The smartphone space in India is expected to become stem-winding with the availability of Apple iPhone XS Max in the market. This development now puts to test Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s consumer allure as iPhone XS Max is targeting a similar market base. Both smartphones are especially targeting enterprises and gamers with their powerful specs and features. Users would surely be considering a comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone XS Max before investing into any device.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has the ability to be used as a desktop and stylus as a remote control, as feature introduced by Samsung to entice the enterprise crowd. Galaxy Note 9’s memory too can be expanded up to a whopping 1 terrabyte. Also, Fortnite comes as an exclusive on the Note 9 to try and promote the smartphone amongst gamers as well.
Apple too is enticing the gamers with Virtual multiplayer arcades using AR technology that will transport users into the game. Gaming enthusiasts will also get to experience the AR Galaga with iPhone XS made possible with the A12 Bionic chip and ARKit 2 tech. Galaga AR will be a part of the ‘AR Arcade Series’ of games planned by Directive Games. Six more such initiatives are planned an currently being worked on.
Further to that, as far as enterprises are concerned, iPhone devices are already the preferred choice. A recent survey conducted by Jamf states that out of 100, 75 percent of respondents indicated that they chose an iPhone or iPad, while only 25 percent chose Android. “When organizations give employees the ability to choose their technology, they consistently choose Apple. Of organizations with choice, 72 percent chose Mac and 28 percent chose PC,” according to a press release by Jamf.
A number of reports and tests conducted seem to imply that the battle between Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone XS Max is going towards the Apple device, which is faster and even produces better photo quality. However, one area wherein Samsung Galaxy Note 9 evidently defeats iPhone XS Max is the battery back-up. According to a report on Tom’s Guide, the battery of Samsung Galaxy Note 9 lasts approximately an hour longer than the Apple iPhone XS Max. Owing to the monstrous 4,000 mAh battery that the Galaxy Note 9 contains, the phone lasts 11 hours and 26 minutes when compared to the 10 hours and 38 minutes that iPhone XS Max lasts with a 3,179 mAh battery.
While a powerful battery is needed for a smartphone to be used an enterprise or gaming device, if this feature will give a edge to the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 over the Apple iPhone XS Max will be seen in the times to come. In the meanwhile, let us compare some other specs and features of the smartphones.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone XS Max: Features and Prices
|Samsung Galaxy Note 9||Apple iPhone XS Max|
|Battery Size||4,000 mAh||3,179 mAh|
|Battery Life||11 hours and 26 minutes||10 hours and 38 minutes|
|Camera||12MP Rear Camera 8MP Front Camera||12MP Rear Camera 7MP Front Camera|
|Processor||Sanpdragon 845||A12 Bionic|
|Storage||128GB, 512GB(expandable up to 1TB)||64GB, 256GB, 512GB|
|India Price||Rs 64,900(128GB) Rs 84,900 (512GB)||Rs 1,09,900 (64BG) Rs 1,24,900 (256GB)|