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Comparison - Apple iPhone XS vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Apple iPhone XS is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 177 grams and size 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm.. It has a screen of 5.8 inches, camera 12 MP and memory 64/256/512 GB, 4 GB RAM. Its processor is Hexa-core (2x2.5 GHz Vortex + 4x1.6 GHz Tempest)

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 201 grams and size 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm.. It has a screen of 6.4 inches, camera 12 MP and memory 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM. Its processor is 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

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Common features
Release date 2018 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 143.6 Х 70.9 Х 7.7 mm 161.9 Х 76.4 Х 8.8 mm
Weight 177 g 201 g
Body Build Front/back glass, stainless steel frame Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold Metallic Copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Pure White, Alpine White
Battery 2658 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 20 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 60 h
Approximate price 1150 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 64/256/512 GB, 4 GB RAM 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Antutu score 356601 249456
GeekBench Single Core 2358
GeekBench Multi-Core 8531
GeekBench RenderScript 9353
GeekBench Battery 5154

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5.8" inc 6.4" inc
Screen area 84.4 cm2 103.2 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 82.9% 83.4%
Screen resolution 1125 x 2436 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 458 PPI 516 PPI
Screen protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - Dolby Vision
-HDR10
-Wide color gamut
-3D Touch
-True-tone
-120 Hz touch-sensing
- HDR10
-Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF
-12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4'', 1.0µm, OIS, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
-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 103
DxOMark Photo 107
DxOMark Video 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), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100) - A2097 
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), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - A1920, A2100
-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 (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps 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
- IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 2m 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
- Versions: A2097 (Global market) A1920 (USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands) A2100 (China, Hong Kong); A2098 (Japan)

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

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