Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Apple iPhone 11

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Display

Display size

6.2 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
828 x 1792 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

531 ppi
324 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

83.68 %
80.04 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Flash

LED
Quad LED

Software Features

Manual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

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

Video capture

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm)
5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (150.9 x 75.7 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.84 oz (194 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Purple, Blue, Red
Black, Purple, Yellow, Green, Red, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM

6 GB LPDDR4
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Heart Rate Profile, HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)

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; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features

USB OTG, Video out
 

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

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), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Apple Pay

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T4

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71
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, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
3110 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

35.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

14.2 days (342 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Internet use

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

Music playback

102.00 hours
65.00 hours

Video playback

20.00 hours
17.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jan 11, 2018
Sep 25, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMG965U link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3309A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.36 W/kg
0.80 W/kg

Body

0.79 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Phablet

3.94 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning connector, Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 840
$ 699

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 25, 2018
Sep 10, 2019
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