Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro

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Display

Display size

6.3 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels
1125 x 2436 pixels

Pixel density

392 ppi
463 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

80.51 %
80.37 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera

24 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

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

Second camera

10 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Autofocus
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

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

Third camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

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 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

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

Front

24 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

 
Digital image stabilization (EIS), High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Slow-motion videos

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm)
5.67 x 2.81 x 0.32 inches (144 x 71.4 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue
Gold, Silver, Space gray, Midnight green

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

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

Hardware & Performance

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

6 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Available to use

108.9 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI
iOS (13.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
 

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48

UMTS

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

Data

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

Battery

Capacity

3800 mAh
3046 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time (3G)

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

112.00 hours
65.00 hours

Video playback

19.00 hours
18.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 18, 2018
Sep 25, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMA920F link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3305A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.24 W/kg
0.90 W/kg

Body

0.84 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.48 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.40 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Phablet

3.95 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, USB cable, Headphones, SIM removal tool, Documentation
EarPods with Lightning connector, USB-C to Lightning cable 18W USB-C power adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

 
$ 999
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