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Meizu M5 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Meizu M5 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W phones. Which is the best phone?

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Meizu M5 32GB
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3070
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Meizu M5 X35Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W

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 phone! Comment!


04 Advantages Meizu M5 32GB
M5 32GBvsGalaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
 37%37%
+Lighter
138 grams (4.83 ounces)vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
 6%6%
+Thinner
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

35 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965WvsM5 32GB
 98%98%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs3GB LPDDR3
 113%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs32GB (24GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 88%88%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
531 PPIvs282 PPI
 19%19%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.2"
 89%89%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12.2 megapixels + 12MPvs(back) 13 megapixels
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 on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 47%47%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 59%59%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8 megapixelsvs(front) 5 megapixels
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
 14%14%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3070 mAh
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 9 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresMeizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
BrandMeizuSamsung
ModelM5 32GBGalaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
Also known asMeizu M5 32GB/3GB M611A, M611D, M611Y, Meizu Meilan M5Bell/Rogers Galaxy S9+ G965W (Qualcomm)
Country or region where it's soldChinaEuropeHong KongVarious (International)Canada
Release dateNovember, 2016February, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72.8 x 147.2 millimeters (2.87 x 5.8 in)73.8 x 158.1 millimeters (2.91 x 6.22 in)
Weight138 grams (4.83 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Meizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareMeizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
Architecture - Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6750 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T860 MP2 520MhzQualcomm Adreno 630
RAM memory3GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (24GB user available)64GB (51GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMeizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataMeizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,20)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
LTE Cat18 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingMeizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraMeizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
Main camera13 megapixels(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraMeizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
Front camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaMeizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesMeizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMeizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Preto, Branco, Dourado, Verde, Azul
- Cuerpo de policarbonato
- Flyme 5.2 UI
- Pantalla 2.5D contorneado
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyMeizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity3070 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Meizu M5 32GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965W
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.78 W/Kg (head) | 1.04 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered