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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB) vs Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Realme X50 Pro Play phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme X50 Pro Play XSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)21Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
15PointsRealme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 9 X
Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
6.44"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)

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 512GB)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)vsX50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)15 Advantages Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+512GB (482GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (107GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+201 grams (7.04 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+1440x2960 pixels64%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+514 PPI26%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs409 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)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+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
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
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 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
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
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.
6.4"vs+6.44"1%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP148%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 2MP124%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
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+4200 mAh5%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+65W3 times
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
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

25 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
16 million
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Android 10
+18 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 Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Note9 (Qualcomm) 8GB RAM, Samsung CrownRealme X50 Pro Player RMX2072, 真我 X50 Pro 玩家版
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)China
(Global, International), China
BrandSamsungRealme
Release dateAugust, 2018June, 2020
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 161.9 millimeters (3.01 x 6.37 in)74.2 x 159 millimeters (2.92 x 6.26 in)
Weight201 grams (7.04 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/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 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-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 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 650
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512GB (482GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.44" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)514 PPI409 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Scratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz, HDR1090Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
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 Mbps2000/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 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 networkLTE Cat18 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 41, 77, 78, 79)
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, 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 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
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 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
• 12.2 megapixels
• 12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-optical-zoom)
(quad camera)
• 48 megapixels
• 8MP ultrawide (f/2.3 119˚ 16mm)
• 2MP macro (f/2.4)
• 2MP depth sensor (f/2.4)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2" 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/video and HDR photo on front camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels(dual front camera)
• 16 megapixels
• 2MP depth sensor (f/2.4)
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, NavIC
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
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: Light Speed Silver, Phantom Black
- Realme UI 1.0
- Dolby sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts• 15W Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
• 65W (10V/6.5A) Fast battery charging
• SuperDart Flash Charge
• USB Power Delivery 1.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)Realme X50 Pro Play (128GB/6GB)
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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