Compare Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9

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Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9
Network, supported bands and technologies
TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTEGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
 CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - A1865
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1901, A1865HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE 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) - A1901, A1865 LTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 MbpsHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps
GPRStextYestextYes
EDGEYesYes
Release date
First presented2017, September 2018, February
StatusSoon to arrive. Exp. release 2017, NovemberSoon to arrive. Exp. release 2018, March
Size and Dimensions
Measurements143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in)
Weight174 g (6.14 oz)163 g (5.75 oz)
SIMNano-SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 - IP67 certified - resistible to water and dust- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
DesignbuildFront/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Display (type and size)
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.8 inches 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2
Resolution1125 x 2436 pixels 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio
MultitouchYesYes
ProtectionScratch-resistant glassCorning Gorilla Glass 5
 - Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant- Wide color gamut display- 3D Touch display- True-tone display- HDR10 compliant- 3D Touch (home button only)- Always-on display
System and processor information
OSiOS 11Android 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetApple A11 BionicExynos 9810 Octa - EMEAQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 - USA & China
Central processing unitHexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEAOcta-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA & China
Graphics processing unitApple Graphics processing unit (three-core graphics)Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEAAdreno 630 - USA & China
Memory bank
Slot for memory cardNo microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Built-in 3 GB RAM 64/256 GB 4 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB
Camera
PrimaryDual 12 MP, f/1.8 & f/2.4, phase detection autofocus, OIS, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash12 MP (f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.5", 1.4 ľm, Dual Pixel PDAF), phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary7 MP, f/2.2, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama8 MP (f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6", 1.22 ľm), autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
Sound
Different alarm typesVibration, proprietary ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Main speaker
3.5mm jack
 - noise cancellation feature.- Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter- 32-bit/384kHz audio- noise cancellation feature
Communication
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYes (Apple Pay only)Yes
RadioNo FM radio (USA & Canada only) - Not confirmed
USB3.0, reversible connector3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features
SensorsFace ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometerIris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer, heart rate monitor, SpO2
MessagingiMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push EmailSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML5 (Safari) HTML5
JavaNo
 - quick battery charge: 50% in 30 min- Qi wireless charging- Siri dictation and cammands recognition- iCloud cloud service- MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player- MP4/H.264 player- Audio/video/photo editor- Document editor- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)- quick battery charge (Quick Charge 2.0)- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)- ANT+ support- Bixby dictation and cammands recognition- MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player- Photo/video editor- Document editor
Battery
 Built-in Li-Ion batteryBuilt-in Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh)
Talk timeUp to 21 h (3G)
Music playerbatmusicplayback1Up to 60 h
Other
ColorsSpace Gray, SilverMidnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple
PriceAbout 1150 EURAbout 840 EUR