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Nokia 2.2 Vs Samsung Galaxy A2 Core: Best Value For Money?

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Written by Nikhil Agrawal

Nokia 2.2 is the latest smartphone released in 2019. Samsung also released a basic smartphone namely Samsung Galaxy A2 Core. The main attraction of both smartphones is the addition of a removable battery. If you look at the standard handsets, all of them ships with a concealed battery that is removable only by a technician. The inclusion of a removable battery will help customers to change them easily.

Does the Nokia 2.2 and Samsung Galaxy A2 Core provide justice for the money paid? In this article, we will compare the specifications of both devices in detail.

Nokia 2.2 vs Samsung Galaxy A2 Core Specifications

We’ve compiled the Nokia 2.2 and Samsung Galaxy A2 Core specifications, and put them into a huge table.


The Nokia 2.2 features a 5.71-inch HD+ waterdrop display with a resolution of 1520×720 pixels and 295PPI pixel density. The waterdrop display is the latest addition to the smartphones and it provides extra screen real estate. The Samsung A2Core ships with a 5-inch display with the old resolution of 960×540 pixels.


The Nokia 2.2 is available in 2GB RAM and 16GB storage alongside the Helio A22 processor based on the 12nm manufacturing process. You can extend the storage up to 400GB. Meanwhile, the Samsung A2 Core offers a minimal 1GB RAM, 8GB/16GB storage paired with Exynos 7870 processor. You won’t be able to perform any major work with 1GB RAM although you can expand the storage. Moreover, the default storage space will not be sufficient for the installation of Android apps.


On the optics front, the Nokia 2.2 bears a 13MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture. However, the A2Core offers only a 5MP camera. The selfie front is identical for both devices with a 5MP sensor. The handsets provide support for LED Flash and HDR. You will be able to shoot FHD video at 30fps using the rear camera of both the devices. With Nokia 2.2, you can shoot FHD videos but it’s not possible with the Samsung device.

Samsung Galaxy A2 Core


While Nokia 2.2 ships with a 3000mAh battery, the Samsung A2Core draws power via the 2600mAh battery. You will be able to experience enhanced standby time with Nokia 2.2 because of the large battery.

Operating platform

The Nokia 2.2 is the latest device because if includes Android one based on Android 9 Pie. You will be able to work with all the latest features. The Samsung A2Core is pre-loaded with the Android 8.0 Oreo Go edition.


HMD Global has slashed the price of Nokia 2.2 in Nepal and is currently up for sale at Rs 9,499. Samsung A2 Core is available for Rs 9000 and it doesn’t justify the specifications.

Final Verdict: Nokia 2.2 vs Samsung Galaxy A2 Core

If you are in a dilemma as to whether to buy Nokia 2.2 or Samsung Galaxy A2 Core, then there is no need for any confusion. The low resolution in Samsung A2 Core won’t be sufficient to work with the latest apps. We would suggest you purchase the Nokia 2.2 smartphone because it offers the latest features like a waterdrop display along with an improved camera.