80points

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

96points

Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

58points

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 better than Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) & Sony Xperia Z1 Compact?

  • Thickness
    7.9mmvs8.5,9.4mm
  • Has a stylus

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Samsung Galaxy Note 7 & Sony Xperia Z1 Compact?

  • Widest aperture
    f/1.5 vs1.7,2f
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • Semiconductor size
    10nmvs14,28nm
  • Has manual focus
  • Has a barometer
  • Has timelapse function
  • Supports fast charging
  • Has a front-facing LED flash

Why is Sony Xperia Z1 Compact better than Samsung Galaxy Note 7 & Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Megapixels
    20.7MPvs12,12MP
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Weight
    137gvs169,163g
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Width
    64.9mmvs73.9,68.7mm
  • Height
    127mmvs153.5,147.7mm
  • Has a two-stage shutter

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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

3.weight

169g

163g

137g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.9mm

8.5mm

9.4mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

73.9mm

68.7mm

64.9mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

153.5mm

147.7mm

127mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2960px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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

3.pixel density

518ppi

570ppi

342ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4.screen size

5.7"

5.8"

4.3"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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.

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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

650MHz (Samsung Exynos 8890)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

450MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

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

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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

4.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 8890)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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.

6.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

12MP

20.7MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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)

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

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

5MP

8MP

2MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has laser autofocus
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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 Mate 20 X

6.widest aperture

f/1.7

f/1.5

f/2

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

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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

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 radio
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

3000mAh

2300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

4.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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

5.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
4.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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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