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Nokia 6 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Nokia 6 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Nokia 6 (2018)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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25PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Compare Nokia 6 (2018) X
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

6 (2018)2 Advantages Nokia 6 (2018)vsGalaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
+172 grams (6.02 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs201 grams (7.04 ounces)
+8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)8%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
64GB (52GB user free)vs+128GB (111GB user free)113%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT LCD IPSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels106%
Higher resolution screen
401 PPIvs+514 PPI28%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+6.4"16%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP52%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvs+PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+USB Type-C SlimPort®Advantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IPxx certified)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Dual LED flash
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) 8MP
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Android 10
+23 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Model6 (2018)Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Other model namesNokia 6 第二代 TA-1054, Nokia 6 2018, Nokia 6.1, HMD Plate 2Galaxy Note9 (Exynos) Dual-sim (6GB RAM), Samsung Crown
Country or region availableChinaHong KongTaiwan
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
United Arab EmiratesEurope(Global, International)
United Arab Emirates, Europe, (Global, International)
BrandNokiaSamsung
Release dateApril, 2018August, 2018
Depth8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 148.8 millimeters (2.98 x 5.86 in)76.4 x 161.9 millimeters (3.01 x 6.37 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)201 grams (7.04 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
System (OS)Nokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Mongoose M3
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 508 650MhzARM Mali-G72 MP18
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (52GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (111GB user free)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~84% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2960 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI514 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat18 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, 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
CallingNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
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
CameraNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels(dual camera)
• 12.2 megapixels
• 12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.4µm 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 on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 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, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
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
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black/copper, White/iron, Blue/gold
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Copper, Purple, Blue
- Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Curved edge screen
- S Pen Stylus (Bluetooth integration)
- Samsung Pay
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Samsung DeX (Desktop experience)
- Quick Charge 2.0
- ANT+
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
18W
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts• Fast battery charging• Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby30420 minutes | 507 hours | 21.1 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateNokia 6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.381W/kg (head) | 1.509W/kg (body)
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