Galaxy S10 Plus vs iPhone XS Max Long Term Update

  • Galaxy S10 Plus vs iPhone XS Max Long Term Update - Hello all and welcome to my updated comparison discussing my long term usage with both the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and the Apple iPhone XS Max. In this video, I aim to share with you which phone has come out on top for me and has been more impressive with the intentions of helping you make a buying decision going forward. Initially we did a speed test and a long full comparison which you can check out below, but only one of these phones has impressed me more over the long term. Which phone did you choose, or have a better experience with? Consider sharing your thoughts with the community as well as any other questions, comments, concerns, and enjoy the content :)
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Comments • 80

  • Nick Ackerman
    Nick Ackerman  8 months ago +59

    Galaxy S10 Plus vs iPhone XS Max Long Term Update! In this video I explain which came out on top over the long term (PS This is a re-upload due to a minor editing error)Thanks for understanding! Share your pick over the long term and/or experiences, questions, comments, concerns, and enjoy the content :)

    • sulaiman sharif
      sulaiman sharif 8 months ago

      I was waiting for a review like this, thank you 👍

    • Slumber4Life ™
      Slumber4Life ™ 8 months ago speed test

    • InsaneFanta
      InsaneFanta 8 months ago +1

      @Shahzeb Raja ?

    • Shahzeb Raja
      Shahzeb Raja 8 months ago +2

      you can't see the details of the photos & videos you took on iphone xs max in stock photos app of iphone xs max or iphone in general 😂

  • Mani Butt
    Mani Butt Month ago


  • Iverson Monima
    Iverson Monima Month ago

    Apple fkn... fanboy lol

  • Maram jarouchi
    Maram jarouchi Month ago

    Samsung s10 plus

  • All About Sarah
    All About Sarah Month ago

    At the end of the day, you are an iphone boy. Thats it. Quit the drama.

  • Mike Hurt
    Mike Hurt 3 months ago

    I have an Otterbox on my S10 plus and I love how light it is even in a big bulky case

  • Gary Conrad
    Gary Conrad 5 months ago

    Samsung shoots themselves with way too long OS updates. Current rumor is January 2020 on Android 10.

  • kashif reid
    kashif reid 6 months ago

    I have a s10 plus the battery life alone had me sold

  • Art Stanley
    Art Stanley 7 months ago

    Samsung should keep the headphone jack for the s11.

  • Mauricio Bowles
    Mauricio Bowles 7 months ago

    Apple fanboy

  • Derek P
    Derek P 7 months ago

    You actually did a comparison that makes sense. Including call quality etc. best comparison I’ve seen. Thank you.

  • SCURELLE 223
    SCURELLE 223 7 months ago

    And the winner is the s10 plus ❣❣

  • SCURELLE 223
    SCURELLE 223 7 months ago

    I don't like iPhones anymore

  • Android Martian
    Android Martian 7 months ago

    The most contradicted review ever, Samsung wins on every aspect but reviewer still says overall iPhone is better...!!
    I’m almost ready to dump the iPhone because Samsung hardware is so much more impressive although I’d miss IOS, ICloud and air drop.

  • Weekend Warrior
    Weekend Warrior 7 months ago

    I'm on my s10+ now and I have an i phone 8, and it can not keep up with all the stuff I do with the s10+. Pop view, split screen, 5 cameras in total, huge battery life, and amazing screen. I'd like to see how the 7 pro is treating you.

  • Emil Liranzo
    Emil Liranzo 7 months ago

    We could send files through bluetooth, that's what airdrop works off of

  • Stefan Mohler
    Stefan Mohler 7 months ago

    I'm not part of the Apple ecosystem, but I still want to switch to iPhone. I'm just sick of the half-baked Samsung software. I've used it for years and it has advanced throughout the years, but it doesn't feel as whole as iOS and I don't think it ever will. Samsung cares way too much about one-upping Apple in new features. No hate, just my thoughts!

  • Steven simpson
    Steven simpson 7 months ago

    Ive switched to the Samsung galaxy s10 plus from the iPhone 10s max. I'm going to switch back to iPhone. IOS is just so much better and intuitive. Also the camera is better in my view. Everything in the galaxy is just over saturated. Iphone is smoother to use and android is way to finicky and frustrating!!

