89points

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

15points

Samsung S5230 Star

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) vs Samsung S5230 Star

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung S5230 Star
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung S5230 Star
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Samsung S5230 Star?

  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 3.1mm thinner
    8.8mmvs11.9mm
  • Wireless charging
  • Has NFC
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a fingerprint scanner

Why is Samsung S5230 Star better than Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 107.5g lighter
    93.5gvs201g
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • 23.4mm narrower
    53mmvs76.4mm
  • 57.9mm shorter
    104mmvs161.9mm
  • 39.74% less body volume
    65.59cm³vs108.84860800000003cm³

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

8.8mm

11.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

201g

93.5g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

76.4mm

53mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

161.9mm

104mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

240 x 400px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

514ppi

155ppi

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

6.4"

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
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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.

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

3.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.

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

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
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Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

6.RAM

8GB

0.1GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

3.15MP

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.

For example

Nokia 8.1

3.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

240 x 15fps

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.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.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
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

4000mAh

1000mAh

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.

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.

Miscellaneous

1.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

2.Is a system camera
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A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

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