Vivo S9 vs Samsung Galaxy A02s – Review, specifications and prices

The new Vivo S9 handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, MediaTek Dimensity 1100 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy A02s also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Vivo S9 Samsung Galaxy A02s
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.44 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 1100 Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Operating System OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 720 x 1520 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 3 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 32 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/8/2 MP 13/2/2 MP
Front Camera 44 MP 5 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Vivo S9 runs on MediaTek Dimensity 1100 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2600 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and VC cooling system. Running on OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) operating system.

The MediaTek Dimensity 1100 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A02s has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 1800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Vivo S9 is carrying a ARM Mali-G77 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy A02s has the Qualcomm Adreno 506 graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo S9 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy A02s. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, 33W fast charging and Vivo FlashCharge.
The Samsung Galaxy A02s battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The device is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.44 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A02s is featuring a TFT display with 720 x 1520 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Vivo S9 is a 0.9% smaller than Samsung Galaxy A02s screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo S9 Samsung Galaxy A02s
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
3000000:1 Infinity-V Display
90Hz refresh rate Multi-touch
98% NTSC
Capacitive
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Vivo S9 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy A02s is coming with a 3 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like .
In the basic edition, the Vivo S9 gives a 166.6% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A02s.

The maximum capacity offered by the Vivo S9 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 300% bigger than the Samsung Galaxy A02s with 3 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Vivo S9 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Vivo S9 gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A02s.

The max storage capacity offered by the Vivo S9 is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 700% more than the Samsung Galaxy A02s with 32 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy A02s gets you or 32 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Vivo S9 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/8/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5KGW1 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A02s rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 13/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm equivalent:28 mm , a pixel size of 1.12 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Vivo S9 Samsung Galaxy A02s
10x digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Exposure compensation Geotagging
Face detection HDR
Focal length equivalent (35 mm) – 16 mm (#2) ISO settings
Geotagging Macro mode
HDR Panorama
ISO settings Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#2)
Optical image stabilization Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#3)
Panorama Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2) Self-timer
Scene mode Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle macro) Touch focus
Self-timer White balance settings
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Vivo S9 comes with a 44 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy A02s has a 5 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Vivo S9 Samsung Galaxy A02s
44 MP 5 MP
5-element lens (#2) Aperture:f/2.2
Angle of view – 105° (#2) Face unlock
Aperture size – f/2.3 (#2)
Aperture:f/2.0
Autofocus
Digital image stabilization
Face detection
Face unlock
Geotagging
HDR
Panorama
Secondary front camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Vivo S9 Samsung Galaxy A02s
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA eMMC 5.1
Built-in 5G modem HSPA+
EDGE LTE Cat 4(51.0/150.8 Mbit/s)
GPRS UMTS(384 kbit/s)
HSPA+
LTE
TD-SCDMA

Price

The Vivo S9 price is $465 and the Samsung Galaxy A02s price tag is $180

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