  • kissatkoiria
    kissatkoiria 7 months ago +1

    my xs max is in its return period and really wanna switch to s10+ but mind says no xD

  • JoseKaws
    JoseKaws 7 months ago

    I love Samsung but I will always choose iPhone for 1 reason and that’s app optimization. That will always be a win for me

  • Big Might___
    Big Might___ 7 months ago +3

    All I have to say is,


  • campfire headphase
    campfire headphase 7 months ago

    i used iphone from 4 till now but im from iran and there is a problem now with alots of applications in my country about iphone and apple do not support anymore so i should buy s 10 or note 10 when i come
    what is your suggestion about my choice? s10 plus or waiting to buy note 10?

  • YS_Rulu
    YS_Rulu 8 months ago

    What is the intro song called

  • sgabil
    sgabil 8 months ago

    Oh... Pleaseeeeee

  • Maurice Jones
    Maurice Jones 8 months ago

    Anyone who needs iPhone xs Max and Samsung Phones can get connected with Hacker Lynn now, his number 580-430-0211 and

  • GT
    GT 8 months ago +1

    iPhone XS Max "Long term" definitely a thumbs up!!!

  • Elliott W
    Elliott W 8 months ago +13

    For most people who can afford a very expensive phone but want the most bang for their buck, the s10 plus is a no brained. Better display, better battery life, faster charge time, more storage and it’s expandable, more/better cameras, customizable software, and 100 bucks less for the base model. I love my MacBook and iPad but for phones, until apple does something revolutionary or reels back their prices, going for apple makes no sense

  • Cody Holstein
    Cody Holstein 8 months ago

    I’m Looking for a new Phone right now it’s hard now a days I Really Enjoy Both Apple and Samsung.

    • Cody Holstein
      Cody Holstein 8 months ago

      I have the IPhone 7 Plus right now been waiting for a upgrade but having a difficult time deciding

  • Joshua Black
    Joshua Black 8 months ago +1

    It sounds like your just more of an iPhone user which I get, the the ecosystem that apple has is pretty hard to get out of. I recently switched to the s10 and it's honestly been pretty disruptive not having the apple ecosystem.

  • ankit jain
    ankit jain 8 months ago

    S10e or XR n why?

  • Brian
    Brian 8 months ago +1

    I have them both and after months of testing, I found Android to be too annoying. You have to tinker with software just to get a simple task done. iOS just works seamlessly. For example, on Android, you receive a pic. text and it just says downloading. So, you have to shut off the WiFi to get the pic. via MMS. iPhone, just works, no tinkering.

  • peanut butter
    peanut butter 8 months ago

    lol lot more fun, those tweaks costumizability blah blah stop mattering after 2 days. dont even care about tht camera tweaks.but the s10 is a great phone, specially the peach white colour.

  • Martin Grant
    Martin Grant 8 months ago +4

    Been an iphone user since it started from the very first 3g one , I never thought I'd switch to dark side but I got the s10 plus now I'd never go back .

  • El Chido
    El Chido 8 months ago

    geek benchmark don't mean nothing, iPhone loses with its boring software.

  • Destroyer007
    Destroyer007 8 months ago

    so basically just the build?

  • Destroyer007
    Destroyer007 8 months ago

    s10 destroyed that iphone in speed test

  • Ser Humano
    Ser Humano 8 months ago +3

    I carry a note 8 and a XS max. Don’t ask 😂

  • lucious
    lucious 8 months ago +31

    No no no the s10+ is 🔥🔥🔥 sorry had both and the Samsung was a clear winner.

    • ProhunterX1 G
      ProhunterX1 G 8 months ago +5

      @Himanshu Gupta funny cause the commenter and the one who said iPhone are two different people.

      KING COBRA 8 months ago

      No response lol

    • Himanshu Gupta
      Himanshu Gupta 8 months ago

      ButtersTheGun_XBOX so why you saying that samsung is clear winner

    • ButtersTheGun_XBOX
      ButtersTheGun_XBOX 8 months ago

      iPhone for me

    • Himanshu Gupta
      Himanshu Gupta 8 months ago

      in camera and performance which one is better according to you?

  • Not your Business
    Not your Business 8 months ago +9

    Man the s10 is soooo much better when it comes to videos

  • Lourdes Fernandez
    Lourdes Fernandez 8 months ago +8

    Watching this on my s10+! Just got my phone and I love it!!

