The competition between iOS and Android has long been existing, with Apple iPhones topping the nation’s favourite in the last decade. However, with close runners up being Samsung and not far behind Google’s Pixel – which one truly is the best value for money?

We here at NetVoucherCodes have decided to compare the latest versions of our 3 contenders. Using a selection of our fantastic mobile partners we want to find you the best possible Tariff at the most affordable price so you can decide yourself which is most affordable.

What’s more, we proudly feature a selection of money-saving deals and Voucher Codes to use online at our selected stores –, ID Mobile and Affordable Mobiles to help you make even further savings and reduce the monthly cost of your phone bill.

We’ve compiled a list of each devices specifications so you can compare which you think is technically up to scratch.

Apple iPhone XS

The all new iPhone XS is the latest edition of the Apple iPhone and boats some all new max features including a 6.5-inch Super Retina Display Screen with custom built OLED panels. The HDR display provides one of the industry’s best colour accuracy, true blacks and impeccable brightness.

  • Advanced Face ID feature allows you to unlock your iPhone screen, log into apps and pay with just a glance.
  • The XS features an A12 Bionic chip including a next-generation Neutral Engine which uses real-time machine learning to transform the way you experience photos, gaming and more.
  • Take your selfies and portraits using the 12MP dual-camera system which makes your pictures next level quality using Portrait Lighting, Enhance Bokeh and all-new depth control.
  • The Device is installed with the latest iOS 12 – Apple’s most advanced mobile operating system including powerful new tools which make the iPhone more personal than ever.
  • The XS is also Splash, Water and Dust Resistant with Rated IP68.
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery and Wireless charging is available on the XS (works with Qi chargers 10).

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Phone lovers who have been eager to get their hands on the latest tech will be happy to see the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus! Boasting it’s deluxe screen, cutting-edge processing power and market leading camera, the S9 really is a contender in the mobile market.

  • Enjoy a 6.2 Inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display screen with curved edges and 1440 X 2960 resolution.
  • Features built in AKG surround sound with Dolby Atmos.
  • The S9 guarantees impeccable image quality with it’s dual 12 megapixel sensors including image stabilisation, 4K video recording, auto HDR and slow-mo features. Turn yourself into an Emoji or enjoy the high-quality 8 megapixel auto-focus snapper on the front for superior selfies and video chat. If taking pictures are your thing, the S9 Plus has got you covered.
  • A cutting-edge Exynos 9810 octa-core processor is installed along with 6GB RAM and Android Oreo ensuring everything you do on the Galaxy S9 is super fast inducing streaming and downloads.
  • The phone is IP68-rated waterproof against splashes and spills.
  • Features unbeatable security with the Iris Scanner that can unlock your screen, verify your samsung account, sign into web pages and more. You can also use the built-in fingerprint scanner.
  • Built-in wireless charging means your phone stays powered for longer.
  • It boats 128GB of Internal Memory plus you can add up to 256GB using a MicroSD card.
  • Pay Contactless using Samsung Pay.

Google Pixel 3

The Google Pixel 3 – the latest edition of Google Mobile has certainly found its place within the Mobile Industry with their newest device packed with outstanding technology which really give both the iPhone XS and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus a run for their money.

  • Boasts a 5.5 inch display screen with resolutions of 1080 x 2160 pixels and run on Android v9.0 Operating system.
  • Powered by Octa Core processor paired with 4GB of Ram.
  • 12.2 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor Camera with a supporting resolution of 4032 x 3024 pixels. The front camera is powered by a CMOS image sensor also. Other features include Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
  • 64GB Storage with the option to expand.
  • The new design is one which fans love the most – the Pixel 3 is 7.9mm Slim and weighs 148 grams.
  • Features Dual Front-Firing stereo speakers for a stunning audio sound.
  • Powered by a 2915 mAH battery and includes Qi wireless charging
  • Made with an Aluminium frame + hybrid coating
  • Built for VR to work with Google Daydream View headset

Whilst for many it’s down to opinion and not fact, it’s interesting to know that each mobile phone only slightly vary when it comes to their exact specifications. However, with the power of marketing it’s clear to see in our table that price points vary considerably! Which do you prefer?

Based on retailers recommended Pay Monthly Deal

Apple iPhone XS Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Google Pixel 3 02 – Apple iPhone XS 64GB – Colours Available

£34pm / 2 Years

15GB data

Unlimited mins

Unlimited texts

£410 Upfront Cost

EE – Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 128GB – Colours Available

£29pm / 2 Years

4GB data

Unlimited mins

Unlimited texts

£270 Upfront Cost

02 – Google Pixel 3 64GBColours Available

£34pm / 2 years

15GB data Unlimited mins Unlimited texts

£175 Upfront Cost

ID Mobile Apple iPhone XS 64GB – Colours Available

£44.99pm / 2 Years

5GB Data

2000 Minutes

Unlimited Texts

£250 Upfront Cost

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 64GB – Colours available

£29.99pm / 2 Years

5Gb Data

Unlimited mins

Unlimited texts

£300 Upfront Cost

Affordable Mobiles EE – Apple iPhone XS 64GB – Colours Available

£67pm / 2 Years

(£24 Cashback incl)

50GB Data

Unlimited mins

Unlimited texts

£0 Upfront Cost  

3 – Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 64GB – Colours available

£53pm / 2 Years

Unlimited Data

Unlimited mins

Unlimited texts

£0 Upfront Cost