93points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

88points

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 9?

  • 6g lighter
    195gvs201g
  • 0.2mm thinner
    8.6mmvs8.8mm
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Is DLNA certified
  • 1.6mm narrower
    74.8mmvs76.4mm
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Has manual exposure

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 9 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

  • 21.21% more battery power
    4000mAhvs3300mAh
  • 20% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs4 x 2.3 & 4 x 1.7GHz
  • 1.59% bigger screen size
    6.4"vs6.3"
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    8GBvs6GB
  • 256GB more internal storage
    512GBvs256GB
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 2x faster downloads
    1200MBits/svs600MBits/s
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    2160 x 60fpsvs2160 x 30fps

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

2.Weather sealed
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

3.weight

195g

201g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.6mm

8.8mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

74.8mm

76.4mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

162.5mm

161.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

521ppi

514ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

5

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

6.3"

6.4"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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)

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

3.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 8895)

8 (Samsung Exynos 9810)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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.

5.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

6.RAM

6GB

8GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

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

8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has laser autofocus
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3300mAh

4000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

38h

24h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Vernee V2 Pro

96h

3.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

4.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

6.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9
4.Supports Java
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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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