76points

Apple iPhone X

94points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

vs
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144 facts in comparison

Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
76
points
Apple iPhone X
94
points
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Why is Apple iPhone X better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus?

  • 15g lighter
    174gvs189g
  • 0.8mm thinner
    7.7mmvs8.5mm
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    3vs2
  • 14.5mm shorter
    143.6mmvs158.1mm
  • 2.9mm narrower
    70.9mmvs73.8mm
  • Shoots raw
    ?
  • Has out-of-order execution
    ?
  • 2 more flash LEDs
    ?

    4vs2

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus better than Apple iPhone X?

  • 28.87% more battery power
    3500mAhvs2716mAh
  • 15.5% higher pixel density
    529ppivs458ppi
  • 1.64x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.7GHz & 4 x 1.7GHzvs2 x 2.53 & 4 x 1.42GHz
  • 3GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs3GB
  • 1.56x higher resolution
    ?

    1440 x 2960pxvs1125 x 2436px
  • 6.9% bigger screen size
    ?

    6.2"vs5.8"
  • 14.29% more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs7MP
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?

Price comparison

Apple iPhone X

Buy used:

$918.77

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone X AmazonApple iPhone X, 256GB, Space Gray - for ...Apple iPhone X, 256GB, Space Gray - for AT&T/T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$426.99
Apple iPhone X AmazonApple iPhone X, 256GB, Silver - For AT&T...Apple iPhone X, 256GB, Silver - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$445.00
Apple iPhone X AmazonApple iPhone X, GSM Unlocked, 256GB - Si...Apple iPhone X, GSM Unlocked, 256GB - Silver (Renewed)
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$502.96
Apple iPhone X AmazonApple iPhone X, 256GB, Silver - For AT&T...Apple iPhone X, 256GB, Silver - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$469.97
Apple iPhone X aliexpressOriginal Apple iPhone X 3GB RAM 64GB 256...Original Apple iPhone X 3GB RAM 64GB 256GB ROM 5.8" iOS Hexa core 12.0MP Dual Back Camera Unlocked 4G LTE Mobile Phone
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$573.34

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Buy used:

$259.48

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G ...Samsung Galaxy S9+ 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Phone w/ Dual 12MP Camera - Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$292.00
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9 Unlocked Smartphone - ...Samsung Galaxy S9 Unlocked Smartphone - Coral Blue - (Renewed)
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$269.94
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Sm...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Smartphone - Coral Blue (Renewed)
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$321.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus Unlocked 64GB (Mi...Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Unlocked 64GB (Midnight Black) - (Renewed)
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$239.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S10+ Factory Unlocked Pho...Samsung Galaxy S10+ Factory Unlocked Phone with 128GB (U.S. Warranty), Prism Blue (Renewed)
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$478.88
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus Verizon + GSM Unl...Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Verizon + GSM Unlocked 64GB Lilac Purple (Renewed)
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$344.00
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U 64GB Unlocked G...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Phone w/Dual 12MP Camera - Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$309.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus G965 GSM Unlocked...Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus G965 GSM Unlocked Black 64GB (Renewed)
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$399.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Sm...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Smartphone - Lilac Purple (Renewed)
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$309.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus walmartStraight Talk Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus LTE...Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus LTE Prepaid Smartphone, Black
walmart logo
$729.00
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus aliexpressSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus S9+ G965U Origina...Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus S9+ G965U Original Unlocked LTE Cell Phone Octa Core 6.2" Dual 12MP 6GB RAM 64GB ROM NFC Snapdragon 845
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$330.60

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
3.weight
?

Best

Kyocera KY-01L

47g

174g

189g

4.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

7.7mm

8.5mm

5.height
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

143.6mm

158.1mm

6.width
?

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

70.9mm

73.8mm

Display

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1125 x 2436px

1440 x 2960px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

458ppi

529ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force. Show more

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
4.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Energizer Power Max P8100S

8.1"

5.8"

6.2"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

For example

Huawei Y9 2018 (FLA-LX2)

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
6.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs. Show more

For example

Huawei Y9 2018 (FLA-LX2)

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
?

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Apple iPhone X (Apple A11 Bionic)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Samsung Exynos 9810)
2.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.5GHz

2 x 2.53GHz & 4 x 1.42GHz (Apple A11 Bionic)

4 x 2.7GHz & 4 x 1.7GHz

3.Uses HMP
?

Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilize all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Samsung Exynos 9810)
4.RAM
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Qualcomm Snapdragon 865)

16GB

3GB

6GB

5.Has integrated graphics
?

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

Apple iPhone X (Apple A11 Bionic)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Samsung Exynos 9810)
6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
?

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Apple iPhone X (Apple A11 Bionic)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Samsung Exynos 9810)

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Qualcomm Snapdragon 865) 128GB / 12GB RAM

108 & 48 & 12 & 0.3MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Qualcomm Snapdragon 865) 128GB / 12GB RAM

40MP

7MP

8MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image. Show more

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
4.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions. Show more

Best

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

5.wide aperture (main camera)
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject. Show more

Best

TCL Plex

0.8 & 1 & 2.9f

f/2.4 & f/1.8

f/2.4 & f/1.5

6.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola RAZR (2019)

4

3

2

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet. Show more

For example

Huawei Y9 2018 (FLA-LX2)

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
5.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

ZTE Nubia X 5G

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P18K Pop

18000mAh

2716mAh

3500mAh

2.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Doogee S80 Lite

136h

21h

24h

3.Supports fast charging
?

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
4.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro Dual SIM

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
6.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps. Show more

Apple iPhone X (iOS 11)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Android 8.0 Oreo)

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Android 8.0 Oreo)
2.Supports Java
Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Android 8.0 Oreo)
3.Has offline voice recognition
?

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Android 8.0 Oreo)
4.Is free and open source
?

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Android 8.0 Oreo)
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

Apple iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
6.download speed
?

Best

Meizu 16T (128GB / 8GB RAM)

2048MBits/s

600MBits/s

1200MBits/s (Samsung Exynos 9810)

Price comparison

Apple iPhone X

Buy used:

$918.77

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone X AmazonApple iPhone X, 256GB, Space Gray - for ...Apple iPhone X, 256GB, Space Gray - for AT&T/T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$426.99
Apple iPhone X AmazonApple iPhone X, 256GB, Silver - For AT&T...Apple iPhone X, 256GB, Silver - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$445.00
Apple iPhone X AmazonApple iPhone X, GSM Unlocked, 256GB - Si...Apple iPhone X, GSM Unlocked, 256GB - Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$502.96
Apple iPhone X AmazonApple iPhone X, 256GB, Silver - For AT&T...Apple iPhone X, 256GB, Silver - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$469.97
Apple iPhone X aliexpressOriginal Apple iPhone X 3GB RAM 64GB 256...Original Apple iPhone X 3GB RAM 64GB 256GB ROM 5.8" iOS Hexa core 12.0MP Dual Back Camera Unlocked 4G LTE Mobile Phone
aliexpress logo
$573.34

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Buy used:

$259.48

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G ...Samsung Galaxy S9+ 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Phone w/ Dual 12MP Camera - Midnight Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$292.00
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9 Unlocked Smartphone - ...Samsung Galaxy S9 Unlocked Smartphone - Coral Blue - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$269.94
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Sm...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Smartphone - Coral Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$321.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus Unlocked 64GB (Mi...Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Unlocked 64GB (Midnight Black) - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$239.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S10+ Factory Unlocked Pho...Samsung Galaxy S10+ Factory Unlocked Phone with 128GB (U.S. Warranty), Prism Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$478.88
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus Verizon + GSM Unl...Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Verizon + GSM Unlocked 64GB Lilac Purple (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$344.00
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U 64GB Unlocked G...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Phone w/Dual 12MP Camera - Midnight Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$309.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus G965 GSM Unlocked...Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus G965 GSM Unlocked Black 64GB (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$399.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Sm...Samsung Galaxy S9+ G965U GSM Unlocked Smartphone - Lilac Purple (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$309.99
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus walmartStraight Talk Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus LTE...Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus LTE Prepaid Smartphone, Black
walmart logo
$729.00
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus aliexpressSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus S9+ G965U Origina...Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus S9+ G965U Original Unlocked LTE Cell Phone Octa Core 6.2" Dual 12MP 6GB RAM 64GB ROM NFC Snapdragon 845
aliexpress logo
$330.60

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