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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

  • Main

  • Model

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • launch

  • Status

  • Announced

  • platform

  • OS

  • CPU

  • GPU

  • Chipset

  • camera

  • Rear

  • Front

  • Video

  • Features

  • display

  • Size

  • Resolution

  • Technology

  • Protection

  • Multitouch

  • battery

  • General

  • Charging

  • body

  • SIM card

  • Build

  • Weight

  • Dimensions

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

  • Card slot

  • comms

  • GPS

  • NFC

  • USB

  • WLAN

  • Radio

  • Bluetooth

  • features

  • Sensors

  • Messaging

  • Browser

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

  • network

  • Speed

  • 2G bands

  • 3G bands

  • 4G bands

  • Technology

  • GPRS

  • EDGE

  • Videos

Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • Main

  • Model

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • PLATFORM GPU: Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China

    DISPLAY Size: 6.4 inches, 103.2 cm2

    DISPLAY Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~516 ppi density)

    BATTERY General: Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable

    MEMORY Internal Storage & RAM: 128GB 6GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM UFS 2.1

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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
  • launch

  • Status

    Available. Released 2018, August 24

  • Announced

    2018, August 09

  • platform

  • OS

    Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.5

  • 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

  • GPU

    Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China

  • Chipset

    Exynos 9810 (10 nm) - EMEA Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China

  • camera

  • Rear

    Dual: 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

  • Front

    Dual: 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6", 1.22µm, AF 2 MP (dedicated iris scanner camera)

  • Video

    4K@60fps (no OIS/EIS), 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS

  • Features

    LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

  • display

  • Size

    6.4 inches, 103.2 cm2

  • Resolution

    1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~516 ppi density)

  • Technology

    Super AMOLED, HDR10

  • Protection

    Corning Gorilla Glass 5

  • Multitouch

  • battery

  • General

    Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable

  • Charging

    Fast charging 15W

  • body

  • SIM card

    Single SIM

  • Build

    Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame

  • Weight

    201 g (7.09 oz, 0.44 lb)

  • Dimensions

    161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm (6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

    Metallic Copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Pure White, Alpine White

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

    128GB 6GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM UFS 2.1

  • Card slot

    microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

  • comms

  • GPS

    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

  • NFC

    Yes

  • USB

    USB Type-C 3.1

  • WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

  • Radio

    No

  • Bluetooth

    5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX

  • features

  • Sensors

    Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

  • Messaging

  • Browser

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

    Yes

  • network

  • Speed

    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps

  • 2G bands

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA

  • 3G bands

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA

  • 4G bands

    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66, 71 - Global 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66, 71 - USA

  • Technology

  • GPRS

  • EDGE

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  • launch

  • Status

    Available. Released 2018, November

  • Announced

    2018, October

  • platform

  • OS

    Android 8.0 (Oreo)

  • CPU

    Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)

  • GPU

    Adreno 512

  • Chipset

    Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)

  • camera

  • Rear

    24 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm, PDAF 10 MP f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.9", 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom 8 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm 5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)

  • Front

    24 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm

  • Video

    4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps

  • Features

    LED flash, panorama, HDR

  • display

  • Size

    6.3 inches, 100.7 cm2

  • Resolution

    1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~392 ppi density)

  • Technology

    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

  • Protection

  • Multitouch

    Yes

  • battery

  • General

    Non-removable Li-Ion 3800 mAh battery

  • Charging

  • body

  • SIM card

    Dual SIM

  • Build

  • Weight

    183 g (6.46 oz, 0.4 lb)

  • Dimensions

    162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm (6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

    Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

    128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM

  • Card slot

    microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)

  • comms

  • GPS

    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

  • NFC

    Yes

  • USB

    2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

  • WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

  • Radio

    FM radio

  • Bluetooth

    5.0, A2DP, LE

  • features

  • Sensors

    Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

  • Messaging

    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

  • Browser

    HTML5 - ANT+ - Fast battery charging - MP4/WMV/H.265 player - MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player - Photo/video editor - Document viewer

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

    Yes

  • network

  • Speed

    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps

  • 2G bands

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2

  • 3G bands

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

  • 4G bands

    LTE

  • Technology

    GSM / HSPA / LTE

  • GPRS

    Yes

  • EDGE

    Yes

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  • Summary

    The Galaxy Note 9 has better GPU Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China thanks to which you will be able to play more number of the latest games.

    The Galaxy Note 9 has 4K UHD (1440 x 2960 pixels) screen resolution with 514 ppi pixel density which is better than the Galaxy A9 (2018) 4K UHD (1080 x 2220 pixels) screen resolution with 391 ppi pixel density. It makes this phone a right choice for playing games. The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) model weight 183g which is 18g less in compare with the weight of the Galaxy Note 9.

    The Galaxy Note 9 has a better battery life as it is equipped with 4000mah battery which is 200mah bigger compared to the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) cell. It means that this model will live for a longer time without charging.

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has 5 advantages and the Galaxy A9 (2018) only 2 so the Galaxy Note 9 becomes the best buy. Get the list of the best offers on Amazon.