Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Huawei Mate 40 Pro+: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Huawei Mate 40 Pro+. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.3 Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.6 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 8.7 Design & Materials 8.8 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 8.3 Performance & Hardware 9.1 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 9.1 Camera 9.3 Camera
Connectivity score 9.2 Connectivity 9.0 Connectivity
Battery score 7.8 Battery 7.3 Battery

User reviews

User score
8.3
15 opinions
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Summary

Inches 6.7" 6.76"
Resolution QHD
Usable surface 87% useful 94% useful
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 18.5:9
Dimensions 78.1 mm
160.8 mm
7.4 mm
75.5 mm
162.9 mm
9.1 mm
Weight 226 g 212 g
Micro A14
Hexa-Core
Kirin 9000
Octa-Core
RAM 6 GB RAM 12 GB RAM
Storage 128 GB 256 GB
AnTuTu 577.532
v8
772.000
v9
Battery 3687 mAh 4400 mAh
Main Camera 1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.6
IMX603
2 3
1
52 Mpx · ƒ/1.9
IMX700
2 3 4
Selfie Camera SELF 12 Mpx · ƒ/2.2 SELF 13 Mpx · ƒ/2.4
Bands
OS iOS 14 Android 11

Brand

Brand Apple Huawei
Aliases A2411 NOP-AN00

Release Date

Release date October 2020,
6 months ago
October 2020,
5 months ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global China

Design & Materials

Structure

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
Size
78.1 mm
160.8 mm
7.4 mm
Print 3D Model
75.5 mm
162.9 mm
9.1 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 226 g 212 g
Usable surface 87 % 94 %
Materials Glass, Aluminium Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance IP68 IP68
Colors
Blue

Gold

Silver

Gray
Black

White

Screen

Diagonal 6.7" 6.76"
Type Oled Oled
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 18.5:9
Resolution QHD
1284 x 2778 px
1344 x 2772 px
Density 458 Pixels per inch 456 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • 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
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Refresh rate 90 Hz
  • Touch sampling rate 240 Hz
  • HDR
  • DCI-P3
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Dual Edge display
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

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

Processor

Model Apple A14 Bionic Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000
CPU 2x Icestorm 3.1 GHz + 4x Firestorm 1.8 GHz 1x Cortex-A77 3.13 GHz + 3x Cortex-A77 2.54GHz + 4x Cortex-A55 2.05GHz
Type Hexa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 5 nm 5 nm
Frequency 3.1 GHz 3.13 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Apple 4-core graphics processing unit A14 GPU ARM Mali-G78 24 cores

RAM

RAM 6 GB 12 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM RAM LPDDR5

Storage

Capacity 128 GB 256 GB
Type -- Huawei SFS 1.0
SD Slot No No

Security

Fingerprint No Yes, in screen

Sensors

Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • LiDAR Scanner
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Gravity
  • RGB
  • Infrared face recognition sensor

Others

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

User reviews

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

Main

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

Standard

Standard
Resolution 12 Mpx 52 Mpx
Sensor Sony IMX603 Sony IMX700
Type CMOS CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 1.6 ƒ/ 1.9
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.70 µm 1.22 µm
Pixel Binning -- 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size -- 1/1.28
2
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
12 Mpx
20 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX372
Sony IMX718
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 2.3
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
--
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/3.4
--
3
Camera type

Telephoto lens

Telephoto lens
Resolution
12 Mpx
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX590
Unknown
Type
CMOS
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
--
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
--
4
Camera type
--

Telephoto lens
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 4.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Pixel Binning
--
Sensor size
--

Features

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

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 12 Mpx 13 Mpx
Sensor Sony IMX514 Unknown
Type CMOS --
Aperture ƒ/ 2.2 ƒ/ 2.4
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
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DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score
130
Mobile
138
Photo
113
Video
139
Mobile
144
Photo
115
Video

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
8.9
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Quality of nighttime photos
8.8
--
Quality of selfies
9.3
--
Does it have a powerful flash?
9.3
--
Number of reviews
15 opinions
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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)
  • n1 (2100)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n5 (850)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n8 (900)
  • n28b (700)
  • n28a (700)
  • n38 (2600)
  • n40 (2300)
  • n41 (2500)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
  • n79 (4700)
  • n80 (1800)
  • n84 (2100)
4G LTE
  • 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)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B9 (1800)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
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)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
2G
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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
  • Nano SIM

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
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.1 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.2
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LDAC
  • SBC

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • QZSS
  • Galileo
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • QZSS
  • GPS (L1+L5)
  • GLONASS (L1)
  • BeiDou (B1)
  • Galileo (E1+E5a)
  • BeiDou (B2)
  • NavIC System

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

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

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American measurement

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

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Others

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

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.5
--
Quality of the GPS
9.1
--
And the WiFi?
9.1
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Number of reviews
15 opinions
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Battery

Battery

Capacity
3687 mAh
4400 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
20.0W
Yes,
66.0W
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 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
15 opinions
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Software

Software

Operating System
  • iOS 14
    iOS 14 , 9 months ago
  • Android 11
    Android 11 , 7 months ago
Google Services (official) -- No

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 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?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 29%
    Every six months
  • 71%
    Every two months or less
--
Number of reviews
15 opinions
--

Prices

Prices

Prices

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

Prices

Prices for the version CN  •  12GB  •  256GB Change