Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S10e Exynos
- Samsung Galaxy S9+ Exynos
- Apple iPhone XR

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Samsung Galaxy S10e ExynosSamsung Galaxy S9+ ExynosApple iPhone XR
Samsung Galaxy S10e Exynos
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S9+ Exynos
Prices
Apple iPhone XR
Prices
Model aliasSM-G970FD
G970FD
Galaxy S9 Plus Exynos
SM-G965F
G965FSM-G965FD
G965FD
SM-G965N
G965N
A2105
A2108

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width69.9 mm
6.99 cm
0.23 ft
2.75 in
73.8 mm
7.38 cm
0.24 ft
2.91 in
75.7 mm
7.57 cm
0.25 ft
2.98 in
Height142.2 mm
14.22 cm
0.47 ft
5.6 in
158.1 mm
15.81 cm
0.52 ft
6.22 in
150.9 mm
15.09 cm
0.5 ft
5.94 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
8.5 mm
0.85 cm
0.03 ft
0.33 in
8.3 mm
0.83 cm
0.03 ft
0.33 in
Weight150 g
0.33 lbs
5.29 oz
189 g
0.42 lbs
6.67 oz
194 g
0.43 lbs
6.84 oz
Volume78.52 cm³
4.77 in³
99.18 cm³
6.02 in³
94.81 cm³
5.76 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Green
Yellow
Pink
Blue
Black
Lilac
Gray
Blue
Gold
Red
Black
Red
Yellow
Blue
White
Coral
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP68IP68IP67

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)
--Dual SIM - nano-SIM and eSIM

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA--CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA2000--1xEV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B20)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12
User interface (UI)One 1.1Experience 9.0
One
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System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCSamsung Exynos 9 9820Samsung Exynos 9 9810Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Process technology8 nm10 nm7 nm
CPU2x 2.73 GHz Exynos M4, 2x 2.31 GHz ARM Cortex-A75, 4x 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A554x 2.7 GHz Exynos M3 Mongoose, 4x 1.79 GHz ARM Cortex-A552x 2.5 GHz Vortex, 4x 1.59 GHz Tempest
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)--128 KB + 128 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)--8192 KB
8 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-4096 KB
4 MB
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CPU cores886
CPU frequency-2700 MHz2500 MHz
GPUARM Mali-G76 MP12ARM Mali-G72 MP18-
GPU cores12184
GPU frequency720 MHz572 MHz1100 MHz
RAM capacity6 GB
8 GB
6 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency-1794 MHz-
--M12 motion coprocessor
Neural engine (8-core design)

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage128 GB
256 GB
64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
UFS 2.1UFS 2.1-

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
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Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLEDIPS
Diagonal size5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
Width2.48 in
63.07 mm
6.31 cm
2.71 in
68.89 mm
6.89 cm
2.56 in
64.99 mm
6.5 cm
Height5.24 in
133.14 mm
13.31 cm
5.58 in
141.61 mm
14.16 cm
5.54 in
140.65 mm
14.07 cm
Aspect ratio2.111:12.056:12.164:1
Resolution1080 x 2280 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels828 x 1792 pixels
Pixel density435 ppi
170 ppcm
531 ppi
208 ppcm
324 ppi
127 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area84.75 %83.88 %80.28 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Always-On Display
Peak brightness - 800 cd/m²
VR headset support
HDR10+
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
VR headset support
HDR10
Liquid Retina HD display
True Tone display
Haptic Touch
120 Hz touch-sensing
1400:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Dolby Vision
HDR10
Wide Color display (P3)

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Iris sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Infrared face recognition sensor

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor modelSamsung SAK2L4Samsung SAK2L3-
Sensor typeISOCELLISOCELLCMOS
ISO50 - 800--
Aperturef/1.5 - 2.4f/1.5 - 2.4f/1.8
Focal length4.32 mm4.3 mm4.25 mm
Flash typeDual LEDDual LED-
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps30 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Dual OIS
High CRI LED flash
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26 mm
Angle of view - 77°
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
HDR10+ video recording
Secondary rear camera - 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size - Samsung S5K3P9SP (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.1" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Dual OIS (#2)
Angle of view - 123° (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26 mm
Angle of view - 77°
2160p @ 60 fps
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 52 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Flash type - Quad LED
6-element lens
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 240 fps
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26 mm
1080p @ 240 fps

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor modelSamsung S5K3J1Samsung S5K3H1-
Sensor typeISOCELL-CMOS BSI
Aperturef/1.9f/1.7f/2.2
Focal length3.26 mm2.92 mm2.87 mm
Image resolution3648 x 2736 pixels
9.98 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3088 x 2316 pixels
7.15 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
2560 x 1440 pixels
3.69 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps60 fps
Pixel size - 1.22 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
Angle of view - 80°
Sensor size - 1/3.6"
Pixel size - 1.22 μm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
Angle of view - 80°
Auto HDR
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 32 mm
720p @ 240 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
384 kHz / 32-bit
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
384 kHz / 32-bit
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM
VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM
2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C-
Version3.13.12.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3100 mAh3500 mAh2942 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time--25 h
1500 min
1 days
3G talk time--25 h
1500 min
1 days
Charger output power5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
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FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi/PMA wireless charging - 15 WQi/PMA wireless chargingQi wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.582 W/kg0.294 W/kg0.99 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.575 W/kg1.35 W/kg0.99 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.557 W/kg0.23 W/kg1.13 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.703 W/kg0.58 W/kg1.16 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresDisplayPort via USB Type-C
Samsung DeX
Wireless reverse charging - 9 W
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