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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2018, October | 2018, February
  • Dimensions: 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm | 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 183 g | 163 g
  • Screen: 6.3", Super AMOLED | 5.8", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Quad, 24 MP | Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 24 MP | Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 64/128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM | 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3800 mAh | 3000 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 600 EUR | 490 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2018 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 162.5 Х 77 Х 7.8 mm 147.7 Х 68.7 Х 8.5 mm
Weight 183 g 163 g
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue
Battery 3800 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price 600 EUR 490 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) - Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260) - 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
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 512 Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 64/128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 134784 247256
GeekBench Single Core 3288
GeekBench Multi-Core 8240
GeekBench RenderScript 8705
GeekBench Battery 3960

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.3" inc 5.8" inc
Screen area 100.2 cm2 84.8 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 80.1% 83.6%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2220 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 393 PPI 570 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 24 MP, Quad 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -24 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8'', 0.9µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0'', 1.12µm
-10 MP f/2.4, 52mm, (telephoto), 1/3.9'', 1.0µm, 2x optical zoom
-5 MP, f/2.2, 24mm (wide), 1/5.0'', 1.12µm, depth sensor
-12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
DxOMark Main Score 86
DxOMark Photo 90
DxOMark Video 77
Front camera, selfie 24 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Specifications 24 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8'', 0.9µm 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF
Functions HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1440p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
-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 - Global, USA 
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) - 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
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 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 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation SAR - 0.27 W/kg (head)     0.84 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.35 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio FM radio (USA & Canada only)
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dolby Atmos
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- ANT+
-Fast battery charging
- Samsung Pay

- 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)
Versions
- Also known as Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro, Samsung Galaxy A9s Versions: SM-A920F/DS (Global); SM-A9200 (China)

- Versions: G960F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G960F/DS (Europe, Global Dual-SIM); G960U (USA); G960W (Canada); G9600 (China, LATAM)

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