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Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

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Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

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Samsung Galaxy S9
₹57,900
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
₹29,990
OverviewAdvantages (Factors To Decide Which Device You Should Buy) Remove All Devices
Rankings # 1# 2
Specs Score    81 / 100   76 / 100
Operating System
Features Present In Only One Device
(Unique Features)

Faster CPU

Samsung Galaxy S9
2.8 GHz
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
2.2 GHz

Around 27% faster CPU than Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018). Faster CPU means more smooth experience.

Better Camera Resolution

Samsung Galaxy S9
12 MP
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
16 MP

Around 33% more mega pixels (MP) than Samsung Galaxy S9. More resolution generally means better picture quality, though it's not always necessary.

Better Screen Resolution

Samsung Galaxy S9
1440 x 2960 pixels
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
1080 x 2220 pixels

Around 77% more pixels than Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018). More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.

Has Dual Front Camera

Samsung Galaxy S9
No
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Yes

Dual front camera is useful for certain effects like blur, zoom and wide angle selfies..

General
Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSM (Hybrid Slot)Dual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateFebruary, 2018December, 2017
Design
Dimensions147.69 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm149.19 x 70.59 x 8.4 mm
Weight163 g172 g
Display
TypeColor Super AMOLED screen (16M colors)Color Super AMOLED screen (16M colors)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size5.8 inches, 1440 x 2960 pixels5.6 inches, 1080 x 2220 pixels
Aspect Ratio18.5:918.5:9
PPI~568 PPI~441 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 83.6%
FeaturesCorning Gorilla Glass 5 Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version) Screen Protection
Memory
RAM4 GB4 GB
Internal64 GB64 GB
Card SlotYes, (Hybrid Slot), upto 512 GBYes
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
3GYesYes
4GYesYes
VoLTEYes (Supports Reliance Jio)Yes (Supports Reliance Jio)
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.0Yes
USBYes, USB-C v3.1Yes
Wireless ChargingYes
Extra
GPSYes, with A-GPS SupportYes, with A-GPS Support
Fingerprint SensorYesYes
Face UnlockYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
ExtraNFCNFC
Water ResistanceYes, 1.5 m upto 30 min
IP RatingIP68
Dust ResistantYes
Camera
Camera12 MP with autofocus16 MP with autofocus
Dual CameraNoNo
FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focusFace detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video RecordingYes, 4K @ 60 fpsYes, 1080p @ 30 fps
FlashYes, Dual LEDYes, LED
Front CameraYes, 8 MP with AutofocusYes, 16 MP + 8 MP
Technical
OSAndroid, v8.0Android, 7.1.1 (Nougat)
CPU2.8 GHz, Octa Core, Exynos 9810 Octa Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor
GPUMali-G72 MP18
IP RatingIP68
JavaYes, via 3rd partyNo
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes, supports HTML
Multimedia
SupportsMMS, Instant Messaging, Voice CommandsMMS, Instant Messaging
EmailYes, with Push EmailYes, with Push Email
MusicMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
VideoMP4, DivX, XviDMP4, WMV
FM RadioYesYes
Document ReaderYesYes
Battery
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size3000 mAh, Li-ion Battery3000 mAh, Li-ion Battery

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