Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Apple iPhone 14 Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

5.8 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 568 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

84.36 %
87.24 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Super Retina XDR, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845 (10 nm)
Apple 15 Bionic (5 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 2x 3.23GHz Avalanche + 4x 1.82GHz Blizzard

GPU:

Adreno 630
Apple GPU 5-core

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
iOS (16.x)

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3279 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
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 20.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sensor-shift OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.9 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Flash:

LED
Dual LED

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) (30 fps)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR, Cinematic mode

Front:

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)
5.78 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.80 mm) , thickness with camera 0.44 inches (11.14 mm)

Weight:

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Yes; IP68

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:

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue
Midnight, Purple Starlight, (Product) RED, Blue

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n14, n20, n25, n28, n29, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n70, n71, n77, n78, n79, n258, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

4G (FDD):

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+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

4G (TDD):

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

3G:

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

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.3

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); Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Emergency SOS via satellite (SMS sending/receiving)

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, Ultra Wideband (UWB)

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 11, 2018
Oct 09, 2022

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG960U
BCG-E8138A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.35 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Body:

0.96 W/kg
0.94 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.48 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.95 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 720
$ 799 / € 849

In The Box:

Phone, USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Yes
Yes
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