series vs A Series. Buyers are happy because they have a lot of choice in power, build and economics as well. The models keep hitting the market very fast which gives a fresh update to new customers.

At first we will compare the starting phones that is Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 vs Galaxy J3 2016.

Galaxy A3 (2016) Galaxy J3 (2016)
4.7” 720P SAMOLED Panel 5” HD AMOLED Screen
Snapdragon 410 Chipset/ Exynos 7578 Exynos 3475/ Spreadtrum SC9830
1.5 GHz quad core processor 1.5/1.3 GHz quad core processor
1.5 GB RAM 1.5/ 2 GB RAM
16 GB Storage 8/ 16 GB On-Board Storage
Adreno 306/ Mali-T720MP2 GPU Mali 400/ T720 GPU
13 MP Rear, 5 MP Front f/1.9 Cameras 8 MP Back, 5 MP Front f/2.2 Sensors
2300 mAh Battery 2600 mAh battery

 

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Next we have comparison of Galaxy A3 2017 vs Galaxy J3 2017.

Galaxy A3 (2017) Galaxy J3 (2017)
4.7” SAMOLED HD Screen 5” HD SAMOLED Display Panel
Exynos 7870 SOC Exynos 7570 Chipset
1.6 GHz octa core processor 1.4 GHz quad core processor
Mali-T830 MP1 GPU Mali T720 MP2 GPU
2 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
16 GB Storage 16 GB On-board storage
13 MP Back, 8 MP Front f/1.9 Cameras 13 MP f/1.9 Rear, 5 MP f/2.2 Front Camera
2350 mAh battery 2400 mAh Battery

Now, we will start the battle of most popular handsets of the series. Below is the comparison between Galaxy A5 2015 vs J5 2015.

Samsung Galaxy A5 Samsung Galaxy J5
Quad core 1.2 GHz Processor Quad core 1.2 GHz Processor
Snapdragon 410 Chipset Qualcomm SD 410
5 inch SAMOLED screen 5 inch Super AMOLED screen
Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
16 GB internal storage 8 GB internal storage
13 MP Back/ 5 MP Front Camera 13 MP Back/ 5 MP Front Camera
2 GB RAM 1.5 GB RAM
2300 mAh Battery 2600 mAh Battery
Max 64 GB external SD card 128 GB external SD card

 

Comparison of Galaxy A5 2016 vs J5 2016 is given below.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
1.6 GHz Octacore/1.5 QC+ 1.2 QC 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor
2 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
1080p 5.2” Display, 424 ppi SAMOLED 5.2” 720p SAMOLED display
13 MP, f/1.9 rear,  5 MP front Camera 13 MP Back/ 5 MP Front Camera
2900 mAh battery 3100 mAh battery
16 GB internal storage 16 GB internal space
Snapdragon 615/ Exynos 7850 SOC Snapdragon 410 Chipset
Adreno 306/ Mali T720 Adreno 306
256 GB SD Card Max support 256 GB SD Card Max support
Android 7.0 Nougat Android 7.1.1

 

The comparison of Galaxy A5 2017 vs J5 2017 are given below.

Galaxy A5 (2017) Galaxy J5 (2017)
1.9 GHz Octacore processor 1.6 GHz Octacore Processor
32 GB on-board storage 16 GB internal storage
Max 256 GB SD card Max 256 GB SD card
3000 mAh battery 3000 mAh battery
Exynos 7880 SOC Exynos 7870 Chipset
1080p 5.2” SAMOLED Display, 424 ppi 5.2” Super AMOLED 720p Display
Mali-T830MP2 GPU Mali T830 GPU
16 MP, f/1.9 rear,  16 MP front Camera 13 MP f/1.7 Camera at Back and f/1.9 Front
3 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Androdi 7.0 OS Android 7.0 Nougat

 

Galaxy A6 and J6 are the new addition to both A and J lineup. These came to existence since 2018 only. So here is the comparison between both Galaxy A6 and Galaxy J6.

