OnePlus 6T vs Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018): Price, Specifications Comparison

OnePlus 6T vs Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018): Price, Specifications Comparison

Samsung has launched the Galaxy A9 (2018) in India with a quad rear camera setup. The new setup has telephoto, ultra-wide, and depth sensors, apart from the primary sensor. While the four rear cameras are certainly set to attract the masses, the Samsung phone also an 18.5:9 Infinity Display panel and a 3D Glass curved back to grab some eyeballs. The Galaxy A9 (2018) also has up to 8GB of RAM and comes preloaded with Bixby, Samsung Pay, and Samsung Health. Samsung has additionally provided an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC. The Galaxy A9 (2018) enters the arena of under-Rs. 40,000 smartphones where the OnePlus 6T₹ 37,999 already stands as a strong contender. The OnePlus phone has all the trending features, including a waterdrop display notch and a glass build. Also, it comes as one of the first mainstream models with an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Here, we are taking a look at how the price and specifications of the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)compare against the OnePlus 6T to help you pick the best option.

Price Compared

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) price in India set for Rs. 36,990 for the 6GB RAM variant, while its 8GB RAM model is priced at Rs. 39,990. Both models come in Bubblegum Pink, Caviar Black, and Lemonade Blue color options. The handset will go on sale in the country through all online and offline channels starting November 28.

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The OnePlus 6T, on the other hand, comes with a price tag of Rs. 37,999 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant, while its 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant is available at Rs. 41,999. You can also pick the OnePlus 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant at Rs. 45,999. The 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant is available in Midnight Black, Mirror Black, and Thunder Purple color options.

Specifications Compared

The dual-SIM (Nano) Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) runs Android 8.0 Oreo-based Samsung Experience UX. The OnePlus 6T also has dual-SIM (Nano) support, but it runs OxygenOS based on the latest Android 9.0 Pie. The Galaxy A9 (2018) could also receive an update to Android Pie in the future.

On the display part, the Galaxy A9 (2018) features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Infinity Display that has a Super AMOLED panel and an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The OnePlus 6T, on the other side, has a 6.41-inch (1080×2340 pixels) full-HD+ Optic AMOLED display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and waterdrop notch design.

The Galaxy A9 (2018) is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, coupled with 6GB and 8GB RAM options. The OnePlus 6T, in contrast, has a significantly more powerful octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, but comes with the same 6GB and 8GB RAM options.

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For capturing images and recording videos, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) has a quad rear camera setup that includes a 24-megapixel primary sensor along with an f/1.7 aperture, a 10-megapixel telephoto sensor with 2x optical zoom and an f/2.4 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor with a 120-degree lens supporting an f/2.4 aperture, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. The primary sensor notably uses a pixel binning technique to combine four pixels into one. In comparison with the Samsung model, the OnePlus 6T a dual rear camera setup that includes a 16-megapixel Sony IMX 519 primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture, 1.2-micron pixel size, OIS, EIS; and a 20-megapixel Sony IMX 376K sensor with f/1.7 aperture and 1.0-micron pixel size.

Onboard sensors on the Galaxy A9 (2018) include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, fingerprint sensor, magnetometer, proximity sensor, and an RGB light sensor.


Specifications Compared

OnePlus 6T

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)


Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE


Announced 2018, October 2018, October
Status Available. Released 2018, November Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, November


Dimensions 157.5 x 74.8 x 8.2 mm (6.20 x 2.94 x 0.32 in) 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm (6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)
Weight 185 g (6.53 oz) 183 g (6.46 oz)
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) – Samsung Pay


Type Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.41 inches, 100.9 cm2 (~85.6% screen-to-body ratio) 6.3 inches, 100.7 cm2 (~80.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~402 ppi density) 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~392 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
– DCI-P3
– Oxygen OS 9.0.5


OS Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
GPU Adreno 630 Adreno 512


Card slot No microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 256 GB, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM


Dual 16 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/2.6″, 1.22µm, OIS, PDAF 24 MP, f/1.7, PDAF; 8 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide)
20 MP (16 MP effective), f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 1.0µm, PDAF 10 MP f/2.4, (telephoto), 2x optical zoom; 5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
Features Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps, Auto HDR, gyro-EIS 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps


Single 16 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.0µm 24 MP, f/2.0
Features Auto-HDR, gyro-EIS HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm jack No Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Dirac HD sound


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC Yes Yes
Radio No FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


Sensors Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5 HTML5
– Fast battery charging 5V 4A 20W (Dash Charge) – ANT+
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player – Fast battery charging
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player – MP4/WMV/H.265 player
– Document viewer – MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor – Photo/video editor
– Document viewer


Non-removable Li-Po 3700 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3800 mAh battery


Colors Thunder Purple, Mirror Black, Midnight Black Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink


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