Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9

Since the competition is increasing day by day, it’s now very difficult to decide which smartphone is best for you. When buying a phone everyone looks for the most important and unique selling point, in terms of camera quality, processor, battery life, speed, storage. So here in this article, we will compare the two most popular and powerful smartphones.

Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9

iPhone X vs Galaxy S9 smartphones


Both the smartphones have the metal frame body with glass at the back. Both the devices are almost bezel-less. Apple iPhone X has dimensions of 5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches and weighs about 6.14 oz (174 g), whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 has dimensions of 5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches and weighs about 5.75 oz (163 g). The iPhone comes in two colors Space Gray and silver, while the S9 comes in Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple and Titanium Gray. Samsung Galaxy S9 has the headphone jack that makes the smartphone a step ahead of iPhone x, whereas the iPhone X doesn’t, The X requires you to use a dongle for traditional headphones, use Apple’s Lightning port headphones.

iPhone X vs Galaxy S9 design


Samsung Galaxy S9 has a resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels compared to the iPhone X has a resolution of 2436 x 1125 pixels. Both the smartphones have Super AMOLED touchscreen, Apple iPhone x has a 5.8-inch screen size with  458 pixels per inch, 16 million colors, whereas Samsung Galaxy S9 has a 6.2-inch screen size with 570 pixels per inch 16 million colors. However, the iPhone X has an advantage of truetone technology, that adjusts the color temperature according to the light conditions.


The processor on both the devices is amazing. Samsung Galaxy S9 uses  Snapdragon 845 2.8 GHz or the Samsung Exynos 9810, depending on your region, and the iPhone X uses A11 Bionic Chip. The speed on Galaxy S9 is quite impressive, but still, the A11 bionic chip is faster. The iPhone X  beats the Galaxy S9 on Geekbench 4, which measures the performance of both the smartphones. Apple’s handset scored 10,357, compared with 7,276 for the Samsung phone.


Coming to the Camera quality, Samsung Galaxy S9 has a  SuperSpeed Dual Pixel camera, which has an aperture that changes from f1.5 and f2.4 depending on the lighting, The S9 can perform some really great shots in low light as compared to iPhone X. The Galaxy S9 also has Super Slow-Mo video, as they can record video clips at up to 960 frames per second. Apple iPhone X has a camera of a fixed aperture of f/1.8 and can record video’s in slow-mo up to only 240 frames per second. Apple iPhone X has a 7MP depth-sensing camera with a f/2.2 aperture, whereas Galaxy S9 has an 8MP front camera with a f/1.7 aperture.

iPhone X vs Galaxy S9 camera


With the battery of 3000 mAh, the Galaxy S9 last very long as compared to iPhone X which has a battery of 2716mAh. Apple claims that iPhone X will get up to 21 hours of talk time, whereas Samsung claims that Galaxy S9 will get up to 31 hours.


                                        Galaxy S9                                             iPhone X

Display:             5.8 inches (2960 x 1440 pixels)                                  5.8 inches (2436 x 1125)

CPU:                    Snapdragon 845                                                             A11 Bionic

RAM:                   4GB                                                                                   3GB

Battery:             3000mAh                                                                         2716mAh

Size:                    5.8 x 2.7 x 0.33 inches                                                   5.7 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches

Weight:              5.8 ounces                                                                         6.14 ounces

Camera:             12-MP Super SpeedDual Pixel(f/1.5 – f/2.4)            12-MP wide angle (f/1.8); 12-MP telephoto (f/2.4

Storage:             64GB                                                                                 64GB, 256GB

Price:                  $720-$799                                                                        $999                                                                     

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