Note9 vs iPhone X: $1000 Showdown (Android vs iOS)



Ex-Google tech lead TECHLEAD reviews the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and compares it to Apple’s iPhone X. It is a battle of the $1000 flagship phones between Android and iOS — who wins? NO SPOILERS!

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  1. I've been an iPhone gal since the iPhone 4 up to 7plus and I even have stock in apple but was convinced to try the android. I've had my note 9 over 2 weeks now. I hated the android for the first 3 days but then got used to it and was amazed at all it had to offer. It has all the iPhone has plus more. Then hubby tried to send me an important video from his iPhone 7 plus. It was so distorted it was useless. We downloaded the mobile transfer app and it said it was transferred successfully (twice) I could never find the video. Now I'm trying to see if I can switch to the iPhone X but I'm really digging the droid except for that one exception trying to get videos from iOS to droid and vice versa. Any suggestions??

  2. I have a pretty dumb question about iphones… do you have to have DATA on to receive text messages? My wife has an iphone 8 plus and if she's not on 4g, she cant receive texts. We're on verizon network. If that's the case, then the ad: unlimited talk and text… isn't it misleading, as texts use up data?

  3. Hardware wise, Androids are way ahead of iPhones in terms of price and value

  4. iPhone XS Max: 512 GB for $1300 and 64 GB for $1000

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9: 1 TB for $1000

    Fucking hell, Apple. Get a grip. Lmfao

  5. Low light camera phone king 2018= Huawei's P20 Pro

  6. Why does someone compare the 1-year-old phone with a new phone? Is not logical as the new phone is better after 1 year of development? The right comparison it will be with the new iPhone XS.

  7. The main problem with phones I have is that phones are either too big and too bezelless and hard to hold or too small and/or bezeled and too difficult to read. I usually use my laptop for 90% of things. Maybe it's just me and my Xperia X (sighs)

  8. The scroll and stop thing is so on point. Still not used to Android in this regard

  9. I have a Note 8. Have had it for a year now. Will be switching to the new iPhone this year. Was a fun experiment, but I’m to dumb to use android and Samsung’s ecosystem.

  10. I made a temporary switch from Iphone 5 to LG…couldn't survive for 2 days and reverted back. Tried Huawei a year after, couldn't survive for a week…went back to Iphone 7…

    Worked in a startup for 9 months using macbook, currently stuck to macOS, i guess once u go Apple u never go back? xD

  11. I agree that the samsung is better but if you go into settings you can turn multitasking on where you can drag out a previously used app on the three recently used apps at the bottom in safari you can also have two tabs open but the second option only works in safari

  12. Ugh!!!
    Samsung with any Microsoft or Google products are terrible!!!
    With Microsoft and Google making software that you canot uninstall and Samsung with it's own duplicate software with same issues!!!

    I have a Samsung tablet and cellphone!!! I am also trying to find a replacement product for both due to all the software and their updates that hog too much of my memory!!!

    Duolicate programs:
    Calendar
    Browsers
    Emails
    Music
    Gallery
    And more!!!

    What really irks me about Samsung is the stuoid app for controlling smart home items!!! I do not own these items so why do they force this new app download on me without a means of UNISTALLING IT!!!
    Google with all its PLAY___ that is not the Playstore and other software apps has same issue!!!
    Microsoft apps are in the same process of developing!!!
    THEY ARE FORCING THEIR SOFTWARE APPS ON US IN THEIR COMPETITION WITH EACH OTHER!!!
    IT HAS TO STOP!!!

    TIRED OF THESE COMPANIES DOING THAT!!!!

  13. You can disable the bixby app and remap the button with a free app from the play store. Bixby is terrible and annoying.

  14. Bixby is still junk. Yesterday I was at work. A customer emailed me to ask if I'd received a box of samples. I went out into shipping and decided to scan the barcode on the boxes. UPS shipping. I decided to try Bixby first. Nothing. Bixby popped up the word ,"Shopping". Then I used Google Assistant and it recognized the UPS code and took me to the UPS site which showed, "Delivered". I was so impressed with that, and so disappointed with Samsung and Bixby. Bixby seems to fail at everything I try to do with it, including stuff like scanning a product and having it go to Amazon or something to show me that product. Bixby is likely never going to match Google so as long as Google's Assistant is available on the Samsung phones, Samsung should stop punishing us with a physical Bixby Button and doing stupid stuff like making it impossible to disable or repurpose. Samsung is still my favorite phone maker because I like their kitchen sink approach, but that stuff is aggravating. Also, Air View can't be disabled so when you click the button on the stylus, it always pops up. So when you're in your drawing app and the button is assigned to something like switching brushes, it pops up air view. The older notes allowed you to disable air view. Samsung is trying to force us to use some of it's ideas even though they are not always useful.

  15. I've been a Note fan since the very first Note, but the size of the Note 8 is where it simply got too big, and the Note 9 is even bigger. The tall skinny for factor is not a plus for the Note. It's a minus. I still bought the Note 8, but I'm sticking with it for a few years at least. I hope Samsung will move back from that ridiculous form factor. Also the rounded glass is dysfunctional for writing and drawing.

  16. Why is everyone saying “Android is better than iOS” on the internet? But in real life, I only see people with iPhones. 🤔

  17. Why complain about The Notch if you can still watch your favorite music videos on I phone X The Notch ain’t nothin and why have 2 apps opend at the same time And I’m glad I switched to Apple lol cus I phones look more like a business mans phone

  18. Well, new iPhone will come out in next two weeks, I am looking forward to watching more comparisons with new iPhone and note9.

  19. YouTube app on iOS doesn't have PIP mode ? Whaaaat ?That is a fail right there …

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  21. Looks like Note 9 would be the next phone to replace my iphone 6. Really like a mini pocket PC. Good for developer.

  22. Yeah well, it seems it is time to go back to Android.
    Oh wait… Android doesn't have Apple ecosystem…
    Never mind

  23. For a phone that's "arguably the best that Android can do" I'd always look at the Pixel line. The Pixel-specific flourishes and Android features make a bigger UX difference than minor hardware differences might, imo.

  24. No need comparison for ios vs android
    IOS is best …
    Desktop vs laptop

  25. What's the point of comparing phone for kids to a best phone which is Galaxy ?

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