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Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) XSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)03Points
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)
6"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
20PointsSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) X
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2220

24
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)

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 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)vsGalaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+5000 mAh32%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3800 mAh
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (24GB available)vs+64GB (50GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
210 grams (7.35 ounces)vs+183 grams (6.41 ounces)15%
Lighter
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2220 pixels16%
Higher resolution screen
367 PPIvs+392 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6"vs+6.3"5%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(quad camera) 24MP + 8MP + 10MP + 5MP195%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 24MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

27 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
+20 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 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
ModelGalaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A9 2016 A910F/Dual-Sim, Galaxy A9 Pro DuosGalaxy A9 SM-A920F/Dual-Sim, Samsung A920
Country or region available(Global, International)(Latin America)BrazilPhilippinesMalaysiaSingaporeThailandVietnam
(Global, International), (Latin America), Brazil, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMay, 2016October, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)80.9 x 161.7 millimeters (3.19 x 6.37 in)77 x 162.5 millimeters (3.03 x 6.4 in)
Weight210 grams (7.35 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)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 510 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)64GB (50GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2220 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)367 PPI392 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-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/upload300/50 Mbps450/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels(quad camera)
• 24 megapixels
• 8MP ultrawide (f/2.4 12mm)
• 10MP telephoto (f/2.4 2x-zoom)
• 5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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 only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- Dolby Atmos
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3800 mAh
Charger, watts• Fast battery charging• Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy2100 minutes | 35 hours | 1.5 daysfeature not registered
Standby25740 minutes | 429 hours | 17.9 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A910F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F/DS 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.27W/kg (head) | 0.84W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.62W/kg (head) | 1.32W/kg (body)feature not registered
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