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Vivo NEX vs Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

Summary
91%
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Display

6.59" (16.74 cm)

1080x2316 px, 388 PPI

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2220 px, 392 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.8 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 8 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

128 GB

Non Expandable

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

24 MP + 5 MP + 10 MP + 8 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

Battery

4000 mAh

3800 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

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General
Launch Date

July 21, 2018 (Official)

November 28, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Vivo

Samsung

Model

NEX

Galaxy A9 2018

Also Known As

Samsung Galaxy A9s

Operating System

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Custom UI

Funtouch OS

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

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

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 162 mm
Width: 77 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Height: 162.5 mm
Width: 77 mm
Thickness: 7.8 mm

Weight

199 grams

183 grams

Colours

Black

Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6.59 " (16.74 cm)

6.3 " (16 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2316 pixels

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.3:9

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes

Pixel Density

388 ppi

392 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

91.24 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

86.47 %

80.86 %

Performance
Excellent
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956

Processor

Octa core (2.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 630

Adreno 512

RAM

8 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

128 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

no  No

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 108 GB

Up to 108 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras

24 MP + 5 MP + 10 MP + 8 MP Quad Primary Cameras

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

5288 x 3968 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

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

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

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

24 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Flash

no  No

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

4000 mAh

3800 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

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) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 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
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) / 850(band 26)
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) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 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
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) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 1.060 W/kg, Body: 0.296 W/kg

Head: 0.464 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

On-screen

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Applications

Newspoint, UC Browser, Amazon, WPS Office, Amazon Prime Video, Phonepe

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  • Does Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 support wireless charging?

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    Answered By Divya Sarin | 4 months ago

    No, Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 doesn't support Wireless Charging. Though Samsung Galaxy A9 is backed by the Li-ion battery which has the capacity of 3,800mAh, which can supply immense power to last for a long time. There is a fast charging feature which can fill the battery in very less time.

    To see complete specifications: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

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  • How to record calls on Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Sadaf Mehta | 7 months ago

    Maximum smartphones have an inbuilt call recording feature these days. You just need to tap on the cassette symbol to start the recording. Still, there are phones which does not have this feature in built. For such phones, you can install the ACR app.

    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. : There you will find the Enable option on the top.



    5. : Enable it and enjoy the app.



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  • How to cast my Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 screen on TV ?

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    Answered By Riju Chandra | 8 months ago

    To cast your phone screen on your TV you need to have Chromecast. 

    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. 

    Open a Chromecast-enabled app.

    2. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension. Note: The Cast button isn't located in the same place on all Chromecast-enabled apps.

    3. Tap the device you'd like to cast to.



    4. When you're connected, the Cast button will turn color, letting you know you're connected.

    5. 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 A9 2018

  • How to enable VOLTE on Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Ram Niwas Naran | 8 months 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 A9 2018

  • Is Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 Waterproof?

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    Answered By Pranav Dutta | 8 months ago

    Water Resistance is a systematic engineering in a digital product and Samsung Galaxy A9 2018's built makes it very hard to reach a great level of waterproofing. Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 might get damaged when in water for long. Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 is not waterproof but is Splashproof and might sustain the water splashes.


    You can find the complete specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

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