Samsung Galaxy A90 5G vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Display

Display size

6.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2400 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

393 ppi
516 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

85.99 %
83.51 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

48 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

5 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Depth information
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
 

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization

Front

32 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Wide Angle, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

6.49 x 3.01 x 0.33 inches (164.8 x 76.4 x 8.4 mm)
6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

7.27 oz (206 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Notification light, Stylus

Colors

Black, White
Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Atmos
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 630

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

 
USB OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Cellular

5G

Bands NSA, Sub-6
 

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

Data

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

4500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Talk time

 
38.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

 
12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
29.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 17 hours

Music playback

 
95.00 hours

Video playback

 
21.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jul 03, 2018

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMN960U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.27 W/kg

Body

 
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.35 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.90 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.

MSRP price

 
$ 1000
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