In the technology era of today, many smartphone users across the globe wish to own a flagship mobile phone which feature extravagant specs and features. There are many mobile phone manufacturers which have introduced a massive range of flagship mobiles which are equipped with stylish design language and innovative features. The most popular mobile manufacturing companies in the market nowadays who have introduced popular flagship mobile phones include names like Samsung and Apple. Both these companies are known among their consumers across the globe for introducing phones which feature trending specs and features. They have recently introduced two flagship phones by the name of Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Apple iPhone XS Max. Both these phones have the capability to add style and glamor to any person’s personality. Now, the question here arises is that which one of these flagship mobile is the best to buy in 2019? Well, don’t worry as I am doing a comparison of both these flagship mobile phones which will help the consumer to decide which the best to buy in 2019 is.
Price is a significant factor whenever a consumer decide to buy anything. The same thing applies in the case of buying a new mobile phone on installment. When we talk about price of both these phones, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price in Pakistan is Rs.164,999 whereas if you don’t belong to Pakistan you can buy this new Note series phone at a price tag of 750 EURO. On the other hand, Apple iPhone XS Max price in Pakistan is Rs.180,999 whereas it is available at a price tag of 1250 EURO in other countries. Here we can clearly see that in terms of price iPhone XS Max is available at a high price tag as compared to its market rival Samsung Galaxy Note 9. If you are interested in buying Apple iPhone XS Max but don’t have the money, don’t worry. There are many online stores who are offering the services of mobile phone on installments. So, what are you waiting for, simply visit any of these online stores to buy any iPhone on installments with ease.
Screen Resolution and Display Size:
When we talk about display size and screen resolution of both these flagship mobiles of Samsung and Apple, Note 9 comes with Super AMOLED 6.4-inch capacitive touchscreen with 83.4% screen to body ratio. It comes with 1440×2960 pixels screen resolution with 18.5:9 aspect ratio with 516ppi pixel per inch. The screen of this phone is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. On the other hand, Apple iPhone XS Max comes with Super AMOLED 6.5-inch capacitive touchscreen with 84.4% screen to body ratio. It comes with a screen resolution of 1242×2688 pixels which features an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 with 458ppi pixel per inch. The screen features scratch resistant glass with oleo phobic coating. In terms of screen size Apple iPhone XS Max beats its market rival Note 9 by 1 inch.
Performance and Storage:
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes in two internal storage options which are 128/512GB, which the user can also expand up to 512GB via microSD card in SIM 2 slot. Under the hood you get to see Exynos 9810 Octa or Qualcomm SDM845 chipset with 2.7GHz or 2.8GHz Octa-Core processor which is coupled with 6/8GB RAM. The graphics of this Note series is handled by Mali-G72 MP18 or Adreno 630 GPU. The phone will be running on Android Oreo v8.1, which is expected to be upgraded to v9.0 Android Pie. On the other hand, Apple iPhone XS Max comes in three internal storage variants which include 64/256/512GB with no card slot for storage expansion. Under the hood you get to see Apple A12 Bionic chipset with 2.5GHz Hexa-Core processor which is coupled with 4GB RAM. The graphics of this phone is handled with Apple GPU 4-core graphics. The phone is currently running on iOS 12 which can be upgraded to iOS 12.1.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with a dual 12+12MP rear camera with dual pixel PDAF, OIS, AF and LED flash with features like auto-HDR and panorama. At the front you get to see a single 8MP front selfie shooter with features like dual video call and auto HDR. On the other hand, Apple iPhone XS Max comes with a dual 12+12MP rear camera with OIS, PDAF and Quad-LED dual tone flash with HDR features, whereas at the front you get to see a 7MP front selfie shooter with HDR features.
In terms of battery capacity, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is powered with 4000mAH non-removable Li-Ion battery, whereas Apple iPhone XS Max is powered with non-removable Li-Ion 3174mAH battery.
At the end I will like to end this comparison by giving my decision of buying Apple iPhone XS Max in 2019 as it is equipped with better trending features and specs as compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 9. However, if you are an Android phone user Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is not a bad option for you to buy in 2019.
Author Bio: Darafshan Mufti is a professional and well-experienced software engineer, blogger, writer and SEO expert who has the capability to write articles and blogs on technology, lifestyle, and business.