35points

Samsung Galaxy A5

0points

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB

100points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Samsung Galaxy A5
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Comparison winner
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Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Samsung Galaxy A5
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy A5
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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Why is Samsung Galaxy A5 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Weight
    123gvs201,189g
  • Thickness
    6.7mmvs8.8,8.5mm
  • Has a radio
  • Width
    69.7mmvs76.4,73.8mm
  • Height
    139.3mmvs161.9,158.1mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB better than Samsung Galaxy A5 & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Supports two SIM cards
  • Has a stylus

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Samsung Galaxy A5 & Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB?

  • Pixel density
    529ppivs294,514ppi
  • Internal storage
    256GBvs16,128GB
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Has a two-stage shutter
  • Has manual exposure
  • Shoots 360° panorama

Top specs and features

Design

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

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

3.thickness

6.7mm

8.8mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

123g

201g

189g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

69.7mm

76.4mm

73.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

139.3mm

161.9mm

158.1mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

294ppi

514ppi

529ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
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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

5"

6.4"

6.2"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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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
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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
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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 400 MSM8226 (1.2GHz))

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

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

4.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (1.2GHz))

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

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

6.Has AES
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AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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

5MP

8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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

5.Has laser autofocus
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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

6.has a front camera
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Audio

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

3.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

4.has dedicated media keys
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The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

2300mAh

4000mAh

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
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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
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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
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
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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
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
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4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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5.Is free and open source
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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
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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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