Samsung Galaxy S9 vs OPPO A9 (2020)

$480 VIEW ON AMAZON
$180 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
568 PPI
720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

84.36 %
82.39 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 610

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), OPPO ColorOS UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
5000 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
Reverse charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Fourth camera

 
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 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) (30 fps)

Features

HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
16 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)
6.44 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (163.6 x 75.6 x 9.1 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue
Space purple, Marine green, Vanilla mint

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), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

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, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
 

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

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 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Adapter, Headset, Micro USB Cable, Booklet with Warranty Card, Quick Start Guide, SIM Card Tool, Protective Film (pre-applied), Case

MSRP

$ 720
 
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