Samsung and Apple are longtime rivals in the mobile industry. Every year it’s always exciting to see how their smartphones stack up against one another. The Galaxy Note 9 and iPhone XS Max are two of the biggest, most powerful, and most expensive mainstream smartphones we’ve ever seen. Let’s find out which one is the better thousand-dollar smartphone in our full Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone XS Max comparison. Design When it comes to design, Samsung and Apple are at the top of the class. The Note 9 and iPhone XS Max offer attractive designs with superb build quality. Both use a glass sandwich design held together by a metal frame, which is a fairly common design formula in today’s smartphone world. The metal used on the iPhone XS Max, however, is stainless steel whereas the Note 9 uses the more typical aluminum. Both feel equally as durable. Don’t miss: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review | Everything you need to know about the iPhone XS Max Although the … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone XS Max: Which is worth your $1,000?
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When it comes to smartphone cameras, iPhones have traditionally been close to the top of the class, if not on the very top, according to some. In recent years, however, as low-light performance became increasingly important in smartphone photography, iPhones have had some troubles keeping up with the competition. Even the iPhone X , which is otherwise capable of pulling off some stunning shots when there's enough light, didn't quite manage to stun me with its low-light performance when I put it to the test against the Galaxy S9 , the Huawei P20 Pro and the Pixel 2 XL . With the iPhone XS, however, things have changed. The latest iPhone model demonstrates a marked improvement over its predecessor, not only thanks to its bigger camera sensor, but thanks to the new software as well. We've already seen the iPhone XS pull off some pretty amazing daytime shots and demonstrate vastly improved dynamic range over the iPhone X, thanks to the new Smart HDR mode, but how does it fare after … [Read more...] about iPhone XS vs Pixel 2 XL vs Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone X: low-light camera comparison
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9: there are many great reasons to pick one. The swift performance, the gorgeous screen, the large battery, and the helpful S Pen stylus are all there on the list and are sure to attract a lot of smartphone enthusiasts ready to part with a grand to own Samsung's greatest phone. But the key feature we'll focus on in this article is the Galaxy Note 9 camera, and more specifically, we'll see how it performs against several of its competitors – the iPhone X, the LG G7, and the OnePlus 6. This is the kind of comparison where we examine the ability of a phone to take every-day still photos. We won't go into video or Portrait Mode territory, and we won't be involving selfies or the phones' secondary cameras (although we might in a future article *hint hint*). The thing is that although modern smartphone cameras come with all sorts of bells and whistles, taking regular old-fashioned pics is still their most frequent use. Now we want to see which of these … [Read more...] about Camera comparison: Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone X, LG G7, OnePlus 6
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is finally here, boasting perhaps the best specs ever to show up in an Android smartphone, as well as a big and beautiful display. But it’s not the only new flagship phone to turn heads — OnePlus also unveiled its latest flagship, the OnePlus 6, not too long ago — and it has some pretty spectacular specs of its own. But which device is the way to go? Is one clearly better than the other? We put the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and OnePlus 6 to the test to find out. Specs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 OnePlus 6 Size 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm (6.37 x 3.00 x 0.35 inches) 155.7 x 75.4 x 7.8 mm (6.13 x 2.97 x 0.31 inches) Weight 201 grams (7.09 ounces) 177 grams (6.24 ounces) Screen size 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display 6.28-inch AMOLED Screen resolution 2,960 x 1,440 pixels (516 pixels-per-inch) 2,280 x 1,080 pixels (402 pixels-per-inch) Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo Android 8.1 Oreo Storage space 128GB, 512GB 64GB, 128GB, 256GB MicroSD card … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs. OnePlus 6: Does more expensive mean better?
Welcome to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - one of the most powerful phones ever to grace this fine planet.Billed as ‘super powerful’, Samsung is going all out to show that the Note 9 is the handset that can do it all… but how does it stack up against the iPhone X, easily the best phone that Apple has ever made?We’ve taken a gander at the spec sheets to compare and contrast the two to help you make a decision - here are the key battles you’ll want to know about:Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone X: power and storageInstead of diving straight into the design, as we normally would with these versus pieces, let’s talk about the headline spec: power.The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is packing two CPU variants in its mix: the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 for the US (and possibly a few other markets) and its own Exynos 8910 for nearly everywhere else.Combined with 6GB or 8GB of RAM, we anticipate very little that will slow this phone down - there’s also … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone X