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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs iPhone XS Max

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs iPhone XS Max


– Now that the Samsung
Galaxy S10 Plus is official how does it compare to
the flagship from Apple? What’s up guys, Saf here on SuperSaf TV and let’s find out SuperSaf style. So initially looking at the sizes both devices are pretty
large but I would say that the S10 Plus is
slightly more compact, it’s not as wide as the iPhone Xs Max and it also weighs quite a bit less compared to new Xs Max, around 50 grams. Now this is partly because it has a slightly smaller display, 6.4 inches versus 6.5
inches on the Xs Max. Both devices have minimal bezels, maximizing that screen to body ratio. On the Xs Max however you do have a notch, and on the S10 Plus you have a punch out for the front-facing cameras. Now neither is a perfect
solution for a bezel-less display but I think it’s going to come
down to your personal preference what you prefer, the
notch or the punch out. Definitely let me know
in the comments below. In terms of the display technologies we have OLED for both devices and these are some of
the best mobile displays on the market right now. We’ve got sharp detail, vibrant colors, great viewing angles, and I
don’t think you can go wrong with either of these displays. Samsung have now said that the S10 Plus is the first mobile display
to support HDR 10 Plus and it does look absolutely stunning but one thing that you get on the Xs Max which you don’t get on
the S10 Plus is 3D touch. So this is a pressure sensitive display, it allows you to push down
harder on certain apps and things and get more options. Now moving on to the build and design, both devices are very
premium and both are also IP68 water and dust
resistant which is great. The iPhone Xs Max has
a stainless steel frame with glass panels on the front and back, the S10 Plus has a
aluminium or aluminum frame with curved glass panels
on the front and back so it is curved towards the
edges, looks pretty cool. However the S10 Plus is also available in a couple of ceramic options, ceramic black and ceramic white. These look and feel very premium and they’re also going to be a little bit more durable
compared to glass. The S10 Plus does come in a
variety of other colors as well, we’ve got prism white, prism black, prism green, as well as prism blue. The iPhone Xs Max doesn’t
come in as many colors, you’ve got space gray,
silver, and gold and that’s it so the advantage of she
does go to the S10 Plus. However if you do want a customized look of either of these devices I’d
recommend picking up a skin from our channel sponsor, dbrand. They’ve got a huge selection
for both the iPhone Xs Max as well as the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus. I’m going to be leaving a link
to them in the description below so do go ahead and check them out. Now moving on to the
internals, the iPhone Xs Max has the Apple A12 Bionic chip,
it’s super fast and snappy, one of the fastest out there right now. The S10 Plus comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor
or Samsung’s Exynos 9820. Which one of these you get will vary depending on your
region but both of these are some of the fastest
processors out there and I don’t think you
can go wrong with either the iPhone or the S10 Plus when it comes to speed and performance, these are going to be some of
the fastest devices out there. If however you do want me to do a side-by-side speed
test between these two then definitely let me
know in the comments below. A lot of the speed will also
depend on the operating systems and we do have iOS on the
iPhone and we’ve got Android Pie with Samsung’s new OneUI on the S10 Plus. I quite like OneUI,
very smooth and snappy, but I also really like iOS
so I’m in between these two and I always have an iPhone with me as well as an Android device. Of course which one you like is going to come down to
your personal preference. In terms of RAM and
storage the iPhone Xs Max comes with 4 gigabytes
of RAM across the board and it has three different
storage options, 64, 256, as well as 512 gigabytes
all at different prices. The S10 Plus comes with a
base of eight gigabytes of RAM and 128 gigabytes of storage, however if you do go for
one of these ceramic options you can get 512 gigabytes of storage or the the top of the line
has one terabyte of storage with 12 gigabytes of RAM,
that is absolutely insane. I’m not sure how much of an impact this is going to have on performance but it’s crazy to think that
we can have 12 gigabytes of RAM on one terabyte of
storage on a smart phone. In addition to that you
do have expandable memory on the S10 Plus so you can
get your micro SD card slot and expand your storage by
up to another 512 gigabytes so when it comes to storage I would have to give the
edge to the S10 Plus. Now let’s move on to my
favorite part, the cameras. The iPhone Xs Max has a dual camera setup, both are 12 megapixels with
optical image stabilization. They are some of the
best cameras out there, I’ve really enjoyed using them. The primary camera has an F 1.8 aperture and the secondary camera
is going to give you two times optical zoom
that has an F 2.4 aperture. My favorite thing about the iPhone cameras has been Smart HDR, it gets amazing dynamic
range in all situations. However when it comes to low-light I do think the iPhone can improve. The S10 Plus comes with a
triple rear facing camera setup so the primary camera actually
has a variable aperture, F 1.5 which is great for low-light but also F 2.4 depending
on the light in your scene. The telephoto camera is very
similar to the iPhone Xs Max so you’ve got two times optical
zoom with an F 2.4 aperture with optical image stabilization. But this year Samsung have also introduced an ultra-wide camera,
this is 16 megapixels and it’s going to be great
to get more into your shot. I’m a huge huge fan of ultra-wide cameras and I’m really looking
forward to spending more time with the S10 Plus camera. Now which one of these is
better between these two, of course we’re going to have to do a SuperSaf style camera comparison and if you want to see that then definitely smash that
like button to let me know. Now moving on to video,
both devices do support 4K at up to 60 frames a
second which is great. And for the front-facing cameras
the iPhone has 7 megapixels with an F 2.2 aperture, it’s a really good front-facing camera however, once again,
low-light not so great. The Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
has two front facing cameras, the primary camera is 10
megapixels with an F 1.9 aperture and it also has the dual pixel auto focus that we’ve got on the rear facing camera so this should be pretty cool
in terms of getting focus also from the front-facing camera. And in addition to that you
also have an 8 megapixel secondary camera which is going to help with depth information so it should help with the portrait selfies
that you can take. The iPhone also takes some
great portrait selfies. Of course we’re going to have
to put these side-by-side to find out which one of these is better. But one thing that the S10 has which I’m pretty sure no
other smartphone has right now is 4K UHD video recording
from the front-facing camera. This is pretty new, I’m pretty sure, I’ve not seen it on another device, and if you’re somebody who likes to use a front-facing camera
a lot and maybe vlogs then this is going to be
a great addition for you. With the iPhone Xs Max
it does max out at 1080p. Moving on to the audio department, both devices have stereo
speaker which is great, one is in the earpiece
on one is button firing. The S10 Plus however has a 3.5 mm jack, Samsung have still included
this which is great for a lot of people I know. The iPhone Xs Max of
course does not have this and Apple have not had a 3.5
mm jack for quite some time now so it’s something that we
weren’t really expecting with the iPhone Xs Max so this advantage does go to
the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus. And in terms of the other
additional features, the iPhone Xs Max does come with Face ID, it’s really accurate,
really fast, very secure. the S10 Plus does have
2D facial recognition which is not as secure
however it does have an ultrasonic in display
fingerprint sensor. Now this is one of the first devices with an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor and this is a lot more advanced compared to the optical
solutions that we had previously. And in my initial testing
it has worked really well. If you want to see a detailed comparison between Face ID and the
ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, once again, definitely let me
know in the comments below, I’ll be trying to prioritize which comparisons you
guys want to see most on getting through them as soon as I can. The S10 Plus also has a heart rate sensor as well as Wi-Fi 6. Wi-Fi six is 20% faster compared
to what we have right now. These are some of the new features that Samsung has included. And moving on to the
batteries, the iPhone Xs Max has a 3176 mAh battery, the S10 Plus has a
larger 4100 mAh battery. Now usage obviously varies and
size doesn’t always matter, that’s what she said,
I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I really need to grow up, but of course usage will vary from person to person. The iPhone Xs Max has
been pretty good for me in terms of battery life, it usually does get me through the day. It’ll be interesting to see how well the S10 Plus performs in comparison. And both devices do support fast charging, however the fast charging
does not come out of the box of the iPhone Xs Max. This is something that
I’ve ranted about before, it should definitely come out of the box with the iPhone Xs Max
but it’s not included, you do have to buy that separately. With the S10 plus you will get a fast charger out of the box. both devices also
support wireless charging which is really useful, however the S10 Plus supports
fast wireless charging 2.0 so this is much faster
compared to previous generation and it will be much faster
compared to the iPhone Xs Max. And it doesn’t stop there, the S10 Plus also has wireless power share. This is reverse wireless charging, so you can actually use your S10 Plus to also charge the the iPhone Xs Max. You can charge pretty much any device by just placing it on the back
as well as some accessories like the Galaxy earbuds
or the Galaxy watch. Finally looking at the price, the S10 Plus does come in quite a bit cheaper compared to the iPhone
Xs max in the UK, anyway, around 900 pounds is the starting price for the base 128 gigabyte model. The iPhone Xs Max starts at 1100 pounds and that is for half the
storage, 64 gigabytes. So when it comes to value
for money, bang for buck, you are getting more on the S10 Plus compared to the iPhone Xs Max. However, of course it
is going to come down to your personal preference, I really do like the iPhone Xs Max and in my opinion it is the best iPhone you can buy right now and if you are within that ecosystem it might be the best option for you. However, if you are on the Android side the S10 Plus looks like a
very, very promising device with a lot of features,
lots of boxes ticked off for a lot of people. Pre-orders start today and it is going to be shipping
out from the 8th of March. I’ll try to leave a link
in the description below if you’re interested in
picking one of these up. What do you think of both of these devices and which one would you go for? Definitely drop me a comment
below and let me know. I hope you enjoyed this
video and found it useful. If you did then do hit
that thumbs up man for me and if you haven’t already
then be sure to subscribe and switch on notifications, we’re going to be having
lots of comparisons and lots more coverage with the S10 Plus here on the channel. Thanks for watching, this
is Saf on SuperSaf TV and I’ll see you next time. (upbeat music)

