Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A9 vs Alcatel Idol 4s

Samsung Galaxy A9
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Alcatel Idol 4s
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Alcatel
Announced December 2015 February 2016
Status Coming Soon - January 2016 Available - July 2016
Price Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 27,260 ($399.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Gold, Dark Gray, Rose Gold, Metal Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
153.9 x 75.4 x 7 mm
(6.06 x 2.97 x 0.28 in)
Weight 200 g (7.05 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - 6070K, 6070Y
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - 6070O
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700) - 6070K, 6070Y
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 510 [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.93% 71.87%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS; recording FM Radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, f/1.9, OIS, 1/3'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p, LED flash [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -