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OnePlus 8 (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between OnePlus 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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OnePlus 8 (128GB)
6.55"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)Compare OnePlus 8 X
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2220

24
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? OnePlus 8 (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!

8 (128GB)23 Advantages OnePlus 8 (128GB)vsGalaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core27%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+180 grams (6.3 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1080x2400 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2220 pixels
+402 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs392 PPI
+6.55"4%
Larger screen
vs6.3"
+(triple camera) 48MP + 16MP + 2MP40%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 24MP + 10MP + 8MP + 5MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+1/2" inches40%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.8" inches
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4300 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3800 mAh
+30W67%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs18W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 16MPvs+(front) 24MP51%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

26 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (110GB available)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
Fluid AMOLED / Super AMOLED
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Model8 (128GB)Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesOnePlus 8 5G (128GB + 8GB RAM)Galaxy A9 SM-A920F/Dual-Sim (6GB RAM), SM-A920FZBJZTO
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)BrazilIndiaMalaysia
(Europe), Brazil, India, Malaysia
BrandOnePlusSamsung
Release dateApril, 2020October, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72.9 x 160.2 millimeters (2.87 x 6.31 in)77 x 162.5 millimeters (3.03 x 6.4 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)OnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (110GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Display typeFluid AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.55" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2220 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI392 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 5
Display features90Hz, 1100 nits, HDR10+60Hz
Mobile networksOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-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)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18
VoLTE

Europe model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46)

America model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)

India model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)

China model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat9 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (38, 40)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA

Europe model:
(Bands 1, 3, 7, 28, 78)

America model:
(Bands 2, 5, 41, 66, 71)

India model:
(Bands 78)

China model:
(Bands 41, 78, 79)
Not 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, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, 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
CallingOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
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
CameraOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mmPDAF
2MP macrof/2.4
(quad camera)
24 megapixels
10MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.9"1.0µmAF2x-optical-zoom
8MP ultrawidef/2.412mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.9µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, SBASA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Onyx Black, Glacial Green, Interstellar Glow
- OxygenOS 10.0
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Warp Charge 30T (50% in 22min)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4300 mAh3800 mAh
Charger, watts30W (5V/6A) Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateOnePlus 8 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.27W/kg (head) | 0.84W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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