100 thoughts on “Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs iPhone XS Max”

  1. I switched from ihone 8 plus to gslaxy s 10 plus.Everything is great except selfie camera.Its horrible,its blurry not eveb close like iphones one.when i watch on yt recension it seems better then mine,is there any trick or settings no idea, but its horrible big minus…

  2. LOL even your typical mid ranger would kill the high end Iphone XS Max.

    I mean you are getting a broken camera, no headphone jack, little battery, lots of limitations with Itunes by even adding ringtones to your phone, 4 gigs of ram holy smokes and you pay thousands and the max storage is 512 gigs if you are willing to pay hundreds more.

    You cannot compare the Galaxy s10 plus it won't be even fair, better screen, better camera, better battery, expandable storage options, better software everything is better.

    Hell a mid ranger like galaxy A70 beats the crap of the high end iphone:

    You get a 6'7 inch display, on screen finger print sensor, 6 to 8 gigs of ram depending on which one you buy, a decent triple camera setup, one UI, 4500 amp battery, 128 gigs of storage and expandable memory to 1 TB you could turn the phone to a beast mode memory wise.

    You would have to pay around 280 bucks for the a70 and you pay around 1.2 k for the iphone.

    I won't even go further.

    Apple is and always has been nothing more then fraud, people buy the phone knowing that they are getting less because you know it's apple a company that started it all and because of it's name, while you get everything less.

    Apple is dead and even your mid rangers murder any high end apple phone.

    Let alone talking about a Google Pixel 3 XL or Huawei 30 Pro.

  3. Clearly the s10 + is better. Also the battery lasts for the whole day. Can’t wait to get my s10+ on September.

  4. Hmmm it seems to me that every single comment of someone saying iPhone is better, is between the age of 4 – 10.

  5. Anyone has input about durability in both of these? Help me chose one of them! And why are the pictures more colorful on the iPhone?

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  7. Why S10+ is better than iPhone XS Max:

    Expandable storage
    Headphone Jack
    More RAM
    More storage
    Cheaper
    More customisable
    More colours available
    Related wireless earbuds cheaper
    Better camera quality
    Ultra wide lens
    No notch
    Longer battery life
    Free data transfer cable
    4K YouTube

    I could go on

  8. The ultrasonic finger print sensor on Samsung is crap. What features do any good if the phone is unusable? When i got it it worked 6 out 10 times and with each press you have to keep it "for longer" jeeze. I sent it back and got back to LG. Better sound, razor sharp finger sensor in the back, better in-call sound, no nasty roundup of the screen.

