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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB vs Samsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Samsung Galaxy J8 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J8 X33Samsung 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)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 9 X05Samsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
Samsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
6"
AMOLED

720x1480

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
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!


33 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBvsGalaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
 38%38%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 167%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs3GB LPDDR3
 22 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
512GB (482GB user available)vs32GB (21GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs720x1480 pixels
 88%88%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
514 PPIvs274 PPI
 7%7%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs6"
 16%16%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP
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 cameravsAutofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 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)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
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
 14%14%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

05 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GBvsGalaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
 14%14%
+Lighter
177 grams (6.2 ounces)vs201 grams (7.04 ounces)
 7%7%
+Thinner
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsDual LED flash
 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)

18 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
FM / FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
ModelGalaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBGalaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
Also known asGalaxy Note9 8GB/512GB (Qualcomm) SM-G9600/DS, Samsung CrownGalaxy J8 J810F/Dual-Sim 3GB RAM, SM-J810FZDDXSG
Country or region availableLatin AmericaBrazilChinaSaudi ArabiaEgyptUnited Arab EmiratesEuropeIsraelMoroccoPakistan
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2018June, 2018
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 161.9 millimeters (3.01 x 6.37 in)75.7 x 159.2 millimeters (2.98 x 6.27 in)
Weight201 grams (7.04 ounces)177 grams (6.2 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)Not supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
1.8Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 506 600Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage512GB (482GB user available)32GB (21GB user available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels720x1480 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)514 PPI274 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
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 Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
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, 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
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
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
5MP f/1.9 FF depth
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
Front camera8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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 unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
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: Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender, Purple
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBSamsung Galaxy J8 SM-J810F/DS 32GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.96 W/Kg (head) | 0.92 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.574 W/Kg (head) | 1.176 W/Kg (body)