Apple iPhone XS VS Samsung Galaxy S9 flagship show-off battle is about to begin. Apple unveiled its latest flagship recently which is the iPhone XS which came with similar features to the iPhone X. Months ago, Samsung Galaxy S9 was also unveiled with a lot of similar features compared to the S8 as well. Today, i will be making a comparison between the new iPhone XS and the Galaxy S9. Let’s find out which is better among them.
Apple iPhone XS Vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Design
The iPhone XS was made from stainless steel with glass on top, while the Samsung Galaxy S9 sports an aluminium alloy overall unibody with glass on top as well. The rear features are also very different from the photo above. The iPhone XS uses facial ID for security while the Samsung Galaxy S9 adopts a rear fingerprint method. The iPhone XS weighs 177g, while the Samsung Galaxy S9 weighs less at 163g.
Apple iPhone XS Vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Display
The iPhone XS sports a tall 5.8-inch Super Retina AMOLED capacitive touchscreen screen with a resolution of 1125 x 2346 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 463. While, the Samsung Galaxy S9 sports a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 2960 x 1440 pixels in resolution and 568ppi.
Apple iPhone XS Vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Software and Hardware
The Apple iPhone XS houses a Apple A12 Bionic chipset with an Hexa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.5GHz. The iPhone XS has 4GB RAM and 64GB/256GB/512GB storage space.
While the Samsung Galaxy S9 houses the Qualcomm
Snapdragon 845 chipset with Octa-core processor clocking at 2.8GHz. In the RAM department the Samsung Galaxy S9 has 4GB and 64GB/128GB/256GB storage space.
For the Software, the iPhone XS runs on the iOS 12 operating system. While the Samsung Galaxy S9 runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system.
Apple iPhone XS Vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Camera
The iPhone XS has a dual rear camera setup of 12MP+12MP with a front/Selfie camera of 7 megapixels. While the Samsung Galaxy S9 has a camera set up of 12MP with a great front camera of 8MP with f/1.7 aperture.
Apple iPhone XS Vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Battery
The iPhone XS is powered by a 2716mah Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast battery charging. While the Samsung Galaxy S9 is powered by a 3000mah Non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging.
Apple iPhone XS Vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Verdict
They are both competitive with eachother, it depends on the brand you like and what you want. However, if you are a picture freak then I think you should go for the Samsung S9 as it has a clearer camera, according to DXOMark. Asides from that, it’s a little bit affordable compared to the iPhone XS. But like i said it depends totally on what you want in a smartphone as they are both very nice.
Apple iPhone XS Vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Specs Comparison
|Model||Apple iPhone XS||Samsung Galaxy S9|
|Announced||September, 2018||February, 2018|
|Released||September, 2018||August, 2018|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network|| 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),
|LTE band 13(700), 17(700), 1700/2100 MHz, 800/900/1900/ 1800 /2100/2600 MHz, LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39),LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40), LTE-TDD 2500MHz(B41), LTE-TDD2600MHz(B38), LTE -TDD 700MHz(B12)|
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Dual SIM||Dual SIM|
|Type||Stainless Steel Frame + Glass||Aluminum Frame & Glass|
|Colours||Silver, Grey, Gold||Black, Lilac, Blue, Grey|
|Display Type||Super Retina AMOLED capacitive touchscreen||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1125 ×2436 pixels||2960 x 1440 pixels|
|Colors||16M colors||16M colors|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive||Capacitive|
|Features|| Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, oleophobic coating , – Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
– Wide color gamut display
– 3D Touch display
– True-tone display
– 120 Hz touch-sensing
|Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps,||2160p@1200fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps|
White balance settings
White balance settings
|Yes, Quad-LED||Yes, dual-LED|
|iOS 12||Android 8.0 Oreo|
Experience 9.0 UI
|Apple A12 Bionic|| Qualcomm
|CPU||Hexa-core 2.5GHz||Octa-core 2.8GHz|
|GPU (Graphics)||Apple GPU, 8-core neutral engine||Qualcomm Adreno 630|
|Card Type||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, Type-C||Yes, Type-C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Ion Battery||Li-Po Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Vibration, Ringtones||Vibration, Ringtones|
|MP3, WAV||MP3, WAV|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
Apple iPhone XS Vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Price
|Starting From||$999 – $1099||$699 – $799|
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