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

Created date: 02/24/2018, 23:17:51, Updated date: 04/04/2020, 18:57:37

Galaxy S9 SCV38 auDIGNO A
Galaxy S9 SCV38 auDIGNO A

Are you having trouble comparing the differences in features and performance of the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A, or unsure about their differences in ease-of-use, and wondering which to buy? We did a deep-dive comparison of the features, specs, and capabilities of these two smartphone, and provided our rating of which one was a better buy.

Galaxy S9 SCV38 auDIGNO A
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au

DIGNO A

General rating:

72.9/100

(The 635th of all smartphones)

65.4/100

(The 1083th of all smartphones)

Holding comfort
71/100
66/100
Weight
65/100
75/100
Screen size
86/100
74/100
Display quality
89/100
85/100
Battery life
65/100
59/100
Processing power
89/100
61/100
Memory capacity
70/100
60/100
Storage capacity
67/100
55/100
Rear camera performance
59/100
61/100
Front camera performance
58/100
50/100

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A, performance comparison

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A 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 S9 SCV38 au has a width of 2.7inches (69mm), a length of 5.8inches (148mm), and a thickness of 0.35inches (8.8mm). Also, the DIGNO A has a width of 2.8inches (72mm), a length of 5.7inches (145mm), and a thickness of 0.34inches (8.7mm).

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is smaller and more compact compared to the DIGNO A. For that reason, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is easier to grip firmly and carry one-handed than the DIGNO A. For that reason, we recommend the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, there isn't a large difference in size between the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and the DIGNO A. 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, there isn't a big difference in size between the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and the DIGNO A. For that reason the ease of carrying and use with one hand is about the same for both. That's why it is better to compare the two in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreDimensions (width x height x thickness)
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au71/1002.7inches (69mm) x 5.8inches (148mm) x 0.35inches (8.8mm)
DIGNO A66/1002.8inches (72mm) x 5.7inches (145mm) x 0.34inches (8.7mm)

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A, 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 S9 SCV38 au is about 5.7oz (161g), and the weight of the DIGNO A is about 4.8oz (136g). Comparing the weight of the two devices, the DIGNO A is a lighter smart phone than the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au, with a difference of about 0.9oz (136g). For that reason the DIGNO A is a smart phone that is less likely than the Galaxy S9 SCV38 auto put a burden on your fingers and wrist when used for an extended period. That's why we recommend the DIGNO A over the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

ScoreWeight
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au65/1005.7oz (161g)
DIGNO A75/1004.8oz (136g)

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A, 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 S9 SCV38 au has a 5.8 inch display. Also, the DIGNO A has a 5 inch display. Comparing the screen size, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has a considerably larger screen than the DIGNO A, with a difference of approximately 0.7 inch. The Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is superior to the DIGNO A in terms of its larger buttons and the intensity of the user's experience when playing games and watching videos. In addition, the larger screen on the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has the benefit of being easier on the user's eyes. If you are looking for a smartphone that you are less likely to mistap, offers a more intense viewing and gaming experience, and decreases eyestrain, then we recommend the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au over the DIGNO A.

ScoreDisplay size
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au86/1005.8 inch
DIGNO A74/1005 inch

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A, 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 S9 SCV38 au is 1440 x 2960, and pixel density is 567ppi. Also, the resolution on the DIGNO A is 1080 x 1920, and pixel density is 440ppi. Comparing the pixel count, the difference in pixel density between the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and the DIGNO A 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 S9 SCV38 au89/100567ppi
DIGNO A85/100440ppi

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A, 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 S9 SCV38 au is 3000mAh, and the DIGNO A is 2600mAh. Regarding battery capacity, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has greater battery capacity than the DIGNO A, with a 400mAh difference. If battery is a priority, then the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is recommended over the DIGNO A.

ScoreBattery capacity
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au65/1003000mAh
DIGNO A59/1002600mAh

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A, 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 S9 SCV38 au's CPU is a Snapdragon 845 SDM845, with performance measured at 2.8GHz×8(OctaCore). Also, the DIGNO A's CPU is a Snapdragon 430 MSM8937, with performance measured at 1.4GHz+1.1GHz×8(OctaCore). Comparing CPU performance, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has considerably higher specs than the DIGNO A. In terms of being able to comfortably play games and run apps smoothly, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is superior to the DIGNO A. If you're going for a high spec smart phone that runs smoothly and comfortably handles games, we recommend purchasing the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au over the DIGNO A.

ScoreCPU specs
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au89/1002.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
DIGNO A61/1001.4GHz+1.1GHz×8(OctaCore)

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A, 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 S9 SCV38 au is 4GB and the weight of the DIGNO A is 3GB. Comparing the devices in terms of RAM, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has a significantly larger amount of RAM than the DIGNO A, with a difference of about 1GB. In terms of the unlikeliness of crashing and the ease of multitasking, 3D games and VR, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is superior to the DIGNO A. 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 S9 SCV38 au over the DIGNO A.

ScoreRAM size
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au70/1004GB
DIGNO A60/1003GB

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A, 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 S9 SCV38 au is 64GB. Also the DIGNO A is 32GB. Regarding storage capacity, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has a much larger data storage capacity compared to the DIGNO A, with a roughly 32GB difference. In terms of the number of pictures you can save and the applications that you can install, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is superior to the DIGNO A. If you are looking for a smartphone that can save more data, we recommend the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au over the DIGNO A.

ScoreStorage size
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au67/10064GB
DIGNO A55/10032GB

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A 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 S9 SCV38 au has a 12.2 MP main camera. Also, DIGNO A has a 13 MP main camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A 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 S9 SCV38 au59/10012.2 MP
DIGNO A61/10013 MP

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A, 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 S9 SCV38 au has an 8 MP front camera and DIGNO A has an 5 MP front camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the front camera of the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au has a higher pixel count than the DIGNO A, with a roughly 3 MP difference. As a result, the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au is better able to take high quality selfies than the DIGNO A, and the pictures will look cleaner when printed. Therefore, we recommend the Galaxy S9 SCV38 au.

ScoreFront-camera resolution
Galaxy S9 SCV38 au58/1008 MP
DIGNO A50/1005 MP

Galaxy S9 SCV38 au and DIGNO A, performance comparison by specification sheet

Galaxy S9 SCV38 auDIGNO A
ImageGalaxy S9 SCV38 auDIGNO A
MakerKyocera
BrandGalaxyDIGNO
Release date5/18, 20183, 2018
Color/ /light blue,Navy
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.7inches (69mm) x 5.8inches (148mm) x 0.35inches (8.8mm)2.8inches (72mm) x 5.7inches (145mm) x 0.34inches (8.7mm)
Weight5.7oz (161g)4.8oz (136g)
Display size5.8 inch5 inch
Screen resolution (width x height)1440 x 29601080 x 1920
Pixel density567ppi440ppi
Battery capacity3000mAh2600mAh
ChipsetSnapdragon 845 SDM845Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
CPU specs2.8GHz×8(OctaCore)1.4GHz+1.1GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size4GB3GB
Storage size64GB32GB
Rear-camera resolution12.2 MP13 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP5 MP

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