  • Yalçın Kuş
    Yalçın Kuş 8 months ago


  • Paul Howe
    Paul Howe 8 months ago

    Bixby Button, funky One UI, curved screen are negatives for me. Why can’t Samsung just use stock Android with a few of the Samsung apps, and stop trying to shove Bixby down our throats. There are better Android phones, Pixel or OnePlus are better Android options. In real world use the difference between cat 16 and cat 20 modems is almost a non factor. There isn’t a carrier in the world that has more than 3-4 carrier aggregation LTE networks.

    • Paul Howe
      Paul Howe 8 months ago

      My Pixel XL 2 and Xs Max seem to perform almost identical with LTE signal and speeds. Maybe the S10 is better than both of those phones, I tried the S10 for a week but the software was a dealbreaker, don’t like curved screens either.

    • Nick Ackerman
      Nick Ackerman  8 months ago

      Thanks for sharing your take on the Samsung setup, I can understand why some would prefer a cleaner Android version. But I disagree on the signal strength and modems. In real world use the XS Max has had terrible reception for me in the same areas the S10 plus would hold on strong and this is in a major metropolitan city

  • Daniel Easy
    Daniel Easy 8 months ago

    It seems like you just like iPhone more

  • Ken Cavallo
    Ken Cavallo 8 months ago

    For anyone who's considering jumping ship from Apple to the S10. Don't. I just bought one, and do you know what this thing did to me this morning? It got stuck in an update loop, and installed the same update 4 times before finally releasing me on my way. The Google app which came PRE-INSTALLED on the phone was corrupted and wouldn't even start. The Facebook bloatware can't be removed, nor can any of the useless duplicate Samsung apps. The contstant quasi-advertising popups, the need to manually update core software... and all the while Google Play services hums in the background chewing through battery. The hardware is incredible, but as always, the sheer bugginess and unreliability will be maddening to a iOS user.

  • TrueLojic
    TrueLojic 8 months ago

    I think iPhones are better long term for how they get way more software updates and it’s usually easy to find an Apple store if service is needed

  • R joseph
    R joseph 8 months ago +1

    LOL Apple fanboy. What a joke

  • Ajith Khan
    Ajith Khan 8 months ago

    Note 9 squad?

  • Петър
    Петър 8 months ago +1

    Phone you can not move the icons you do not praise me, you can not see your wallpaper🤣

  • VSCO Enlight
    VSCO Enlight 8 months ago +1

    But could the IPhone XS Max out power the S10 plus, in Fortnite?

    • Radd
      Radd 8 months ago

      This comment is cancer

  • cwrager84
    cwrager84 8 months ago +2

    I'm so glad you mentioned the 90% battery rule with these phones. I'm currently carrying both of them and my SIM card seems to go back and forth between them all the time. One thing I have always noticed though is how it seems like the XS Max stays at 100% for so long and then slowly drops to 90% and on the flip the S10+ drops to 90% fairly quickly. I knew the S10+ had the better battery life but was so thrown off by the percentages on the phones. I'm glad you broke down what was happening with that and it makes a lot more sense now. I wish I could pick one of these phones and stick with it but I'm in that awkward situation of where the S10+ is definitely a much more fun phone BUT those small little perks of the Apple ecosystem that you use daily without thinking about it keeps me so torn. Total first world problems I know but I love all things tech especially with smartphones.

  • Srasri Kritkrathok
    Srasri Kritkrathok 8 months ago

    Mom Like Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Mom Like "1TB"

  • Srasri Kritkrathok
    Srasri Kritkrathok 8 months ago

    I Love a IPhone Xs Max Highlights... 🙂👍

  • Loso 82
    Loso 82 8 months ago

    Samsung has been in front since the note 8 with overall user experience.

  • Brenden Shaw
    Brenden Shaw 8 months ago

    I have the s10 e and love it

  • jasmine Kh
    jasmine Kh 8 months ago

    Let jump to fact development love iPhone ever single experience using apps was far better than Samsung when it come to freedom Samsung win dont forget iphone resell value high

  • 亗- JOKER_AE -亗
    亗- JOKER_AE -亗 8 months ago

    i will upgrade from iPhone XS Max to S10 5G

  • Tim Custer
    Tim Custer 8 months ago +2

    I love how iPhone software is always better then android and will last in the long run

  • jordan luckett
    jordan luckett 8 months ago

    but ya the next time I have a prob with my phone ill let the expert nick know def sike

  • jordan luckett
    jordan luckett 8 months ago

    the internet is just a place for mellow drama

  • jordan luckett
    jordan luckett 8 months ago

    I have an iPhone 7 that just sits in an backpack all day and don't use really at all just to make phone calls

  • jordan luckett
    jordan luckett 8 months ago

    I used to think the iphones were cool when they first came out with 3gs and now that im in my twentys I could care less

  • Itchy Bum
    Itchy Bum 8 months ago

    The S10 plus is far better and cheaper than XS max. If you are stuck in the Apple system get the XR it's the cheaper brick better battery than max too.

