Samsung Galaxy J6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6: The Galaxy J6 offers more for less. Samsung has been a major player in the high-end segment of the smartphone market. Their latest flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S9, and S9 Plus have done extremely well. And they have the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 on its way too. The South Korean company is also looking at the mid-range market, and obviously, they want to be a major player there just like Xiaomi.

Samsung has released a couple of mid-range smartphones for the second quarter of 2018. And they’ve announced a couple more. Recently, they released the Samsung Galaxy J6, J8, A6 and A6 Plus to the Indian market. The Samsung Galaxy J6 and Galaxy A6 looks quite identical and will be the focus of this article. Let’s see if there are any differences between them and which one is worthy of our money.

Samsung Galaxy J6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 – The Design

Samsung Galaxy J6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6
Samsung Galaxy J6
Samsung Galaxy J6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6
Samsung Galaxy A6

The design of the Galaxy J6 and A6 looks plain and simple. The Samsung Galaxy A6 features an antenna line like a u-shape at the top and bottom back. They both feature a front glass with a plastic unibody. The back of the Galaxy J6 and A6 is curved at the sides. The Samsung Galaxy J6 is bulky measuring 8.2mm thick while the Galaxy A6 measures 7.7mm thick.

At the back of the Galaxy J6 and A6 looks similar aside from the antenna lines. They feature a single rear camera, which is placed at the top center. Below the rear camera is the fingerprint sensor and below that is the Samsung brand name. Their LED flash is at the right-hand side of the rear camera. The Samsung Galaxy J6 is available in Blue, Gold and Black body colors. While the Galaxy A6 is also available in Blue, Gold and Black body colors plus an additional Lavender body color.

Samsung Galaxy J6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 – The Display

It’s really good to see Samsung’s new mid-range smartphones featuring Super AMOLED touchscreen. The screen technology is one of the best in the market. It’s hard to spot a difference between the Galaxy J6 and A6. They both sport a 5.6 inch Super AMOLED touchscreen, 720 x 1480 pixels resolution, an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and 294 PPI density. The screen of the Galaxy A6 stretches up to 75% screen-to-body ratio. While the screen of the Galaxy J6 stretches up to 75.9% screen-to-body ratio.

Samsung Galaxy J6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 – The Camera

I guess the camera is the only real difference between these two smartphones. The rear camera of the Galaxy J6 features a 13MP sensor, f/1.9 aperture, autofocus and LED flash. While the front camera of the Galaxy J6 features an 8MP sensor, f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. The Galaxy A6 features better camera specs at the rear is a 16MP sensor, f/1.7 aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flash. The front camera is also equipped with a 16MP sensor, f/1.9 aperture and LED flash.

Samsung Galaxy J6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 – Hardware and Software

Powering the Samsung Galaxy J6 and A6 is Exynos 7870 chipset coupled with Mali-T830 MP1 graphics processing unit. The Exynos 7870 chipset on both phones carries Octa-core processor clocked 1.6GHz. They both run on Samsung experience skin overlaid on top of Android 8.0 Oreo. Performance should virtually be the same on both smartphones.

Is just as if these two smartphones are twins with their specifications. In terms of memory, both the Galaxy J6 and A6 have two variants of memory. The 3GB memory with 32GB internal storage and the 4GB memory with 64GB internal storage.

Samsung Galaxy J6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 – The Battery

The Samsung Galaxy J6 and Galaxy A6 pack the same non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery. Unfortunately, they don’t support fast battery charging. Charging should take over 2 hours from 0% to 100% using its micro USB 2.0 charger.

Samsung Galaxy J6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 – The Price

The Samsung Galaxy J6 comes relatively cheaper at about $210 (N73,500). While the Samsung Galaxy A6 will cost about $361 (N126,350). From our detailed comparison, the only main difference between the Samsung Galaxy J6 and A6 is the camera specs.

Samsung Galaxy J6 VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Full Specs Comparison

Samsung Galaxy J6 Samsung Galaxy A6
Dimensions and Weight 149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2 mm. Weight: 154 g 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm. Weight: – g
Display 5.6 inch (75.9% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1480 pixels with 294 PPI density and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen 5.6 inch (75% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1480 pixels with 294 PPI density and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 3GB. ROM: 32GB OR RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) RAM: 3GB. ROM: 32GB OR RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Software Android 8.0 Oreo Android 8.0 Oreo
Hardware Exynos 7870 chipset with Octa-core 1.6GHz processor Exynos 7870 chipset with Octa-core 1.6GHz processor
Camera 8MP f/1.9 aperture front camera with LED flash + 13MP f/1.9 aperture rear camera with LED flash 16MP f/1.9 aperture front camera with LED flash + 16MP f/1.7 aperture rear camera with LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted) Fingerprint (rear-mounted)

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