Work Life / Tech Comparison: Samsung Galaxy J2 Versus The Nexbit Robin Smart Phone

Tech Comparison: Samsung Galaxy J2 Versus The Nexbit Robin Smart Phone

Work Life May 10, 2016

We take a closer look at the Samsung Galaxy J2 versus the Nexbit Robin smartphone.


The Gadgets


Samsung Galaxy J2


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Features: The phone is 5.5 inches with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and it runs on the latest version of Android. The phone includes the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953 and the storage is 32 GB. There's a 16 MP rear camera and a 8 MP front camera with all the latest features like autofocus and geo tagging. Other noteworthy features include voice commands as well as an accelerometer.

Nexbit Robin

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Features: The phone is designed to be held in any user’s hand comfortably. The screen size is 5.2 inches with a resolution of 1080 pixels IPS LCD. The phone runs on the latest version of Android. There is a 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera. What makes this phone stand out is the memory features, because the phone is designed to have unlimited storage. Memory capability includes 3 GB RAM, plus 32 GB storage and another 100 GB of storage available online. Additional noteworthy features include the phone’s unlocked SIM, meaning the user can go with any provider they want. Plus, the phone has one main power button with a finger sensor that removes the need of a password.


The Comparison


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Cool features




Samsung Galaxy J2


32 GB storage

16 MP rear camera + 8 MP front camera

Voice commands + an accelerometer

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

2000mAh battery

Cost: $205 US

Nexbit Robin


3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage  + 100 GB extra storage

13 MP rear camera+ 5 MP front camera

Unlimited storage + unlocked SIM

2 GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor

2680mAh non removable battery

Cost: $299 US


The Results

The Samsung smartphone is a great option, especially because it is cheaper and has great cameras. However, the Nexbit Robin is only slightly more expensive and it is well worth it. The memory capabilities are exceptional, it has a larger battery and the unlocked SIM design is great to prevent users from being stuck with a specific phone provider. Ultimately, both are great choices if you need a new smartphone! 

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Maresah Dharmoo

Maresah Dharmoo


Maresah (@sah_mare) our guest tech expert is a University of Toronto graduate with a double major in Political Science and English. She has an ever-present passion for journalism and she loves staying updated on all things tech. Maresah also loves karate, reading, running and sight-seeing. Check her...


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