Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10+

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Display

Display size

6.3 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels
1440 x 3040 pixels

Pixel density

392 ppi
498 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

80.51 %
90.74 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

24 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

10 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Autofocus
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.9"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.1; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Fourth camera

5 megapixels
0.3 megapixels VGA

Hardware Features

Depth information
Time-of-Flight (ToF)

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse

Front

24 megapixels
10 megapixels

Features

 
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm)
6.39 x 3.04 x 0.31 inches (162.3 x 77.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.91 oz (196 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Stylus

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue
 

Colors

 
Aura glow, Aura white, Aura blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
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
12 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
256 GB

Available to use

108.9 GB
223.5 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

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

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, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
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 Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3800 mAh
4300 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Talk time (3G)

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Talk time (4G)

 
44 hours

Internet use

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 16 hours

Music playback

112.00 hours
74.00 hours

Video playback

19.00 hours
21.00 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
Jul 19, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMA920F link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN975U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.24 W/kg
0.19 W/kg

Body

0.84 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.40 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Phablet

3.95 W/kg
3.98 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 1100
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