Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
411 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
392 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.55 %
80.51 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Adreno 512

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
128GB, available to use: 108.9 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3800 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera

24 MP (PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
24 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
10 MP (Telephoto, Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 18 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.9"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

5 MP (Depth information)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

24 MP (Flash)
24 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.29 x 3.02 x 0.30 inches (159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm)
6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz
6.46 oz

168.0 g
183.0 g

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Caviar black, Lemonade blue, Bubblegum pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 13, 2018
Oct 18, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMA750FN link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA920F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.50 W/kg
0.24 W/kg

Body

0.39 W/kg
0.84 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.05 W/kg
1.40 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.95 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

Charger, microUSB cable, Headphones, SIM Removal Tool, Documentation
Charger, USB cable, Headphones, SIM removal tool, Documentation
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