Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)


Quick Comparison


Both Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) and Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) comes with same RAM.Neither of them has front Flash. Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) has more internal memory than Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

NameSamsung Galaxy A9 (2018)Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
RAM6 GB6 GB
Display6.3 in6 in
Internal Memory128 GB64 GB
Battery3720 mAh3500 mAh
Camera24 MP Quad16 MP
PriceRs. 21999Rs. 19999

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Detailed Comparison


Price And Launch

The launch Date of the first phone is November, 2018. The cost of Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is Rs. 21999. The launch Date of the second phone is December, 2017. The cost of Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) is Rs. 19999.

Display comparison

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) has screen size of 6 inches which falls short to Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)'s 6.3 inch screen. Both the phones have Super AMOLED Screen Type. Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) has display density of 411 PPI & Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) has only 392 PPI display density. In terms of screen to body ratio, Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) has better screen to body ratio of ~ 80.5% than Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)'s ~ 75.5%. Both mobiles have same aspect ratio of 18.5:9.

Memory comparison

Both mobiles come with 6 GB RAM Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) has more Internal Memory (128 GB) than Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) (64 GB). Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)'s 24 MP Quad Rear Camera outclasses Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)'s 16 MP Rear Camera in terms of resolution. Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) will be better choice if you're looking to click lot of selfies as it has better 24 MP Front Camera in comparison to Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)'s 16 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Camera.

Technical comparison

Both the phones has Android Operating System but the first one runs on version 8.0 (Oreo) and the second one on 7.1.1 version.

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Full Comparison


NameSamsung Galaxy A9 (2018)Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
General
Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSMDual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateNovember, 2018December, 2017
Design
Dimensions162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
Weight183 g191 g
Display
TypeColor Super AMOLED screen (16M)Color Super AMOLED screen (16M colors)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size6.3 inches, 1080 x 2220 pixels6 inches, 1080 x 2220 pixels
Aspect Ratio18.5:918.5:9
PPI~392 PPI~411 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 80.5%~ 75.5%
FeaturesInfinity Display
Memory
RAM6 GB6 GB
Storage128 GB64 GB
Card SlotYes, upto 512 GBYes, upto 256 GB
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
3GYesYes
4GYesYes
VoLTEYesYes
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.0Yes, v5.0
USBYes, USB-C v2.0Yes, USB-C v2.0
USB FeaturesUSB on-the-go
Extra
GPSYesYes, with A-GPS Support
Fingerprint SensorYes, RearYes, Rear
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, CompassAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
ExtraNFCNFC
Extra FeaturesSamsung Pay
Camera
Rear Camera24 MP + 8 MP + 10 MP + 5 MP with autofocus16 MP with autofocus
FeaturesUltra Wide Angle, Live Focus, Scene Optimizer, Flaw Detection, Selfie Focus, Pro-lighting, Fun Camera Feature, 2x Optical ZoomFace detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video Recording4K @ 30fps UHD1080p @ 30fps FHD
FlashYes, LEDYes, LED
Front Camera24 MP16 MP + 8 MP
Technical
OSAndroid v8.0 (Oreo)Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 660Samsung Exynos 7885
CPU2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor
GPUAdreno 512Mali-G71
JavaNoNo
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes, supports HTML5
Multimedia
SupportsSMS, MMS, IMMMS, Instant Messaging
EmailPush EmailYes, with Push Email
MusicMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
VideoMP4, WMV, H.265MP4, WMV
FM RadioYesYes
Document ReaderYesYes
Battery
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size3720 mAh, Li-ion Battery3500 mAh, Li-ion Battery
Fast ChargingYes
Talk Time23 hours on 3G
Music Playback Time73 hours

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