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Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

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Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) - for China GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
  CDMA 800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2342 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - SM-G998U1
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66 - A2411, A2412
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2410
5G Network 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261 Sub6/mmWave - A2342 2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-G998U1
  1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79 Sub6 - A2410, A2411, A2412
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
Launch
Announced 2020, October 13 2021, January 14
Status Available. Released 2020, November 13 Available. Released 2021, January 29
Body
Dimensions 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm (6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 in) 165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm (6.5 x 2.98 x 0.35 in)
Weight 228 g (8.04 oz) 227 g (Sub6), 229 g (mmWave) (8.01 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), stainless steel frame Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM, dual stand-by)
 IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)
Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Stylus support
Display
Type Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, Dolby Vision, 800 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak) Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1500 nits (peak)
Size 6.7 inches, 109.8 cm2 (~87.4% screen-to-body ratio) 6.8 inches, 112.1 cm2 (~89.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1284 x 2778 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~458 ppi density) 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~515 ppi density)
Protection Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
 Wide color gamut
True-tone
Always-on display
Platform
OS iOS 14.1, upgradable to iOS 14.5.1 Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm) Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International
Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) - USA/China
CPU Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm) Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680) - USA/China
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics) Mali-G78 MP14 - International
Adreno 660 - USA/China
Memory
Card slot No No
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 512GB 6GB RAM 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 16GB RAM
 NVMe UFS 3.1
Main Camera
Modules 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)
108 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/1.33", 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
10 MP, f/4.9, 240mm (periscope telephoto), 1/3.24", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom
10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto), 1/3.24", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, Super Steady video
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama) LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 10‑bit HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), stereo sound rec. 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
Selfie Camera
Modules 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6"
SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
40 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.7µm, PDAF
Features HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No No
  32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
Comms
WLAN 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 5.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared port No No
Radio No FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
USB Lightning, USB 2.0 USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 Siri natural language commands and dictation
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
Battery
Type Li-Ion 3687 mAh, non-removable (14.13 Wh) Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging 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
Stand-by Up to 20 h (multimedia)
Talk time
Music play Up to 80 h
Misc
Colors Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, Phantom Brown
SAR 0.77 W/kg (head)     1.02 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.99 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)     0.71 W/kg (head)     1.58 W/kg (body)    
Models A2411, A2342, A2410, A2412, iPhone13,4 SM-G998B, SM-G998B/DS, SM-G998U, SM-G998U1, SM-G998W, SM-G998N, SM-G9980
Price $ 1,099.00 / £ 999.00 / € 1,149.92 / ₹ 125,900 $ 899.00 / £ 949.99 / € 975.00 / ₹ 95,689
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 638584 (v8)
GeekBench: 4240 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 55fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 657150 (v8)
GeekBench: 3518 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 33fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
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Loudspeaker -23.8 LUFS (Very good) -25.5 LUFS (Very good)
Battery life Endurance rating 95h Endurance rating 114h

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