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72points

Google Pixel 3a

93points

Samsung Galaxy S9

Google Pixel 3a
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155 facts in comparison

Google Pixel 3a vs Samsung Galaxy S9

Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S9
72
points
Google Pixel 3a
93
points
Samsung Galaxy S9

Why is Google Pixel 3a better than Samsung Galaxy S9?

  • 1.67% more megapixels (main camera)
    12.2MPvs12MP
  • 16g lighter
    147gvs163g
  • 0.3mm thinner
    8.2mmvs8.5mm
  • Has a radio
    ?
  • 66MHz higher ram speed
    ?

    1866MHzvs1800MHz
  • Shoots raw
    ?
  • Has out-of-order execution
    ?
  • 6h longer battery life
    ?

    30hvs24h

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 better than Google Pixel 3a?

  • 35.21% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs2 x 2 & 6 x 1.7GHz
  • 29.25% higher pixel density
    570ppivs441ppi
  • 3.57% bigger screen size
    ?

    5.8"vs5.6"
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1080 x 2220px
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • 2x faster downloads
    1200MBits/svs600MBits/s
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 60fpsvs2160 x 30fps

Price comparison

Google Pixel 3a

Samsung Galaxy S9

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

Dustproof/water-resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S9
2.Weather-sealed
?

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

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Samsung Galaxy S9
3.weight
?

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

147g

163g

4.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

8.2mm

8.5mm

5.width
?

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

70.1mm

68.7mm

6.height
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

151.3mm

147.7mm

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1080 x 2220px

1440 x 2960px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

441ppi

570ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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Samsung Galaxy S9
4.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5.6"

5.8"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

Vivo Y91C

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Samsung Galaxy S9
6.Has an AMOLED display
?

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S9

Performance

1.RAM speed
?

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Huawei Nova 5

4266MHz

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 670)

1800MHz

2.Has integrated LTE
?

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

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Samsung Galaxy S9
3.RAM
?

Best

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G

12GB

4GB

4GB

4.Has integrated graphics
?

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S9
5.CPU threads
?

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Motorola Moto G6 Plus (64GB / 4GB RAM)

8

8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 670)

8

6.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.6GHz

2 x 2GHz & 6 x 1.7GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 670)

4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

12.2MP

12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

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Samsung Galaxy S9
3.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi CC9e (64GB / 6GB RAM)

32MP

8MP

8MP

4.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

f/1.8

f/1.5

6.pixel size
?

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Vivo Y95

2.2 & 2.4µm

1.4µm

1.4µm

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S9
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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Samsung Galaxy S9
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

2

2

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S9
5.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S9

Battery

1.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Doogee S80

136h

30h

24h

2.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

3000mAh

3000mAh

3.Supports fast charging
?

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S9
4.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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Samsung Galaxy S9
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Realme 2 (32GB / 3GB RAM)

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Samsung Galaxy S9
6.Has an ultra power save mode
?

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S9

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S9
2.Has offline voice recognition
?

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

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Samsung Galaxy S9
3.Is free and open source
?

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

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Samsung Galaxy S9
4.Supports Java
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Samsung Galaxy S9
5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Samsung Galaxy S9
6.Has sharing intents
?

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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Samsung Galaxy S9

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