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Note 9 wins popularity contest vs iPhone XS Max: poll results

03 October 2018

The tests were conducted on 20MHz channel of Band 4 which is used by major carriers in the United States as well as Canada.

According to the results of a survey conducted by Phone Arena edition among its readers, 72% of them confidently stated that would choose the Galaxy Note is iPhone 9 Xs Max, if buying a smartphone in the next weekend. Even though the iPhone features 4×4 MIMO for the very first time, some users have still reported poor LTE connectivity in the new handsets.

As we have mentioned earlier, there have been a series of reports surrounding the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max's LTE performance.

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In a limited period offer, all the people who wish to purchase the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 smartphone can get the new Galaxy smartwatch for an amount of Rs. 9,999.

Apple iPhone XS LTE performance was compared with Samsung Galaxy Note 9, last year's iPhone X as well as Google Pixel 2. At this point, PCMag pointed out that the iPhone XS Max is "well tuned" for conditions with low signal conditions.

PCMag also looked at real-world speed data from Ookla Speedtest (disclosure: ExtremeTech's parent company Ziff Davis also owns Ookla). In Canada, the average download speed jumped by 20.2Mbps compared to iPhone X. Telus witnessed the biggest jump of almost 32Mbps. It helps explain why the iPhone XS on AT&T and T-Mobile witnessed bigger improvements.

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The performance of iOS 11 to iOS 12 has increased significantly on our Intel X processor, in order to bring them closer to the original performance of the iPhone X Qualcomm.

Overall, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max performed almost on par with the Galaxy Note 9 and Pixel 2.

That compares nicely to the Galaxy Note 9 by itself, since it usually sells for a cool $1,000. The silver edition will also be released in the US. Customers said in areas where their older iPhones used to have 3 or 4 LTE bars consistently, the new iPhones struggle to connect to LTE networks. Apple could fix it via an over-the-air update.

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Note 9 wins popularity contest vs iPhone XS Max: poll results