Can Samsung Galaxy A9 have an edge over iPhone SE?

by March 31, 2016
galaxy a9 vs iphone 5se

At the recently held Apple event in Cupertino California, the company announced the cheapest (it is said so) iPhone SE yet, priced at around $399 in the international market. However, if you want to enjoy this apple in India, you have to shell out approximately Rs. 39,000! With what has been known about the new iPhone SE, it seems to be a better version of the iPhone 5S, but with a taste of 6S. And ofcourse, there is a difference between Android Phones and Iphones.

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When Apple is in the spotlight, how would Samsung keep away from the glamour? The South Korean gadget giant, back in December 2015, announced the Galaxy A9, which is set to hit the Indian shelves soon. The device is expected to cost somewhere around Rs. 31999.

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But, are these two devices even close to each other in terms of features? Let’s have a look.

To be honest, it won’t be wise to compare the two, as they both fall in their own segments when it comes to internal specifications. But, if you are someone planning to switch from Samsung to the iPhone or going the other way round, it will be a good idea to hold the two side-by-side.

iphone se vs galaxy a9 specs

First, let’s talk about the display. With the iPhone SE, Apple plans to drop down the screen size to 4 inches with an 1136 x 640 pixel resolution. Samsung, on the other hand, doesn’t seem to be compromising on the screen size and packs in a massive 6-inch display offering a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution.

galaxy a9 vs iphone 5se display

So, if a huge display is what you are hunting for, the Galaxy A9 is meant for you. However, if you are looking out for a device that fits into your pocket, you might want to consider the iPhone SE.

Both of these handsets run on the latest versions of their respective operating systems. However, the Galaxy A9 can further be upgraded from Android Lollipop to Android Marshmallow.

iphone se vs galaxy a9 camera

Let’s talk a bit about the camera. The Galaxy A9 comes with a 13MP rear camera, while the iPhone SE packs a 12MP camera. If a selfie is something that gets you excited, the Galaxy A9 will surely make you happy with an 8MP front-facing camera.

The iPhone SE, for now, is available as a 16 GB and a 64 GB variant. So, the storage space shouldn’t be a problem. The Galaxy A9, on the other hand, comes with 32 GB of internal storage capacity.

Verdict:

With that being said, which one of the two is best or which one should you choose? Again, your choice would rightly depend on your personal requirement. IOS and Android are way different. If a powerful handset is something that’s on your mind, go for Samsung Galaxy A9  . For those looking out for a stylish handset with a decent storage capacity, the iPhone SE would be a good choice. To know more about IPhone SE visit GSM Arena. In GSM Arena You can see detailed specifications of Iphone SE and decide on which one to buy.