The battle for the smartphone flagship supremacy rages on, as the best from Samsung and Apple look to be crowned as the best smartphone in the market today. The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the Android phone to beat but how does it fare with Apple’s top contender - the iPhone X? With both phones boasting top-of-the-line features and specifications, this is easily one of the closest phone matchups to date. To end the debate once and for all, let’s delve deeper to identify what both phones bring to the table:
|Release Date in Hong Kong|
|Processor frequency||1.3 GHz|
|Display diagonal||12.7 cm (5")|
|Display resolution||1280 x 720 pixels|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB connector type||Micro-USB|
|Headphone connectivity||3.5 mm|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)||No|
|Weight & dimensions|
|SIM card capability||Dual SIM|
|SIM card type||MicroSIM|
|Wi-Fi standards||IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|Bluetooth profiles||A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HOGP, Map, OPP, Pan, PBAP|
|2G bands (primary SIM)||850,900,1800,1900 MHz|
|2G bands (secondary SIM)||850,900,1800,1900 MHz|
|3G bands supported||850,900,1900,2100 MHz|
|RAM capacity||1.5 GB|
|Internal storage capacity||8 GB|
|Compatible memory cards||MicroSD (TransFlash)|
|Maximum memory card size||128 GB|
|USB mass storage||Yes|
|Rear camera type||Single camera|
|Rear camera flash||Yes|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||8 MP|
|Front camera type||Single camera|
|Front camera resolution (numeric)||5 MP|
|Video recording modes||1080p|
|Maximum frame rate||30 fps|
|Resolution at capture speed||1920x1080@30fps|
|Battery capacity||2600 mAh|
|Talk time (3G)||15 h|
|Browsing time (Wi-Fi)||13 h|
|Browsing time (3G)||11 h|
|Browsing time (4G)||11 h|
|Continuous audio playback time||49 h|
|Continuous video playback time||12 h|
|Colour of product||Black|
Another one of Samsungs phones, the Galaxy On5 manages to uphold the brand of reliability and authenticity that Samsung represents. Founded in 1960, Samsung might have started with humble beginnings but is now credited as one of the biggest players in the smartphone market. But Samsung doesn’t just come out with high end smartphones, they also keep in mind the other target markets that don’t acknowledge their flagship products. And so, comes the Samsung Galaxy On5. Stylish with an amazing 5-inch HD display, this mobile meets all the requirements of a regular smartphone, all for an affordable price.
With its 5-inch display, this is a smartphone that caters to those that like their phones big, but not too big. Sizeable enough to fit in the palm of your hands, the Galaxy On5s amazing display lets you enjoy videos and photos with its 1280 x 720 resolution, making whatever appears on screen bright, sharp, and detailed.
Its exterior also suits the display, slim and light with a leathery textured back, the Galaxy On5 looks classy and modern, while still fitting comfortably in the pocket of your jeans. The back cover is made a hardy, no flex polycarbonate material, and when removed, lets you access the smartphones removable battery, SIM card slot, and microSD card slot.
Fantastic Camera – If you enjoy taking pictures then the Galaxy On5 lets you indulge in that hobby with a 5MP rear-camera, just enough for all your photography needs, and a 2MP front-facing camera for when your selfie game is high. Added in with the expandable memory size of 256GB, you’ll be able to take as many pictures as you want and still not clog up your phones internal memory.
Amazing Download Speed – Speaking of expandable memory size, download whatever you want, whenever you want, as the phones LTE Cat 4 support lets you download 1080p movies, stream music, browse the web, and even play games, all at rapid speeds.
Never Say Die Battery – The phones 2600mAh power storage capabilities let you use it for as long as you could possibly want, so sit back and unwind with the affordable smartphone you’re just dying to own.