Nokia N8 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

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Display

Display size

3.5 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

360 x 640 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

210 ppi
568 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

50.47 %
84.36 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.1 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.8; Focal length: 28.00 mm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

Xenon
LED

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
8 megapixels

Features

 
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

4.47 x 2.32 x 0.51 inches (113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm)
5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)
5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

Biometrics

 
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gray, Pink, Orange, Green, Blue
Black, Gold, Gray, Purple, Blue, Red

Hardware & Performance

System chip

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Single core, 680 MHz, ARM11
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Yes
Adreno 630

RAM

0.25 GB
4 GB

ROM

512 MB
 

Internal storage

16 GB
256 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 400 GB

OS

Symbian (Belle, Anna, Symbian^3)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

1200 mAh
3000 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
31.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)
3.4 days (82 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G)

5.83 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
11 hours

LTE

 
12 hours

Wi-Fi

 
14 hours

Music playback

50.00 hours
51.00 hours

Video playback

6.00 hours
17.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

HSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

3.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

HDMI

Mini HDMI (Type C)
 

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

MirrorLink, TV-out
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Video recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 26, 2010
Jan 11, 2018

FCC ID value: PDNRM-596 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG960U link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.03 W/kg
0.35 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Body

0.75 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Measured in

1700 MHz
 

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.95 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

1.02 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 820
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