Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Apple iPhone X vs LG G7 ThinQ: Specs comparison

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Apple iPhone X vs LG G7 ThinQ: Specs comparison
The Galaxy Note 9 is now official, and just as one might expect, it would be continuously measured up against the ever-so-fierce competition, comprised by the likes of Apple's top-end iPhones and the very best Android has to offer.

Now that the S Pen-toting smartphone behemoth has been unveiled as one of the most spec'd out devices of the year so far.

But how does it compare against the very best the competition has to offer? Needless to say, this is always a recurring question that beckons answering, and we are once again happy to provide.

We will put the new Note 9 against the Apple iPhone X, still the most advanced iPhone Apple has made so far, and the not-too-shabby LG G7 ThinQ.

You can compare the Note 9 against more phones in our dedicated tool right here.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Apple iPhone X vs LG G7 ThinQ

Display

Display size

6.4 inches
5.8 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1125 x 2436 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9
19.5:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

516 ppi
459 ppi
563 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

83.51 %
82.35 %
82.97 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)
1000 cd/m2 (nit)

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Apple 3-core GPU
Adreno 630

RAM

6 GB LPDDR4
3 GB LPDDR4
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128 GB
256 GB, not expandable
64 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
2716 mAh
3000 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

38.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1096 min)
 
20.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1096 min)

Stand-by time

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 
15.6 days (374 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)

Talk time (3G)

29.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1418 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1418 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 17 hours
 
 

Music playback

95.00 hours
60.00 hours
 

Video playback

21.00 hours
13.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Ultra-wide, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Video capture

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)
6.03 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (153.2 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.14 oz (174 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 1000
$ 1149
 

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1 Comment

1. Alex2017

Posts: 32; Member since: Nov 08, 2017

If you do not know anything, do not give it to your site! The g7 thinq specs are wrong. First, the g7 thinq screen panel has a new panel called micro lcd, not ips lcd, then the RAM g7 thinq is 6 gigabytes and comes with 128 GB of internal memory.

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