Apple Iphone 15 Plus Vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 256gb Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Apple iPhone 15 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 256gb

Should you buy Apple iPhone 15 Plus or Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 256GB? Find out which mobile phone is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of price and key specs like performance, price, camera, display, ram, storage, batte...ry capacity, operating system, Network Connectivity, Multimedia and more.

SpecificationsApple iPhone 15 PlusSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus 256GB
Price81490.075419.0
Battery4383 mAh3500 mAh
Operating SystemiOS v17Android v8.0 (Oreo)
Display6.7 inches (17.02 cm)6.2 inches (15.75 cm)
Camera48 MP + 12 MP And 12 MP12 MP + 12 MP And 8 MP
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Key Specs

Battery

Battery

4383 mAh 3500 mAh

Display

Display

6.7 inches (17.02 cm) 6.2 inches (15.75 cm)

Front Camera

Front Camera

12 MP 8 MP

Processor

Processor

Apple A16 Bionic Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

RAM

RAM

6 GB 6 GB

Rear Camera

Rear Camera

48 MP + 12 MP 12 MP + 12 MP

Battery

Capacity

Capacity

4383 mAh 3500 mAh

Quick Charging

Quick Charging

Yes, Fast, 20W: 50 % in 30 minutes Yes, Fast

Removable

Removable

No No

TalkTime

TalkTime

- Up to 25 Hours(3G)

Type

Type

Li-ion Li-ion

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

Yes Yes

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging

Yes Yes

Design

Build Material

Build Material

Back: Gorilla Glass Case: Aluminium Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

Colours

Black, Blue, Green, Pink, Yellow Midnight Black

Height

Height

160.9 mm 158.1 mm

Ruggedness

Ruggedness

Dust proof Dust proof

Thickness

Thickness

7.8 mm 8.5 mm

Waterproof

Waterproof

Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 6 meter), IP68 Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Weight

Weight

201 grams Below 189 grams

Width

Width

77.8 mm 73.8 mm

Display

Aspect Ratio

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9 18.5:9

Bezel-less display

Bezel-less display

Yes with punch-hole display Yes

Brightness

Brightness

2000 nits -

Display Type

Display Type

OLED Super AMOLED

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

Yes -

Pixel Density

Pixel Density

460 ppi 531 ppi

Refresh Rate

Refresh Rate

60 Hz -

Resolution

Resolution

1290x2796 px (FHD+) 1440x2960 px (QHD+)

Screen Protection

Screen Protection

Yes Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Screen Size

Screen Size

6.7 inches (17.02 cm) 6.2 inches (15.75 cm)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

87.84 % 83.99 %

Touch Screen

Touch Screen

Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Front Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

Yes Yes

Camera Features

Camera Features

- Wide Angle Selfie

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Single Single

Flash

Flash

Yes, Retina Flash -

Resolution

Resolution

12 MP f/1.9, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(23 mm focal length) 8 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(25 mm focal length, 1.22µm pixel size)
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General

Brand

Brand

Apple Samsung

Launch Date

Launch Date

September 13, 2023 (Official) March 16, 2018 (Official)

Operating System

Operating System

iOS v17 Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Main Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

Camera Features

Camera Features

10 x Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus Auto Flash Face detection Simultaneous HD video and image recording Touch to focus

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Dual Dual

Flash

Flash

Yes, Dual-color LED Flash Yes, LED Flash

Image Resolution

Image Resolution

8000 x 6000 Pixels 4000 x 3000 Pixels

OIS

OIS

Yes Yes

Resolution

Resolution

48 MP f/1.6, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(1µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.4, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(13 mm focal length) 12 MP f/1.5, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.4, Telephoto Camera(52 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)

Sensor

Sensor

Sensor-shift Image Stabilization S5K2L3, CMOS image sensor, ISOCELL Plus

Settings

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation

Shooting Modes

Shooting Modes

Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Burst mode Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video Recording

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 24 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps 3840x2160 @ 60 fps 1920x1080 @ 60 fps 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Video Recording Features

Video Recording Features

Slo-motion Video HDR Night Time-Lapse Action Mode ProRes Video Audio Zoom Stereo recording -

Multimedia

Audio Features

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus Dolby Atmos

Audio Jack

Audio Jack

USB Type-C 3.5 mm

FM Radio

FM Radio

No No

Loudspeaker

Loudspeaker

Yes Yes

Stereo Speakers

Stereo Speakers

Yes -

Network & Connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Yes, v5.3 Yes, v5.0

GPS

GPS

Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

NFC

Yes Yes

Network Support

Network Support

5G Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G 5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G

SAR Value

SAR Value

Head: 1.01 W/kg, Body: 1.12 W/kg -

SIM 1

SIM 1

5G Bands: FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N12 / N20 / N25 / N26 / N28 / N30 TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N48 / N53 / N70 / N77 / N78 / N79 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

SIM 2

SIM 2

5G Bands: FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N12 / N20 / N25 / N26 / N28 / N30 TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N48 / N53 / N66 / N70 / N77 / N78 / N79 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

SIM Size

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM Slot(s)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

USB Connectivity

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging Mass storage device, USB charging

VoLTE

VoLTE

Yes Yes

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) 5GHz 6GHz, MIMO Yes, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 5GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Calling

Wi-Fi Calling

Yes -

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Performance

Architecture

Architecture

64 bit 64 bit

CPU

CPU

Hexa Core (3.46 GHz, Dual core, Everest + 2.02 GHz, Quad core, Sawtooth) Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Chipset

Chipset

Apple A16 Bionic Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Fabrication

Fabrication

4 nm 10 nm

Graphics

Graphics

Apple GPU (Five-core graphics) Mali-G72 MP18

RAM type

RAM Type

LPDDR5 LPDDR4X

Sensors

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor

No Yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Fingerprint Sensor Position

- Rear

IRIS Scanner

IRIS Scanner

- Yes

Other Sensors

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Stylus

Stylus

- Yes

Storage

Expandable Memory

Expandable Memory

No Yes, Up to 400 GB

Internal Memory

Internal Memory

128 GB 256 GB

Storage Type

Storage Type

NVMe UFS 2.1

USB OTG

USB OTG

- Yes
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How is the score calculated?

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