Galaxy A6 (2018) Galaxy J6 (2018)
1.6 GHz Octa Core Processor 1.6 GHz Octa Core Processor
Exynos 7870 Chipset Exynos 7870 SOC
3/4 GB RAM 3/4 GB RAM
32/64 GB Internal Storage 32/64 GB Internal Storage
5.6” SAMOLED 720×1480 Screen 5.6” SAMOLED 720×1480 Display
16 MP f/1.7 Rear Camera 13 MP f/1.9 Rear Camera
16 MP f/1.9 Front Camera 8 MP f/1.9 Front Camera
3000 mAh Battery 3000 mAh Battery

Only difference between the new J6 and A6 are in the cameras so users have to only decide on camera to make a choice.

Next comparison between Samsung Galaxy A7 2015 vs Galaxy J7 2015

Samsung Galaxy A7 Samsung Galaxy J7
Octa-core (1.8+1.3 QC) Octa-core (1.4+1.0 QC)
Snapdragon 615/ Exynos 5430 Chipset Snapdragon 615/ Exynos 7580
5.5” SAMOLED screen 5.5 inch Super AMOLED Display
Android 5.0 Lollipop OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
16 GB Internal Storage 16 GB On-board stoarage
2600 mAh battery 3000 mAh battery
2 GB RAM 1.5 GB RAM
13 MP Back/ 5 MP Front Camera 13 MP Back/ 5 MP Front Camera
64 GB External SD Card 128 GB External SD Card

Now, lets compare the differences between the A7 and J7 models. Below we have compared the Galaxy A7 2016 vs Galaxy J7 2016.

Galaxy A7 (2016) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)
3 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
5.5” FHD AMOLED Screen 5.5” 720p SAMOLED Display
3300 mAh battery 3300 mAh battery
13 MP Back, 5 MP secondary f/1.9 Camera 13 MP Main/ 5 MP front camera
1.6 GHz Octacore processor 1.6 GHz Octa Core processor
Adreno 405 GPU Adreno 405/Mali T830MP2 GPU
Exynos 7580 chipset Exynos 7870/ Snapdragon 617
16 GB Internal Storage 16 GB Onboard memory
Android 7.0 Android Nougat

 

Finally we wave latest models of Samsung, Galaxy A7 2017 vs J7 2017.

Galaxy A7 (2017) Galaxy J7 (2017)
1.9 GHz Octacore processor 1.6 GHz Octa Core processor
3 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
32 GB internal/Max 256 GB SD card 16 GB On board/256 GB SD card Max.
Mali-T830MP2 Mali T830MP2 GPU
Exynos 7880 SOC Exynos 7870 Chipset
5.7” 1080p at 386 ppi 5.5” 1080p SAMOLED Screen
16 MP Back/16 MP front, f/1.9 rear, 13 MP Camera at Back & Front
3600 mAh battery 3600 mAh battery

 

Samsung also added new Galaxy A8 and Galaxy J8 to their family so here is the comparison between them as well.

Galaxy A8 (2018) Galaxy J8 (2018)
5.6” SAMOLED 1080X2220 Panel 6″ AMOLED 720X1480 Display
Exynos 7885 Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SOC
Octa Core Processor (2.2 Dual Come +

1.6 Hexa Core Combination)

1.8 GHz Quad Core Processor
4 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
32/64 GB On Board Memory 64 GB ROM
3000 mAh Battery 3500 mAh Battery
16 MP f/1.7 Back Camera 16 MP f/1.7 + 5 MP f/1.9 Dual Camera Setup (Back)
16+8 MP f/1.9 Secondary Cameras 16 MP f/1.9 Front Shooter

 

After launch of new Galaxy lineup we have compared the Galaxy A 2016 vs Galaxy A 2015

Decision

Samsung makes A series to provide flagship features in mid range. They make J series for the mass market. J family is meant to deliver basic requirements in budget segment.A lineup has best build quality and design. They also have best features these days. Each year the power is increasing with price too.

The decision is all yours. If you want good specs in budget, J lineup is best choice. For premium build and features than A series is the answer. If you are satisfied with specs of J family as they are similar to A family and you don’t need the premium look, higher pixels in screen then you are best of with the J series or else A family will give you the service you need.

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