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Compare Samsung Galaxy A71 and Samsung Galaxy S9

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Samsung Galaxy A71

Samsung Galaxy A71

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Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9

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Samsung Galaxy A71 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

What is the difference between the Samsung Galaxy A71 and Samsung Galaxy S9? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A71 Samsung Galaxy S9
Rating (+0) (+0)
Review Samsung Galaxy A71 Review Samsung Galaxy S9 Review
Release date 2019, December 2018, February
Dimensions (HxWxD) 163.6 x 76 x 7.7 mm | 6.44 x 6.44 x 2.99 in 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm | 5.81 x 5.81 x 2.7 in
Weight 179 g | 6.31 oz 163 g | 5.75 oz
Body Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Prism, Crush Black, Silver, Blue, Pink Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue
Battery 4500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 42 h (4G)
Music play - Up to 107 h
Approximate price 399 EUR 490 EUR


Technology Super AMOLED Plus Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.7" inc 5.8" inc
Screen area 108.4 cm2 84.8 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 87.2% 83.6%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2400 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 393 PPI 570 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 64 MP, Quad 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF
-12 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide)
-5 MP, f/2.4, 25mm (macro), 1/5.0", 1.12µm
-5 MP, f/2.2, 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@30/240fps, 1080p@960fps; gyro-EIS 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
DxOMark Main Score 84
DxOMark Photo 89
DxOMark Video 74
Front camera, selfie 32 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Specifications 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm 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
DxOMark Selfie Score 83 81
DxOMark Photo 83 81
DxOMark Video 82 81


Operating system - OS Android 10.0; One UI 2 Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm)
- Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8 nm) - Philippines
- Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm)
- Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver) - 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 618 Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
External memory microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM


Antutu 8 Total 265537 284449
Antutu 7 Total
GeekBench 6 Single Core 635 510
GeekBench 6 Multi Core 1607 1725
GeekBench 6 OpenCL 1021 1987
GeekBench 6 Vulkan 958 1835
GeekBench 5 Single Core 509 469
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1638 1957
GeekBench 4 Single Core 3288
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 8240
GeekBench 4 RenderScript 8705
GeekBench 4 Battery 3960

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA, LTE-A 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
NFC Yes (market dependent) Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation SAR - 0.98 W/kg (head) 0.90 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - 0.51 W/kg (head) 1.56 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 - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- ANT+
- Fast battery charging 25W

- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Versions: SM-A715F/DS, SM-A715F/DSN (Global); SM-A715F/DSM (Russia)

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

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