Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Apple iPhone XS Max

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1242 x 2688 pixels

Pixel density

401 ppi
458 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

67.58 %
84.29 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Wide Angle, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
7.34 oz (208 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Multimedia

Headphones

Lightning
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
64 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
iOS (13.x, 12.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Apple Pay

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2900 mAh
3179 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
25.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Internet use

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

60.00 hours
65.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
15.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 07, 2016
Sep 12, 2018

FCC ID value: BCG-E3087A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3219A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Body

1.10 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.13 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 969
$ 1099
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