Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A9 vs Sony Xperia X Performance

Samsung Galaxy A9
samsung galaxy a9
Sony Xperia X Performance
sony xperia x performance
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony
Announced December 2015 February 2016
Status Coming Soon - January 2016 Coming soon
Price Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 75,700 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Yes
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
144.8 x 71.1 x 7.6 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 200 g (7.05 oz) 165 g (5.82 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
4G Network LTE LTE
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] , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU Adreno 510 [Similar] Adreno 530 [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 2 TB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.93% 66.82%
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] 23 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash Pulse LED Flash
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, 1/2.3" Exmor RS Sensor, 24mm G Lens F2.0, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 13 MP, f/2.0, 22mm, 1/3" Exmor RS Sensor, 1080p, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, apt-X
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, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
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 2 TB (dedicated slot)

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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -