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Apple iPhone XS vs Samsung Galaxy S9

Compare iPhone XS vs Galaxy S9 specs & prices

iPhone XS

5 user reviews

iPhone XS

4 user reviews

Pros

  • Great build and durability
  • Good speakers
  • Improved duel camera
  • Faster Face ID

Pros

  • Great build and durability
  • Good speakers
  • Improved duel camera
  • Faster Face ID

Cons

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

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Average battery life
  • Glass front and back prone to damage

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MSRP:$399$149
Apple iPhone SE
 Green smartphone

Display

Galaxy S9

iPhone XS

Screen Size5.8"5.8"
Screen Resolution2436 x 1125 pixels2436 x 1125 pixels

Hardware

Galaxy S9

iPhone XS

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

Battery

Galaxy S9

iPhone XS

Talk TimeUp to 20 hoursUp to 20 hours
Standby Time
Wireless Charging

Camera

Galaxy S9

iPhone XS

Back Camera12MP12MP
Front Camera7MP7MP

Design

Galaxy S9

iPhone XS

Dimensions143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm
Weight177g177g
Splash ProofIP68IP68
Water Resistant

Cellular

Galaxy S9

iPhone XS

WiFi & 4G Calling
SIM CardNanoNano
eSIM

Multimedia

Galaxy S9

iPhone XS

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

Connectivity & Features

Galaxy S9

iPhone XS

GPS
Operating SystemiOS 12iOS 12
Secure AuthenticationFace IDFace ID
Voice Commands
Release DateSeptember 21, 2018September 21, 2018
User ManualApple iPhone XS User ManualApple iPhone XS 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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