• 5.8" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 845 SoC
    128GB/256GB/64GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.5, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh W-Charge
  • 6.1" (1792x828) IPS LCD
  • 3GB
    Apple A12 Bionic SoC
    64GB/128GB/256GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.8, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2942 mAh W-Charge
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy S9iPhone XR
ProductGalaxy S9 (2018), Price: 445 USD at AmazoniPhone XR (2018), Price: 510 USD at Amazon
Display5.8" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED , HDR106.1" 1792x828 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 27mm 12-MP f/1.5 (Primary) +OIS
  • 28mm 12-MP f/1.8 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 26mm 8-MP f/1.7
  • 32mm 7-MP f/2.2
Computing
  • Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (400GB max.)
  • Apple A12 Bionic SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB/256GB Storage
Battery3000 mAh, Wireless Charging2942 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP68, 163g (5.7oz), 147.7x68.7x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches)IP67, 194g (6.8oz), 75.7x150.9x8.3 mm (2.98 x 5.94 x 0.33 inches)
Price (Market)$445$510
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Display
Product NameGalaxy S9iPhone XR
TypeSuper AMOLEDIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)5.8"6.1"
Display/Body Ratio84.1%80.0%
Resolution2960x14401792x828
Sharpness (PPI)568 PPI324 PPI
Brightness (specs)625 NITs
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Tweakable Resolution
  • HDR10
  • Always-On
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy S9iPhone XR
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm28mm
Megapixel12-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.5f/1.8
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm1.4 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • Dual LED Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Bokeh
  • Dual-Shot
  • Continuous shooting
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geo Tag
  • Face Detect
  • RAW
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 720p/120fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 2160p/60fps
  • 1080p/240fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy S9iPhone XR
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh2942 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time25 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy S9iPhone XR
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 845Apple A12 Bionic
Processor # Cores86
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.8 GHz2.6 GHz
RAM Options4GB3GB
Internal Storage Options128GB/256GB/64GB64GB/128GB/256GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size400GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.0iOS 12
Communications
Product NameGalaxy S9iPhone XR
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT18 1200/211 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66, 71
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • LTE-A
  • EV-DO A
  • TD-SCDMA
  • TD-HSDPA
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • ac
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • MU-MIMO
  • MIMO
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
  • USB OTG
  • USB 2.0
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy S9iPhone XR
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Sim Card 1
Product NameGalaxy S9iPhone XR
Name SIM1
SIM TypeeSIM
SIM Features
  • 4G
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy S9iPhone XR
Multimedia Features
  • Daydream VR
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • VIBRATION
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
Audio Formats
  • 3GA
  • AAC
  • AMR
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • MXMF
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • OTA
  • RTTTL
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • XMF
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • 3G2
  • 3GP
  • ASF
  • AVI
  • FLV
  • M4V
  • MKV
  • MP4
  • WEBM
  • WMV
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gesture
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Light
  • Proximity
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS

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