60points

Meizu Pro 5

94points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

100points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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Meizu Pro 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Why is Meizu Pro 5 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Weight
    168gvs195,189g
  • Thickness
    7.5mmvs8.6,8.5mm
  • Height
    156.7mmvs162.5,158.1mm
  • Volume
    91.67cm³vs104.533,99.17612999999999cm³
  • Has laser autofocus

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) better than Meizu Pro 5 & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Has AF tracking
  • Shoots raw
  • Has a stylus
  • Uses 3D facial recognition
  • Has a front-facing LED flash

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Meizu Pro 5 & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

  • Battery power
    3500mAhvs3050,3300mAh
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs8 x 2.1,4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9GHz
  • Pixel density
    529ppivs386,521ppi
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Video recording (main camera)
    2160 x 60fpsvs2160 x 30,2160 x 30fps
  • Width
    73.8mmvs78,74.8mm
  • Has a two-stage shutter
  • RAM speed
    1866MHzvs1552,1688MHz

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Design

1.weight

168g

195g

189g

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Palm Phone

62.5g

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.thickness

7.5mm

8.6mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

78mm

74.8mm

73.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.Weather sealed
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

6.height

156.7mm

162.5mm

158.1mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.pixel density

386ppi

521ppi

529ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

5.7"

6.3"

6.2"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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.

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

6.has an IPS screen
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

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Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 2.1GHz

4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

4GB

6GB

6GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

3.has an external memory slot
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

4.internal storage

64GB

256GB

256GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.semiconductor size

14nm (Samsung Exynos 7420)

10nm

10nm (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

6.Has integrated LTE
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

21.1MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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.

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

2160 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

5.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

6.has a BSI sensor
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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 radio
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

3.number of microphones

2

2

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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

5.has dedicated media keys
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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

3050mAh

3300mAh

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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

3.wireless charging
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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 an ultra power save mode
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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

5.has a rechargeable battery
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

6.has a battery level indicator
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.has NFC
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

2.Is DLNA certified
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Meizu Pro 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

5.Bluetooth version

4.1

5

5

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

6.The browser has word wrap
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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