Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Apple iPhone XR

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
828 x 1792 pixels

Pixel density

518 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

76.62 %
79.24 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

LED
Quad LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)
5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
6.84 oz (194 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Features

Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, White
Black, Gold, Pink, Blue, Red, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Available to use

54.1 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iOS (12.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
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, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26, 28
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 40
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2942 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qi and Powermat wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
25.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Talk time (3G)

22.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
 

Music playback

64.00 hours
65.00 hours

Video playback

15.00 hours
16.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 15, 2015
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMN920A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.22 W/kg
 

Body

0.76 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.27 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 749
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