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Which is better, Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB or HMD Global Nokia 6? We compared their features and specs in detail

Created date: 2018-02-24 21:51:27, Updated date: 2020-04-04 21:32:23

Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GBHMD Global Nokia 6
Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GBHMD Global Nokia 6

Are you having trouble comparing the differences in features and performance of the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6", 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 SC-02K docomo 64GBHMD Global Nokia 6
Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB

HMD Global Nokia 6
General rating:
Holding comfortrating-image3.6
71/100
rating-image3.1
61/100
Weightrating-image3.3
65/100
rating-image3.1
62/100
Screen sizerating-image4.3
86/100
rating-image4.1
82/100
Display qualityrating-image4.5
89/100
rating-image4.3
85/100
Battery liferating-image3.3
65/100
rating-image3.3
65/100
Processing powerrating-image4.5
89/100
rating-image3.1
61/100
Memory capacityrating-image3.5
70/100
rating-image3.0
60/100
Storage capacityrating-image3.4
67/100
rating-image2.8
55/100
Rear camera performancerating-image3.0
59/100
rating-image3.4
68/100
Front camera performancerating-image2.9
58/100
rating-image2.9
58/100

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6", performance comparison

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6" 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" has a width of 69.0mm, a length of 148.0mm, and a thickness of 8.8mm. Also, the "HMD Global Nokia 6" has a width of 75.8mm, a length of 154.0mm, and a thickness of 7.9mm.

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" is considerably smaller and more compact than the "HMD Global Nokia 6". The "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" excels over the "HMD Global Nokia 6" 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" over the "HMD Global Nokia 6".

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, there isn't a large difference in size between the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and the "HMD Global Nokia 6". 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" has a large size compared to the "HMD Global Nokia 6". For that reason the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" is a size that is easier to use in one hand and comfortably carry than the "HMD Global Nokia 6". That's why we recommend the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB".

ScoreDimensions (width x height x thickness)
Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB71/10069.0mm x 148.0mm x 8.8mm
HMD Global Nokia 661/10075.8mm x 154.0mm x 7.9mm

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6", 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" is about 161.0g, and the weight of the "HMD Global Nokia 6" is about 169.0g. Comparing the weight of the two devices, there isn't much difference in weight between the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6". That's why the likelihood of fatigue in the fingers and wrists after extended use 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.

ScoreWeight
Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB65/100161.0g
HMD Global Nokia 662/100169.0g

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6", 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" has a 5.8inch display. Also, the "HMD Global Nokia 6" has a 5.5inch display. Comparing the screen size, there is a negligible difference in screen size between the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and the "HMD Global Nokia 6". 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 S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB86/1005.8inch
HMD Global Nokia 682/1005.5inch

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6", 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" is 1440 x 2960, and pixel density is 567ppi. Also, the resolution on the "HMD Global Nokia 6" is 1080 x 1920, and pixel density is 400ppi. Comparing the pixel count, the difference in pixel density between the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and the "HMD Global Nokia 6" 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB89/100567ppi
HMD Global Nokia 685/100400ppi

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6", 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" is 3000.0mAh, and the "HMD Global Nokia 6" is 3000.0mAh. Regarding battery capacity, there is a negligible difference in battery capacity between the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6". Since both have roughly equal battery life, you are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreBattery capacity
Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB65/1003000.0mAh
HMD Global Nokia 665/1003000.0mAh

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6", 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB"'s CPU is a Snapdragon 845 SDM845, with performance measured at 2.8GHz×8(8.0-cores). Also, the "HMD Global Nokia 6"'s CPU is a Snapdragon 430, with performance measured at 1.4GHz+1.1GHz×8(8.0-cores). Comparing CPU performance, the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" has considerably higher specs than the "HMD Global Nokia 6". In terms of being able to comfortably play games and run apps smoothly, the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" is superior to the "HMD Global Nokia 6". If you're going for a high spec smart phone that runs smoothly and comfortably handles games, we recommend purchasing the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" over the "HMD Global Nokia 6".

ScoreCPU specs
Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB89/1002.8GHz×8(8.0-cores)
HMD Global Nokia 661/1001.4GHz+1.1GHz×8(8.0-cores)

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6", 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" is 4.0GB and the weight of the "HMD Global Nokia 6" is 3.0GB. Comparing the devices in terms of RAM, the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" has a significantly larger amount of RAM than the "HMD Global Nokia 6", 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" is superior to the "HMD Global Nokia 6". 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" over the "HMD Global Nokia 6".

ScoreRAM size
Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB70/1004.0GB
HMD Global Nokia 660/1003.0GB

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6", 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" is 64.0GB. Also the "HMD Global Nokia 6" is 32.0GB. Regarding storage capacity, the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" has a much larger data storage capacity compared to the "HMD Global Nokia 6", 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" is superior to the "HMD Global Nokia 6". If you are looking for a smartphone that can save more data, we recommend the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" over the "HMD Global Nokia 6".

ScoreStorage size
Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB67/10064.0GB
HMD Global Nokia 655/10032.0GB

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6" 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" has a 12.2MP main camera. Also, "HMD Global Nokia 6" has a 16.0MP main camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the "HMD Global Nokia 6" has a higher pixel count than the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB", with a roughly 3.8MP difference. As a result, the "HMD Global Nokia 6" is better able to take high quality landscape pictures than the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB", and the pictures will look cleaner when printed. Therefore, we recommend the "HMD Global Nokia 6".

ScoreRear-camera resolution
Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB59/10012.2MP
HMD Global Nokia 668/10016.0MP

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6", 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 SC-02K docomo 64GB" has an 8.0MP front camera and "HMD Global Nokia 6" has an 8.0MP front camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the "Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6" 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 S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB58/1008.0MP
HMD Global Nokia 658/1008.0MP

"Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GB" and "HMD Global Nokia 6", performance comparison by specification sheet

Galaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GBHMD Global Nokia 6
ImageGalaxy S9 SC-02K docomo 64GBHMD Global Nokia 6
MakerHMD Global
BrandGalaxyNokia
Release date2018-05-182018-01-10
ColorTitanium Gray/Midnight Black/Lilac PurpleBlack|Gold|Gray|Blue
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)69.0mm x 148.0mm x 8.8mm75.8mm x 154.0mm x 7.9mm
Weight161.0g169.0g
Display size5.8inch5.5inch
Display typeSuper AMOLEDIPS
Screen resolution (width x height)1440 x 29601080 x 1920
Pixel density567ppi400ppi
Battery capacity3000.0mAh3000.0mAh
ChipsetSnapdragon 845 SDM845Snapdragon 430
CPU specs2.8GHz×8(8.0-cores)1.4GHz+1.1GHz×8(8.0-cores)
RAM size4.0GB3.0GB
Storage size64.0GB32.0GB
Rear-camera resolution12.2MP16.0MP
Front-camera resolution8.0MP8.0MP

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