35points

Kyocera Hydro Air

96points

Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Kyocera Hydro Air
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Kyocera Hydro Air vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Why is Kyocera Hydro Air better than Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 16g lighter
    147gvs163g
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 3.9mm shorter
    143.8mmvs147.7mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Kyocera Hydro Air?

  • 30.43% more battery power
    3000mAhvs2300mAh
  • 3.81x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs4 x 1.2GHz
  • 2.59x higher pixel density
    570ppivs220ppi
  • 16% bigger screen size
    5.8"vs5"
  • 3GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs1GB
  • 2.4x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs5MP
  • 8.22x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs540 x 960px
  • 4x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs2MP

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.Weather sealed
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.weight

147g

163g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

10.9mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

72.8mm

68.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

143.8mm

147.7mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

540 x 960px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.pixel density

220ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4.screen size

5"

5.8"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

6.Has an AMOLED display
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.GPU clock speed

450MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

533MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916)

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

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

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

2MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has laser autofocus
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

6.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

For example

Vivo NEX 2

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

2300mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

15h

24h

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

Vernee V2 Pro

96h

3.Has an ultra power save mode
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

For example

Oppo A7

4.wireless charging
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

5.has a removable battery
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

6.Supports fast charging
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.Supports Java
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

6.Has sharing intents
Kyocera Hydro Air
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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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