81points

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

100points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

17points

ZTE Sonata 2

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2
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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) vs ZTE Sonata 2

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa) better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) & ZTE Sonata 2?

  • Thickness
    7.7mmvs8.5,11.4mm
  • Has AF tracking
  • Shoots raw

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa) & ZTE Sonata 2?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a two-stage shutter
  • Has manual focus
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Has out-of-order execution
  • Has timelapse function
  • Has an iris scanner

Why is ZTE Sonata 2 better than Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa) & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • Width
    63.8mmvs72.6,73.8mm
  • Height
    125mmvs150.9,158.1mm

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

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

2.thickness

7.7mm

8.5mm

11.4mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

3.width

72.6mm

73.8mm

63.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

4.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

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

5.height

150.9mm

158.1mm

125mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.has a QWERTY keyboard
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Sharp Aquos R2 Compact

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Display

1.pixel density

534ppi

529ppi

233ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

5.5"

6.2"

4"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2960px

480 x 800px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

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

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

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 IPS screen
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

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Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 2.6GHz

4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

4 x 1.2GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

4GB

6GB

1GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

3.has an external memory slot
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

4.internal storage

64GB

256GB

4GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

6.Supports 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

12MP & 12MP

5MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

2MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

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.

4.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

5.has a BSI sensor
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

6.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

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 radio
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

3.number of microphones

2

2

1

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

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

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

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3600mAh

3500mAh

1650mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

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

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

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

4.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

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

5.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

6.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.has NFC
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

2.Is DLNA certified
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

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.

4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

5.Bluetooth version

4.2

5

4

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

6.The browser has word wrap
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
ZTE Sonata 2

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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