97points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

95points

Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

7points

Vertu Signature for Bentley

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) vs Vertu Signature for Bentley

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Vertu Signature for Bentley
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Vertu Signature for Bentley

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus better than Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) & Vertu Signature for Bentley?

  • Thickness
    8.5mmvs8.5,13mm
  • Has a two-stage shutter
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Can be used as a PC

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus & Vertu Signature for Bentley?

  • Weight
    163gvs189,236g
  • Has out-of-order execution
  • Has a front-facing LED flash

Why is Vertu Signature for Bentley better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus & Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Has a removable battery
  • Width
    42mmvs73.8,68.7mm
  • Height
    130mmvs158.1,147.7mm
  • Volume
    70.98cm³vs99.17612999999999,86.249415cm³

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Design

1.weight

189g

163g

236g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

3.thickness

8.5mm

8.5mm

13mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

73.8mm

68.7mm

42mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

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

6.height

158.1mm

147.7mm

130mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.pixel density

529ppi

570ppi

200ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

6.2"

5.8"

2"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

240 x 320px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.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.

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.

For example

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

6.has an IPS screen
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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.has an external memory slot
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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.

2.internal storage

256GB

64GB

4GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

3.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.

4.Supports 64-bit
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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.

5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

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

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Cameras

1.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.

2.Has a dual-tone LED flash
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

3.has a BSI sensor
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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.

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.has a two-stage shutter
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.

6.Supports slow motion video recording
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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 radio
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

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
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.has dedicated media keys
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.has a removable battery
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

2.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.

3.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

4.has a rechargeable battery
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.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.

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Features

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

2.Is DLNA certified
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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
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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
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The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

5.Bluetooth version

5

5

2

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

6.The browser has word wrap
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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