  9. I'm using samsung galaxy s10plus ,this is unlimited pro packed phone …sorry it's galaxy not a huge notch but those two eyes captures the best,
    Go for it frnds

  10. Most these ppl who r commenting work for Samsung lol trust me and or apple I've had both phones they both work the fuckin same I just prefer the iPhone don't know y just do but I'm not here to change minds get what u like not what someone tells on the internet and on another note it all comes down to who ur phone carrier is cuz without them ur phone is worth dick

  11. Going from my old iphone 6s (been saving for xr ) to a lend of a samsung 7 and I'm dying . I miss siri .I miss the fast phone ..I miss looking at a real screen… I miss it all. Used to be all for Samsung had 3 4 5 but once you have an iphone a while( 4 years for me) then going back to samsung you Will want your iphone back.
    Also looking at both phones at start of this video its obvious the iphone is clearer picture … they hold value for money … and are its faster and the security is better on apple than android .

  12. I've been a samsung user for almost 4 years, the newest phone I have gotten is the galaxy a10e which I got yesterday, it's amazing. I really recommend samsung just because samsung knows what their doing, like what phone doesn't have a headphone jack? Like why would a phone have no headphone jack? 🤔

  13. It’s simple when you have used iPhone for a long time and then you switch to a galaxy you are going to say that galaxy it’s better because it’s something different and the same when you have galaxy and switch to iPhone.

  14. I don't have either phone
    My is LG
    Every time i want to buy great smart phone they review the new one coming.
    If i buy $1.000 phone
    I won't have $1.000 to invest
    So i just keep my cheap phone
    Until someone can give me they old phone.

  15. Guys help me I have the iPhone XS Max and I was thinking of getting the Samsung note.10 or should I wait for the next iPhone not sure

  16. Apple is all about going after your $$$ and they do hell of a job locking you into their system so that you don't escape.

  17. Samsung for life.

    Apple is just stupid even if you break your iPhone, iPad, ETC. They make stuff overpriced and make their phones and electronics cheap.

  18. Apple is a 43 year old company that has been working very hard for years and that brought user friendly which means that everything is compatible in a phone instead of reading a massive book with over a 1000 pages. Oh and btw Apple is a trillion dollar company that started from a Harvard dropout and that has the best marketing strategies

  19. Hello sir
    I would like to drag your attention to one big problem of iphone xs max ..might be it’ll be useful for users and you might make a video for users
    I use my phone for uber app and navigation ..as soon as i start navigation the phone starts getting hot very hot and the screen goes dim and network drops ..i spike to apple 5 times to different engineers ..in the end they had no solution for that and they said this is how iphone XS max functions ..i never had this issue with 7 plus ..so apple said we dont have a solution for that ..so now after spending 900 pounds on phone i am having this problem and keep the phone in front of car AC to keep it cool so that it can function properly ..it’s an hassle

  20. I have a friend who has samsung up to Note 9 and he can’t stand anymore the lags, the google play, the aftermarket style apps and this ding, ding, ding, continues updates, upgrades stuff which I don’t understand what is doing this samsung phones!!!Now he have a Iphone xs max and he is super excited!!!

  21. I want some advice guys.

    I’m gonna buy a new phone . Replacing my iPhone 6s Plus.

    What do you recommend?
    Should i go for the Galaxy Note 10+ , S10+ or XS Max?
    Seems like its high time to shift from Apple.
    Its too expensive and doesn’t provide a lot of features in comparison to Galaxy.

    I am ready to wait another year if its necessary. 😉
    Like for the 5G iPhone or S11 , Note 11 etc.

    I’m gonna get an iPad too for college. So what’s best?

  22. People should stop comparing an iPhone xs/xs max with the 2019 smartphone, it kinda frustrating. Obviously the 2019 phone will be better because they'll look back and fix some problems from the previous phones and from rivals. So guys save your time and wait for the iphone11 ……

  23. XD I only buy IPhone so I can flex I knew it from the start that not just Samsung had better specs but money isn’t a problem for me!

  24. Why cant iPhone make smart screen edge like the Samsung phone does. To me I rate Samsung as the Best smart phone in and out.

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