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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB) vs OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs OnePlus 7 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare OnePlus 7 Pro XSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)13Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1440x3120

48
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/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 Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)vs7 Pro (256GB/8GB)15 Advantages OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+201 grams (7.04 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs206 grams (7.21 ounces)
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.5 (aperture)7%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.6 (aperture)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (111GB available)vs+256GB (223GB available)101%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
HDR10vs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1440x2960 pixelsvs+1440x3120 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
514 PPIvs+515 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.4"vs+6.67"4%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 16MP198%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
15Wvs+30W100%
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

35 Common items in both devices
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED / Fluid AMOLED
16 million
Dual-LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
+28 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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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Note9 (Qualcomm) 6GB RAM, Samsung CrownOnePlus 7 Pro (8GB RAM) GM1910, GM1913, GM1917
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungOnePlus
Release date8/1/20185/21/2019
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 161.9 millimeters (3.01 x 6.37 in)75.9 x 162.6 millimeters (2.99 x 6.4 in)
Weight201 grams (7.04 ounces)206 grams (7.21 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
System versionAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (223GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDFluid AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1440x3120 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)514 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Refresh rate60Hz90Hz
Display featuresHDR10HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps1200/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, 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 800/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat18/13
Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Canada/USA version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 41, 46, 48)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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 networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.478mm3x-optical-zoomLaser/PDAFOIS
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, SBAS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
30W Fast battery charging
Warp Charge
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- 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)
- Miracast
- Colors: Mirror Grey, Almond, Nebula Blue
- Display 3D, 19,5:9, DCI-P3, 90Hz, HDR10+
- OxygenOS 9.5.7
- Silicon case included
- Sony IMX586 main camera sensor
- Sony IMX471 front camera sensor
- Motorized pop-up front camera
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Warp Charge 30

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)OnePlus 7 Pro (256GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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