92points
70points

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

97points
72points

Sony Xperia 1

Samsung Galaxy Note 9
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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155 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Sony Xperia 1

Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Sony Xperia 1
92
points
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
97
points
Sony Xperia 1

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 9 better than Sony Xperia 1?

  • 20.12% more battery power
    4000mAhvs3330mAh
  • 10.98% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs1 x 2.84 & 3 x 2.42 & 4 x 1.8GHz
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    8GBvs6GB
  • 384GB more internal storage
    512GBvs128GB
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 60fpsvs2160 x 30fps
  • 6.25% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    ?

    f/2.4 & f/1.5vs1.6 & 2.4 & 2.4f
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • Has an AMOLED display
    ?

Why is Sony Xperia 1 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 9?

  • 25.1% higher pixel density
    643ppivs514ppi
  • 48.11% higher resolution
    1644 x 3840pxvs1440 x 2960px
  • 1.56% bigger screen size
    ?

    6.5"vs6.4"
  • 33.33% faster downloads
    1600MBits/svs1200MBits/s
  • 23g lighter
    178gvs201g
  • 0.6mm thinner
    8.2mmvs8.8mm
  • Is DLNA-certified
    ?
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
    ?

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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.

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2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

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3.weight
?

Best

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62.5g

201g

178g

4.thickness
?

Best

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4.6mm

8.8mm

8.2mm

5.height
?

Best

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67mm

161.9mm

167mm

6.width
?

Best

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42mm

76.4mm

72mm

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1440 x 2960px

1644 x 3840px

2.pixel density
?

Best

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847ppi

514ppi

643ppi

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.

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4.screen size
?

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

6.4"

6.5"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version
?

Best

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6

5

6

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.

For example

Nokia 7.2 (64GB / 4GB RAM)

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Performance

1.RAM speed
?

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

Best

Huawei Nova 5i Pro (256GB / 8GB RAM)

4266MHz

1800MHz (Samsung Exynos 9810)

2133MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

2.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.

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3.RAM
?

Best

Vivo NEX 3 5G

12GB

8GB

6GB

4.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.6GHz

4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz (Samsung Exynos 9810)

1 x 2.84GHz & 3 x 2.42GHz & 4 x 1.8GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

5.CPU threads
?

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Nokia 7.2 (64GB / 4GB RAM)

8

8 (Samsung Exynos 9810)

8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

6.Uses HMP
?

Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilise 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.

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Cameras

1.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (64GB / 6GB RAM)

32MP

8MP

8MP

2.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.

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3.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.

Best

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1080 x 120fps

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

4.widest aperture
?

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/2.4 & f/1.5

f/1.6 & f/2.4 & f/2.4

5.pixel size (main camera)
?

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

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1.8 & 2.5 & 2.2µm

1.4µm & 1µm

1.4µm & 1µm & 1µm

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
?

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Sony Xperia 1

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.

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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 Note 9
Sony Xperia 1
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Asus ROG Phone II

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.

For example

Nokia 7.2 (64GB / 4GB RAM)

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Sony Xperia 1
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

Samsung Galaxy A10s Dual SIM

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Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P18K Pop

18000mAh

4000mAh

3330mAh

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.

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Sony Xperia 1
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 Note 9
Sony Xperia 1
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Nokia 220 4G Dual SIM

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5.Has an ultra power-saving 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.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Sony Xperia 1
6.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Sony Xperia 1

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Sony Xperia 1
2.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Sony Xperia 1
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 9
Sony Xperia 1
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.

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5.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
?

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.

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Sony Xperia 1
6.download speed
?

Best

Vivo iQOO Pro (128GB / 8GB RAM)

2048MBits/s

1200MBits/s (Samsung Exynos 9810)

1600MBits/s

Miscellaneous

1.Has a two-stage shutter
?

A two-stage shutter can help you take photos like a pro: just slightly press the button for the lens to focus, and then push it fully to capture the photograph.

For example

Oppo K3 (64GB / 6GB RAM)

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