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    Comparison of the Specs: Apple iPhone X vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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    Apple iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are possibly two of the most desirable phones coming out this year. Unfortunately, taking into consideration their prices, only a handful of people will be able to afford them.  

     

    Despite the fact that both phones work under completely different operating systems, which will possibly influence the decisions of future customers, in the table below we will try to compare them from a purely technical point of view.

     

    It is worth remembering that both operating systems use hardware resources in different ways. That's why some generally worse parameters may be used by an operating system in a much better way, which can have a significant influence on the effectiveness of a device and its other parameters. 

    Feature iPhone X Samsung Galaxy Note 8
    Size: 5.65×2.79×0.30in
    (143.6×70.9×7.7mm)
    6.40×2.95×0.34in
    (162.5×74.8×8.6mm)
    Weight: 6.14 ounces (174g) 6.88 ounces (195g)
    Screen: 5.8-inch OLED Super Retina HD Display 6.3-inch Super AMOLED
    Resolution: 2,436×1,125 pixels (458 ppi) 2,960×1,440 (522 ppi)
    OS: iOS 11 Android 7.1.1 Nougat
    Storage: 64GB, 256GB 64GB (U.S.) 128, 256GB (International)
    MicroSD Card Slot: No Yes
    NFC Support: Yes (Apple Pay only) Yes
    Processor: A11 Bionic With 64-bit Architecture, M10 Motion Co-Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (U.S.), Samsung Exynos 8895 (International)
    RAM: Coming soon 6GB
    Connectivity: 4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA, EVDO, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
    Camera: Dual 12MP rear (both with OIS), 7MP True Depth front Dual 12 MP Rear (Both with OIS), 8MP Front
    Video: Up to 4K at 60fps, 1080p at 240fps Up to 4K at 30fps, 720p at 240fps
    Bluetooth: Yes, Version 5.0 Yes, Version 5.0
    Fingerprint Sensor: No, Face ID Yes
    Other Sensors: Barometer, 3-axis Gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, ambient Light Sensor Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro, Geomagnetic, Heart Rate, Proximity, Iris, Pressure
    Water Resistant: Yes, IP67 rated Yes, IP68 rated
    Battery: Capacity coming soon

    21 hours of talk time, 12 hours of internet, 13 hours of video playback, and up to 60 hours of audio playback

    Fast charging offers up to 50 percent charge in 30 minutes, wireless charging (Qi standard)
    3,300mAh

    22 hours of talk time, 13 hours of internet, 16 hours of video playback, and up to 74 hours of audio playback

    Fast charging, wireless charging
    (Qi standard)
    Charging Port: Lightning USB-C
    Colors: Silver, Space Gray Midnight Black, Orchid Gray
    Availability: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Apple AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, Unlocked
    Price: $1,000 $930

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