Apple today introduced a plus-size flagship with the iPhone XS Max, giving users who love jumbo displays a worthy option. That makes it the must-have plus-size phone along with the Galaxy Note 9, so we’re seeing how the two stack up against each other.
Both phones are very different but offer users the same overarching thesis. They are the best of the best with the biggest display possible. The iPhone XS Max has a 6.5-inch display while the Galaxy Note 9 has a 6.4-inch display, though that’s with the caveat that the Note 9 has more usable space because it doesn’t have a notch.
Deciding which is better is almost an impossible task; you can’t go wrong with either. Take a look at the spec comparison down below and decide which is the best plus-size flagship.
|Apple - iPhone XS Max||Samsung - Galaxy Note 9|
|Display Size||6.5-inch, 1242 x 2688 pixel display (456 ppi)||6.4-inch, 1440 x 2960 pixel display (514 ppi)|
|Display Type||Super Retina HD display||Quad HD+ Super AMOLED|
|Operating System||iOS 12 (at launch)||Android 8.1 (at launch)|
|Processor||A12 Bionic chip||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|Main Camera (Back)||12MP||12MP|
|Secondary Camera (Front)||7MP||8MP|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 5.0||Bluetooth 5.0|
|Height||5.65 inches (14.35 cm)||161.9 mm (6.37 inches)|
|Width||2.79 inches (70.9 mm)||76.4 mm (3.01 inches)|
|Depth||0.30 inches (7.6 mm)||8.8 mm (0.35 inches)|
|Weight||13.24 oz (375 g)||201 g (7.09 oz)|
|Colors||Gold, Silver, Space Gray||N/A|
|Supported Audio Formats||AAC‑LC, HE‑AAC, HE‑AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC‑3), Dolby Digital Plus (E‑AC‑3), and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)||MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DSF, DFF, APE|
|Supported Video Formats||HEVC, H.264, MPEG‑4 Part 2, and Motion JPEG||MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM|
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