. Meanwhile, Apple goes for a more conservative but arguably more true-to-life color reproduction. The iPhone's cooler hues actually feel a little less appropriate here, but then again, Apple's phone navigates the highlights significantly better, pulling more blue out of the sky and painting the clouds with greater nuance than Samsung's phone could manage. If you want the S Pen you really didn't have to read this far. The details at the fringes also get really hazy through the Samsung lens, like the people toward the right edge of the image. Winner: Galaxy Note 9 Sky Neither of these images turned out particularly well, but you tempt fate anytime you point a camera into the sun. Samsung, as usual, goes for a more vivid rendition and has a particularly warm take on greenery.
Aesthetically it looks almost identical to the past few software generations. However, the Galaxy Note 9 doesn't look all that different from the Galaxy Note 8. Well I suppose that depends on what you make of the results posted within this test. Samsung: The details Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 pops a wallop because it's designed to also too. The answer is harder than you think, and much of the decision depends on whether you value a stylus and expansion slot for storage. Camera apps Fire up the camera app on an iPhone, and it's all very familiar. The iPhone X might have an inferior camera on paper but performs well in real life.
However, the iPhone has better image quality, colors, and recording options. In low light conditions, the images from the iPhone are much sharper with more natural colors and more detail in the highlights. It's the best I've heard in a smartphone and makes you want to leave the headphones behind. I like how scene optimizations are not over-the-top like Instagram filters. The optimization enhances settings to make your subject look as ideal as possible, similar to and the.
I am using the Note 9. But these flagships are quite different in several ways, especially their storage options, processors and special features. I'm wrestling with that decision now. However, it has very tough competition in the iPhone X. Share on Facebook Tweet this Share Samsung has unveiled its latest and greatest flagship phone, the.
Of course, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has its own fair share of special features. It had me wondering how both cameras compared when the sun actually descended. This varies from 24 to 48 months or more. No one has said that. While they may look similar on paper, they each have a slightly different focus too and you may come to prefer one over the other like I have.
Alright, now that we're reasonably acquainted with the hardware and software, let's go out and take some shots while there's still sunshine. That crown is likely to be reclaimed by the Note 9 now. Low light photos definitely have less noise that the iPhone, but are really soft and suffer from blown highlights and motion blur. If you're a business pro hankering for more productivity and the ability to use your smartphone as a desktop and , Note 9 is worth a look. This automatically changes the frame rate in low light conditions from 30 frames per second to 24.
The new device features a beautifully big display, top-tier specs, and should be at least as good as any other flagship from this year, if not a whole lot better. They are two of the biggest phones ever -- with prices to match. Test Three: Low-light capabilities Possibly the biggest selling point of the Galaxy S9+ and the Note 9 was the ability to control the aperture for potentially greater low-light photo-taking. Rest assured, however, that Samsung will provide security updates for two years. You also have to value those S Pen upgrades enough to swap out last year's Note 8.
However, you may be like my coworker and willing to switch your entire ecosystem to get the feature you like. Dynamic range seems to stay the same as with the 1080p 240fps mode, but the quality takes a big hit. Earlier today, Samsung , its latest Note flagship featuring a massive 4,000mAh battery and a dual-camera setup at the rear. Preorders for the Galaxy Note 9 start Aug. When it comes to durability, neither of the phones is particularly drop-proof considering the abundance of glass used in their construction.