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Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus


Model A2411, A2342, A2410, A2412 -
Released November 2020 January 2021
Phone Series - -


Display Type Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, 800 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak) Dynamic AMOLED
Display Size 6.7 inches, 109.8 cm 6.7 inches
Screen to Body Ratio ~87.4% screen-to-body ratio -
Resolution 1284 x 2778 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio 1080 x 2400 pixel
Pixel Density ~458 ppi density ~ 393 ppi density)
Display Colors Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue 1B
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Display Protection Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating. Dolby Vision Wide color gamut True-tone Gorilla Glass 6
Features - -


Type - Bar
Dimensions 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm (6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 in) Unknown
Weight 228 g (8.04 oz) -
Waterproof Yes Yes


CPU Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm) CPU - 1x 2.84GHz – Cortex-X1, 3x 2.42 GHz – Cortex-A78, 4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55 Exynos 2100 CPU - 1x 2.9GHz – X1 core, 3x 2.81 GHz – Cortex-A78, 4x 2.21 GHz – Cortex-A55
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics) Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 GPU - Adreno 660 Exynos 2100 - Mali-G78
RAM Memory 6GB RAM 12GB
Internal Storage 128GB, 256GB, 512GB 128GB/256GB/512GB
Card Slot No No
Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Siri natural language commands and dictation Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer


Rear Camera 12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, sensor-shift stabilization (IBIS) 12 MP, f/2.2, 65mm (telephoto), 1/3.4", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2.5x optical zoom 12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6" TOF 3D LiDAR scanner (depth) 64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
image - -
Video 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 10‑bit HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), stereo sound rec. 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS
Flash LED flash LED flash
Front Camera 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6" SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor) 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.2", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Camera Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama) LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Front Flash - -


Capacity Li-Ion 3687 mAh, non-removable (14.13 Wh) Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Placement - non-removable
Fast Charge Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 15W
Fast charging 25W USB Power Delivery 3.0 Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Wireless Charging - Yes


Operating System iOS 14.1, upgradable to iOS 14.2 Andriod 11
User Interface 3.5mm 3.5mm


Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.1, A2DP, LE
NFC Yes Yes
FM Radio No Yes
USB Lightning, USB 2.0 USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
Headphones 3.5mm 3.5mm


Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G upto 7.5Gbps


SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) Nano SIM
Dual SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China Yes
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