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Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000 vs Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro vs Apple iPhone XS Max phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPhone XS Max X10Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000
6"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro X18Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
6.5"
AMOLED

1242x2688

12
MP

7.1mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3174
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000
Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000vsiPhone XS Max 512GB
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR3vs4GB LPDDR4X
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 11%11%
+Lighter
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
 12%12%
+Thinner
6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)vs7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
 125%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 7.1MP
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsproprietary audio output
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
FingerprintvsNot supported
 26%26%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3174 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDSvsNot supported

18 Advantages Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
iPhone XS Max 512GBvsGalaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000
 14%14%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs1.95Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 9 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
512GB (498GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
 61%61%
+Higher resolution screen
1242x2688 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 24%24%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
456 PPIvs367 PPI
 8%8%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs6"
 51%51%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs(back) 16MP
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsDual LED flash
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

24 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass / Scratch-resistant glass
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
ModelGalaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000iPhone XS Max 512GB
Also known asGalaxy C9 Pro Dual-Sim, Samsung SM-C9000iPhone Xs Max A1921, A2101, A2102, A2104
Country or region availableChinaHong KongVarious (International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateNovember, 2016September, 2018
Depth6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)80.7 x 162.9 millimeters (3.18 x 6.41 in)77.4 x 157.5 millimeters (3.05 x 6.2 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)208 grams (7.28 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredStainless steel body, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowiOS 12
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoiOS 13
HardwareSamsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 MSM8976 Pro (28nm)64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.95Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 510 600MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory6GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)512GB (498GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1242x2688 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)367 PPI456 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 EV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
All models:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A2104 model:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat16
VoLTE

A1921/A2104 models:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19,20,25,26,29,30,32,66,71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,46)

A2101 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19,20,25,26,28,29,30,32,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,46)

A2102 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,11,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19,20,21,25,26,28,29,30,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,42,46)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Main camera16 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP f/2.4 52mm 1.0µm
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashDual LED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Front camera16 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
RadioFM with RDSNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, WMA, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, White/gold, White/pink
- Aluminum body
- 2.5D Gorilla Glass screen
- Fast battery charging
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Face ID
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh3174 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Duos SM-C9000Apple iPhone XS Max 512GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.738 W/Kg (head) | 1.18 W/Kg (body)feature not registered