  • Adnan Lichevski
    Adnan Lichevski 8 months ago

    Nick a little help here. Today I noticed my xs max is much brighter then the s10 plus. Do you have the same issue? If you have some free time please answer.

  • Musadeq ahmad
    Musadeq ahmad 8 months ago +1

    Samsung galaxy s10+ is the best phone on the world!!

  • Joshua Duca
    Joshua Duca 8 months ago +1

    Both are nice but I like Samsung

  • Joshua Duca
    Joshua Duca 8 months ago +1

    Yeah Samsung still beats apple even it's expensive logo in the back

  • Joshua Duca
    Joshua Duca 8 months ago +1

    I hate iPhone because it's so expensive and not really friendly I should trust Samsung than apple

  • Joshua Duca
    Joshua Duca 8 months ago

    I got a30 looks like s10 plus design and display

  • LuckyGhost18
    LuckyGhost18 8 months ago +1

    I feel from the future w the xs max.

  • Louisville
    Louisville 8 months ago

    Using prism blue s10+ I have had every s series since the s5 to s10+ and will stick with Samsung

  • Nick Hudson
    Nick Hudson 8 months ago

    Watching on my s10 ♡

  • Dragon Saga PvP
    Dragon Saga PvP 8 months ago

    After 6 months the s10 is just the better phone for the price. Its actually around 700€ and the xs max is still 1000+

  • deepti maryson
    deepti maryson 8 months ago

    I already have s10 plus

  • Chris Ollett
    Chris Ollett 8 months ago +2

    If I didn't have AirPods and the Series 4 Apple Watch I'd probably switch to the S10+ lol

  • Slumber4Life ™
    Slumber4Life ™ 8 months ago +4

    S10 with snapdragon 855 lose to iPhone xs max in term of performance benchmark ?? Really huh ??

    • Camera Bump, Pimple, Tumor, Wart, or Cyst? Ghb
      Camera Bump, Pimple, Tumor, Wart, or Cyst? Ghb 8 months ago

      @Austin Bables But other hardware specs like a faster LTE, more RAM, Wi-Fi 6, is what makes the Galaxy S10 have more balanced specs without a waste of space in the phone with performance that is never used.

    • Austin Bables
      Austin Bables 8 months ago

      Nick Hudson it really is slower
      4472 single core 10837 multi core:Samsung
      4784 single core 11136 multi core:iPhone XR(mine)
      They are so close because they are on the same process 7nm.

    • Camera Bump, Pimple, Tumor, Wart, or Cyst? Ghb
      Camera Bump, Pimple, Tumor, Wart, or Cyst? Ghb 8 months ago

      Does just the benchmark really make a phone better?

    • Nick Hudson
      Nick Hudson 8 months ago

      typing from my s10 rn

    • Nick Hudson
      Nick Hudson 8 months ago

      apple got him brainwashed LOL

  • MoHd AsHraf
    MoHd AsHraf 8 months ago +1

    iPhone XS way better and powerful. Ez 4 iphone

  • Mugiwara Sanji
    Mugiwara Sanji 8 months ago

    Why does everyone compare iPhone to Samsung?) If you prefer Android take the Samsung, if you prefer ios take the iPhone. Can we just agree on that?

  • I LightenStar I
    I LightenStar I 8 months ago +1

    We need your opinion, not personal preference.

  • Tech Bistro
    Tech Bistro 8 months ago +1

    Biased review. You were leaning towards XS max since the begining.

  • Deanta Smith
    Deanta Smith 8 months ago

    Just bought the s10 plus switched from iPhone. just have a couple things I don't like about it. Like when I view videos from internet why I can't zoom in. Why I can't see my notifications from lockscreen without pressing something

    • Dami Fash
      Dami Fash 8 months ago

      You can change the notification part in settings....