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Apple iPhone XR

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

  • Release Date: 2018, September | 2018, August
  • Dimensions: 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm | 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 194 g | 201 g
  • Screen: 6.1", IPS LCD | 6.4", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 12 MP | Dual, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 7 MP | Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 64/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM | 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • Battery: 2942 mAh | 4000 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: No | Yes
  • Approximate price: 850 EUR | 750 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2018 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 150.9 Х 75.7 Х 8.3 mm 161.9 Х 76.4 Х 8.8 mm
Weight 194 g 201 g
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame (7000 series) Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Coral, White Metallic Copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Pure White, Alpine White
Battery 2942 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 25 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 65 h
Approximate price 850 EUR 750 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS iOS 12, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3 Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
Chipset - Apple A12 Bionic (7 nm) - Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
Processor CPU - Hexa-core (2x2.5 GHz Vortex + 4x1.6 GHz Tempest) - 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
Graphics processor GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics) Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
External memory No microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 64/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Antutu score 346555 249456
GeekBench Single Core 4819 2358
GeekBench Multi-Core 11408 8531
GeekBench RenderScript 9353
GeekBench Battery 5154

Screen
Technology IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.1" inc 6.4" inc
Screen area 90.3 cm2 103.2 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 79.0% 83.4%
Screen resolution 828 x 1792 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 326 PPI 516 PPI
Screen protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - True-tone
-Wide color gamut
-120 Hz touch-sensing
- HDR10
-Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Single 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF -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
Functions Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama) LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec. 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
DxOMark Main Score 101 103
DxOMark Photo 103 107
DxOMark Video 96 94
Front camera, selfie 7 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Specifications 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard) 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF
Functions HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1080p@60fps 1440p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 92
DxOMark Photo 96
DxOMark Video 86
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Nano-SIM, Electronic SIM card (eSIM) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900  
CDMA 800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100  
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
-4G - 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), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100), 71(600)
-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
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Music and Audio
Radio No No
Headphone jack No Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- 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)

- 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)
Versions
- SM-N960F/DS (Global); SM-N960U (USA); SM-N9600/DS (LATAM, Brazil, China)

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