Apple iPhone XS Max vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)


Apple iPhone XS Max

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (128GB)

OnePlus 6 (8GB RAM + 128GB)


All Features Differences
Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)
OverviewAdvantages (Factors To Decide Which Device You Should Buy) Remove All Devices
Rankings # 2# 1
Specs Score    76 / 100   91 / 100
Operating SystemiOS, 12Android, 8.0 (Oreo)
Features Present In Only One Device
(Unique Features)


Apple iPhone XS Max
7.7 mm
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)
8.5 mm

Around 9% slimmer than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB). Slimmer devices are easier to carry in pocket and look more fashionable.

Octa Core CPU

Apple iPhone XS Max
Hexa Core
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)
Octa Core

More cores result in better parallelism, meaning more tasks can be processed in parallel without slowing down the User Interface.

Faster CPU

Apple iPhone XS Max
2.49 GHz
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)
2.8 GHz

Around 12% faster CPU than Apple iPhone XS Max. Faster CPU means more smooth experience.

More RAM

Apple iPhone XS Max
4 GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)
6 GB

Around 50% more RAM than Apple iPhone XS Max. More RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the device faster.

Better Screen Resolution

Apple iPhone XS Max
2688 x 1242 pixels
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)
1440 x 2960 pixels

Around 27% more pixels than Apple iPhone XS Max. More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.

Light Weight

Apple iPhone XS Max
208 g
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)
189 g

Around 9% lighter than Apple iPhone XS Max. Light weight devices are easier to hold without tiring your arms.

More Storage Capacity

Apple iPhone XS Max
64 GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)
256 GB

Around 300% more inbuilt memory than Apple iPhone XS Max. More memory allows you to store more songs, videos, photos and install more applications.

Supports Memory Card

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB) has a slot for a memory card. Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more songs, photos and videos.

Bigger Battery

Apple iPhone XS Max
3174 mAh
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)
3500 mAh

Around 10% more Battery Capacity than Apple iPhone XS Max. With more battery size, device's battery can generally last more time, though it depends on various other factors too.

3.5mm Headphone Jack

Apple iPhone XS Max
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (256GB)

Having 3.5mm Jack enables you to connect to large number of other devices (such as speakers) having 3.5mm Port.

Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSMDual Sim, GSM+GSM (Hybrid Slot)
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateSeptember 12, 2018February, 2018
Dimensions157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm
Weight208 g189 g
TypeColor Super AMOLED screen (16M colors)Color Super AMOLED screen (16M colors)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size6.5 inches, 2688 x 1242 pixels6.2 inches, 1440 x 2960 pixels
Aspect Ratio19.5:918.5:9
PPI~463 PPI~531 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 84.4%~ 84.2%
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coating Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5 Screen Protection
Internal64 GB256 GB
Card SlotNoYes, (Hybrid Slot), upto 512 GB
3GYes 1 Mbps DownloadYes
VoLTEYes (Supports Reliance Jio)Yes (Supports Reliance Jio)
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.0Yes, v5.0
USBYes, Proprietary v2.0Yes, USB-C v3.1
Wireless ChargingYesYes
GPSYes, with A-GPS SupportYes, with A-GPS Support
Fingerprint SensorYes
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassIris Scanner, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Heart Rate, SpO2
3.5mm Headphone JackNoYes
Water ResistanceYes, 2 m upto 30 minYes, 1.5 m upto 30 min
IP RatingIP68IP68
Dust ResistantYesYes
Camera12 MP + 12 MP Dual Camera with autofocus12 MP + 12 MP Dual Camera with autofocus
Dual CameraYesYes
FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focusFace detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video RecordingYes, 4K @ 60 fpsYes, 4K @ 60 fps
FlashYes, Quad-LEDYes, Dual LED
Front CameraYes, 7 MPYes, 8 MP with Autofocus
OSiOS, 12Android, 8.0 (Oreo)
CPU2.49 GHz, Hexa Core, Apple A12 Bionic Processor2.8 GHz, Octa Core, Exynos 9810 Processor
GPUApple GPU (4-core graphics)Mali-G72 MP18
IP RatingIP68IP68
BrowserYes, supports HTML5 (Safari)Yes, supports HTML5
SupportsMMS, Instant Messaging, Voice CommandsMMS, Instant Messaging, Voice Commands
EmailYes, with Push EmailYes, with Push Email
VideoMP4MP4, DivX, XviD
FM RadioNoNo
Document ReaderYesYes
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size3174 mAh, Li-ion Battery3500 mAh, Li-ion Battery
Fast ChargingYesQuick Charge 2.0
Talk Time25 hours on 3G
Music Playback Time65 hours


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