Samsung Galaxy A05 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Comparison and Differences

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Samsung Galaxy A05

Samsung Galaxy A05

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Samsung Galaxy S9

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Samsung Galaxy A05 or Samsung Galaxy S9 Specs Comparison

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Common specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A05 Samsung Galaxy S9
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Release date 2023, September 25 2018, February
Dimensions (HxWxD) 168.8 x 78.2 x 8.8 mm | 6.65 x 6.65 x 3.08 in 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm | 5.81 x 5.81 x 2.7 in
Weight 195 g | 6.88 oz 163 g | 5.75 oz
Body Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
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Colors Black, Silver, Light Green Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue
Battery 5000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price 130 EUR 490 EUR
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Screen

Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.7" in 5.8" in
Screen area 108.4 cm2 84.8 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 82.1% 83.6%
Screen resolution 720 x 1600 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 262 PPI 570 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs -
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- HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
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Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 50 MP, Dual 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), AF
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
-12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Functions LED flash LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30/60fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video Yes 1440p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 81
DxOMark Photo 81
DxOMark Video 81

Performance

Operating system - OS Android 13 Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Mediatek MT6769V/CZ Helio G85 (12nm) - Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm)
- Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
CPU - Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - 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
GPU Mali-G52 MC2 Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
External memory microSDXC microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM

Benchmark

Antutu 8 Total 284449
Antutu 7 Total
GeekBench 6 Single Core 510
GeekBench 6 Multi Core 1725
GeekBench 6 OpenCL 1987
GeekBench 6 Vulkan 1835
GeekBench 5 Single Core 419 469
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1386 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) or 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 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
-4G - 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
-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, LTE 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC No Yes
USB USB Type-C 2.0 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.41 W/kg (head)     1.19 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only)
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- 25W Fast charging

- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
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-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Versions
- Versions: G960F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G960F/DS (Europe, Global Dual-SIM); G960U (USA); G960W (Canada); G9600 (China, LATAM)

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