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Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 201 grams and size 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm.. It has a screen of 6.4 inches, camera 12 MP and memory 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 191 grams and size 162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm.. It has a screen of 6.3 inches, camera 24 MP and memory 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)

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Common features
Release date 2018 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 161.9 Х 76.4 Х 8.8 mm 162.4 Х 77 Х 7.6 mm
Weight 201 g 191 g
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Metallic Copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Pure White, Alpine White Black, White
Battery 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price 750 EUR 350 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI Android 8 (Oreo)
Chipset - Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
- Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China
- Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
Adreno 512
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Antutu score 249456 1

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.4" inc 6.3" inc
Screen area 103.2 cm2 100.7 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.4% 80.6%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 px 1080 x 2220 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 516 PPI 392 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-Always-on display
- Samsung Experience 9 UX
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 24 MP, Dual
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4'', 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
-24 MP, f/1.7
-16 MP, f/1.7, PDAF
Functions LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 24 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF 24 MP, f/2.0
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1440p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) 
CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100  
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - China
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.43 W/kg (head)     1.79 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No FM radio
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
Other features
Sensors - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
-Stylus (Bluetooth integration)

- Fast battery charging 9V/1.67A
-ANT+
- Samsung Pay
Versions
- SM-N960F/DS (Global); SM-N960U (USA); SM-N9600/DS (LATAM, Brazil, China)

- Versions: A8 Star (Global, SEA, South Korea); A9 Star (China)

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