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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB vs OnePlus 5T Star Wars

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs OnePlus 5T phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare OnePlus 5T X22Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
OnePlus 5T Star Wars
6.01"
AMOLED

1080x2160

16
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBvs5T Star Wars
 3%3%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.45Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 3 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
512GB (482GB user available)vs128GB (115GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 83%83%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 28%28%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
514 PPIvs402 PPI
 6%6%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs6.01"
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 10%10%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/2.8" inches
 13%13%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.7 (aperture)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
 21%21%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3300 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

06 Advantages OnePlus 5T Star Wars
5T Star WarsvsGalaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
 24%24%
+Lighter
162 grams (5.67 ounces)vs201 grams (7.04 ounces)
 21%21%
+Thinner
7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
 48%48%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 16MP + 20MPvs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP
 99%99%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 8MP
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

30 Common items in both devices
8GB LPDDR4X
Aluminum frame, front/back glass / Aluminum body, front glass
Super AMOLED / Optic AMOLED
16 million
Dual LED flash
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint
Face recognition (unlock)
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
ModelGalaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB5T Star Wars
Also known asGalaxy Note9 8GB/512GB (Qualcomm) SM-G9600/DS, Samsung CrownOnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited edition, OnePlus 5T A5010
Country or region availableLatin AmericaBrazilChinaVarious (International)
BrandSamsungOnePlus
Release dateAugust, 2018November, 2017
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 161.9 millimeters (3.01 x 6.37 in)75 x 156.1 millimeters (2.95 x 6.15 in)
Weight201 grams (7.04 ounces)162 grams (5.67 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)Not supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.45Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512GB (482GB user available)128GB (115GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
Display typeSuper AMOLEDOptic AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.01" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)514 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
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
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE 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)
LTE Cat12 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,25,26,28,29,30,66)
TD-LTE 1900/2000/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
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-AGPRS, 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps600/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
Main camera(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
20MP wide (f/1.7 1/2.8" 27mm 1.0µm AF PDAF)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
Front camera8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens20mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
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 supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
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
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Other features- 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
- Colors: Slate Gray
- 2.5D glass screen
- Screen protector pre-applied
- Oxygen OS 4.7
- Dirac HD sound
- Dash Charge
- Sony IMX 398 back camera
- Sony IMX 371 front camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh3300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered5V/4A=20W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBOnePlus 5T Star Wars
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.96 W/Kg (head) | 0.92 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered