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Samsung Galaxy Note9
Samsung Galaxy S9
Network, supported bands and technologies
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTEGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) LTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 MbpsHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps
GPRSYestextYes
EDGEYesYes
Release date
First presented2018, August2018, February
StatusAvailable. Released 2018, AugustSoon to arrive. Exp. release 2018, March
Size and Dimensions
Measurements161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm (6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in)
Weight201 g (7.09 oz)163 g (5.75 oz)
DesignbuildFront/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum framebuildFront/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)- IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)- Stylus (Bluetooth integration)- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Display (type and size)
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.4 inches, 103.2 cm2 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio
MultitouchYesYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5Corning Gorilla Glass 5
 - HDR10 compliant- Always-on display- HDR10 compliant- 3D Touch (home button only)- Always-on display
System and processor information
OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo)Android 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetExynos 9810 Octa - EMEAQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 - USA/LATAM, ChinaExynos 9810 Octa - EMEAQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 - USA & China
Central processing unitOcta-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEAOcta-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, ChinaOcta-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEAOcta-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA & China
Graphics processing unitMali-G72 MP18 - EMEAAdreno 630 - USA/LATAM, ChinaMali-G72 MP18 - EMEAAdreno 630 - USA & China
Memory bank
Slot for memory cardmicroSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model onlymicroSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Built-in512 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 4 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB
Camera
Dual12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55", 1.4
FeaturesLED flash, auto-HDR, panoramaGeo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Selfie Single8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6", 1.22
Selfie FeaturesDual video call, Auto-HDR
Selfie Video1440p@30fps
Primary12 MP (f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.5", 1.4 ľm, Dual Pixel PDAF), phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Secondary8 MP (f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6", 1.22 ľm), autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
Sound
Different alarm typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtonesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Main speakerYes, with stereo sound
3.5mm jackYes
 - 32-bit/384kHz audio- noise cancellation feature- 32-bit/384kHz audio- noise cancellation feature
Communication
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEOYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYesYes
RadioNoFM radio (USA & Canada only) - Not confirmed
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features
SensorsIris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer, heart rate monitor, SpO2Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer, heart rate monitor, SpO2
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IMSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML5HTML5
 - Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)- quick battery charge (Quick Charge 2.0)- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)- ANT+ support- Bixby dictation and cammands recognition- MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player- Photo/video editor- Document editor- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)- quick battery charge (Quick Charge 2.0)- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)- ANT+ support- Bixby dictation and cammands recognition- MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player- Photo/video editor- Document editor
Battery
 Built-in Li-Ion 4000 mAh batteryBuilt-in Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh)
Other
ColorsMetallic copper, Lavender purple, Ocean blue, Midnight blackMidnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple
PriceAbout 1000 EURAbout 840 EUR