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Which is better, Galaxy A6s or Galaxy S9 SCV38 au? We compared their features and specs in detail

Created date: 11/18/2018, 11:14:00, Updated date: 04/15/2020, 21:27:22

Galaxy A6sGalaxy S9 SCV38 au
Galaxy A6sGalaxy S9 SCV38 au

How did the evaluations between the Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au differ when we compared the two? We reviewed each of the most commonly scrutinized features. If you are thinking about which smartphone to get, check out this review immediately!

Galaxy A6sGalaxy S9 SCV38 au
Galaxy A6s

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au

General rating:

71.7/100

(The 686th of all smartphones)

72.9/100

(The 632th of all smartphones)

Holding comfort
59/100
71/100
Weight
57/100
65/100
Screen size
90/100
86/100
Display quality
84/100
89/100
Battery life
69/100
65/100
Processing power
90/100
89/100
Memory capacity
90/100
70/100
Storage capacity
90/100
67/100
Rear camera performance
59/100
59/100
Front camera performance
70/100
58/100

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, performance comparison

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au size comparison. Which to choose?

The size of the body has a big influence on the ease of carrying and one-handed operation. The narrower the width, the easier it is to firmly grasp and hold, but you also have to take into account the device's thickness. Also, if the width and height are smaller, its easier to operate one-handed since its easier to extend your fingers. On the contrary, if the width and height are large, it's difficult to fit in your pocket and is bulky even when put in a bag, and portability is impaired.

The Galaxy A6s has a width of 3.0118inches (76.5mm), a length of 6.2inches (156.3mm), and a thickness of 0.33inches (8.4mm). Also, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has a width of 2.7inches (69mm), a length of 5.8inches (148mm), and a thickness of 0.35inches (8.8mm).

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is considerably smaller and more compact than the Galaxy A6s. The Galaxy S9 SCV38 au excels over the Galaxy A6s in terms of being easier to hold with one hand and is therefore less likely to be accidentally dropped. If you're looking for a smart phone with superior grip and hand fit, we recommend purchasing the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au over the Galaxy A6s.

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, there isn't a large difference in size between the Galaxy A6s and the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au. For that reason their one-handed operability, portability, and bulkiness when carried is about the same. That's why I think it's better to compare them in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

Comparing the overall size of the two devices, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has a large size compared to the Galaxy A6s. For that reason the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is a size that is easier to use in one hand and comfortably carry than the Galaxy A6s. That's why we recommend the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

ScoreDimensions (width x height x thickness)
Galaxy A6s59/1003.0118inches (76.5mm) x 6.2inches (156.3mm) x 0.33inches (8.4mm)
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au71/1002.7inches (69mm) x 5.8inches (148mm) x 0.35inches (8.8mm)

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, which is more comfortable to hold? Weight comparison

The weight of the device affects hand fatigue and the burden placed upon the wrist. The lighter it is, the longer you'll be able to operate the device without tiring. Also, if the burden placed on the wrist is lower, you'll be able to use the device more comfortably. However if the weight isn't right for you, it could place more of a burden on your body, causing you to feel stress.

The weight of the Galaxy A6s is about 6.4oz (183g), and the weight of the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is about 5.7oz (161g). Comparing the weight of the two devices, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is a lighter smart phone than the Galaxy A6s, with a difference of about 0.7oz (161g). For that reason the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is a smart phone that is less likely than the Galaxy A6sto put a burden on your fingers and wrist when used for an extended period. That's why we recommend the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au over the Galaxy A6s.

ScoreWeight
Galaxy A6s57/1006.4oz (183g)
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au65/1005.7oz (161g)

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, whose display is easier to use?

The size of the screen affects usability and screen visibility. A larger screen means larger letters and buttons on apps, so the user is less likely to tap adjacent buttons by mistake. In addition, the user can enjoy a more intense experience when playing games and watching videos.

The Galaxy A6s has a 6 inch display. Also, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has a 5.8 inch display. Comparing the screen size, there is a negligible difference in screen size between the Galaxy A6s and the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au. As a result, the app buttons on both are equally easy to press. We recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreDisplay size
Galaxy A6s90/1006 inch
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au86/1005.8 inch

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, which has a clearer display?

Pixel density affects picture quality, and the higher the pixel density, the better the picture quality, which means the user can gain more enjoyment from games and videos. In addition, higher picture quality decreases eyestrain, which means that the user will experience less eye fatigue after prolonged use.

The resolution on the Galaxy A6s is 1080 x 2160, and pixel density is 402ppi. Also, the resolution on the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is 1440 x 2960, and pixel density is 567ppi. Comparing the pixel count, the difference in pixel density between the Galaxy A6s and the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is negligible. As a result, they are both evenly matched in terms of picture quality and easiness on the eyes. Therefore, we recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScorePixel density
Galaxy A6s84/100402ppi
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au89/100567ppi

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, a summary of the differences in battery life

Battery performance greatly affects battery life, but greater battery capacity does not necessarily mean greater battery life, since battery efficiency should also be considered. Bigger screens and higher CPU performance will mean the batteries are depleted more quickly.

