151 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
86
points
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
91
points
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus?

  • 1.61% bigger screen size
    ?

    6.3"vs6.2"
  • Supports two SIM cards
    ?
  • 66MHz higher ram speed
    ?

    1866MHzvs1800MHz
  • 14h longer battery life
    ?

    38hvs24h
  • Shoots raw
    ?
  • Has a stylus
    ?
  • Uses 3D facial recognition
    ?
  • Has a front-facing LED flash
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

  • 6.06% more battery power
    3500mAhvs3300mAh
  • 1.54% higher pixel density
    529ppivs521ppi
  • 10% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.7GHz & 4 x 1.7GHzvs4 x 2.3 & 4 x 1.7GHz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 60fpsvs2160 x 30fps
  • 2x faster downloads
    1200MBits/svs600MBits/s
  • 11.76% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    ?

    f/2.4 & f/1.5vs2.4 & 1.7f
  • 6g lighter
    189gvs195g

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 N950 Factory Unloc...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 N950 Factory Unlocked Phone 64GB Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$269.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 N950U 64GB Unlocke...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 N950U 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Android Smartphone w/Dual 12 MegaPixel Camera (Renewed) (Midnight Black)
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$279.95
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Unlocked GSM ...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Unlocked GSM LTE Android Phone w/ Dual 12 Megapixel Camera - Midnight Black
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$401.01
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note9 GSM Unlocked Phone ...Samsung Galaxy Note9 GSM Unlocked Phone with 6.4in Screen and 128GB - Ocean Blue (Renewed)
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$343.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon - Mid...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon - Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$308.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon + GSM...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon + GSM Unlocked (Midnight Black) (Renewed)
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$309.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950U 64GB Midn...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950U 64GB Midnight Black AT&T Unlocked - Renewed
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$289.00
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950U 64GB Orch...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950U 64GB Orchid Gray T-Mobile - Renewed
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$275.92
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note8 N950U 64GB Unlocked...Samsung Galaxy Note8 N950U 64GB Unlocked GSM LTE Android Phone w/ Dual 12 Megapixel Camera - Midnight Black
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$534.97
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 9 N960U 128GB T-Mobi...Samsung Galaxy Note 9 N960U 128GB T-Mobile GSM Unlocked Phone (Ocean Blue, 128GB)(Renewed)
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$349.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 walmartRefurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - 64GB...Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - 64GB Verizon + GSM Unlocked AT&T T-Mobile - Gray
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$259.00

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G ...Samsung Galaxy S9+ 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Phone w/ Dual 12MP Camera - Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$309.94
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ Factory Unlocked Smar...Samsung Galaxy S9+ Factory Unlocked Smartphone 64GB - Midnight Black
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$699.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S10+ Factory Unlocked Pho...Samsung Galaxy S10+ Factory Unlocked Phone with 128GB (U.S. Warranty), Prism White (Renewed)
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$479.87
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9, 64GB, Unlocked Smartp...Samsung Galaxy S9, 64GB, Unlocked Smartphone, Lilac Purple (Renewed)
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$256.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus Verizon + GSM Unl...Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Verizon + GSM Unlocked 64GB Coral Blue (Renewed)
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$308.95
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U 64GB Unlocked G...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Phone w/Dual 12MP Camera - Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$319.00
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Sm...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Smartphone - Coral Blue (Renewed)
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$309.98
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9 G960U 64GB Unlocked [M...Samsung Galaxy S9 G960U 64GB Unlocked [Midnight Black]
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$499.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Sm...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Smartphone - Lilac Purple (Renewed)
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$301.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus Unlocked 64GB (Mi...Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Unlocked 64GB (Midnight Black) - (Renewed)
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$239.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus aliexpressSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus S9+ G965U Origina...Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus S9+ G965U Original Unlocked LTE Cell Phone Octa Core 6.2" Dual 12MP 6GB RAM 64GB ROM NFC Snapdragon 845
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$320.16

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
3.waterproof depth rating
?

The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Best

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max 64GB

4m

1.5m

1.5m

4.weight
?

Best

Kyocera KY-01L

47g

195g

189g

5.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

8.6mm

8.5mm

6.height
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

162.5mm

158.1mm

Display

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

521ppi

529ppi

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. Show more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
4.screen size
?

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

Best

Energizer Power Max P8100S

8.1"

6.3"

6.2"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version
?

Best

Huawei P40 Pro Plus

6

5

5

6.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. Show more

For example

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro (32GB / 3GB RAM)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Performance

1.GPU clock speed
?

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

Best

Meizu M10 (32GB / 2GB RAM)

1000MHz

2.RAM speed
?

