Phone Comparison.

Which one is better? Samsung Galaxy A70 or Samsung Galaxy S9?

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Samsung Galaxy A70 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

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Launch

Samsung Galaxy A70 is newer than Samsung Galaxy S9. It was announced on 10th April 2019 whereas the Samsung Galaxy S9 was announced on 6th March 2018. There is a chance that you will get less frequent updates on Samsung Galaxy S9.

Price

Samsung Galaxy A70 is cheaper than Samsung Galaxy S9. Current selling price of Samsung Galaxy A70 is ₹16,999.00 whereas current selling price of Samsung Galaxy S9 is ₹29,999.00. Price difference is ₹13,000.00 between the lowest specs version of both these phone.

Processor

Samsung Galaxy S9 has better processor (Exynos 9810 Octa) than Samsung Galaxy A70 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 675).

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Display

Both Samsung Galaxy A70 & Samsung Galaxy S9 has Super AMOLED display.

Samsung Galaxy A70 has larger screen (6.7 inches) than Samsung Galaxy S9 (5.8 inches). It is a choice of preference. Some users like small screen while some like large screen. It completely depends upon your choice.

Samsung Galaxy S9 has a better display resolution of 2960x1440 inches than Samsung Galaxy A70 (2400x1080 inches).

Samsung Galaxy A70 has more screen to body ratio (86%) than Samsung Galaxy S9 (83.6%).

Samsung Galaxy S9 has better screen density (570ppi) than Samsung Galaxy A70 (393ppi). It means the display is more clear on Samsung Galaxy S9.

Samsung Galaxy A70 has more screen aspect ratio (19.5:9) than Samsung Galaxy S9 (18.5:9). It is a matter of personal choice.

Samsung Galaxy S9 has better screen protection (Corning Gorilla Glass 5) than Samsung Galaxy A70 (Corning Gorilla Glass 3).

Both phones support "Always On Display".

Both phones does not support "DCI-P3".

Samsung Galaxy S9 does support "HDR" display whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 does not.

Both phones does not support "True Tone" display.

Both phones come with "Widevine L1" certification.

Camera

Rear - Main

Samsung Galaxy A70 has better resolution of 32 megapixels than Samsung Galaxy S9 which comes with 12 megapixels.

Samsung Galaxy S9 has better aperture of 1.5 than Samsung Galaxy S9's 1.7. It means Samsung Galaxy A70 will perform better in low light.

Samsung Galaxy S9 supports OIS whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 does not.

Both the phones support EIS.

Front - Selfie

Samsung Galaxy A70 has better resolution of 32 megapixels than Samsung Galaxy S9 which comes with 8 megapixels.

Samsung Galaxy S9 has better aperture of 1.7 than Samsung Galaxy S9's 2. It means Samsung Galaxy A70 will perform better in low light.

Samsung Galaxy A70 supports EIS whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 does not.

Memory (RAM)

Both phones offers 1 RAM options.

Samsung Galaxy A70 offers upto 6GB RAM whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 offers only upto 4GB.

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Storage

Internal

Both phones offer 1 storage options.

Samsung Galaxy A70 offers upto 128GB whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 offers only upto 64GB.

External

Samsung Galaxy A70 supports upto 512GB whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 supports only upto 400GB.

Samsung Galaxy A70 supports dedicated slot for exteral storage whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 does not.

Samsung Galaxy A70 supports USB OTG whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 does not.

Battery

Samsung Galaxy A70 offers more battery (4500 mAh) than Samsung Galaxy S9 (3000 mAh).

Both phones uses the same battery technology (Lithium-ion (Li-ion)).

Both phones support quick charging.

Samsung Galaxy S9 supports wireless charging (Qi) whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 does not.

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Build

Dimensions

Samsung Galaxy A70 dimensions are 164.3mm x 76.7mm x 7.9mm. Samsung Galaxy S9 dimensions are 147.7mm x 68.7mm x 8.5mm.

Samsung Galaxy A70 is taller and wider than Samsung Galaxy S9.

This is a personal preference as some people prefer small phones whereas some other prefer big phones.

Thickness

Samsung Galaxy A70 is 7.9mm thick whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 is 8.5mm thick. Samsung Galaxy A70 is thinner than Samsung Galaxy S9.

Weight

Samsung Galaxy S9 weighs 163 grams whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 is 183 grams. Samsung Galaxy A70 is lighter than Samsung Galaxy S9.

Material

Samsung Galaxy S9 uses better material (Glass back & Aluminium frame) than Samsung Galaxy A70 (Plastic back & Plastic frame).

USB Port & USB Standard

Both phones come with the same USB port Type C 1.0.

Samsung Galaxy A70 comes with USB 2.0 whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with USB 3.1.

Water Resistant

Both phones are water resistant.

Splash Resistant

Both phones are splash resistant.

Dust Resistant

Both phones are dust resistant.

Notification Light

Samsung Galaxy S9 supports notification light whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 does not.

SIM Slots

Both phones support 2 SIM slots.

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Sound

Microphones

Both phones come with 1 microphones.

LDAC

Both phones does not support LDAC.

hiDAC

Both phones does not support hiDAC.

Stereo Speakers

Samsung Galaxy A70 does not support stereo speakers whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 does.

Headphone Jack

Both phones support headphone jack.

Network

Bluetooth

Both phones support same bluetooth version (v5.0).

GPS

Both phones support GPS.

NFC

Samsung Galaxy S9 does support NFC whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 does not.

FM Radio

Both phones does not support FM Radio.

IR Blaster

Both phones does not support IR Blaster.

5G

Both phones does not support 5G.

VoLTE

Both phones support dual VoLTE.

Platform

Samsung Galaxy A70 comes with Android version 9 whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with Android version 8.

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Final Verdict

Winner is Samsung Galaxy S9 with 15 points. Samsung Galaxy A70 scored 14 points.