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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Samsung Galaxy A71 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A71 5G XSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)16Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsSamsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 9 X
Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)

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)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)vsGalaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1440x2960 pixels64%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+514 PPI31%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
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
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
201 grams (7.04 ounces)vs+185 grams (6.48 ounces)9%
Lighter
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)9%
Thinner
6.4"vs+6.7"5%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches48%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4000 mAhvs+4500 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+25W67%
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)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

33 Common items in both devices
128GB (111GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Super AMOLED / Super AMOLED Plus
60Hz
16 million
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
ModelGalaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy Note9 (Qualcomm) 6GB RAM, Samsung CrownGalaxy A71 5G SM-A716B/Dual-SIM
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2018May, 2020
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 161.9 millimeters (3.01 x 6.37 in)75.5 x 162.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.4 in)
Weight201 grams (7.04 ounces)185 grams (6.48 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 980 Octa (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A77
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630ARM Mali-G76 MP5
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size6.4" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)514 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps2000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 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 networkLTE Cat18 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat16 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (41, 78)
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, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm 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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
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 + A2DP/LE5.0 + 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, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
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)
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube Sliver, Prism Cube Blue
- One UI 2
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
25W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.24W/kg (head) | 1.53W/kg (body)
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