Apple and Samsung are biggest rivals for flagship phones. If one comes with a updated device the other one immediately comes with their ones. Samsung followed in Apple’s footsteps with its own 2019 Galaxy smartphone line-up, introducing the Galaxy S10e alongside the S10 and S10+ with a smaller screen size and a cheaper $749 price point that’s meant to compete with Apple’s iPhone XR. Apple released their iphone XR on September 12,2018. In response Samsung released their galaxy S10e on February,2019.Today we are going to compare between S10e & iPhone XR. So that you can decide should you buy iphone XR over Samsung S10e?
Specifications and pricing
The Samsung Galaxy S10e has a 1080 x 2280 AMOLED display with very little bezel and no notch.Samsung has done a brave job not to keep the notch in today’s market.It has 5.8-inch Full HD+ screen.
On the other hand, IPhone XR has 828 x 1792 LCD display with a large notch housing the front-facing camera. It has 6.1-inch HD screen.
S10e has Exynos 9820 Octa (8 nm) – EMEA or Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) -depending on the area one lives in.
iPhone XR has its own Apple A12 Bionic (7 nm) chipset.
Primary Camera- 12MP (variable F/1.5-2.4, OIS, auto focus) wide angle sensor & a16MP (F/2.2, fixed focus) ultra wide are the two rear cameras that S10e has whereas iPhone XR has12MP (F/1.8, OIS, auto focus) wide-angle rear camera.To cut down on cost iPhone XR uses single lens setup instead of dual lens while Samsung S10e uses dual lens setup instead of a triple lens camera.
Selfie camera- S10e has10MP (F/1.9, auto focus, 80 degree in comparison to iPhone XR’s 7MP (F/2.2) front camera.
Ram & Storage
S10e has 6GB of RAM and that’s paired with either a Snapdragon 855 or Exynos 9820 chipset depending on the region whereas iPhone XR has A12 Bionic chipset that’s paired with a smaller 3GB of RAM.As the ram of apple is deeply integrated between it’s hardware & software, the usage is better with lower quantity of ram than the rivals.
S10e has128, 256GB (micro SD support allows up to 512GB)version. A model with 8GB of RAM has also been announced, but that’s not currently widely available.
IPhone XR has 64, 128, 256GB version with no memory card slot as usual.
S10e is operated by Android 9 that is pie version of android while the iPhone XR runs its own iOS 12.
S10e runs on 3100 mAh while iPhone XR runs on 2942 mAh battery.The 3100mAh battery is decent with normal usage but with medium to heavy usage, one has to change his usage habits to increase the battery life.
Apple’s A12 Bionic chipset is optimized to carry out tasks minimizing battery drain that is sufficient for a day’s minimum usage.
They both support wireless charging & S10e also support reverse wireless charging. So there are more ways to power them back up.
Moreover S10 e has fast battery charging with15W & iPhone XR has fast battery charging with 15W: 50% in 30 min.
Water & dust resistance
S10e comes with ip68 certification whereas iPhone XR comes with ip67 certification.
S10e has a 3.5 mm headphone jack whereas iPhone XS doesn’t have any.
S10e with 6 GB of Ram & 128 GB of internal memory costs $749
& iPhone XR with 3 GB of RAM & 64 GB of internal memory also costs $749.With more storage options(128 GB Or 256 GB),one has to pay $50 to $150 more respectively.
These phones have their own special features (e.g. Apple brings Face ID, its deep integration between hardware and software that ensures its longer life & frequent software updates, whereas S10e has an OLED display, expandable storage, dual-lens rear camera & reverse wireless charging system).
For iPhone lovers iPhone XR is something special considering the price range & android lovers S10e is a budget beast in this price range. So it’s a good fight for both iPhone & android lovers. Let us know about your choice.
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