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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs Apple iPhone 13 vs Apple iPhone X

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.3 inches
6.1 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 392 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI
2436 x 1125 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 459 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED
OLED

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

80.51 %
87.24 %
82.35 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660
Apple A15 Bionic
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 512
Yes
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
4GB
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 108.9 GB
128GB, not expandable
256GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
iOS (15.x)
iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)

Battery

Capacity:

3800 mAh
3227 mAh
2716 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 20.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

24 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera:

10 MP (Telephoto, Autofocus)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.9"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

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

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

Features:

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

Front:

24 MP
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm)
5.78 x 2.81 x 0.30 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.65 mm )
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

6.46 oz (183.0 g)
6.14 oz (174.0 g)
6.14 oz (174.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Caviar black, Lemonade blue, Bubblegum pink
Red, Starlight, Midnight, Blue, Pink
Silver, Space gray

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n258, n260, n261

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), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

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)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
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 (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 18, 2018
Sep 14, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA920F
BCG-E3997A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.24 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Body:

0.84 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg
1.45 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.40 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Phablet:

3.95 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 799
$ 1149

In The Box:

Charger, USB cable, Headphones, SIM removal tool, Documentation
USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
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Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 11, 2018
Sep 14, 2021
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