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Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9

2.79 in
5.65 in
Apple iPhone X Mobile Phone
Apple iPhone X
2.7 in
5.81 in
Samsung Galaxy S9 Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S9
Available colors
User rating
9
4.7 out of 5
9 user ratings
5 stars
88 %
4 stars
0 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
11 %
1 stars
0 %
8
4.6 out of 5
8 user ratings
5 stars
62 %
4 stars
37 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

Hardware

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Operating system
Apple iOS 11
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Android 8.0
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CPU clock speed
2.7 GHz
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2.7 GHz
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CPU cores
6-core
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8-core
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CPU model
Apple A11 Bionic
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Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810
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RAM memory
3 GB
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4 GB
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GPU model
N/A
ARM Mali-G72 MP18
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Display

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Screen size
5.8 in
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5.8 in
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Touchscreen
yes
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yes
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Number of colors
16.7M
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16.7M
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Panel type
OLED
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OLED
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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Technology
  • AMOLED
  • Super Retina HD
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  • AMOLED
  • Quad HD+ Super AMOLED
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Pixel density
458.0 ppi
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570.0 ppi
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Screen material
Fingerprint-resistant coating
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Corning Gorilla Glass 5.0
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Dual screen support
no
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no
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Scratch resistant display
yes
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yes
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HDR
yes
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yes
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Multi touch
N/A
yes
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Rear camera

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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Primary sensor size
1/3"
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1/2.55"
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Video recording
yes
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yes
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Highest video resolution
  • 3840
  • 2160
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  • 3840
  • 2160
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Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
60.0 fps
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60.0 fps
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Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
240.0 fps
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960.0 fps
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Max resolution (highest frame rate)
  • 1920
  • 1080
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  • 1280
  • 720
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Autofocus
yes
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yes
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Geo-tagging
yes
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yes
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LED Flash
yes
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yes
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Optical image stabilization
yes
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yes
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Touch focus
yes
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yes
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Primary lens aperture
N/A
1.9 f
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Front camera

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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Face detection
  • Body and face detection
  • Face recognition
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N/A
HDR mode
Auto HDR mode
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N/A
Lens aperture
F/2.2
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F/1.7
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Light source
Retina Flash
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N/A
Focus adjustment
N/A
Automatic
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Storage

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Internal storage
  • 256 GB
  • 64 GB
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  • 256 GB
  • 64 GB
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Memory card reader
no
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yes
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Maximum card storage
N/A
400GB
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Types of memory card supported
N/A
  • microSD
  • microSDHC
  • microSDXC
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Dimensions

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Colour of product
  • Black
  • Grey
  • Silver
  • Space grey
  • White
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  • Black
  • Blue
  • Coral blue
  • Grey
  • Midnight black
  • Pink
  • Polaris blue
  • Purple
  • Sunrise gold
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Material
  • Aluminum
  • Glass
  • Steel
  • Surgical-grade stainless steel
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  • Aluminum
  • Glass
  • Metal
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Height
5.65 in
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5.81 in
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Width
2.79 in
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2.7 in
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Depth
0.3 in
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0.33 in
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Weight
6.14 oz
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5.75 oz
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Physical keyboard/numpad
no
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no
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Water resistant
yes
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yes
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Shock resistant
no
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no
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Sensors

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Accelerometer
yes
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yes
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Proximity
yes
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yes
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Digital compass
yes
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N/A
Ambient light sensor
yes
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yes
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Gyroscope
yes
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yes
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Barometer
yes
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yes
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Face scanner
yes
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yes
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Fingerprint
N/A
yes
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Hearth rate monitor
N/A
yes
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ANT+
N/A
yes
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Other features

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Payment technology
Apple Pay
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Samsung Pay
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Built-in stereo speakers
yes
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yes
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IR
N/A
yes
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Connectivity

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Dual sim support
no
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yes
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Sim card size
Nano-SIM
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Nano-SIM
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DLNA certified
no
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no
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Bluetooth
yes
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yes
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Bluetooth version
5.0
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5.0
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Bluetooth profile
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
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  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HOGP
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP
  • SAP
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Bluetooth codec
  • AAC
  • SBC
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  • aptX
  • SBC
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NFC
yes
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yes
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Charging connection
Lightning
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USB
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Video output
No
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DisplayPort over USB-C
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Headphone connection
N/A
3.5 mm
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USB version
N/A
3.1
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Type of USB connector
N/A
USB Type-C
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USB On-The-Go (OTG)
N/A
yes
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Celluar

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Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yes
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yes
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Wireless networking standard
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
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  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
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Data transmission
  • DC-HSDPA
  • EDGE
  • FDD-LTE
  • GPRS
  • HSDPA
  • HSPA+
  • HSUPA
  • LTE
  • LTE Advanced
  • TDD-LTE
  • VoLTE
  • VoWiFi
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  • EDGE
  • FDD-LTE
  • GPRS
  • HSDPA
  • HSPA+
  • HSUPA
  • LTE
  • TDD-LTE
  • VoLTE
  • VoWiFi
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Navigation system
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Galileo
  • QZSS
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  • BeiDou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • Galileo
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2G GSM
yes
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yes
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GSM frequencies
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
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  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
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3G UMTS
yes
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yes
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4G LTE
yes
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yes
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UMTS frequences
N/A
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
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Mobile hotspot
N/A
yes
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Streaming standards
N/A
  • Google Cast
  • Miracast
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Battery

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Replaceable battery
no
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no
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Battery type
Lithium ion
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N/A
Battery capacity
2716.0 mAh
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3000.0 mAh
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Standby time
39.0 h
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326.0 h
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Talk time
21.0 h
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22.0 h
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Fast charging
yes
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yes
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Wireless charging
yes
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yes
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Wireless charging standard
  • QI
  • Qi
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  • PMA
  • QI
  • WPC
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Fast charging standard
N/A
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
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