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Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U) vs Nokia 6.1 (32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Nokia 6.1 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia 6.1 XSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)28Points
Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)

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 S9 (SM-G960U)28 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)vs6.1 (32GB)5 Advantages Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
+2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+64GB (51GB available)132%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+163 grams (5.71 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1440x2960 pixels106%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+568 PPI42%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs401 PPI
+5.8"5%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+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)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
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
+Stereo soundAdvantage
Better sound quality for listening to music or clearer hands-free calls
vsMono sound (not stereo)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible 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
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)4%
Thinner
(back) 12.2MPvs+(back) 16MP31%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
15Wvs+18W20%
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

31 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 8MP
+24 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 S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
ModelGalaxy S9 (SM-G960U)6.1 (32GB)
Other model namesUnlocked Galaxy S9 G960U (Snapdragon)Nokia 6.1 Dual-sim TA-1043, TA-1045, TA-1089, HMD Plate 2
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Europe)(Global, International)CanadaUSA
(Europe), (Global, International), Canada, USA
BrandSamsungNokia
Release date3/9/2018, Announced: 2/25/20185/6/2018, Announced: 1/5/2018
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)68.7 x 147.7 millimeters (2.7 x 5.81 in)75.8 x 148.8 millimeters (2.98 x 5.86 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
System versionAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 10
User InterfaceOne UI 2.5 / 3.1Android One edition

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (SDM845) (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 (SDM630) (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 (710MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 508 (650-700Mhz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 273972 (v8)
Geekbench: 8830 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 14fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 90435 (v7)
Geekbench: 4225 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 6fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.8" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresHDR10
Always-On Display
Not supported

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
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 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 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)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4
TA-1043 version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
TA-1045 version:
LTE (2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38)
TA-1089 version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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
Camera extras1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
Zeiss optics

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 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 lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Mono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)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
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
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
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered16 hours
Standbyfeature not registered507 hours (21.1 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
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, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Black/copper, White/iron, Blue/gold

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Nokia 6.1 (32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.63W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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