Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Nokia 9 PureView

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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1440 x 2880 pixels

Pixel density

516 ppi
538 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

83.51 %
79.76 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Penta camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Third camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Black and White, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Fourth camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Black and White, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Fifth camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Black and White, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus
 

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)
6.10 x 2.95 x 0.31 inches (155 x 75 x 8 mm)

Weight

7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 

Colors

 
Blue

Colors

Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 630

RAM

8 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

512 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

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; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB 3.1
USB 3.1

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3320 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

38.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
16.5 days (396 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

29.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Talk time (4G)

 
28 hours

Internet use

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

Music playback

95.00 hours
 

Video playback

21.00 hours
12.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 03, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMN960U link
 

FCC 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.
Type-C charging cable, Charger, Adapter (Type C to AV jack), Quick Start Guide, Headset, SIM Tool

MSRP price

$ 1250
$ 699
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