Note 9 vs iPhone X

Many people across the globe are fond of high-end mobile phones which are equipped with some exciting features and designs. However, most of them face an issue while deciding between the best high-end mobile phone to buy nowadays, which can fulfill their fashion as well as connectivity needs in an effortless manner. In this regard, here in this blog post I will be doing a detailed comparison between two known high-end mobile phones nowadays which include Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Apple iPhone X. It is because many of us are confused in making the decision of which known brand flagship mobile phone they should go for in the current year.


When we talk about the display of both these high-end mobile phones, you are in for a surprise as both phones feature a high-resolution display screen. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features Super AMOLED 6.4-inch capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 1440×2960 pixels. This screen size of this Samsung flagship phone features an aspect ratio of 18:5:9 with 516ppi pixel density. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It also features the traditional Samsung Always on Display feature. On the other hand, iPhone X features a Super AMOLED 5.8-inch capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 1125×2436 pixels. It comes with an aspect ratio of 19:5:9 with 458ppi pixel density. The screen of this iPhone is protected with an oleophobic coating and a scratch resistant glass. Moreover, it comes with Wide color gamut display, 3D touch display, and true tone display.

Processor and Internal Storage

Under the hood of Samsung new flagship mobile phone, you get to see Exynos 9810 or Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 2.7 GHz Octa-core processor which is coupled with 6/8GB RAM depending on the internal storage variant you prefer to buy. It comes in two internal storage variants which are 128/512GB. The user can also expand the storage of both the phones up to 512GB via inserting a microSD card in the SIM 2 slot. The 128GB variant comes with 6GB RAM while the 512GB comes with 8GB RAM. The graphics of this phone is handled by Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEA or Adreno 630 GPU depending on the region variant you buy. On the other hand, under the hood of Apple iPhone X you get to see an Apple A11 Bionic 2.39 GHz Hexa-core processor which is coupled with 3GB RAM. It is available in two internal storage variants which include 64/256GB with no card slot. The graphics are handled by three-core Apple GPU.




When we talk about the cameras, both the flagship mobile phones are equipped with spectacular cameras. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with a dual 12+12MP rear camera with dual pixel PDAF, OIS, autofocus and LED flash with the support of auto-HDR and panorama. It could record videos in 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps and 720p@960fps. At the front, you get to see a single 8MP selfie shooter with autofocus and features like dual video call and Auto HDR. It could record videos in 1440p@30fps. Apple iPhone X also features a dual 12+12MP rear camera with OIS, PDAF, 2x optical zoom, and Quad-LED dual-tone flash. It comes with features like HDR photo/panorama and simple HDR. It could record videos in 2160p@24/30/60fps and 1080p@30/60/120/240fps. At the front, you get to see a 7MP selfie shooter which can record videos in 1080p@30fps.

Operating System

When we talk about the operating system both phones feature different operating system platforms. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is running Android latest operating system Oreo v8.1, whereas Apple iPhone X runs on the iOS 11.1 which later can also be upgraded to iOS 12.



Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is powered with non-removable 4000mAH Li-Ion battery which supports fast battery charging along with wireless charging. It can give its user a standby time of 2-3 days depending on the usage of the users. Apple iPhone X is powered with 2716mAH non-removable Li-Ion battery which also supports wireless charging as well as fast charging.

Connectivity Options

The connectivity options that are found in both the phones include 3G/4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS, NFC, and USB 3.1 in Note 9 and USB 2.0 in Apple iPhone X. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is also going to be a dual SIM mobile phone which support NANO SIM in both slots while Apple iPhone X only supports a single SIM.

Availability of Colors

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is available in four appealing colors which include Midnight Black, Ocean blue, metallic copper and Lavender purple. Apple iPhone X is available in two colors Space Grey and Silver.

Other Features

The other features which are seen in Samsung Galaxy Note 9 include Iris scanner, Samsung desktop experience, rear-mounted fingerprint, compass, heart rate, barometer, gyro, Bixby, accelerometer, and proximity. In Apple iPhone X you get to see Face ID, barometer, iCloud service, barometer, compass, proximity, SIRI natural commands, and gyro.

Final Verdict

Well, at the end I would like to conclude this comparison blog post by saying that if you are an Android user then you should certainly prefer Note 9 over Apple iPhone X.


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Jubin Mathai

Hi, I am Jubin Mathai a tech enthusiast, blogger, android developer and what not. People describe me as a workaholic and to an extent it's right. I love gadgets and hence I write for GadgetMiner. To know more about me follow me on the social media.

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