Samsung Galaxy S9 Vs Apple Iphone 13 Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Apple iPhone 13

Should you buy Samsung Galaxy S9 or Apple iPhone 13? 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, ope...rating system, Network Connectivity, Multimedia and more.

SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy S9Apple iPhone 13
Price51855.052999.0
Operating SystemAndroid v8.0 (Oreo)iOS v15
Camera12 MP And 8 MP12 MP + 12 MP And 12 MP
Display5.8 inches (14.73 cm)6.1 inches (15.49 cm)
Battery3000 mAh3227 mAh
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Key Specs

Battery

Battery 3000 mAh 3227 mAh

Display

Display 5.8 inches (14.73 cm) 6.1 inches (15.49 cm)

Front Camera

Front Camera 8 MP 12 MP

Processor

Processor Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 Apple A15 Bionic

RAMs

RAMs - 4 GB

Rear Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP 12 MP + 12 MP

Battery

Capacity

Capacity 3000 mAh 3227 mAh

Quick Charging

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

Removable

Removable No No

TalkTime

TalkTime Up to 22 Hours(3G) -

Type

Type Li-ion Li-ion

USB Type-C

USB Type-C Yes No

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging Yes Yes

Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus Yes -

Camera Features

Camera Features Wide Angle Selfie -

Camera Setup

Camera Setup Single -

Flash

Flash Yes, LED Flash -

Image Resolution

Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels -

OIS

OIS Yes -

Resolution

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

Sensor

Sensor S5K2L3, CMOS image sensor, ISOCELL Plus -

Settings

Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control -

Shooting Modes

Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) -

Video Recording

Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 60 fps 1920x1080 @ 60 fps 1280x720 @ 30 fps -

Design

Build Material

Build Material Back: Gorilla Glass Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

Colours Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple Blue, Green, Pink, Red, Starlight, Midnight

Height

Height 147.7 mm 146.7 mm

Ruggedness

Ruggedness Dust proof Dust proof

Thickness

Thickness 8.5 mm 7.6 mm

Waterproof

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

Weight

Weight 163 grams 173 grams

Width

Width 68.7 mm 71.5 mm

Display

Aspect Ratio

Aspect Ratio 18.5:9 19.5:9

Bezel-less display

Bezel-less display - Yes with notch

Bezelless Display

Bezelless Display Yes -

Brightness

Brightness - 800 nits

Display Type

Display Type Super AMOLED OLED

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

HDR 10 / HDR+ support - Yes

Pixel Density

Pixel Density 568 ppi 457 ppi

Refresh Rate

Refresh Rate - 60 Hz

Resolution

Resolution - 1170 x 2532 pixels

Screen Protection

Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v5 Yes

Screen Size

Screen Size 5.8 inches (14.73 cm) 6.1 inches (15.49 cm)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 84.51 % 86.89 %

Touch Screen

Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
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Front Camera

Camera Setup

Camera Setup - Single

Flash

Flash - Yes, Retina Flash

Resolution

Resolution - 12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(23 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size)

Video Recording

Video Recording - 3840x2160 @ 24 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

General

Brand

Brand Samsung Apple

Launch Date

Launch Date March 16, 2018 (Official) September 17, 2021 (Official)

Operating System

Operating System Android v8.0 (Oreo) iOS v15

Main Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus - Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

Camera Features

Camera Features - 5 x Digital Zoom 2 x Optical Zoom Apple ProRAW Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus

Camera Setup

Camera Setup - Dual

Flash

Flash - Yes, Dual LED Flash

Image Resolution

Image Resolution - 4000 x 3000 Pixels

OIS

OIS - Yes

Resolution

Resolution - 12 MP f/1.6, Wide Angle, Primary Camera 12 MP f/2.4, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(13 mm focal length)

Sensor

Sensor - Sensor-shift Image Stabilization

Settings

Settings - Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

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

Video Recording

Video Recording - 3840x2160 @ 24 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Video Recording Features

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

Multimedia

Audio Features

Audio Features Dolby Atmos Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Audio Jack

Audio Jack 3.5 mm Lightning

FM Radio

FM Radio No No

Fm Radio

FM Radio No -

Loudspeaker

Loudspeaker Yes 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 Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G

SAR Value

SAR Value - Head: 1.18 W/kg, Body: 1.19 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 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 5G Bands: FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N20 / N25 / N28 / N66 TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N71 / 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

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 4G Speed: 200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 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

SIM Size

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

SIM Slot(s)

SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

USB Connectivity

USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging -

VoLTE

VoLTE Yes Yes

Wi-Fi

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

Wi-Fi Calling

Wi-Fi Calling - Yes

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot Mobile Hotspot

Performance

Architecture

Architecture 64 bit 64 bit

CPU

CPU Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53) Hexa Core (3.23 GHz, Dual core, Avalanche + 1.82 GHz, Quad core, Blizzard)

Chipset

Chipset Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 Apple A15 Bionic

Fabrication

Fabrication 10 nm 5 nm

Graphics

Graphics Mali-G72 MP18 Apple GPU (four-core graphics)

RAM type

RAM Type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X

Ram

RAM 4 GB -

Sensors

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Yes No

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear -

IRIS Scanner

IRIS Scanner Yes -

Iris Scanner

Iris Scanner Yes -

Other Sensors

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

Stylus

Stylus Yes -

Storage

Expandable Memory

Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 400 GB No

Internal Memory

Internal Memory 64 GB 128 GB

Storage Type

Storage Type UFS 2.1 NVMe

USB OTG

USB OTG Yes -
Scoring parameters
How is the score calculated?

This is a relative score calculated on the basis of the following specifications:

  • Performance
  • Battery
  • Camera
  • Storage
  • Display

Each Mobiles has been benchmarked against ~31,000 other phones to calculate the score.

For personalized scores based on your preference, you can visit Mobile Recommender to check scores of the recommended Mobiles for you.

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