Samsung Galaxy Note9 vs Google Pixel 4a vs Samsung Galaxy A52

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.4 inches
5.8 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 516 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

83.51 %
82.53 %
84.79 %

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630
Adreno 618
Adreno 619

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10)
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
3140 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W
Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS
EIS
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
8 MP
32 MP

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)
6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

7.09 oz (201.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
6.67 oz (189.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light, Stylus

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key; Right: Other
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

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

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n41, n66, n78

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), 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), 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), 32(1500 L-band)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos
aptX, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1
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, 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 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M3, T4
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 03, 2018
Jun 25, 2020
Mar 17, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN960U
A4RG025J
A3LSMA526U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.27 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Body:

0.76 W/kg
1.19 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.51 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.35 W/kg
1.00 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Phablet:

3.90 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000
$ 349
€ 429

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.
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 09, 2018
Aug 03, 2020
Mar 17, 2021
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