Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.5 Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.3 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 8.3 Design & Materials 8.7 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 8.1 Performance & Hardware 8.3 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 8.4 Camera 9.1 Camera
Connectivity score 8.2 Connectivity 9.2 Connectivity
Battery score 8.6 Battery 7.8 Battery

User reviews

User score
8.0
39 opinions
8.3
15 opinions

Summary

Inches 6.5" 6.7"
Resolution QHD
Usable surface 84% useful 87% useful
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9
Dimensions 77.8 mm
158.0 mm
8.1 mm
78.1 mm
160.8 mm
7.4 mm
Weight 226 g 226 g
Micro A13
Hexa-Core
A14
Hexa-Core
RAM 4 GB RAM 6 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB 128 GB
AnTuTu 522.334
v8
577.532
v8
Battery 3969 mAh 3687 mAh
Main Camera 1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
iSight Camera (11)
2 3
1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.6
IMX603
2 3
Selfie Camera SELF 12 Mpx · ƒ/-- SELF 12 Mpx · ƒ/2.2
Bands
OS iOS 14 iOS 14

Brand

Brand Apple Apple
Aliases A2218 A2411

Release Date

Release date September 2019,
1 year ago
October 2020,
6 months ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Size
77.8 mm
158.0 mm
8.1 mm
Print 3D Model
78.1 mm
160.8 mm
7.4 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 226 g 226 g
Usable surface 84 % 87 %
Materials Glass Glass, Aluminium
Resistance IP68 IP68
Colors
Gold

Silver

Gray

Green
Blue

Gold

Silver

Gray

Screen

Diagonal 6.5" 6.7"
Type Oled Oled
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9
Resolution 1242 x 2688 px QHD
1284 x 2778 px
Density 456 Pixels per inch 458 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Wide screen notch
  • Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
  • Max brightness HBM - 800 cd/m²
  • 2000000:1 contrast ratio
  • HDR10
  • DCI-P3
  • Wide Color display (P3)
  • Wide color gamut
  • True Tone display
  • Super Retina XDR
  • Dolby Vision
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Haptic Touch
  • Multi-touch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Frameless
  • Medium-sized Notch
  • Brightnes 800 cd/m² (typ)
  • Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
  • 2000000:1 contrast ratio
  • HDR
  • DCI-P3
  • Wide Color display (P3)
  • True Tone display
  • Super Retina XDR
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Frameless
  • Haptic Touch

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.5
7.4
Do you think it's a nice phone?
8.2
8.3
Is it comfortable?
7.8
8.0
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
8.6
9.5
Number of reviews
39 opinions
15 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Apple A13 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
CPU 2x Thunder 2.65 GHz + 4x Lightning 1.8 GHz 2x Icestorm 3.1 GHz + 4x Firestorm 1.8 GHz
Type Hexa-Core Hexa-Core
Manufacturing 7 nm 5 nm
Frequency 2.65 GHz 3.1 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Apple 4-core graphics processing unit A13 GPU Apple 4-core graphics processing unit A14 GPU

RAM

RAM 4 GB 6 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM LPDDR4X RAM

Storage

Capacity 64 GB 128 GB
Type -- --
SD Slot No No

Security

Fingerprint No No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • LiDAR Scanner

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
9.0
9.6
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
9.1
9.3
What's your experience been with demanding games?
9.5
9.1
Number of reviews
39 opinions
15 opinions

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Triple rear camera Triple rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 12 Mpx 12 Mpx
Sensor Apple iSight Camera (11) Sony IMX603
Type CMOS CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 1.8 ƒ/ 1.6
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.40 µm 1.70 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/2.55 --
2
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
12 Mpx
12 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Sony IMX372
Type
--
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
1.00 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
1/3.4
3
Camera type

Telephoto + portrait

Telephoto lens
Resolution
12 Mpx
12 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Sony IMX590
Type
--
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
1.00 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
--

Features

Flash Dual LED LED
Optical Stabilisation Yes Yes
Slow Motion Video Yes,
240 fps
Yes,
240 fps
Others
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Scene mode
  • RAW
  • Self-timer
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Continuous shooting
  • White balance settings
  • Face detection
  • HDR
  • Geotagging
  • Night Mode
  • 4K Video
  • Optical zoom
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Ultra stable video
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
  • Manual focus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • ISO settings
  • Continuous shooting
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • White balance settings
  • Face detection
  • RAW
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Night Mode
  • Geotagging
  • Exposure compensation

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 12 Mpx 12 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Sony IMX514
Type -- CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ -- ƒ/ 2.2
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score
124
Mobile
132
Photo
109
Video
130
Mobile
138
Photo
113
Video

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
9.0
8.9
Quality of nighttime photos
8.2
8.8
Quality of selfies
8.8
9.3
Does it have a powerful flash?
8.9
9.3
Number of reviews
39 opinions
15 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G --
  • n1 (2100)
  • n2 (1900 PCS)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n5 (850)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n8 (900)
  • n12 (700)
  • n20 (800)
  • n25 (1900)
  • n28b (700)
  • n28a (700)
  • n38 (2600)
  • n40 (2300)
  • n41 (2500)
  • n66 (1700)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
  • n79 (4700)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B11 (1500)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B21 (1500)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B42 (TDD 3500)
  • B46 (TDD 5200)
  • B48 (TDD 3600)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B42 (TDD 3500)
  • B46 (TDD 5200)
  • B48 (TDD 3600)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • eSIM
  • Nano SIM
  • eSIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.1 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • QZSS
  • Galileo
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • QZSS
  • Galileo

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- --
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

-- --

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • UMA
  • VoWiFi

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.0
9.5
Quality of the GPS
8.9
9.1
And the WiFi?
8.8
9.1
Number of reviews
39 opinions
15 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
3969 mAh
3687 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Fast charge Yes,
18.0W
Yes,
20.0W
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 10%
    Less than a day
  • 36%
    One day
  • 49%
    More than one day
  • 5%
    Two days or more
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 7%
    Less than a day
  • 27%
    One day
  • 60%
    More than one day
  • 7%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
39 opinions
15 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • iOS 14
    iOS 14 , 10 months ago
  • iOS 14
    iOS 14 , 10 months ago
Google Services (official) -- --

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 23%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 64%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 13%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 13%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 80%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 7%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 3%
    Never
  • 6%
    Once a year
  • 25%
    Every six months
  • 67%
    Every two months or less
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 29%
    Every six months
  • 71%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
39 opinions
15 opinions

Prices

Prices

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  4GB  •  64GB Change

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  6GB  •  128GB Change