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Xiaomi Poco F1 128GB vs Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Xiaomi Poco F1 128GB vs Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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12 Xiaomi Poco F1 128GB vs 11 Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB

Xiaomi Poco F1 128GB





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Poco F1 128GB

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 phone! Comment!

12 Advantages Xiaomi Poco F1 128GB

Poco F1 128GBvsGalaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
182 grams (6.37 ounces)vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2246 pixelsvs1080x2220 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs392 PPI
Advantage+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightDual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage+Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and saferAndroid 8.1 OreovsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometervsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceFace recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3800 mAh
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNAvsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 3vsNot supported

11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB

Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GBvsPoco F1 128GB
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage+More resistant materialAluminum body, front glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
+Larger screen
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 24 megapixels + 8MP + 10MP + 5MPvs(dual camera) 12 megapixels + 5MP
Advantage+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesDigital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24 megapixelsvs(front) 20 megapixels
Advantage+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Advantage+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securelyNFCvsNot supported

29 Common items in both devices

+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking6GB LPDDR4X
+More internal storage for applications and files128GB (109GB user available) / 128GB (110GB user available)
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion videoEIS: Digital stabilization
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo on both cameras
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary cameraFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster4G+ LTE-A
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Best output for headset3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Sensors help you use the deviceFingerprint (rear-mounted)
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster5.0 version A2DP/LE
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
ModelPoco F1 128GBGalaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
Also known asXiaomi Pocophone F1 6GB RAM, Xiaomi POCO-F1Galaxy A9 SM-A920F/Dual-Sim 6GB RAM, Samsung A920
Country or region where it's soldIndiaEuropeIndiaMalaysia
Release dateAugust, 2018October, 2018
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.2 x 155.5 millimeters (2.96 x 6.12 in)77 x 162.5 millimeters (3.03 x 6.4 in)
Weight182 grams (6.37 ounces)183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 512
Internal storage128GB (109GB user available)128GB (110GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.18" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2246 pixels1080x2220 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI392 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40,41)
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraXiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP f/2.0 1.12µm depth sensor
(quad camera)
24 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.4 12mm)
10MP telephoto (f/2.4 2x-zoom)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraXiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
Front camera20 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
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
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
Ambient Light
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Ambient Light
Hall effect
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Graphite Black, Steel Blue, Red
- MIUI 9.6 (POCO customization)
- AI camera
- Quick Charge 3.0
- LiquidCool technology
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- Dolby Atmos
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh3800 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)9V/2A=18Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Xiaomi Poco F1 128GBSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 6GB/128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.27 W/Kg (head) | 0.84 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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