Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Core I8260 vs Samsung Galaxy A9

Samsung Galaxy Core I8260
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Samsung Galaxy A9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced April 2013 December 2015
Status Available - May 2013 Coming Soon - January 2016
Price - Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White, Blue Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.3 x 67.6 x 8.95 mm
(5.09 x 2.66 x 0.35 in)
161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
Weight 124 g (4.37 oz) 200 g (7.05 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625 Snapdragon S4 Play [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 203 [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB (4.45 GB User Available) 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.19% 75.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, f/1.9, OIS, 1/3'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (4.45 GB User Available), 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h -
Talk Time Up to 9 h -