Samsung Galaxy A9 vs Sony Xperia X Compact Comparison

Compare Specification and Price of Samsung Galaxy A9 and Sony Xperia X Compact

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Samsung Galaxy A9
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Price $583.17 $566.50
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Overview
Class Smartphone Smartphone
SIM Type Dual SIM (GSM+GSM) Single SIM, GSM
Network 2G Network: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G Network: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Network: TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - F5321
4G Network: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700),
19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - F5321
Operating System Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 620 Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72) Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650
Browser HTML5 HTML5
Form Factor Candy bar Candy bar
Physical Dimensions
Dimension (HxWxD) -- 129 x 65 x 9.5 mm
Weight -- g 135 g
Display
Size 5.5 inches (~401 ppi) 4.6 inches (~319 ppi)
Technology Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels 720 x 1280 pixels
Colors -- 16M colors
Memory and Storage
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory Yes, Up to 128 GB via microSD Yes, Up to 256 GB via microSD
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
Battery
Type Non-removable Li-ion 3200 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery
Talk Time -- Up to 11 h (2G) / Up to 14 h (3G)
Stand-by Time -- Up to 710 h (2G) / Up to 750 h (3G)
Camera
Primary Camera(Rear) 16 MP LED flash 23 MP with LED flash
Secondary Camera(Front) 5 MP 5 MP
Resolution 5312 x 2988 pixels 5536 x 4152 Pixels
Digital/Optical Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
Video -- 1080p
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR 1/2.3" sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, phase detection autofocus
Data & Connectivity
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
3G Yes, HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s Yes, HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
4G Yes, LTE cat6 50 Mbit/s ↑ 300 Mbit/s ↓ Yes, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP Yes, v4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
USB USB Port, microUSB 2.0 Yes, v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector,
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/n 5GHz, Mobile Hotspot Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, Glonass Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent)
Multimedia
Music Player Yes, Supports MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC player Yes, Supports MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player
MP3 Ringtone Yes Yes
LoudSpeaker Yes Yes
Video Player Yes, Supports MP4, WMV, H.264 player Yes, Supports Xvid, MP4, H.265 player
Video recording -- 1080p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Messaging
SMS Yes Yes
MMS Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes
Push mail Yes Yes
Instant Messaging Yes Yes
Features
Java No No
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum
FM Radio Yes Yes
FM Radio recording Yes --
Colors Available
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold White, Universe black, Mist blue


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