Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Honor 9X

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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

516 ppi
391 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

83.51 %
84.40 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
HiSilicon Kirin 710F

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Mali-G51 MP4

RAM

6 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
 

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Second camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
2 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus
Pop-up

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)
6.44 x 3.04 x 3.46 inches (163.5 x 77.3 x 88 mm)

Weight

7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.94 oz (197 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 

Colors

Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple
Midnight black, Sapphire blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

OTG, Video out, Charging
Charging

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
 

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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