59points

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

87points

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
59
points
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
87
points
Samsung Galaxy S8

Why is Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) better than Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • 26.67% more battery power
    3800mAhvs3000mAh
  • 8.62% bigger screen size
    ?

    6.3"vs5.8"
  • 4GB more RAM memory
    8GBvs4GB
  • 3.92x more megapixels (main camera)
    24MP & 8MP & 10MP & 5MPvs12MP
  • 3x more megapixels (front camera)
    24MPvs8MP
  • 64GB more internal storage
    128GBvs64GB
  • 0.2mm thinner
    7.8mmvs8mm
  • Has a radio
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 better than Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)?

  • 7.67% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs4 x 2.2 & 4 x 1.84GHz
  • 44.9% higher pixel density
    568ppivs392ppi
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1080 x 2220px
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
    ?
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • 32g lighter
    151gvs183g
  • 2.28x faster downloads
    1024MBits/svs450MBits/s

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
?

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

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
2.Weather sealed
?

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

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
3.thinner
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

7.8mm

8mm

4.lighter
?

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

183g

151g

5.shorter
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

162.5mm

148.9mm

6.narrower
?

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

77mm

68.1mm

Display

1. higher resolution
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1080 x 2220px

1440 x 2960px

2. higher pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

392ppi

568ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
?

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
4. bigger screen size
?

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

6.3"

5.8"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

Sony Xperia L2 Dual SIM

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
6.Has an AMOLED display
?

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
?

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
2. higher ram speed
?

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Vernee X (64GB / 4GB RAM)

3200MHz

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 660)

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

3.Has integrated graphics
?

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

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
4. more CPU threads
?

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 660)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

5.Has out-of-order execution
?

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

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
6.Has AES
?

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8

Cameras

1. more megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

24MP & 8MP & 10MP & 5MP

12MP

2. more megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Honor 20

32MP

24MP

8MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
4. better video recording quality (main camera)
?

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

Honor 20 Pro

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

5. wider aperture at minimum focal length
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

f/1.7 & f/2.4 & f/2.4 & f/2.2

f/1.7

6.has a flash
?

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Asus Zenfone 6 (2019) 128GB / 6GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
3. more microphone(s)
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

2

2

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
5.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8

Battery

1. more battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

3800mAh

3000mAh

2.Supports fast charging
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
3.has wireless charging
?

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

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Punkt. MP02

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
5.Has an ultra power save mode
?

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

Sony Xperia L2 Dual SIM

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
6.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
2.Has offline voice recognition
?

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

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
3.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
4.Is free and open source
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8
6.Has sharing intents
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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