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Summary
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Display

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1440x2960 px, 514 PPI

6.5" (16.51 cm)

1242x2688 px, 456 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Dual + Quad Core

2.49 GHz + 1.52 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

Non Expandable

Camera

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

7 MP(Front)

Battery

4000 mAh

3174 mAh

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.6/5 based on 2,166 ratings

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4.6/5 based on 1,123 ratings

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General
Launch Date

August 22, 2018 (Official)

September 28, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Apple

Model

Galaxy Note 9

iPhone XS Max

Operating System

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

iOS v12.0

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: eSIM

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

no  No

Quick Charging

yes Quick, v2.0

yes Fast, 50 % in 30 minutes

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 161.9 mm
Width: 76.4 mm
Thickness: 8.8 mm

Height: 157.5 mm
Width: 77.4 mm
Thickness: 7.7 mm

Weight

201 grams

208 grams

Build Material


Back: Mineral Glass

Colours

Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper, Ocean Blue, Snow White

Gold, Silver, Space Grey

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 2 meter), IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Dust proof

Display
Excellent
Very Good
Screen Size

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

6.5 " (16.51 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1242 x 2688 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes with notch

Pixel Density

514 ppi

456 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

OLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

yes

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes 3D Touch Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.42 %

84.89 %

Performance
Very Good
Best in Class
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Apple A12 Bionic

Processor

Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M3 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55)

Hexa Core (2.49 GHz, Dual core, Vortex + 1.52 GHz, Quad core, Tempest)

Co-Processor

M12

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP18

Apple GPU (four-core graphics)

RAM

6 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

128 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

no  No

User Available Storage

Up to 109 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Excellent
Excellent
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras

12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.5 - F2.4

F1.8

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes Dual optical image stabilization

yes

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes Quad LED True Tone Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, Burst mode

Camera Features

10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 960 fps

3840x2160 @ 60 fps, 1920x1080 @ 240 fps

Video Recording Features

Optical Image stabilization

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

7 MP Front Camera

Sensor

BSI Sensor

Autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F2.2

Flash

yes Retina Flash

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

4000 mAh

3174 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Wireless Charging

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Quick, v2.0

yes Fast, 50 % in 30 minutes

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: eSIM

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 2300(band 30)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26) / 2300(band 30)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB 2.0

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

no  No

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

Lightning

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

no  No

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

IRIS Scanner

yes

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Applications

iTunes Store, FaceTime, Find My iPhone, Find My Friends

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Related Questions

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  • How to enable VOLTE on Samsung Galaxy Note 9 ?

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    Answered By Isha Nair | 11 months ago

    You don't need to enable VoLTE. Insert the Jio (VoLTE enabled) in any slot. By default, VoLTE will be active. If it is not, you can change the network preferences from Network option in settings.

    You can see full specifications here: Samsung Galaxy Note 9

  • Whether Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 9?

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    Answered By Anil Mahajan | 3 months ago

    Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 are the premium smartphone with similar features but a huge difference in their camera configuration. The new Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus features triple 12 MP + 13 MP + 16 MP primary camera on the rear. On the front, it has got a dual 10MP + 5 MP dual camera. With this device, Samsung has taken expectations from a mobile phone camera to a new level.

    Check out this interesting comparison by 91mobiles: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

  • How to enable Google Assistant in Samsung Galaxy Note 9 ?

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    Answered By Gazala Narayan | 11 months ago

    1. : Long press home button to initiate the Google Assistant

    2. : Tap "Continue" to go to your personal assistant screen

    3. : The Tap on "Yes I'm in" to allow all the required permissions.

      Assistant Image

      Note: You can also be asked to activate the Voice assistant where you will be asked to record "Ok Google" three times.

      You can also watch this video for detailed information about Google Assistant 




      You can see full specifications here:  Samsung Galaxy Note 9

  • How to record calls on Apple iPhone XS Max ?

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    Answered By Gunwant Nita | 8 months ago

    To record calls on Your phone Follow the steps below:

    1. Download the ACR call recording app from the play store


    2. Then Follow the instructions from the app and allow all the access to the app as shown in the Image below

    3. Ten Tap the three bar on the top left of the app.



    4. 5. There you will find the Enable option on the top.



    6. Enable it and enjoy the app.


    You can check the complete specs of this phone: Apple iPhone XS Max


    You can also check this video for more detailed information



  • Does Samsung Galaxy Note 9 support OTG?

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    Answered By Ekalinga Mukopadhyay | 11 months ago
    Yes, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 does support USB OTG Connectivity.
    You can see full specifications here: Samsung Galaxy Note 9
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