Apple set the bar for high-priced smartphones last year with the iPhone X starting at $999. This year’s Samsung Galaxy Note 9 pushed that by 99 cents to a starting price of $999.99, followed soon after by Apple’s even higher priced iPhone XS Max starting at $1,099. If you want either of these new smartphones, prepare to put down more than $1,000 or else finance it through the manufacturer or your local carrier to spread the pain out over two years. top picks The 10 best smartphones of 2018 CES and MWC are over and it’s time to clear the dust and see what smartphones are leading the pack this year. Read More The iPhone Xs Max and Galaxy Note 9 are both extremely powerful smartphones with today’s highest specifications, advanced dual rear cameras, battery life that will last you at least a day, and a size that pushes the limits and requires two hands to comfortably navigate. 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. Also: iPhone XS Max review: The iPhone’s future is big and bright Tale of the tape Specifications don’t provide the complete picture regarding the capabilities of a smartphone, but they are useful for comparison purposes and to provide you with an indication on what each manufacturer is providing. Feature Apple iPhone XS Max Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Display size 6.5 inches 6.4 inches Notch… [Read full story]
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