Phone Comparison - Google Nexus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016)

Google Nexus 9
google nexus 9
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016)
samsung galaxy a9 pro (2016)
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung
Announced October 2014 April 2016
Status Available - October 2014 Available - April 2016
Price - Rs. 32,490 ($477.79) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 228.25 x 153.68 x 7.95 mm
(8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 in)
161.7 x 80.9 x 7.9 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.31 in)
Weight 425 g / 436 g (14.99 oz / 15.38 oz) 210 g (7.41 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Dual front-facing speakers with HTC BoomSound - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra K1 [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar]
GPU ULP GeForce Kepler (192 cores) [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.9 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 2048 x 1536 pixels (288 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.76% 75.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No FM radio with RDS; recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, OIS Auto focus, OIS, f/1.9, 1/2.8" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 6700 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by Up to 720 h -
Talk Time Up to 9 h 30 min -