76points

Apple iPhone XR

93points

Samsung Galaxy S9

Apple iPhone XR
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145 facts in comparison

Apple iPhone XR vs Samsung Galaxy S9

Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9
76
points
93
points

Why is Apple iPhone XR better than Samsung Galaxy S9?

  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
  • 0.2mm thinner
    8.3mmvs8.5mm
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 3nm smaller semiconductor size
    7nmvs10nm
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Has out-of-order execution
  • Has AirPlay
  • Uses 3D facial recognition

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 better than Apple iPhone XR?

  • 1.97% more battery power
    3000mAhvs2942mAh
  • 1.75x higher pixel density
    570ppivs326ppi
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs3GB
  • 2.87x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs828 x 1792px
  • 14.29% more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs7MP
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 31g lighter
    163gvs194g
  • 2x faster downloads
    1200MBits/svs600MBits/s

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

194g

163g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.3mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

75.7mm

68.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

150.9mm

147.7mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

828 x 1792px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

326ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

4.screen size

6.1"

5.8"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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.

6.Has an AMOLED display
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

2.Has integrated graphics
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

4.Has AES
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking e-mail will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

12MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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.

3.front camera megapixels

7MP

8MP

Best

Huawei P30 Lite

32MP

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

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.

Best

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/1.8

f/1.5

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.

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

6.pixel size

1.4µm

1.4µm

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Vivo Y95

2.2 & 2.4µm

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

3.number of microphones

3

2

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

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.Has a radio
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

For example

Xiaomi Mi Play

5.Has dedicated media keys
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

2942mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

21h

24h

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

Vernee V2 Pro

96h

3.wireless charging
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

4.has a removable battery
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

For example

Punkt. MP02

5.Supports fast charging
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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.

6.Has an ultra power save mode
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9
2.Has offline voice recognition
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

3.Supports Java
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9
4.Is free and open source
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

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.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9
6.Has sharing intents
Apple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S9

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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