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Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Apple iPhone XR

Compare Galaxy S9 vs iPhone XR specs & prices

iPhone XR

5 user reviews

iPhone XR

4 user reviews

Pros

  • Great photos and videos
  • Face ID
  • Wireless charging
  • Best iPhone battery life
  • Excellent performance with A12 Chip

Pros

  • Great photos and videos
  • Face ID
  • Wireless charging
  • Best iPhone battery life
  • Excellent performance with A12 Chip

Cons

  • No change with design
  • Expensive
  • Only 720p resolution

Cons

  • Display is not great
  • Lower res screen
  • No 3D touch
  • No dual lens

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MSRP:$399$149
Apple iPhone SE 2020
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Display

Galaxy S9

iPhone XR

Screen Size6.1"6.1"
Screen Resolution1792 x 828 pixels1792 x 828 pixels

Hardware

Galaxy S9

iPhone XR

Processor ChipApple A12 BionicApple A12 Bionic
Storage Sizes64GB, 256GB, 512GB64GB, 256GB, 512GB

Battery

Galaxy S9

iPhone XR

Talk TimeUp to 25 hoursUp to 25 hours
Standby Time
Wireless Charging

Camera

Galaxy S9

iPhone XR

Back Camera12MP12MP
Front Camera7MP7MP

Design

Galaxy S9

iPhone XR

Dimensions150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3mm150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3mm
Weight194g194g
Splash ProofIP67IP67
Water Resistant

Cellular

Galaxy S9

iPhone XR

WiFi & 4G Calling
SIM CardNanoNano
eSIM

Multimedia

Galaxy S9

iPhone XR

HDR Screen
HDR for Photos
Video ResolutionHD, 4KHD, 4K

Connectivity & Features

Galaxy S9

iPhone XR

GPS
Operating SystemiOS 12iOS 12
Secure AuthenticationFace IDFace ID
Voice Commands
Release DateOctober 26, 2018October 26, 2018
User ManualApple iPhone XR User ManualApple iPhone XR User Manual
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Rob Webber
Rob Webber

Rob has 15+ years experience in the US and UK running price comparison sites for cell phone plans, smartphone deals, TV, and internet. He loves thinking outside of the box to build tools that empower consumers to make more informed decisions.

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