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Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Apple iPhone 8 Plus

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2018, August | 2017, September
  • Dimensions: 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm | 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 201 g | 202 g
  • Screen: 6.4", Super AMOLED | 5.5", LED-backlit IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Dual, 12 MP | Dual, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP | Single, 7 MP
  • Memory: 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM | 64/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • Battery: 4000 mAh | 2691 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | No
  • Approximate price: 750 EUR | 770 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2018 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 161.9 Х 76.4 Х 8.8 mm 158.4 Х 78.1 Х 7.5 mm
Weight 201 g 202 g
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Metallic Copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Pure White, Alpine White Gold, Space Gray, Silver, Red
Battery 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 2691 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 21 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 60 h
Approximate price 750 EUR 770 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Chipset - Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
- Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China
- Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only No
Internal memory 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
Antutu score 249456 232145
GeekBench Single Core 2358 4224
GeekBench Multi-Core 8531 10193
GeekBench RenderScript 9353
GeekBench Battery 5154 2842

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED LED-backlit IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.4" inc 5.5" inc
Screen area 103.2 cm2 83.4 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.4% 67.4%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 px 1080 x 1920 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 516 PPI 401 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
Other specs - HDR10
-Always-on display
- Wide color gamut
-3D Touch display & home button
-True-tone
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4'', 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
-12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), OIS, PDAF
-12 MP, f/2.8, 57mm (telephoto), 2x optical zoom, PDAF
Functions LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
DxOMark Main Score 103 94
DxOMark Photo 107 96
DxOMark Video 94 89
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 7 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR Face detection, HDR
Video 1440p@30fps 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 92
DxOMark Photo 96
DxOMark Video 86
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) 
CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100  
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation SAR - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.19 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.99 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No No
Headphone jack Yes No
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other extras
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
-Stylus (Bluetooth integration)

- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min
-Qi wireless charging
-Siri natural language commands and dictation
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
-Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Versions
- SM-N960F/DS (Global); SM-N960U (USA); SM-N9600/DS (LATAM, Brazil, China)

- Versions: A1864 (USA, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, China) A1897 (EMEA, UAE, LATAM, Canada, USA AT&T/T-Mobile, Singapore); A1898 (Japan)

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