Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Apple iPhone 12

Samsung Galaxy Note 9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple
Announced August 2018 October 2020
Status Available - August 2018 Coming Soon - October 2020
Price Rs. 67,900 ($999.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 79,900 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Metallic copper, Lavender purple, Ocean blue, Midnight black Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm
(6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)
146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm
(5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 in)
Weight 201 g (7.09 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) - for China
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2176
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Stylus (Bluetooth integration)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)
Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Notification LED Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) iOS 14
Processor Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China, Exynos 9810 Octa - EMEA
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 - USA/LATAM, China [Similar]
Hexa-core, Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
GPU Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China [Similar]
Apple GPU (4-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 6/8 GB [Browse Similar] N/A
Internal Memory 128/512 GB 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
External Memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Super Retina XDR OLED screen
Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
HDR10
625 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
Dolby Vision
Wide color gamut
True-tone
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 6.4 inches [Similar] 6.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (514 ppi) 1170 x 2532 pixels (457 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 84.15% 87.25%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes no
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera Dual 12 MP + 12 MP [Similar] 12 MP + 12 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash Quad-LED dual tone Flash
Features 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm, 1/3.6", 1µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
Dual Video Call, Auto-HDR
12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6"
HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, Dual-Video Rec 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 30fps), stereo sound rec.
Front Camera 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6", 1.22µm, AF, Dual video call, Auto-HDR, 1440p@30fps [Similar] 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6"
SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
HDR
4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Lightning, USB 2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Browser HTML5 Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 128/512 GB, 6/8 GB RAM 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only No
USB OTG Not Supported Not Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor not present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast charging 18W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Qi fast wireless charging 15W
Capacity 4000 mAh -
Stand by - Up to 17 h (multimedia)
Talk Time - -