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Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960W vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Core phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J7 Core X35Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960W
Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960W
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy S9 X05Samsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Samsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960W

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


35 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960W
Galaxy S9 SM-G960WvsGalaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
 55%55%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR3
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs16GB (10GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 4%4%
+Lighter
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 113%100%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
568 PPIvs267 PPI
 5%5%
+Larger screen
5.8"vs5.5"
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsAutofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 27%27%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 63%63%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 5MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 7 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

05 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DSvsGalaxy S9 SM-G960W
 12%12%
+Thinner
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 5%5%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 13MPvs(back) 12.2MP
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsLED flash
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

16 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
3000 mAh
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
FM / FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
ModelGalaxy S9 SM-G960WGalaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Also known asBell/Rogers Galaxy S9 G960W (Snapdragon)Samsung Galaxy J7 Core Duos J701F/DS, SM-J710FZ
Country or region availableCanadaEgyptUnited Arab EmiratesPhilippinesIndonesiaIranPakistanThailandTurkey
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateFebruary, 2018July, 2017
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)68.7 x 147.7 millimeters (2.7 x 5.81 in)78.6 x 152.4 millimeters (3.09 x 6 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630ARM Mali-T830 MP1 700Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (10GB user available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat18 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat4 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, 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 supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Main camera12.2 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
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 only main camera
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Front camera8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960WSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.63 W/Kg (head) | 1.08 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.519 W/Kg (head) | 1.39 W/Kg (body)