Comparison: Nokia Nokia 9 vs Apple iPhone XS

We compare the Nokia Nokia 9 (Price) to the Apple iPhone XS (Price): Which smartphone has the better camera and the larger display? Which has more memory, better features and a larger battery? We look at all differences.

Both smartphones can be categorized as high-end phones.

Here are both mobile phone side by side; the Nokia 9 on the left, the iPhone XS on the right:

Nokia 9 vs iPhone XS. Size comparison

The back. The iPhone XS's dual camera is clearly visible:

Nokia 9 vs iPhone XS. View of main cameras

Nokia 9 vs iPhone XS


Main features and specification at a glance:

Nokia 9

  • Introduced
    February 2019
  • Category
    High-end
  • OS
    Android 9 (Pie)
  • Body
    Aluminum and Glass
  • Display
    5.99" - 1440 x 2880
  • Main camera
    12 Megapixel
  • Video
    3840 x 2160 Pixel
  • Dims
    155x75x8mm³
  • Weight
    172g
  • Price*
    c. $649.00
  • Datasheet
    Nokia Nokia 9

iPhone XS

  • Introduced
    September 2018
  • Category
    High-end
  • OS
    iOS 12
  • Body
    Aluminum and Glass
  • Display
    5.8" - 1125 x 2436
  • Main camera
    12 Megapixel
  • Video
    3840 x 2160 Pixel
  • Dims
    143.6x70.9x7.7mm³
  • Weight
    177g
  • Price*
    c. $1149.00
  • Datasheet
    Apple iPhone XS

* Cheapest model when introduced.

Let's compare features and specs in more detail, with the Nokia Nokia 9 again in the left and the Apple iPhone XS in the right column. Body comes first:

BODY & DIMENSIONS

Nokia 9

iPhone XS

BodyAluminum and GlassAluminum and Glass
Dims155 x 75 x 8mm³143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm³
Weight172g177g
Colors Nokia Body Color Apple Body Color Apple Body Color Apple Body Color
ProtectionIP67IP68

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DISPLAY

Nokia 9

iPhone XS

Horizontal1.440px.1.125px.
Vertical2.880px.2.436px.
Ratio18:919.5:9
Diagonal (in.)5.99"5.8"
Diagonal (mm)152mm147mm
Density538ppi458ppi
TypeLCD (IPS)OLED

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HARDWARE

Nokia 9

iPhone XS

Processor/SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 845Apple A12 Bionic
CPU cores86
Clock rate2.800MHz2.390MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 630SoC
GPU cores??
RAM*6GB4GB
ROM*128GB512GB
Expandable--

* Maximum

PHONE, RADIO & NAVIGATION

Nokia 9

iPhone XS

SIMNanoNano
Slots*21
GPRS 2G**44
UMTS 3G**45
LTE 4G**1324
Wlan (802.11)a, b, g, n, aca, b, g, n, ac
Bluetooth5.05.0
NFC
GPS
Glonass
Beidou
Galileo

* Maximum
** Bands

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PHOTO

Nokia 9

iPhone XS

Main cameraPentaDual
    Focal length28mm28mm
    F-stopF1.8F1.8
    Resolution12 MP12 MP
    Stabilizer
    Zoom-2.0x
Selfie camera
    Resolution20 MP7 MP
Slow motion
Time lapse
RAW format
Panorama
HDR
Macro
Geotagging

VIDEO

Nokia 9

iPhone XS

Main camera3840 x 21603840 x 2160
...max FPS3060
4K video
Selfie camera1920 x 10801920 x 1080
...max FPS3030

SENSORS

Nokia 9

iPhone XS

Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Pressure
Hall effect
RGB light
Barometer
Magnetometer
Proximity
Iris
Heart rate
Fingerprint

CONNECTIVITY

Nokia 9

iPhone XS

USB 2
USB 3
USB conn.USB-CApple proprietary
USB OTG
Headphones
Infrared

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BATTERY

Nokia 9

iPhone XS

Size3.3202.700
Quick Charge
Wireless Charge
Removable

Our rating of the Nokia Nokia 9

No rating available.

Our rating of the Apple iPhone XS

No rating available.

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