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

Best

Huawei Nova 7i

4266MHz

3.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 Note 8 (Samsung Exynos 8895)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Samsung Exynos 9810)
4.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.5GHz

4 x 2.3GHz & 4 x 1.7GHz (Samsung Exynos 8895)

4 x 2.7GHz & 4 x 1.7GHz

5.Uses HMP
?

Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilize all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Samsung Exynos 8895)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Samsung Exynos 9810)
6.CPU threads
?

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro (32GB / 3GB RAM)

8

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Qualcomm Snapdragon 865) 128GB / 12GB RAM

108 & 48 & 12 & 0.3MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Realme X50 Pro 5G (128GB / 8GB RAM)

32 & 8MP

8MP

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. Show more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
4.video recording (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. Show more

Best

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (128GB / 8GB RAM)

4320 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

5.wide aperture (main camera)
?

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. Show more

Best

Sony Xperia 1 II 5G

1.7 & 2.4 & 2.2 & 0f

f/2.4 & f/1.7

f/2.4 & f/1.5

6.has a built-in HDR mode
?

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR). Show more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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. Show more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
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. Show more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

LG V60 ThinQ 5G

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. Show more

For example

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro (32GB / 3GB RAM)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
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

ZTE Nubia X 5G

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P18K Pop

18000mAh

3300mAh

3500mAh

2.Battery life
?

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

Doogee S80 Lite

136h

38h

24h

3.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 Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
4.has wireless charging
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
5.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps. Show more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Android 8.0 Oreo)
6.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Motorola Moto E6s

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Android 8.0 Oreo)
2.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Android 8.0 Oreo)
3.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 Note 8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Android 8.0 Oreo)
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 Note 8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Android 8.0 Oreo)
5.download speed
?

Best

Huawei P40 Pro Plus

2300MBits/s

600MBits/s

1200MBits/s (Samsung Exynos 9810)

6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 N950 Factory Unloc...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 N950 Factory Unlocked Phone 64GB Midnight Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$269.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 N950U 64GB Unlocke...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 N950U 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Android Smartphone w/Dual 12 MegaPixel Camera (Renewed) (Midnight Black)
Amazon logo
$279.95
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Unlocked GSM ...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Unlocked GSM LTE Android Phone w/ Dual 12 Megapixel Camera - Midnight Black
Amazon logo
$401.01
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note9 GSM Unlocked Phone ...Samsung Galaxy Note9 GSM Unlocked Phone with 6.4in Screen and 128GB - Ocean Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$343.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon - Mid...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon - Midnight Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$308.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon + GSM...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon + GSM Unlocked (Midnight Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$309.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950U 64GB Midn...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950U 64GB Midnight Black AT&T Unlocked - Renewed
Amazon logo
$289.00
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950U 64GB Orch...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950U 64GB Orchid Gray T-Mobile - Renewed
Amazon logo
$275.92
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note8 N950U 64GB Unlocked...Samsung Galaxy Note8 N950U 64GB Unlocked GSM LTE Android Phone w/ Dual 12 Megapixel Camera - Midnight Black
Amazon logo
$534.97
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 9 N960U 128GB T-Mobi...Samsung Galaxy Note 9 N960U 128GB T-Mobile GSM Unlocked Phone (Ocean Blue, 128GB)(Renewed)
Amazon logo
$349.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 walmartRefurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - 64GB...Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - 64GB Verizon + GSM Unlocked AT&T T-Mobile - Gray
walmart logo
$259.00

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G ...Samsung Galaxy S9+ 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Phone w/ Dual 12MP Camera - Midnight Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$309.94
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ Factory Unlocked Smar...Samsung Galaxy S9+ Factory Unlocked Smartphone 64GB - Midnight Black
Amazon logo
$699.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S10+ Factory Unlocked Pho...Samsung Galaxy S10+ Factory Unlocked Phone with 128GB (U.S. Warranty), Prism White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$479.87
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9, 64GB, Unlocked Smartp...Samsung Galaxy S9, 64GB, Unlocked Smartphone, Lilac Purple (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$256.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus Verizon + GSM Unl...Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Verizon + GSM Unlocked 64GB Coral Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$308.95
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U 64GB Unlocked G...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Phone w/Dual 12MP Camera - Midnight Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$319.00
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Sm...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Smartphone - Coral Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$309.98
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9 G960U 64GB Unlocked [M...Samsung Galaxy S9 G960U 64GB Unlocked [Midnight Black]
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$499.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Sm...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Smartphone - Lilac Purple (Renewed)
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$301.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus Unlocked 64GB (Mi...Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Unlocked 64GB (Midnight Black) - (Renewed)
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$239.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus aliexpressSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus S9+ G965U Origina...Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus S9+ G965U Original Unlocked LTE Cell Phone Octa Core 6.2" Dual 12MP 6GB RAM 64GB ROM NFC Snapdragon 845
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$320.16

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