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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

Summary
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Display

6.2" (15.75 cm)

1440x2960 px, 531 PPI

6.0" (15.24 cm)

1080x2220 px, 411 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

24 MP + 5 MP + 8 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

25 h talktime (3G)

3300 mAh

19 h talktime (3G)

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General
Launch Date

March 16, 2018 (Official)

September 27, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy S9 Plus

Galaxy A7 2018

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

no  No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 158.1 mm
Width: 73.8 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm

Height: 159.8 mm
Width: 76.8 mm
Thickness: 7.5 mm

Weight

189 grams

169 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal

Colours

Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Polaris Blue

Black, Blue, Gold

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Excellent
Very Good
Screen Size

6.2 " (15.75 cm)

6.0 " (15.24 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes

Pixel Density

531 ppi

411 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

83.99 %

74.78 %

Performance
Very Good
Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A73 + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP18

Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

6 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 400 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 56 GB

Up to 49.2 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Best in Class
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras

24 MP + 5 MP + 8 MP Triple Primary Cameras

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.5

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

5288 x 3968 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 60 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

24 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

yes

no  No

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F2.0

Flash

yes LED Flash

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Battery
Average
Very Good
Capacity

3500 mAh

3300 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 25 Hours(3G)

Up to 19 Hours(3G)

Wireless Charging

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

no  No

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Side

IRIS Scanner

yes

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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  • How to cast Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 on TV?

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    Answered By Gunwant Sen | 10 months ago

    .To cast your phone screen on your TV you need to have a smart TV or a Chromecast/Firestick.

    Follow the steps to successfully cast your screen-


    Before you begin casting

    1. Connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network.
    2. The mobile device, tablet or computer you are using to cast must be on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.
    3. You must be running the latest version of the Chromecast-enabled app. You can always double check that you are on the latest version by visiting the Google Play Store.




    Cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV

    1. Make sure that the phone you are using to cast is on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in. 
    2. Open a Chromecast-enabled app.
    3. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension. Note: The Cast button isn't located in the same place on all Chromecast-enabled apps.
    4. Tap the device you'd like to cast to.
    5. When you're connected, the Cast button will turn color, letting you know you're connected.
    6. Select the app like Youtube, Browser, Google Music etc and look for the Cast icon as shown in the image below.

    You can now cast videos, movies and TV shows directly to your TV.

    To stop casting, tap the Cast button and then Disconnect.

    You can also watch this step-by-step guide to do the same

    You can check the complete specs of this phone: Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

  • How to enable VOLTE on Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 ?

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    Answered By Pushpanjali Sandeep | 1 years ago

    You don't need to enable VoLTE. Insert the Jio (VoLTE enabled) in any slot. By default, VoLTE will be active. If it is not, you can change the network preferences from Network option in settings.

    1. Tap Settings > More.
    2. Tap Cellular networks > IMS Settings > Voice over LTE On/ Off.

    You can find full specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

  • Does Samsung Galaxy A7 Have a screen recording?

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    Answered By Bhooshit Goel | 8 months ago

    Yes, you can record screen in Samsung Galaxy A7, you can follow these steps to record screen : 

    To see the complete specifications of Samsung Galaxy A7 : Samsung Galaxy A7

    List of service centers: List

  • How to make video calls on Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus ?

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    Answered By Raj Patil | 1 years ago

    From a Home screen, tap Phone (located in the lower-left).

    1. Tap the Menu icon (located in the upper-right)
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap General.
    4. Tap the Video calling switch to turn on or off.
    5. If presented with a confirmation screen, tap OK.
    Alternatively, you can make video calls using WhatsApp and Skype as well.

    You can see full specs here: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

  • How to record calls on Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 ?

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    Answered By Sachita Srivastava | 1 years ago

    To record calls on Your phone Follow the steps below:

    1. Download the ACR call recording app from the play store


    2. Then Follow the instructions from the app and allow all the access to the app as shown in the Image below

    3. Ten Tap the three bar on the top left of the app.



    4. 5. There you will find the Enable option on the top.



    6. Enable it and enjoy the app.


    You can check the complete specs of this phone: Samsung Galaxy A7 2018


    You can also check this video for more detailed information



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