Apple iPhone XS Max vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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Display

Display size

6.5 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1242 x 2688 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

458 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

84.29 %
67.58 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
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, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

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

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

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

Flash

Quad LED
Quad LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

7 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

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

Design

Dimensions

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

Weight

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

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

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

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, Red

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 A12 Bionic APL1W81
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

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

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

4 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
256 GB, not expandable

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, 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)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3179 mAh
2900 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 21 h (1250 min)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 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

65.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

15.00 hours
12.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2018
Sep 07, 2016

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

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body

1.00 W/kg
1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.00 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

$ 1099
$ 969
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