The Galaxy A6s is 3300mAh, and the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is 3000mAh. Regarding battery capacity, there is a negligible difference in battery capacity between the Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au. Since both have roughly equal battery life, you are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreBattery capacity
Galaxy A6s69/1003300mAh
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au65/1003000mAh

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, which has better CPU?

CPU performance affects the ability to process programs, and the ability to process programs is determined by the product of the number of cores in the CPU and the CPU frequency. The higher this performance is, the more smoothly apps and games will run, and with low performance apps and games become heavy and stress is experienced.

The Galaxy A6s's CPU is a Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660, with performance measured at 2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore). Also, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au's CPU is a Snapdragon 845 SDM845, with performance measured at 2.8GHz×8(OctaCore). Comparing CPU performance, there is almost no difference in the specs of the Galaxy A6s and the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au. For that reason the level of smoothness felt when using apps and comfortable handling of games is about the same. For that reason it is better to compare them in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreCPU specs
Galaxy A6s90/1002.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au89/1002.8GHz×8(OctaCore)

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, what's the difference in memory capacity?

RAM affects multitasking ability and the stability of apps. The larger the amount of RAM is, the more stability there will be even in situations where multiple apps are running simultaneously, allowing for comfortable use. In addition, animation will be more smooth, and apps will be less likely to freeze or crash. Also, without sufficient RAM, there are games you won't be able to run, so it is necessary to be careful.

The weight of the Galaxy A6s is 6GB and the weight of the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is 4GB. Comparing the devices in terms of RAM, the Galaxy A6s has a significantly larger amount of RAM than the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, with a difference of about 2GB. In terms of the unlikeliness of crashing and the ease of multitasking, 3D games and VR, the Galaxy A6s is superior to the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au. If you're looking for a smart phone that can run multiple apps simultaneously with stability and also allows you to comfortably enjoy 3D games and VR, then we recommend purchasing the Galaxy A6s over the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

ScoreRAM size
Galaxy A6s90/1006GB
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au70/1004GB

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, which has more data storage?

Storage capacity affects the amount of data that is capable of being stored. The larger the storage capacity, the more pictures you can take and the more applications you can install. In addition, if your smartphone accepts SD cards, then you can increase its storage capacity. However, there are performance related drawbacks, including a slower data transfer rate than the primary memory, and you cannot transfer all your data on the card, so be warned.

The data storage capacity of the Galaxy A6s is 128GB. Also the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is 64GB. Regarding storage capacity, the Galaxy A6s has a much larger data storage capacity compared to the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, with a roughly 64GB difference. In terms of the number of pictures you can save and the applications that you can install, the Galaxy A6s is superior to the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au. If you are looking for a smartphone that can save more data, we recommend the Galaxy A6s over the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

ScoreStorage size
Galaxy A6s90/100128GB
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au67/10064GB

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au rear camera performance comparison. Which has a higher resolution?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the back of the device (the rear/back camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Galaxy A6s has a 12 MP main camera. Also, Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has a 12.2 MP main camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au have approximately the same pixel count. As a result, they can both take pictures and shoot videos of roughly the same quality. Therefore, we recommend comparing the two based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreRear-camera resolution
Galaxy A6s59/10012 MP
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au59/10012.2 MP

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, whose front camera has a better picture quality?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the front of the device (the in/front camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Galaxy A6s has an 12 MP front camera and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has an 8 MP front camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the front camera of the Galaxy A6s has a much higher pixel count compared to the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, with a roughly 4 MP difference. As a result, the Galaxy A6s is more suited than the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au for shooting videos and taking pictures. If you are looking for a smartphone that is suited for shooting high resolution selfies which will look clean when printed, we recommend the Galaxy A6s over the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

ScoreFront-camera resolution
Galaxy A6s70/10012 MP
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au58/1008 MP

Galaxy A6s and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, performance comparison by specification sheet

Galaxy A6sGalaxy S9 SCV38 au
ImageGalaxy A6sGalaxy S9 SCV38 au
MakerSamsung
Release date11, 20185/18, 2018
ColorBlack/White/Blue/Pink/Red/ /
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)3.0118inches (76.5mm) x 6.2inches (156.3mm) x 0.33inches (8.4mm)2.7inches (69mm) x 5.8inches (148mm) x 0.35inches (8.8mm)
Weight6.4oz (183g)5.7oz (161g)
Display size6 inch5.8 inch
Display typePLS TFTSuper AMOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 21601440 x 2960
Pixel density402ppi567ppi
Battery capacity3300mAh3000mAh
ChipsetQualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660Snapdragon 845 SDM845
CPU specs2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)2.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size6GB4GB
Storage size128GB64GB
Rear-camera resolution12 MP12.2 MP
Front-camera resolution12 MP8 MP

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