Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A9 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy A9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced December 2015 March 2017
Status Coming Soon - January 2016 Available - April 2017
Price Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
Weight 200 g (7.05 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa [Similar]
GPU Adreno 510 [Similar] Adreno 540 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches [Similar] 5.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.93% 84.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
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] 12 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, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, AF [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, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
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, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated 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
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate 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 - -