Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime vs Samsung Galaxy S9+

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

294 ppi
531 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.74 %
83.68 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.54 x 2.76 x 0.34 inches (140.7 x 70.1 x 8.6 mm)
6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Colors

Black
Black, Gold, Gray, Purple, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 8917
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 308
Adreno 630

RAM

1.5 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
256 GB

Maximum User Storage

9.1 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 4, 5, 12
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, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE, 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

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Talk time

20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
35.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
14.2 days (342 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Internet use

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours
3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

71.00 hours
102.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
20.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 15, 2017
Jan 11, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMJ327T link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG965U link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.44 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body

0.30 W/kg
0.79 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.40 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.30 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.94 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 940
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