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Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS vs Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) X03Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
6"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) X19Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2220

24
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


03 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSvsGalaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 32%32%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3800 mAh
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 4vsNot supported

19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GBvsGalaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
 38%38%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR3
 108%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (50GB user available)vs32GB (24GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 15%15%
+Lighter
183 grams (6.41 ounces)vs210 grams (7.35 ounces)
 1%1%
+Thinner
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 16%16%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2220 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 7%7%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
392 PPIvs367 PPI
 5%5%
+Larger screen
6.3"vs6"
 195%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 24MP + 8MP + 10MP + 5MPvs(back) 16MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 12%12%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24MPvs(front) 8MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 50%50%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

26 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, front/back glass / Aluminum body, front glass
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (front-mounted) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM with RDS / FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
ModelGalaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSGalaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
Also known asGalaxy A9 2016 A910F/Dual-Sim, Galaxy A9 Pro DuosGalaxy A9 SM-A920F/Dual-Sim, Samsung A920
Country or region availableLatin AmericaBrazilPhilippinesMalaysiaSingaporeThailandVarious (International)VietnamLatin America
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMay, 2016October, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)80.9 x 161.7 millimeters (3.19 x 6.37 in)77 x 162.5 millimeters (3.03 x 6.4 in)
Weight210 grams (7.35 ounces)183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 510 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (24GB user available)64GB (50GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2220 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)367 PPI392 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
Main camera16 megapixels(quad camera)
24 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.4 12mm)
10MP telephoto (f/2.4 2x-zoom)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
Front camera8 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- Dolby Atmos
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity5000 mAh3800 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time2100 minutes | 35 hours | 1.5 daysfeature not registered
Standby25740 minutes | 429 hours | 17.9 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.27 W/Kg (head) | 0.84 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.62 W/Kg (head) | 1.32 W/Kg (body)feature not registered