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In keeping with tradition, Samsung will offer some good discounts on the Galaxy S10, making for some sweet competition with the iPhone XR. Find out how the iPhone XR measures up to the Galaxy S10.


The iPhone XR has a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina LCD, with a resolution at 1,792 by 828.

The Galaxy S10 has a 6.1-inch curved Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED,  with a resolution at 1440 x 3040 and 550ppi.

In this area, it seems the Galaxy S10 is a clear winner. Its AMOLED panelsupports HDR10, features a higher resolution, and can reach luminance levels of 1200nits. It also offers more vividness, better contrast, and better viewing angles.  The iPhone XR’s LCD panel has a seat – the Galaxy S10’s panel is much better.


The iPhone XR features substantial bezels and a notch around its display, while the Galaxy S10 has an Infinity-O and minimal bezel. The iPhone XR does not look as futuristic as the Galaxy S10 albeit having a bezel-less look.

The Galaxy is available in fewer colors than the iPhone XR, but it still looks better. Its certification is also higher – IP68 compared to IP67. Neither phone offers water damage warranty.


The iPhone XR beats the Galaxy S10 in this respect. The latter comes with an 8nm Exynos 9820 chipset everywhere except in the US, where it comes with a 7nm Snapdragon 855 chipset.The Galaxy’s new Snapdragon 855 chip is simply not as powerful as Apple’s A12 Bionic chip even though it offers major performance and efficiency improvement. Apple really does have an excellent chip designing team.


iPhone XR – has a 12MP camera with an f/1.8 aperture, Smart HDR, Focus Pixels, 1.4um pixel pitch, OIS, Portrait mode with advanced bokeh

Galaxy S10 – Three cameras, main 12MP camera with variable f/1.5 and f/2.4 aperture, 1.4um pitch pixel, OIS; second one ultra-wide angle shooter; 16MP f/2.2, third one 2x optical zoom, 12MP f/2.4 telephoto sensor with OIS, Auto HDR, Live Focus with adjustable bokeh effect, Super Speed Dual Pixel

The iPhone XR hasone camera on the back compared to 3 of the Galaxy S10.The Galaxy S10 is the more flexible camera because of its 3-lens setup, but the main camera performances of the two devices might be within 5-10 percent of each other. It comes with a 16MP f/2.2 ultra-wide angle shooter that can come in handy for photographing landscapes and a 2x telephoto sensor.

The iPhone has a 7MP TrueDepth camera, while the Galaxy S10 features a 10MP f/1.9 aperture selfie shooter at the front. The S10 is set to become the first phone to capture 4K videos from the front camera in the world.