Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Sony Xperia 5 Plus (1.1)

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Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
568 PPI
3840 x 1644 pixels, 21:9 ratio,
633 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

84.36 %
84.42 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 650

RAM

4GB
12GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
 

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4400 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
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP
12 MP

Features

OIS, PDAF
OIS, PDAF

Second camera

 
64 MP

Features

 
Telephoto, PDAF

Third camera

 
12 MP

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Fourth camera

 
2 MP

Features

 
ToF

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 MP
8 MP

Features

Autofocus, HDR
 

Design

Dimensions

5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)
6.62 x 2.82 x 0.32 inches (168.2 x 71.6 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
 

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice 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)
 

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, OTG

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 720
 
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