Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2015 February 2018
Status Available - April 2015 Coming Soon, March 2018
Price Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 52,999 ($750.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm
(5.81 x 2.7 x 0.33 in)
Weight 138 g (4.87 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz)
SIM Type - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android 8.0 (Oreo)
User Interface - Samsung Experience
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 [Similar] 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 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T760 [Similar] Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA & China [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64/128 GB 64 GB
External Memory No 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 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches [Similar] 5.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.66% 84.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS [Similar] 12 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.5 - f/2.4 variable aperture lens, 26mm, 1/2.5", 1.4 ┬Ám, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.6, autofocus, 1440p, dual video call, Auto HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
USB OTG Supported Not Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer 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 2550 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -