20points

Nokia N9

96points

Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Nokia N9
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Nokia N9 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
20
points
96
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Why is Nokia N9 better than Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • 28g lighter
    135gvs163g
  • Has a radio
  • 7.5mm narrower
    61.2mmvs68.7mm
  • 31.2mm shorter
    116.5mmvs147.7mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Nokia N9?

  • 2.07x more battery power
    3000mAhvs1450mAh
  • 18.28x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs1 x 1GHz
  • 2.27x higher pixel density
    570ppivs251ppi
  • 48.72% bigger screen size
    5.8"vs3.9"
  • 3GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs1GB
  • 1.5x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs8MP
  • 10.4x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs480 x 854px
  • 26.67x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs0.3MP

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.Weather sealed
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.thickness

12.1mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

135g

163g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

61.2mm

68.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

116.5mm

147.7mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

480 x 854px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

251ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Nokia N9
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.

4.screen size

3.9"

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
Nokia N9
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.

For example

Vivo Z1 Lite

6.Has an AMOLED display
Nokia N9
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.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Nokia N9
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.Has integrated graphics
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (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.

4.Has AES
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.RAM

1GB

4GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Nokia N9
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)

720 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

0.3MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

6.Has laser autofocus
Nokia N9
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 Honor Magic 2

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Nokia N9
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
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.number of microphones

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 radio
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

1450mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Nokia N9
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

3.wireless charging
Nokia N9
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.

4.has a removable battery
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (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
Nokia N9
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.

6.has a battery level indicator
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Nokia N9
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
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
Nokia N9
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
Nokia N9
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.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

2.supports AVCHD format
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.Is a system camera
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

4.has a dedicated Facebook key
Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

HTC Cha Cha

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