Compare Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Apple iPhone X

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Samsung Galaxy S9
Apple iPhone X
Network, supported bands and technologies
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTEGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1901, A1865
4G bands LTELTE 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
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 MbpsHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRStextYestextYes
EDGEYesYes
 CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - A1865
Release date
First presented2018, February 2017, September
StatusSoon to arrive. Exp. release 2018, MarchSoon to arrive. Exp. release 2017, November
Size and Dimensions
Measurements147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in)143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)
Weight163 g (5.75 oz)174 g (6.14 oz)
DesignbuildFront/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Nano-SIM
 - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes- IP67 certified - resistible to water and dust- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Display (type and size)
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 5.8 inches
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio 1125 x 2436 pixels
MultitouchYesYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5Scratch-resistant glass
 - HDR10 compliant- 3D Touch (home button only)- Always-on display- Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant- Wide color gamut display- 3D Touch display- True-tone display
System and processor information
OSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)iOS 11
ChipsetExynos 9810 Octa - EMEAQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 - USA & ChinaApple A11 Bionic
Central processing unitOcta-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 & ChinaHexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Graphics processing unitMali-G72 MP18 - EMEAAdreno 630 - USA & ChinaApple Graphics processing unit (three-core graphics)
Memory bank
Slot for memory cardmicroSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only No
Built-in 4 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB 3 GB RAM 64/256 GB
Camera
Primary12 MP (f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.5", 1.4 ľm, Dual Pixel PDAF), phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flashDual 12 MP, f/1.8 & f/2.4, phase detection autofocus, OIS, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panoramaGeo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
Secondary8 MP (f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6", 1.22 ľm), autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR7 MP, f/2.2, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
Sound
Different alarm typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration, proprietary ringtones
Main speaker
3.5mm jack
 - 32-bit/384kHz audio- noise cancellation feature- noise cancellation feature.- Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
Communication
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYesYes (Apple Pay only)
RadioFM radio (USA & Canada only) - Not confirmed No
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector3.0, reversible connector
Features
SensorsIris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer, heart rate monitor, SpO2Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IMiMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
BrowserHTML5 HTML5 (Safari)
 - 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- 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
JavaNo
Battery
 Built-in Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh)Built-in Li-Ion battery
Talk timeUp to 21 h (3G)
Music playerbatmusicplayback1Up to 60 h
Other
ColorsMidnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac PurpleSpace Gray, Silver
PriceAbout 840 EURAbout 1150 EUR