iPhone Xs Max vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Rreview

By | September 25, 2018

Apple iPhone Xs Max is the new range of iPhones to be launched,this new device has been positioned as Apple’s new flagship smartphone and it compete directly with and against the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

These two devices have similarity in that , they features large screen, got big storage including RAM and comes with a very powerfull processors and cameras but the price is exorbitant.




Specifications for both the devices are as shown in the table below:-Note: Apple does not list RAM or battery capacity of the iPhone Xs.

SpecificationsiPhone Xs MaxGalaxy Note 9
Dimensions157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm
Weight208g201g
OSiOS 12Android 8.1
Display6.5-inch (1,242 x 2,688) OLED6.4-inch (1,440 x 2,960) Super AMOLED
Rear cameraDual 12MP f/1.8 + f/2.412MP wide (f/1.5 and f/2.4) + 12MP telephoto (f/2.4)
Front camera7MP f/2.28MP f/1.7
Storage, internal64GB/256GB/512GB128GB/512GB
Storage, expandableNonemicroSD 512GB
RAM6GB
ProcessorA12 Bionic2.7GHz + 1.7GHz octo-core Exynos 9810
Battery4,000mAh
Cellular“Gigabit-class LTE”LTE Cat. 18
SIMNano + eSIMNano
DurabilityIP68IP68
BiometricsFace IDFingerprint, iris, face
RRP64GB: R23,999 / 256GB: R26,999 / 512GB: R31,999128GB: R18,999 / 512GB: R23,999

In terms of Storage – the Galaxy Note 9 is in 128GB and 512GB versions, while the iPhone Xs Max offers 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB models.

What really sets the phones apart in this area, however, is that Samsung offers the ability to install a microSD card in the Note 9.

This can expand its available storage up to an additional 512GB – while iPhones have never supported microSD slots.