Samsung Galaxy S8 VS A9 2018, which is the best to buy right now? The Galaxy S8 is a very brilliant device from Samsung. Samsung really put so much effort into this device and made sure everything about this device is perfect. This phone works excellently well and it has interesting features. However, we will be comparing it to the A9 2018 by Samsung. Samsung took a different dimension in manufacturing this device, this device is different from the regular Samsung device and it has great features like a quad-camera set up, a great battery life and many more. Let’s find out more about these devices.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs A9 2018 : Design
The S8 is built with metal, it also has a curved rear that is a bit similar to the S7. This device also has a glass on it that shimmers as light hits it. Its fingerprint sensor is located at the back. While the A9 2018 comes with metal and has a glass back that is curved around the edges, and into the metal frame. The fingerprint sensor of this phone is located and well positioned at the back. The S8 weighs less at 155g, while the A9 2018 weighs 183g.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs A9 2018 : Display
The S8 sports a tall 5.8-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 570. While, the A9 2018 sports a 6.28-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 2220 Pixels in resolution and 393ppi.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs A9 2018: Software and Hardware
The S8 houses a Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset with an Octa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.3GHz. The device has 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space.
While the A9 2018 houses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus, chipset with Octa-core processor clocking at 2.2GHz. In the RAM department, the A9 2018 has 4GB/6GB and 64GB/128GB storage space.
For the Software, the S8 runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. While the A9 2018 runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. But you can upgrade the S8 to Oreo.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs A9 2018 : Camera
The S8 has a rear camera setup of 12MP with a front/Selfie camera of 8 megapixels. While the A9 2018 has a quad camera set up of 24MP + 10MP +
8MP + 5MP with a great front camera of 24MP with f/2.2 aperture.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs A9 2018 : Battery
The S8 is powered by a 3000mah Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast battery charging. While the A9 2018 is powered by a 3720mah Non-removable Li-Po battery with fast battery charging.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs A9 2018 : Verdict
Both smartphones are powerful with very impressive performances and features. However, I think the S8 is a bit better than the A9 2018 as it offers a more standard performance. But in 2019, I will choose the A9 2018, because of the quad-camera system.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs A9 2018 Specs Comparison
|Model||Samsung Galaxy S8||Samsung Galaxy A9 2018|
|Announced||March, 2017||September, 2018|
|Released||April, 2017||September, 2018|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network|| LTE band LTE : 700 MHz
Class 13, LTE : 700 MHz Class 17
LTE : 1700 / 2100 MHz, LTE : 800 / 900 /1900 / 1800 /2100 / 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD : 1900 MHz (B39), LTE-TDD : 2300 MHz (B40), LTE-TDD : 2500
MHz (B41), LTE-TDD : 2600 MHz (B38), LTE : 700 MHz (B28)
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 34(2000),
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Single SIM||Dual SIM|
|Type||Metal + Glass||Metal Frame, Glass|
|Dimensions||148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm||162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm|
|Colours|| Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple
Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red
|Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink|
|Display Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1440 x 2960 pixels||1080 x 2220 pixels|
|Colors||16M colors||16M colors|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive||Capacitive|
|Features||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 3D curved glass screen, fingerprint||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant|
|12MP|| 24MP + 10MP +
8MP + 5MP
White balance settings
White balance settings
|Yes, dual-LED||Yes, dual-LED|
|f/1.7|| f/1.7 + f/2.2 +
f/2.4 + f/2.4
| Android 7.0
|Android 8.1 Oreo|
|TouchWiz UI||Experience 9.0 UI|
|Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.3GHz||Octa-Core 2.2Ghz|
|GPU (Graphics)||Qualcomm Adreno 540||Qualcomm Adreno 512|
|Yes, Up to 512GB||Yes, up to 512GB|
|Card Type||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, Type-C||Yes, Type-C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Ion Battery||Li-Po Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Vibration, Ringtones||Vibration, Ringtones|
|MP3, WAV||MP3, WAV|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs A9 2018 Price
|Starting From||$750||$499 – $549|
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