Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Asus ROG Phone II

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Display

Display size

5.8 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

568 ppi
391 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

84.36 %
80.24 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120 Hz Refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 11 mm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)
6.73 x 3.06 x 0.37 inches (170.99 x 77.6 x 9.48 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
8.47 oz (240 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Purple, Blue, Red
 

Colors

 
Black Glare

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SM8150-AC

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2960 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
12 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
512 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
 

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

USB OTG, Video out
USB OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC

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, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
6000 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 4+, USB Power Delivery

Talk time

31.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

3.4 days (82 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Internet use

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 

Music playback

51.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jan 11, 2018
Aug 13, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMG960U link
FCC ID value: MSQI001D link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.35 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Body

0.96 W/kg
0.83 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.95 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
AeroActive Cooler II, ASUS ZenEar Pro Hi-Res earphone with microphone (optional), Transparent case / Aero case, Type-C to C Cable (120cm), Ejector pin (SIM tray needle), USB power adapter (18W / 30W), Documentation (user guide, warranty card)

MSRP price

$ 720
 
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