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Comparison of the Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X. How will each model stand out?

942 A few weeks ago, we showed you a Comparison with the water resistance and shock of the Galaxy S9…

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A few weeks ago, we showed you a Comparison with the water resistance and shock of the Galaxy S9 + and the iPhone X . Both devices can be considered as the flagships of Samsung and Apple respectively. Durability can be one of the weaknesses of many devices, and that results in manufacturers having to step on the accelerator when incorporating improvements that make them more resistant to certain conditions trying not to sacrifice the design.

Today we are going to focus on seeing what are the strengths and weaknesses in this and other fields of the latest of the Cupertino, and instead of the improved version of the Galaxy S9 , we will focus on the original model, which can be considered the other jewel in the South Korean technological crown. Next we will analyze with more depth the aspects in which they can coincide or show significant differences by reviewing the visual aspect, image properties, performance and price among others. Which ones do you choose?

Comparison of the Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X. How will each model stand out?

Design

Here we find minimal differences. He Galaxy S9 is somewhat narrower that the iPhone X, staying at 68.7 millimeters compared to 70.9 of the latest Apple. The length is practically the same as in the weight, Samsung’s bet is somewhat lighter that its competitor, with 163 grams compared to 174. One of the biggest attractions of the S9 in this regard could be its resistance to water and dust that has granted an IP68 certificate. Meanwhile, in the case of iPhone , highlights one diagonal that practically occupies all the front , leaving a very narrow band in the lower segment and the one already known eyelash with the front camera and the speaker in the upper one. This contrasts with the total rush of the lateral edges of the Galaxy and the conservation of the two bands, above and below.

Image

A slightly more eye-catching panel visually does not have to mean that it’s better. As for the size of the diagonals, both devices match , staying in the 5.8 inches . However, Samsung is still betting on the image endowing its model with a resolution of 2960 × 1440 pixels versus 2436 × 1125 of his rival. In both cases they are multitouch, although evidently, in the first, the density of dots per inch is greater, reaching 529 in opposition to the 458 of their competitor. The Galaxy S9 has the reinforcement of Corning Gorilla Glass of fifth generation.

Comparison of the Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X. How will each model stand out?

Comparison of the Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X. How will each model stand out?

In the photographic section, there is also similarities : Two rear lenses that in the case of the iPhone X, they reach the 12 Mpx while in the South Korean model they are practically identical. The front of the Apple terminal reaches 7 and its rival, rises to 8. Both models allow you to record video with 4K resolution . However, here would excel the Galaxy S9 by several characteristics: Slowmotion mode , assistant that allows us to create emojis with our face through a selfie, and a iris scanner which serves as a biometric marker among others.

Performance: The Samsung Galaxy S9 stands out with nuances

The characteristics of this field could be considered as one of those that can guarantee that a mobile phone has a good trajectory or that it is more modest. In the field of RAM , highlights the model of Samsung , which reaches the 4 GB versus 3 of the iPhone X . The storage capacity of both is very similar. The Apple terminal starts with 64 GB although its highest version reaches 256. The biggest drawback is that in none of the cases, the Cupertino device can not incorporate Micro SD cards. The Galaxy S9 yes it has a slot that allows you to expand the memory to the 400 GB.

The speed that terminals can reach thanks to the processors is another of the fields in which we can see important changes: A11 of the iPhone X It is considered the best chip of the company to date. In theory, it offers a saving of resources close to 70% compared to its predecessor and reaches frequencies of 2.5 Ghz approximately. In the case of Samsung , we see a manufacturing component of the series itself Exynos which, with its eight cores, reaches 2.8 Ghz. East latest terminal has Android Oreo.

Comparison of the Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X. How will each model stand out?

Comparison of the Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X. How will each model stand out?

Autonomy

In this field the winner is the Galaxy S9 . Its battery, 3,000 mAh, is greater than that of the iPhone X, which stays at about 2,700 mAh and also is not removable. Highlights the technology of fast charge of the bet of Samsung, and in addition, the possibility of doing it wirelessly.

Availability and price

Both devices are already on sale and would fit in the high range, since in both cases, far exceed the 600 euros. The most expensive would be the iPhone X , whose launch price after seeing the light in September was 1159 euros . The Samsung Galaxy S9 , released at the beginning of this 2018, is on sale in portals like Amazon for about 849 and it is also possible to find it on the company’s website. Its superior version, the S9 + has an initial cost of 949.

In your opinion, are they two of the best phablets existing today, or do you think there are terminals from other more powerful and economic firms? We leave you related information such as, for example, other comparison of the Galaxy S9 with its predecessor, the S8 so you can know more.

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