Comparing Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with OnePlus 7 Pro – fonenews

Which one to buy Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or OnePlus 7 Pro?

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with OnePlus 7 Pro – fonenews

Which phone comes with best features in its price bracket?

In the ocean of smartphones available, selecting the best phone with all the features is quite a hard task. As technology is being upgraded day-by-day, the competition between various smartphone makers is also getting stronger. Many companies have created an unshakeable impact on people’s mind.

Two such trending brands are OnePlus and Samsung. In this article let us compare the latest models of these two companies Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and OnePlus 7 Pro, to know which is better in terms of features and price.

Comparison: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 v/s OnePlus 7 Pro:

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera, and connectivity between the following smartphones: OnePlus 7 Pro VS. Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Display Comparison

Galaxy Note 9 OnePlus 7 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with 6.3’’ QHD+ display with the aspect ratio of 18.5:9 it has the screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. The 16M color super AMOLED display has got the pixel density of 514PPI. it claims the screen to body ratio of approximately 83.4% Furthermore, the screen is protected by Corning Gorilla glass 5


Whereas, OnePlus 7 Pro comes with 6.67’’ display with the aspect ratio of 19.5:9 it has the screen resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels. The 16M Color AMOLED screen has got the pixel density of 516PPI. The screen to body ratio claimed by the company s approximately 87.6%. Also, the screen comes with special features like Support RGB, Display P3, Video Enhancer, Reading mode and night mode.


Design Comparison

Galaxy Note 9 OnePlus 7 Pro
Galaxy Note 9 has the glass finishing with curved edges; it is more squared with narrow sides. It measures 161.90 x 76.40 x 8.80mm. Also, his phone has mesmerizing color options like Lavender Purple, Alpine White, and Metallic Copper. OnePlus 7 Pro also has the glass body. It has the all-new design with curved glass on the back and front that sandwiches an aluminum frame in the middle. The smooth finishing makes the slippery for one hand use. While the phone has premium build with 162.60 x 75.90 x 8.80 mm dimensions. This phone has amazing color options like Mirror Grey, Nebula Blue, and Almond.


Hardware and Performance Comparison

Galaxy Note 9 OnePlus 7 Pro
Galaxy Note 9 carries the same UI SoC as its siblings of S series. This phone is powered by Samsung Exynos 9810 having Octa-core processor with the clock speed of 1.7GHz, allowing the phone for a lag-free experience.

The ARM Mali-G76 MP12 graphic card gives buttery smooth experience and high-quality setting when it comes to heavy games like PUBG and Fortnite.


Whereas, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 powers OnePlus 7 pro, it is the first ever phone of the company with SD 855. It has clusters of three cores combined together to form an Octa-core with the clock speed of 2.84GHz.

The graphics card used in this phone is Qualcomm Adreno 640 that makes gaming a beast. The gaming mode also has added sub-mode called frantic mode, which blocks calls and notifications while playing games. You can switch between the gaming mode and frantic mode in notification toggle.


Camera Comparison

Galaxy Note 9 OnePlus 7 Pro
Galaxy Note 9 has the dual camera setup on the back side that comprises of two 12-megapixel lenses with f/1.5 and f/2.4 apertures. The former aperture gives the best pictures in the low light mode, whereas, the latter aperture gives perfect daylight pictures. This two-lens system intelligently adapts to the surroundings and gives best and clearest pictures by choosing between two f-stop modes. It also gives vivid and colors clear pictures with its HDR feature. Also, there is an 8MP lens on the front to click beautiful selfies at 10Mpx resolution. It also has added features like scene optimizer, wide-angle photography, telephoto, live focus, and flaw detection.

Slow motion videos can be captured at 960 frames per second.

In OnePlus 7 Pro three different lenses having 48-megapixel with f/1.6, 1.6-micron, 8-megapixel with f/2.4, 1-micron and 16-megapixel with f/2.2 aperture combine together to form a triple rear camera. This comes with dual LED flash and PDAF and rear autofocus features. While on the front, there is a 16-megapixel popup camera f/2.0, 1.0-micron to click selfies at 16Mpx resolution. Besides, it has other features like dual OIS, ultra-wide-angle mode (with 117° field view), HDR, optical zoom, pro, and nightscape.

Slow motion videos can be captured at 480 frames per second.

Software Comparison

Initially, Galaxy Note 9 runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Samsung Experience UX as its skin. Samsung has promised the update on software to Android Pie but has not yet announced the date for the update. While OnePlus 7 Pro runs on latest Android 9.0 (Pie) with Oxygen OS 9.5 as its skin.


Battery Performance

Galaxy Note 9 OnePlus 7 Pro
Galaxy Note 9 packs a powerful non-removable battery with 4000mAh capacity. This Li-ion battery supports quick charge 2.0 and stays alive for the whole day on a single charge. Besides it also supports wireless charging. On the other had OnePlus 7 Pro also packs a user irreplaceable battery of 4000mAh capacity. It also supports 30W fast charging. It gives a promising battery life for a whole long day with conservative usage.

Variants and Storage

Galaxy Note 9 OnePlus 7 Pro
Galaxy Note 9 comes in two different variants having 6GB RAM with 128GB storage and 8GB RAM with 512GB storage. In both the variants, storage can be expanded up to 512GB via micro SD card. Which means you can have maximum 1TB storage in the high-end variant phone. OnePlus 7 Pro comes in three different variants. The base variant comes in the combination of 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, the mid-variant has 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, the high-end variant comes with mega RAM ever that is 12GB and it has the onboard storage of 256GB. Only thing is it has no card slot for expandable storage.

Connectivity Support in Galaxy Note 9 and OnePlus 7 Pro

Galaxy Note 9 OnePlus 7 Pro
Galaxy Note 9 supports wireless connections like WiFi with hotspot, Bluetooth (v5.0), GPS, and NFC. Alongside it has USB type C (v3.1) port. The USB features include USB tethering, mass storage, charging and OTG. OnePlus 7 Pro supports Wi-Fi with hotspot, Bluetooth (v5.0), GPS, and NFC. There is also a USB type C port that helps in fast charging and another feature of USB is USB tethering.
Card Support
The hybrid card slot paves the way for either two sim cards or a sim card and a micro SD card. It supports 3G, 4G and VoLTE networks. Both the slots give space for nano sim and have dual standby support.
Card Support
The hybrid slot can hold two nano sim cards which supports 4G on both the sims. Standby is supported on both the sim slots. 



Galaxy Note 9 OnePlus 7 Pro
For instant unlocking of the phone, Galaxy Note 9 features a fingerprint sensor and face unlock system. There are extra added sensors like accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, iris scanner, barometer, heart rate, and SpO2. On the other hand, OnePlus 7 Pro also sports a fingerprint sensor and face unlocks system as in Galaxy Note 9. Along with the above, it also features other sensors like accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, and compass.

Antutu Score

Galaxy Note 9 OnePlus 7 Pro
Overall performance is 97% better than all other devices. Antutu v7 score is 340.345 Overall performance is 98% better than all other devices. Antutu v7 score is 360.025



Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a smartphone with updated features. It comes with extra Samsung S pen; it costs roughly around Rs. 67,900 for the base variant. The camera in this phone clicks studio quality pictures with loaded features. Also, it has a whole day battery backup and powerful processor owned by Samsung itself.

On the other hand, OnePlus 7 Pro (Check full phone specifications) is the flagship killer of the company. It is priced around Rs. 52,999 for the base variant. The phone comes with a bundle of features within its price bracket, though it has a triple rear camera unlike Galaxy Note 9, it has a low performance. But in terms of battery is the same as its competitor Galaxy Note 9 and performance. And is packed with the trending processor, the Snapdragon.


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