• Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy S9+

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced April 2016 December 2017 February 2018
Status Available - April 2016 Coming Soon - January 2018 Coming Soon, March 2018
Price Rs. 32,490 ($477.79) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 32,990 ($520.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,999 ($890.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Pink Black, orchid grey, gold, blue Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 161.7 x 80.9 x 7.9 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.31 in)
159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
(6.3 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm
(6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
Weight 210 g (7.41 oz) 191 g (6.74 oz) 189 g (6.67 oz)
SIM Type - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
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) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor - Fingerprint Sensor
- Samsung Pay
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED No Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7885 Octa Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA & China, Exynos 9810 Octa - EMEA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
GPU Adreno 510 Mali-G71 Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA & China
RAM 4 GB 4/6 GB 6 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 32/64 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified Version) Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches 6.0 inches 6.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 1080 x 2220 Pixels (411 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (531 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.93% 75.65% 83.59%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP 16 MP Dual12 MP + 12 MP
Flash LED Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, OIS, f/1.9, 1/2.8" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.6 + f/2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55", 1.4 µm, 52mm, 1/3.6", 1 µm, Dual Pixel AF, OIS, 2x Optical Zoom, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] Dual: 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.6, autofocus, 1440p, dual video call, Auto HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
USB OTG - Not Supported Not Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor not present heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 5000 mAh 3500 mAh 3500 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -