Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Vs Apple Iphone 8 Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Apple iPhone 8

Should you buy Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or Apple iPhone 8? 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, battery capacity, ...operating system, Network Connectivity, Multimedia and more.

SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy Note 9Apple iPhone 8
Price52999.039900.0
Operating SystemAndroid v8.1 (Oreo)iOS v11
Display6.4 inches (16.26 cm)4.7 inches (11.94 cm)
Camera12 MP + 12 MP And 8 MP12 MP And 7 MP
Battery4000 mAh1821 mAh
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Key Specs

Battery

Battery

4000 mAh 1821 mAh

Display

Display

6.4 inches (16.26 cm) 4.7 inches (11.94 cm)

Front Camera

Front Camera

8 MP 7 MP

Processor

Processor

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 Apple A11 Bionic

RAM

RAM

6 GB 2 GB

Rear Camera

Rear Camera

12 MP + 12 MP 12 MP

Battery

Capacity

Capacity

4000 mAh 1821 mAh

Quick Charging

Quick Charging

Yes, Quick, v2.0, 15W Yes, Fast: 50 % in 30 minutes

Removable

Removable

No No

TalkTime

TalkTime

Up to 29 Hours(3G) Up to 14 Hours(3G)

Type

Type

Li-ion Li-ion

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

Yes No

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging

Yes Yes

Design

Build Material

Build Material

Back: Gorilla Glass Case: Aluminium Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

Colours

Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper, Ocean Blue, Snow White Gold, Red, Silver, Space Grey

Height

Height

161.9 mm 138.4 mm

Ruggedness

Ruggedness

Dust proof Dust proof

Thickness

Thickness

8.8 mm 7.3 mm

Waterproof

Waterproof

Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68 Yes, Water resistant, IP67

Weight

Weight

201 grams Below 148 grams

Width

Width

76.4 mm 67.3 mm

Display

Aspect Ratio

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9 16:9

Bezel-less display

Bezel-less display

Yes -

Brightness

Brightness

- 625 nits

Display Type

Display Type

Super AMOLED IPS LCD

Pixel Density

Pixel Density

514 ppi 326 ppi

Resolution

Resolution

1440x2960 px (QHD+) 750x1334 px (HD+)

Screen Protection

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5 Yes

Screen Size

Screen Size

6.4 inches (16.26 cm) 4.7 inches (11.94 cm)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.42 % 65.23 %

Touch Screen

Touch Screen

Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, 3D Touch Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Front Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

Yes -

Camera Features

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie -

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Single -

Flash

Flash

- Yes, Retina Flash

Resolution

Resolution

8 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(25 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size) 7 MP f/2.2, Primary Camera

Sensor

Sensor

- BSI Sensor

Video Recording

Video Recording

2560x1440 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
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Brand

Brand

Samsung Apple

Custom UI

Custom UI

Samsung One UI -

Launch Date

Launch Date

August 22, 2018 (Official) September 29, 2017 (Official)

Operating System

Operating System

Android v8.1 (Oreo) iOS v11

Main Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

Yes, Phase Detection autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus

Camera Features

Camera Features

Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus 5 x Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Simultaneous HD video and image recording Touch to focus

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Dual Single

Flash

Flash

Yes, LED Flash Yes, Quad LED True Tone Flash

Image Resolution

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels 4608 x 2592 Pixels

OIS

OIS

Yes, Dual optical image stabilization Yes

Resolution

Resolution

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, 3.4" sensor size, 1µm pixel size) 12 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(28 mm focal length)

Sensor

Sensor

SAK2L3, ISO-CELL Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Settings

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Shooting Modes

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

Video Recording

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 60 fps 1280x720 @ 960 fps 3840x2160 @ 60 fps 1920x1080 @ 240 fps 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Video Recording Features

Video Recording Features

- Optical Image stabilization

Multimedia

Audio Features

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Audio Jack

Audio Jack

3.5 mm Lightning

FM Radio

FM Radio

No No

Loudspeaker

Loudspeaker

Yes Yes

Stereo Speakers

Stereo Speakers

- Yes

Network & Connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Yes, v5.0 Yes, v5.0

GPS

GPS

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

NFC

NFC

Yes Yes

Network Support

Network Support

5G Not 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: 1.19 W/kg, Body: 1.17 W/kg

SIM 1

SIM 1

4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3) 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) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) 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) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

SIM 2

SIM 2

4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available -

SIM Size

SIM Size

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

SIM Slot(s)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Single SIM, GSM

USB Connectivity

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging USB 2.0, Proprietary

VoLTE

VoLTE

Yes Yes

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

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

Wi-Fi Calling

Wi-Fi Calling

Yes Yes

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot Mobile Hotspot

Performance

Architecture

Architecture

64 bit 64 bit

CPU

CPU

Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M3 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55) Hexa Core (2.39 GHz, Dual core, Monsoon + 1.42 GHz, Quad core, Mistral)

Chipset

Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 Apple A11 Bionic

Co-Processor

Co-Processor

- M11

Fabrication

Fabrication

10 nm 10 nm

Graphics

Graphics

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

RAM type

RAM Type

LPDDR4X LPDDR4X

Sensors

Applications

Applications

- FaceTime, iTunes Store, iBooks, Podcasts, Find My iPhone, Find My Friends.

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor

Yes Yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear Front

IRIS Scanner

IRIS Scanner

Yes -

Other Sensors

Other Sensors

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

Stylus

Stylus

Yes -

Storage

Expandable Memory

Expandable Memory

Yes, Up to 512 GB No

Internal Memory

Internal Memory

128 GB 64 GB

Storage Type

Storage Type

UFS 2.1 NVMe

USB OTG

USB OTG

Yes -

User Available Storage

User Available Storage

Up to 109 GB Up to 55 GB
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