Samsung phones are a bit pricier compared to the competition due to its design and display. But with only the design being present on the Galaxy J4+, is it still worth the buy against the Realme C1? Find out in our specs comparison on which budget phone is a better buy.
Samsung Galaxy J4+ and Realme C1 Differences
Advantages of Realme C1
- Polycarbonate build means tougher against cracks
- 88.8% screen-to-body ratio
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- dedicated microSD up to 256GB
- 13MP + 2MP main camera
- 4230mAh battery
- Snapdragon 450
Advantages of Samsung Galaxy J4+
- Glass build
- no notch
- microSD support up to 512GB
- wide 13MP main camera
- Dolby Atmos support
- NFC(varies per model)
- up to 3GB/32GB
Samsung Galaxy J4+ and Realme C1 Similarities
- IPS LCD
- 720p resolution
- Android 8.1 Oreo
- audio jack
- 5MP selfie camera
- micro USB 2.0
- Bluetooth 4.2
- no fingerprint scanner
Which is a better buy between the Samsung Galaxy J4+ and Realme C1?
Samsung keeps its devices as premium-feeling as possible with the glass design of the Galaxy J4+ but the Realme C1 still looks better overall with its thinner bezels and reflective back despite being polycarbonate.
Expect better performance out of the Realme device with its updated octa-core CPU. But do keep in mind that the Galaxy device has the option to go up to 3GB/32GB for a smoother experience.
Photography can go either way but the Realme C1 has the advantage of a second depth sensor on the back.
Lastly, the Realme C1 caps off with 4230mAh battery.
The Galaxy J4+ continues to retail for Php6,990 while the Realme C1 saves you Php2,000 at an estimated Php4,990. With that said, the Realme phone outlasts the Galaxy device, not only by price point but also the overall experience.
|Specs||Samsung Galaxy J4+||Realme C1|
|Display||6.0-inch IPS LCD, 720 x 1480, 274ppi, 18.5:9 ratio||6.2-inch IPS LCD, 720 x 1520, 271ppi, 19:9 ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Dimensions||161.4 x 76.9 x 7.9 mm , 178 g||156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2 mm, 168g|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 (28 nm)||Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 (14 nm)|
|GPU||Adreno 308||Adreno 506|
|Memory||16 GB, 2 GB RAM or 32GB, 3GB RAM + microSD, up to 512GB||16 GB, 2 GB RAM + dedicated microSD, up to 256 GB|
|Main Camera||13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF||13 MP, f/2.2, AF +|
2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
|Front Camera||5 MP, f/2.2||5 MP, f/2.2|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 /b/g/n/, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 4.2, A2DP, LE, micro USB 2.0, headphone jack, Dolby Atmos sound||Wi-Fi 802.11 /b/g/n/, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 4.2, A2DP, LE, micro USB 2.0, headphone jack|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 4230 mAh battery|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Samsung TouchWiz||Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ColorOS OS 5.2|
|Official Price||Php 6,990||$90 in India, P5,990 Philippine price with P5,490 promo|