Apple iPhone XS Max vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10

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Display

Display size

6.5 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1242 x 2688 pixels
1440 x 3040 pixels

Pixel density

458 ppi
534 ppi

Technology

OLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

84.29 %
 

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
 

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

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

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Flash

Quad LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
Yes

Features

Wide Angle, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm)
 

Weight

7.34 oz (208 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
 

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 68
IP 68

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

 
Stylus

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

512 GB, not expandable
128 GB

OS

iOS (12.x)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3179 mAh
 

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
 

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
 

Music playback

65.00 hours
 

Video playback

15.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band

USB

Yes
USB 3.1

Connector

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Samsung Pay

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Heart rate

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T4
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2018
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3219A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
 

Body

1.00 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.00 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

$ 1449
 
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