Samsung Galaxy S10e vs iPhone Xr

These smartphones – the iPhone Xr and Galaxy S10e – falls in the same price range but here are notable differences between these two smart devices.

Here you will find and compare side by side specifications, features and pricing in South Africa  of Galaxy S10e and iPhone Xr:-


Specifications and pricing

Specifications Samsung Galaxy S10e iPhone Xr
OS Android 9.0 iOS 12
Display 5.8-inch 2,280 x 1,080 AMOLED 6.1-inch 1,792 x 828 IPS LCD
Processor Exynos 9820 Octa Apple A12 Bionic
Storage 128GB, MicroSD up to 512GB 64GB/128GB/256GB
Rear camera 12MP + 16MP 12MP
Front camera 10MP 7MP
Connectivity 802.11ax Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, Lightning
Cellular LTE Cat.20 LTE Cat.16
Durability IP68 IP68
Battery 3,100mAh 2,942mAh
Price R15,999 R15,999

While iPhone Xr is powered by Apple’s A12 Bionic chipset, which is the most powerful smartphone chip in the world  Samsung Galaxy S10e is powered by latest Android 9.0 OS..

Certain specifications, such as screen resolution and panel type, do translate to direct differences however, and the Samsung Galaxy S10e definitely has the superior display in this comparison.

It is also cheaper than the iPhone Xr with 128GB of storage, despite also having 128GB of internal storage space and microSD support.

Below are the specifications and pricing of the iPhone Xr and Galaxy S10e:

  • Samsung Galaxy S10e 128GB – R15,999
  • Apple iPhone Xr 64GB – R15,999
  • Apple iPhone Xr 128GB – R17,499
  • Apple iPhone Xr 256GB – R19,499

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