100points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

27points

Sony Xperia SL

Comparison winner
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141 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) vs Sony Xperia SL

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL
100
points
27
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Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Sony Xperia SL?

  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 2.1mm thinner
    8.5mmvs10.6mm
  • Wireless charging
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

Why is Sony Xperia SL better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 45g lighter
    144gvs189g
  • Has a radio
  • 9.8mm narrower
    64mmvs73.8mm
  • 30.1mm shorter
    128mmvs158.1mm
  • 12.48% less body volume
    86.84cm³vs99.17612999999999cm³
  • Has a HDMI output

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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

3.weight

189g

144g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.5mm

10.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

73.8mm

64mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

158.1mm

128mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

529ppi

342ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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

6.2"

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
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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 S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.RAM

6GB

1GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

12.1MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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 60fps

1080 x 30fps

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

1.3MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/2.4 & f/1.5

f/2.4

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

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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 S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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 S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

1750mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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 S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Sony Xperia SL

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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