Apple iPhone XS VS. Samsung Galaxy S9

                         

Compare Mobile Phones

Apple iPhone XS
Samsung Galaxy S9

Model Name

Apple iPhone XS

A2097, A1920, A2100, A2098

Samsung Galaxy S9

SM-G960F, SM-G960, SM-G960F, SM-G960U, SM-G960W, SM-G9600, SM-G960U1, SM-G960N

Summary

Apple iPhone XS

3.8
3.6
3.4
2.8

Samsung Galaxy S9

4.5
4.5
4.4
4.2

Description

Apple iPhone XS
Samsung Galaxy S9

The new Samsung Galaxy S9. A powerful dual camera that can record in super slow-mo and capture 4k video in true-to-life detail. Stay entertained on an edge-to-edge Infinity Display. Translate languages with Bixby¹ and unlock your phone using advanced facial recognition. Experience the next evolution of the Samsung Galaxy. Shoot like a pro. The Galaxy S9 captures photos like a pro. With Pro Mode you can manually adjust camera settings so that every shot looks professional. Brilliant in the dark. Our dual Aperture F2.4-F1.5 lens adjusts to let more light in when needed, allowing you to capture the right amount of light, day or night. Rear camera F1.5 lens. Dual aperture on rear lens only. Light comparison based on the Galaxy S8. Radical 960 fps Super Slow-mo. The Galaxy S9 captures 4x as many frames per second*, so you can slow down reality and enjoy every frame. *The Galaxy S9 can capture up to 960 fps while the Galaxy S8 is able to capture up to 240 fps during slow-motion video recording. The emoji that’s actually you. With Augmented Reality, you can create an emoji library from just one picture. Personalize messages to your friends with emojis that look just like you. See more. Hold less. The Galaxy S9’s Infinity Display enables you to enjoy our best edge-to-edge immersive screen, enhancing your entertainment experience.* *Measured diagonally, the screen size is 5.8″ in the full rectangle and 5.7″ accounting for the rounded corners. Clear surround sound. Stereo speakers pro-tuned by AKG bring you clearer and louder sound.* Experience surround sound with Dolby Atmos, putting you at the center of the action. *In comparison to the Galaxy S8. The remarkable water-resistant phone: Make a splash. With its IP68 rating, the Galaxy S9 withstands splashes, spills, and rain so it can take a dip, worry free.

Price

Apple iPhone XS

835.00

Samsung Galaxy S9

364.16

Rating

Apple iPhone XS

3.2

Samsung Galaxy S9

3.8

Reviews

Apple iPhone XS

13

Samsung Galaxy S9

513

Network

Apple iPhone XS

GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE

Samsung Galaxy S9

GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE

Dimension

Apple iPhone XS

143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)

Samsung Galaxy S9

147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in)

Weight

Apple iPhone XS

177 g (6.24 oz)

Samsung Galaxy S9

163 g (5.75 oz)

Build

Apple iPhone XS

Front/back glass, stainless steel frame

Samsung Galaxy S9

Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame

SIM

Apple iPhone XS

Nano-SIM, Electronic SIM card (eSIM)

Samsung Galaxy S9

Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display Type

Apple iPhone XS

OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Samsung Galaxy S9

Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Display Size

Apple iPhone XS

5.8 inches, 84.4 cm2 (~82.9% screen-to-body ratio)

Samsung Galaxy S9

5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)

Display Resolution

Apple iPhone XS

1125 x 2436 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~458 ppi density)

Samsung Galaxy S9

1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density)

Operating System

Apple iPhone XS

iOS 12, upgradable to iOS 12.4

Samsung Galaxy S9

Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)

Chipset

Apple iPhone XS

Apple A12 Bionic (7 nm)

Samsung Galaxy S9

Exynos 9810 (10 nm) – EMEAQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) – USA/LATAM, China

CPU

Apple iPhone XS

Hexa-core (2×2.5 GHz Vortex + 4×1.6 GHz Tempest)

Samsung Galaxy S9

Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEAOcta-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – USA/LATAM, China

GPU

Apple iPhone XS

Apple GPU (4-core graphics)

Samsung Galaxy S9

Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEAAdreno 630 – USA/LATAM, China

Internal Storage

Apple iPhone XS

64/256/512 GB, 4 GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy S9

64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM

SD Card

Apple iPhone XS

No

Samsung Galaxy S9

microSD, up to 1 TB (uses shared SIM slot) – dual SIM model only

Camera Front Specs

Apple iPhone XS

Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)

Samsung Galaxy S9

LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

Camera Back

Apple iPhone XS

7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard) TOF 3D camera

Samsung Galaxy S9

Camera Back Specs

Apple iPhone XS

HDR

Samsung Galaxy S9

Dual video call, Auto-HDR

WIFI

Apple iPhone XS

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot

Samsung Galaxy S9

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth

Apple iPhone XS

5.0, A2DP, LE

Samsung Galaxy S9

5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX

Radio

Apple iPhone XS

No

Samsung Galaxy S9

FM radio (USA & Canada only)

Sensors

Apple iPhone XS

Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Samsung Galaxy S9

Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Battery

Apple iPhone XS

1 Nonstandard Battery batteries required. (included)

Samsung Galaxy S9

1 Lithium ion batteries required.

Colors

Apple iPhone XS

Space Gray, Silver, Gold

Samsung Galaxy S9

Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue