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Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge XSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)17Points
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2220

24
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3800
mAh

(Non removable)

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14PointsSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) X
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)

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 A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)vsGalaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+128GB (110GB available)100%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (55GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+6.3"24%
Larger screen
vs5.1"
+(quad camera) 24MP + 10MP + 8MP + 5MP196%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 24MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+3800 mAh46%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+18W20%
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 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
183 grams (6.41 ounces)vs+132 grams (4.62 ounces)39%
Lighter
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7 millimeters (0.28 inches)11%
Thinner
1080x2220 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels54%
Higher resolution screen
392 PPIvs+576 PPI47%
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
1/2.8" inchesvs+1/2.6" inches8%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
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.

29 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+22 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
ModelGalaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A9 SM-A920F/Dual-Sim (8GB RAM), Samsung A920Galaxy S6 Edge G925F, Samsung Zero
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Global, International)(Europe)Malaysia
(Global, International), (Europe), Malaysia
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2018April, 2015
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)77 x 162.5 millimeters (3.03 x 6.4 in)70.1 x 142.1 millimeters (2.76 x 5.59 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)132 grams (4.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 512 650MhzARM Mali-T760 MP8
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (55GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~72% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2220 pixels (18.5:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)392 PPI576 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps300/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (38, 40)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 26)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(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
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution5656x4240 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical 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 A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5656x4240 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens22mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/4.1" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel1.34µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
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, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
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
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Green, White, Gold
- Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice natural language
- OneDrive 115GB
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3800 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.27W/kg (head) | 0.84W/kg (body)1.58W/kg (head) | 1.34W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.334W/kg (head) | 0.594W/kg (body)
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