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Which is better, Galaxy Note9 or Galaxy S9 SCV38 au? We compared their features and specs in detail

Created date: 11/18/2018, 10:09:57, Updated date: 04/16/2020, 20:22:02

Galaxy Note9Galaxy S9 SCV38 au
Galaxy Note9Galaxy S9 SCV38 au

How did the evaluations between the Galaxy Note9 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 Note9Galaxy S9 SCV38 au
Galaxy Note9

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au

General rating:
Holding comfortrating-image2.9
3.00787inches (76.4mm) x 6.4inches (161.9mm) x 0.35inches (8.8mm)
rating-image3.6
2.7inches (69mm) x 5.8inches (148mm) x 0.35inches (8.8mm)
Weightrating-image2.5
7.0775oz (201g)
rating-image3.3
5.7oz (161g)
Screen sizerating-image4.5
6.4 inch
rating-image4.3
5.8 inch
Display qualityrating-image4.4
514ppi
rating-image4.5
567ppi
Battery liferating-image4.0
4000mAh
rating-image3.3
3000mAh
Processing powerrating-image4.7
2.7GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
rating-image4.5
2.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
Memory capacityrating-image4.7
8GB
rating-image3.5
4GB
Storage capacityrating-image4.8
512GB
rating-image3.4
64GB
Rear camera performancerating-image3.0
12 MP
rating-image3.0
12.2 MP
Front camera performancerating-image2.9
8 MP
rating-image2.9
8 MP

Galaxy Note9 and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, performance comparison

Galaxy Note9 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 Note9 has a width of 3.00787inches (76.4mm), a length of 6.4inches (161.9mm), and a thickness of 0.35inches (8.8mm). 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 Note9. The Galaxy S9 SCV38 au excels over the Galaxy Note9 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 Note9.

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is a more compact size than the Galaxy Note9. For that reason the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has higher one-handed operability, and has greater portability, being less likely to get in the way when being carried. For these reasons, we recommend the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

Comparing the overall size of the two devices, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has a large size compared to the Galaxy Note9. 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 Note9. That's why we recommend the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

ScoreDimensions (width x height x thickness)
Galaxy Note958/1003.00787inches (76.4mm) x 6.4inches (161.9mm) x 0.35inches (8.8mm)
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au71/1002.7inches (69mm) x 5.8inches (148mm) x 0.35inches (8.8mm)

Galaxy Note9 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 Note9 is about 7.0775oz (201g), 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 considerably lighter smart phone than the Galaxy Note9, and there is a difference of about 1.3774oz (161g). In terms of the burden placed upon your fingers and wrist, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is superior to the Galaxy Note9. If you are going for a smart phone that won't lead to hand fatigue even after extended use, and is less likely to place a burden on your fingers, we recommend purchasing the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au over the Galaxy Note9.

ScoreWeight
Galaxy Note949/1007.0775oz (201g)
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au65/1005.7oz (161g)

Galaxy Note9 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 Note9 has a 6.4 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 Note9 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 Note990/1006.4 inch
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au86/1005.8 inch

Galaxy Note9 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 Note9 is 1440 x 2960, and pixel density is 514ppi. 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 Note9 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 Note987/100514ppi
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au89/100567ppi

Galaxy Note9 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 Note9 is 4000mAh, and the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is 3000mAh. Regarding battery capacity, the Galaxy Note9 has greater battery capacity than the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, with a 1000mAh difference. Since the Galaxy Note9 can be used for longer periods without recharging than the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, it is great for outdoor use. If you want a smartphone with a longer battery life, we recommend the Galaxy Note9 over the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

ScoreBattery capacity
Galaxy Note980/1004000mAh
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au65/1003000mAh

Galaxy Note9 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 Note9's CPU is a Exynos 9810, with performance measured at 2.7GHz+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, the Galaxy Note9 has higher specs compared to the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au. For that reason, the Galaxy Note9 allows for more comfortable use of apps, and games that run more smoothly. That's why we recommend the Galaxy Note9 over the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

ScoreCPU specs
Galaxy Note994/1002.7GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au89/1002.8GHz×8(OctaCore)

Galaxy Note9 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 Note9 is 8GB and the weight of the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is 4GB. Comparing the devices in terms of RAM, the Galaxy Note9 has a significantly larger amount of RAM than the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, with a difference of about 4GB. In terms of the unlikeliness of crashing and the ease of multitasking, 3D games and VR, the Galaxy Note9 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 Note9 over the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

ScoreRAM size
Galaxy Note993/1008GB
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au70/1004GB

Galaxy Note9 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 Note9 is 512GB. Also the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is 64GB. Regarding storage capacity, the Galaxy Note9 has a much larger data storage capacity compared to the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, with a roughly 448GB difference. In terms of the number of pictures you can save and the applications that you can install, the Galaxy Note9 is superior to the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au. If you are looking for a smartphone that can save more data, we recommend the Galaxy Note9 over the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

ScoreStorage size
Galaxy Note995/100512GB
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au67/10064GB

Galaxy Note9 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 Note9 has a 12 MP main camera. Also, Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has a 12.2 MP main camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the Galaxy Note9 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 Note959/10012 MP
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au59/10012.2 MP

Galaxy Note9 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 Note9 has an 8 MP front camera and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has an 8 MP front camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the Galaxy Note9 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.

ScoreFront-camera resolution
Galaxy Note958/1008 MP
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au58/1008 MP

Galaxy Note9 and Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, performance comparison by specification sheet

Galaxy Note9Galaxy S9 SCV38 au
ImageGalaxy Note9Galaxy S9 SCV38 au
MakerSamsung
Release date8, 20185/18, 2018
ColorMetallic Copper/Lavender Purple/Ocean Blue/Midnight Black/Pure White/Alpine White/ /
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)3.00787inches (76.4mm) x 6.4inches (161.9mm) x 0.35inches (8.8mm)2.7inches (69mm) x 5.8inches (148mm) x 0.35inches (8.8mm)
Weight7.0775oz (201g)5.7oz (161g)
Display size6.4 inch5.8 inch
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1440 x 29601440 x 2960
Pixel density514ppi567ppi
Battery capacity4000mAh3000mAh
ChipsetExynos 9810Snapdragon 845 SDM845
CPU specs2.7GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)2.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size8GB4GB
Storage size512GB64GB
Rear-camera resolution12 MP12.2 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP8 MP

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