31points

Lava Iris Alfa L

92points

Samsung Galaxy S9

Lava Iris Alfa L
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Lava Iris Alfa L vs Samsung Galaxy S9

Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

Why is Lava Iris Alfa L better than Samsung Galaxy S9?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • Has out-of-order execution

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 better than Lava Iris Alfa L?

  • 3.69x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs4 x 1.3GHz
  • 2.85x higher pixel density
    570ppivs200ppi
  • 5.45% bigger screen size
    5.8"vs5.5"
  • 3GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs1GB
  • 1.5x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs8MP
  • 8.22x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs540 x 960px
  • 4x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs2MP
  • Has branded damage resistant glass

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

2.Weather sealed
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

3.weight

165g

163g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9.3mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

78.9mm

68.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

152mm

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
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

200ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4.screen size

5.5"

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
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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.Has integrated graphics
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

3.CPU threads

4 (MediaTek MT6582)

8 (Samsung Exynos 9810)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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.

5.Has out-of-order execution
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

6.RAM

1GB

4GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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 60fps

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.Has laser autofocus
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

5.front camera megapixels

2MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

6.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

3.has a removable battery
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

4.wireless charging
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

5.Supports fast charging
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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.

6.has a battery level indicator
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9
2.Has offline voice recognition
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9
4.Supports Java
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9
5.Is free and open source
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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
Lava Iris Alfa L
Samsung Galaxy S9

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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