Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

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Display

Size:

6.3 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 392 PPI
2688 x 1242 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 456 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

80.51 %
84.52 %

Peak brightness:

800 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 512
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 108.9 GB
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
iOS (13.x)

Battery

Capacity:

3800 mAh
3969 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

24 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

10 MP (Telephoto, Autofocus)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.9"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

24 MP
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm)
6.22 x 3.06 x 0.32 inches (158 x 77.8 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

6.46 oz (183.0 g)
7.97 oz (226.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key; Back: Other
Left: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Caviar black, Lemonade blue, Bubblegum pink
Gold, Silver, Space gray, Midnight green

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 18, 2018
Sep 25, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA920F link
BCG-E3306A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.24 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Body:

0.84 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.40 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Phablet:

3.95 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1099

In The Box:

Charger, USB cable, Headphones, SIM removal tool, Documentation
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Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 11, 2018
Sep 10, 2019
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