If you're planning to pick up a shiny new smartphone during Black Friday, you might be tempted to compare the specs of various models. Is the iPhone XS' bionic A12 processor any better than the Samsung Galaxy Note9's Snapdragon 845? And what about cameras? Are more megapixels always better?
Well, here's the thing. While it's fun to compare specs (we're guilty of doing it ourselves), all those competing numbers are essentially meaningless. Here's why.