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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A71

Summary
92%
88%
Display

6.2" (15.75 cm)

1440x2960 px, 531 PPI

6.7" (17.02 cm)

1080x2400 px, 393 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 8 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

64 MP + 12 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

32 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

25 h talktime (3G)

4500 mAh

42 h talktime (4G)

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User Rating

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4.5/5 based on 37,491 ratings

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4.4/5 based on 3,232 ratings

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Best Prices
Rs. 45,000 @Amazon Buy
Rs. 64,900 @Croma Buy
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Rs. 29,499 @Samsung... Buy
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General
Launch Date

March 16, 2018 (Official)

February 24, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy S9 Plus

Galaxy A71

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

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

yes Fast, 25W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 163.6 mm
Width: 76 mm
Thickness: 7.7 mm

Weight

189 grams

179 grams

Build Material

Case: Aluminium
Back: Gorilla Glass


Back: Plastic

Colours

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

Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Blue, Prism Crush Silver

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)

6.7 " (17.02 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1080 x 2400 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

20:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes with punch-hole display

Pixel Density

531 ppi

393 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED Plus

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

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 %

87.17 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730

Processor

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

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 470 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 470)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP18

Adreno 618

RAM

6 GB

8 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

23.0 s

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 400 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 56 GB

Up to 105 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Best in Class
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Dual

Quad

Resolution

12 MP f/1.5, Wide Angle Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.4 Telephoto (upto 10x Digital Zoom, upto 2x Optical Zoom) Camera(52 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)

64 MP f/1.8 (upto 8x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 1.7" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
5 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera
5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor, ISOCELL Plus

ISOCELL Plus

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.5

F1.8

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

9000 x 7000 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

Auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus

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

Video Recording

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

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

8 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle Primary Camera(25 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size)

32 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera(0.8µm pixel size)

Autofocus

yes

no  No

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F2.2

Flash

no  No

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Average
Very Good
Capacity

3500 mAh

4500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 25 Hours(3G)

Up to 42 Hours(4G)

Wireless Charging

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast, 25W

USB Type-C

yes

yes

Battery Charging Time (20% to 100%) (tested by 91mobiles)

01h 46m 01s

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) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 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) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 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..

SAR Value

Head: 0.836 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

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

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

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

On-screen

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Optical

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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Related Questions

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  • How to cast my Samsung Galaxy A71 screen on TV ?

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    Answered By dfe3f3be1787a172 | 2 months ago
    There is an option of smart view
  • Does Samsung Galaxy A71 support OTG?

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    Answered By Anubhav Mehra | 9 months ago

    The Full Form of OTG is USB On The Go.

    This lets your device to act as a host for things like Flash drives.

    The Samsung Galaxy A71 would definitely be supporting OTG.

    In the meantime,do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates regarding Samsung Galaxy A71 here.


     


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

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    Answered By Raj Patil | 2 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 enable Google Assistant in Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus ?

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    Answered By Pushpanjali Sandeep | 2 years ago
    1. Long press home button to initiate the Google Assistant.
    2. Tap "Continue" to go to your personal assistant screen.
    3. The Tap on "Yes I'm in" to allow all the required permissions.

    Note: You can also be asked to activate the Voice assistant where you will be asked to record "Ok Google" three times.

    You can also watch this video for detailed information about Google Assistant


    Specs: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

  • Does Samsung Galaxy A71 support 5G?

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    Answered By Chitta Gupta | 9 months ago

    No device in India practically offers 5G services and same is the case with Samsung Galaxy A71.

    The 5G service is still in trail phase.

    The device does offer Dual 4G bands.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates regarding the Samsung Galaxy A71 here.

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