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Samsung Galaxy A71 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A71 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S9 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
16PointsSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Compare Samsung Galaxy A71 5G X
Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)

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!

Galaxy A71 5G12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A71 5GvsGalaxy S9 (SM-G960U)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (106GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)10%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+6.7"16%
Larger screen
vs5.8"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+1/1.72" inches48%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps
+4500 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+25W67%
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.
vs15W
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
179 grams (6.27 ounces)vs+163 grams (5.71 ounces)10%
Lighter
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels64%
Higher resolution screen
393 PPIvs+568 PPI45%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
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/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
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+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

34 Common items in both devices
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Super AMOLED Plus / Super AMOLED
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+27 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
ModelGalaxy A71 5GGalaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
Other model namesGalaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B, SM-A716F, SM-A716F/DS, SM-A7160)Unlocked Galaxy S9 G960U (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableChina
China
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMay, 2020February, 2018
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 163.6 millimeters (2.99 x 6.44 in)68.7 x 147.7 millimeters (2.7 x 5.81 in)
Weight179 grams (6.27 ounces)163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 980 Octa (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A77
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP5Qualcomm Adreno 630
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
Display typeSuper AMOLED PlusSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI568 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps1200/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
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 5G networkSA/NSA (?)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
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, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue
- One UI 2
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A71 5GSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.63W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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