97points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

48points

Sony Xperia Z

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Sony Xperia Z

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus better than Sony Xperia Z?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Wireless charging
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • 18nm smaller semiconductor size
    10nmvs28nm
  • Has integrated LTE

Why is Sony Xperia Z better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 43g lighter
    146gvs189g
  • 0.6mm thinner
    7.9mmvs8.5mm
  • Has a radio
  • 2.8mm narrower
    71mmvs73.8mm
  • 19.1mm shorter
    139mmvs158.1mm
  • 21.39% less body volume
    77.97cm³vs99.17612999999999cm³
  • Has out-of-order execution

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Design

1.weight

189g

146g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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

3.thickness

8.5mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

73.8mm

71mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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

6.height

158.1mm

139mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.pixel density

529ppi

441ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

6.2"

5"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

1440 x 2960px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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 S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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 S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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

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

4 x 1.5GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

6GB

2GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

3.has an external memory slot
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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

256GB

16GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.semiconductor size

10nm (Samsung Exynos 9810)

28nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

6.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

13MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.front camera megapixels

8MP

2MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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.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

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1080 x 120fps

5.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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

6.has a BSI sensor
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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
Sony Xperia Z

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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

4.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

2400mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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 S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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 S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

6.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.download speed

1200MBits/s

100MBits/s

Best

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

1200MBits/s

2.has NFC
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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

3.Is DLNA certified
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

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.

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Sony Xperia Z

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Bluetooth version

5

4

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

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