Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A90 5G

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Display

Display size

6.3 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels
1080 x 2400 pixels

Pixel density

392 ppi
393 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

80.51 %
85.99 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera

24 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

10 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Autofocus
Ultra-wide

Specifications

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

Third camera

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Depth information

Specifications

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

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
 

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization

Front

24 megapixels
32 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm)
6.49 x 3.01 x 0.33 inches (164.8 x 76.4 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
7.27 oz (206 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue
 

Colors

 
Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 512
Adreno 640

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 (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI
Android

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

5G

 
Bands NSA, Sub-6

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3800 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)
 

Internet use

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

Music playback

112.00 hours
 

Video playback

19.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 18, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA920F link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.24 W/kg
 

Body

0.84 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.40 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.95 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, USB cable, Headphones, SIM removal tool, Documentation
 
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