20points

Lava Iris Alfa

100points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Lava Iris Alfa
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Lava Iris Alfa vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Why is Lava Iris Alfa better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 33g lighter
    156gvs189g
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 2.8mm narrower
    71mmvs73.8mm
  • 17.1mm shorter
    141mmvs158.1mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Lava Iris Alfa?

  • 1.59x more battery power
    3500mAhvs2200mAh
  • 3.81x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs4 x 1.2GHz
  • 24% bigger screen size
    6.2"vs5"
  • 5GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs1GB
  • 4.8x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs5MP
  • 10.4x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs480 x 854px
  • 26.67x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs0.3MP
  • Has branded damage resistant glass

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.Weather sealed
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.weight

156g

189g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9.2mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

71mm

73.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

141mm

158.1mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

480 x 854px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.screen size

5"

6.2"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.

5.Has an AMOLED display
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.

6.has an IPS screen
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.Has integrated graphics
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.

4.Has out-of-order execution
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

5.RAM

1GB

6GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

6.Has AES
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.front camera megapixels

0.3MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.Has laser autofocus
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Honor Magic 2

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

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

2200mAh

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

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

3.wireless charging
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

4.has a removable battery
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.

6.has a battery level indicator
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Supports Java
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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
Lava Iris Alfa
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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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