Compare Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Apple iPhone 3G: Price, Specs, Review

Difference between the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus smartphone and the Apple iPhone 3G mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, which has 8 cores, 8 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 1,9 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 2,8 GHz. The second is working with the ARM 11 processor, with 1 cores, 1 threads, its initial frequency is 0,4 GHz, its maximum frequency is 0,4 GHz.


Smartphone Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Apple iPhone 3G
Model version(s) Samsung SM-G965U A1324
Release date Q3 2018 Q3 2018
Dimensions 6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 in 4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in
Weight 6.67 oz 4.69 oz
Body Front & back glass,
aluminum frame
Aluminum body
Screen size, colours 6.2 inches, 16M colors 3.5 inches, 16M colors
Screen type Super AMOLED TFT
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels 320 x 480 pixels
Screen ratio 18.5:9 3:2
Density 529 ppi 165 ppi
Operating system Android 8.0 iOS
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 ARM 11
Lithography 10 nm FinFET LPP 45 nm
Cores 8 1
Threads 8 1
High-performance cores 4x Cortex-A75 @2.8 GHz 1x ARM 11 @412 MHz
Energy-efficient cores 4x Cortex-A55 @1.9 GHz
GPU Adreno 630 PowerVR MBX
Memory 6 GB RAM 0.128 GB RAM
Storage 128 GB 8 / 16 GB
Memory card Up to 512 GB
Camera 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm
2 MP
Video 2160p60,
Front camera 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm No
Front video 1440p30 No
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 2.0, A2DP
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 2.0
Battery capacity 3,500 mAh 1,400 mAh
Battery type Non-removable Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion
Versatile use autonomy ~ 12 hours and 30 minutes ~ 8 hours and 30 minutes
Head SAR value (US) 0.78 W/kg 0.52 W/kg
Body SAR value (US) 0.79 W/kg 1.29 W/kg
DxOMark 99
AnTuTu 262,500
Geekbench 4 single core 2,427 135
Geekbench 4 multi-core 8,697 135
Rating 4.3 / 5 3.6 / 5
Number of reviews 2,810 177
Price $530 $45
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We can thus compare easily the technical specifications between these two smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is higher. They were produced the same year.

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Performance comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus phone and the Apple iPhone 3G. For this purpose, we are looking at the respective scores on AnTuTu and Geekbench 4.

Geekbench 4:

Processor Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – Android 64-bit & iOS 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus  2,427
Apple iPhone 3G  135

This graph shows us the difference in power between these two phones. For each value, it is an average based on 250 data generated in the benchmark platform.

On the single-core side, there is thus a difference of 1698%. In multi-core, the gap is 6342%.


Unfortunately, we can not yet display the comparison chart for the results on AnTuTu, because we lack data for at least one of these processors. Please, come back in a few days.