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77points
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Apple iPhone XS Max

97points
81points

Samsung Galaxy S10

Apple iPhone XS Max
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148 facts in comparison

Apple iPhone XS Max vs Samsung Galaxy S10

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
77
points
Apple iPhone XS Max
97
points
Samsung Galaxy S10

Why is Apple iPhone XS Max better than Samsung Galaxy S10?

  • 6.56% bigger screen size
    ?

    6.5"vs6.1"
  • 0.1mm thinner
    7.7mmvs7.8mm
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    3vs2
  • Supports two SIM cards
    ?
  • 1nm smaller semiconductor size
    ?

    7nmvs8nm
  • Has manual focus
    ?
  • 1µm larger pixel size
    ?

    1.4µm & 1µmvs1.4µm
  • Has NX bit
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy S10 better than Apple iPhone XS Max?

  • 7.12% more battery power
    3400mAhvs3174mAh
  • 1.54x faster CPU speed
    2 x 2.7GHz & 2 x 2.3GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs2 x 2.5 & 4 x 1.6GHz
  • 20.61% higher pixel density
    550ppivs456ppi
  • 4GB more RAM memory
    8GBvs4GB
  • 31.12% higher resolution
    1440 x 3040pxvs1242 x 2688px
  • 1.67x more megapixels (main camera)
    16MP & 12MP & 12MPvs12 & 12MP
  • 42.86% more megapixels (front camera)
    10MPvs7MP
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?

Price comparison

Apple iPhone XS Max

Samsung Galaxy S10

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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Dustproof/water-resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
2.Weather-sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
3.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

7.7mm

7.8mm

4.weight
?

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

208g

157g

5.width
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Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

77.4mm

70.4mm

6.height
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

157.5mm

149.9mm

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1242 x 2688px

1440 x 3040px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

456ppi

550ppi

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

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
4.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

6.5"

6.1"

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.

For example

Realme 3i

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
6.Has an AMOLED display
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AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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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 XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
2.RAM
?

Best

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G

12GB

4GB

8GB

3.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.6GHz

2 x 2.5GHz & 4 x 1.6GHz

2 x 2.7GHz & 2 x 2.3GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz

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

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
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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 XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores to maximize 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 maximize battery life.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

16MP & 12MP & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
3.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi CC9e (64GB / 6GB RAM)

32MP

7MP

10MP

4.video recording (main camera)
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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

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

5.pixel size
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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

1.4µm & 1µm

1.4µm

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10

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.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
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.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

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.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
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

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

3174mAh

3400mAh

2.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 XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
3.has wireless charging
?

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

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Realme 2 (32GB / 3GB RAM)

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
5.Has an ultra power save mode
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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.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
6.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
2.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
3.Supports Java
Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
4.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
5.Is free and open source
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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 XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S10
6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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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.

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Samsung Galaxy S10

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