Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A9 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Samsung Galaxy A9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple
Announced December 2015 September 2016
Status Coming Soon - January 2016 Available - September 2016
Price Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 72,000 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
(6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 200 g (7.05 oz) 188 g (6.63 oz)
SIM Type - Nano SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300)
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.19 W/kg (head)
1.19 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.24 W/kg (head)
1.00 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint with Force Touch
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow) iOS 10
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar] Quad-core, Apple A10 Fusion
GPU Adreno 510 [Similar] 6 core [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 32/128/256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 3D Touch Display, Ion-strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.93% 67.51%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] Dual 12 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash Quad-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/1.8, 28mm & f/2.8, 56mm, 2x optical zoom, OIS, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 7 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama [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 Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 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, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 v2.0, reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/128/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 4000 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by - Up to 384 h
Talk Time - Up to 21 h