Difference between Samsung Galaxy S9 and Apple iPhone X: specifications

Difference between the Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone and the Apple iPhone X 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 Apple A11 Bionic processor, with 6 cores, 6 threads, its initial frequency is 1,4 GHz, its maximum frequency is 2,4 GHz.


Smartphone Samsung Galaxy S9 Apple iPhone X
Release date Q1 2018 Q4 2017
Dimensions 5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in 5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 in
Weight 5.75 oz 6.14 oz
Body Front & back glass,
aluminum frame
Front & back glass,
frame in stainless steel
Screen size, colours 5.8 inches, 16M colors 5.8 inches, 16M colors
Screen type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels 1125 x 2436 pixels
Screen ratio 18.5:9 19.5:9
Density 570 ppi 458 ppi
Operating system Android 8.0 iOS 11.1.1
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Apple A11 Bionic
Lithography 10 nm FinFET LPP 10 nm FinFET
Cores 8 6
Threads 8 6
High-performance cores 4x Cortex-A75 @2.8 GHz 2x Monsoon @2.39 GHz
Energy-efficient cores 4x Cortex-A55 @1.9 GHz 4x Mistral @1.42 GHz
GPU Adreno 630 Apple GPU
Memory 4 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
Storage 64 / 256 GB 64 / 256 GB
Memory card Up to 400 GB Up to 256 GB
Camera 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm
Front camera 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm
Video 2160p60,
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 2.0
Battery capacity 3,000 mAh 2,716 mAh
Battery type Non-removable Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion
Versatile use autonomy ~ 11 hours and 10 minutes ~ 12 hours and 20 minutes
DxOMark NA 97
AnTuTu 261,900 245,100
Geekbench 4 single core 2,329 4,145
Geekbench 4 multi-core 8,476 10,001
Price $599 $899
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We can thus compare easily the technical specifications between these two smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Samsung Galaxy S9 is higher. The Samsung Galaxy S9 has a more recent release date.

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