96points

Samsung Galaxy S9

38points

ZTE Zmax 2

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Samsung Galaxy S9 vs ZTE Zmax 2

Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2
96
points
38
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 better than ZTE Zmax 2?

  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 7g lighter
    163gvs170g
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 0.9mm thinner
    8.5mmvs9.4mm
  • Wireless charging
  • Has NFC
  • Is DLNA certified
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

Why is ZTE Zmax 2 better than Samsung Galaxy S9?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

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

3.thickness

8.5mm

9.4mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

163g

170g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

68.7mm

76mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

147.7mm

154mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

1280 x 720px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

570ppi

267ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

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

5.8"

5.5"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

3

Best

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (64GB / 4GB RAM)

6

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 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.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 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.

2.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

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

3.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 9810)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

5.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

3.1 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

8MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 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.

3.front camera megapixels

8MP

2MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

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

5.Has laser autofocus
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Honor Magic 2

6.has a front camera
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

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

3.number of microphones

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 radio
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Vivo Z1 Lite

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 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

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

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
ZTE Zmax 2

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
ZTE Zmax 2

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
ZTE Zmax 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

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
ZTE Zmax 2
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S9
ZTE Zmax 2

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
ZTE Zmax 2

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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