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Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S22+ Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 9 XSamsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)22Points
Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)
6.6"
AMOLED

1080x2340

50
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S22+ Plus X
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 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 S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)vsGalaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs8GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+195 grams (6.83 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs201 grams (7.04 ounces)
+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)16%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR10
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+6.6"3%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(triple camera) 50MP + 10MP + 12MP197%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP
+1/1.56" inches63%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 10MP26%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps
+4500 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+45W2 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.
vs15W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
128GB (100GB available)vs+512GB (482GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels69%
Higher resolution screen
390 PPIvs+514 PPI32%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores

30 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dynamic AMOLED / Super AMOLED
16 million
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+23 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
ModelGalaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S22 Plus 5G SM-S906B/Dual-SIM (Exynos)Galaxy Note9 (Qualcomm) 8GB RAM, Samsung Crown
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date2/25/2022, Announced: 2/9/20228/1/2018
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 157.4 millimeters (2.98 x 6.2 in)76.4 x 161.9 millimeters (3.01 x 6.37 in)
Weight195 grams (6.83 ounces)201 grams (7.04 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-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
User InterfaceOne UI 4.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 2200 (4nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.8GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X2
2.5GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A710
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A510
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerXclipse 920 [AMD RDNA 2 based]Qualcomm Adreno 630
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 886916 (v9)
Geekbench: 3528 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 68fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (100GB available)
UFS 3.1
512GB (482GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.6" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~84% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)390 PPI514 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate120Hz60Hz
Display features1700nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/1920 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 75, 77, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, 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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSANot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
10MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.94"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm120°1/2.55"1.4µmSuper-Steady
(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.56" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
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 sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/3.24" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C SlimPort®
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts45W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
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: Phantom Black, White, Pink Gold, Green, Graphite, Sky Blue, Violet, Cream
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- Samsung DeX
- 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

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906B/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U 512GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.16W/kg (head), 0.763W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.573W/kg (head), 1.399W/kg (body)feature not registered
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