• 6.4" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 6GB
    Snapdragon 845 SoC
    64GB/128GB/512GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.5, OIS Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 4000 mAh W-Charge No
  • 5.8" (2436x1125) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    A11 Bionic SoC
    256GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.8, OIS Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 2716 mAh W-Charge
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy Note 9iPhone X
ProductGalaxy Note 9 (2018), Price: 605 USD at AmazoniPhone X (2017), Price: 1095 USD at Amazon
Display6.4" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED , HDR105.8" 2436x1125 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 27mm 12-MP f/1.5 (Primary) +OIS
  • 52mm 12-MP f/2.4 +OIS
  • 28mm 12-MP f/1.8 (Primary) +OIS
  • 51mm 12-MP f/2.4 +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 26mm 8-MP f/1.7
  • 7-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB/512GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • A11 Bionic SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 256GB Storage
  • None
Battery4000 mAh, Wireless Charging, No2716 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP68, 201g (7.1oz), 161.9x76.4x8.8 mm (6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches)IP67, 174g (6.1oz), 143.6x70.9x7.7 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$605$1095
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Display
Product NameGalaxy Note 9iPhone X
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)6.4"5.8"
Display/Body Ratio84.0%81.1%
Resolution2960x14402436x1125
Sharpness (PPI)514 PPI463 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Tweakable Resolution
  • HDR10
  • Always-On
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy Note 9iPhone X
NameRear CameraRear Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm28mm
Megapixel12-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.5f/1.8
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm1.22 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
  • Object Tracking
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • EIS
  • LED Flash
  • Dual LED Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Bokeh
  • Geo Tag
  • Smile Detect
  • Face Detect
  • Continuous shooting
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 2160p/60fps
  • 1080p/240fps
  • 720p/960fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 720p/120fps
Short-Zoom Camera
Product NameGalaxy Note 9iPhone X
NameRear Camera SecondarySecondary Rear
Focal Length (35mm) 52mm51mm
Megapixel12-MP12-MP
Aperturef/2.4f/2.4
Sensor Pixel Size1 µm1.22 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Fixed Focus
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
Software Features
  • Bokeh
Battery
Product NameGalaxy Note 9iPhone X
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh2716 mAh
Battery Features
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Fast-Charge ProtocolNo
Talk Time21 hours
Music Playback Time60 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy Note 9iPhone X
Processor BrandQualcommApple
Processor NameSnapdragon 845A11 Bionic
Processor # Cores86
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.8 GHz2.39 GHz
RAM Options6GB3GB
Internal Storage Options64GB/128GB/512GB256GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXCNone
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.1iOS 11.1.1
Communications
Product NameGalaxy Note 9iPhone X
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT18 1200/211 MbpsLTE CAT12 603 Mbps
LTE Bands12,38,39,40,41
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • MU-MIMO
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • BT LE
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CApple Lighting
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
  • USB 2.0
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy Note 9iPhone X
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy Note 9iPhone X
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Loudspeaker
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
  • XMF
Video Formats
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • MP4
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Iris
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

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