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

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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density

411 ppi
392 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.55 %
80.51 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera

24 megapixels
24 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

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 megapixels
10 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
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 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Depth information
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 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
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, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

24 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

Flash
 

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 (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 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
Black, Pink, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm 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

Hardware & Performance

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

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

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 (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI

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, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device
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)

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

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
 

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3800 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

74.00 hours
112.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours
19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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

Shopping information

In The Box

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