Apple iPhone XS Max vs Asus ZenFone 6 (2019)

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Display

Display size

6.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1242 x 2688 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

458 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

84.29 %
83.82 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera, Swivel

Main camera

12 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

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: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Focal Length: 11 mm

Flash

Quad LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features

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

Front

7 megapixels
 

Features

Wide Angle, 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)
6.26 x 2.97 x 0.36 inches (159.1 x 75.44 x 9.1 mm)

Weight

7.34 oz (208 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.70 oz (190 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 68
 

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Silver

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

512 GB, not expandable
256 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 2000 GB

OS

iOS (12.x)
Android (9.0 Pie), ASUS Zen UI

Battery

Capacity

3179 mAh
5000 mAh

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
33.30 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
26.0 days (624 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Internet use

 
 

Wi-Fi

 
21 hours

Music playback

65.00 hours
 

Video playback

15.00 hours
24.00 hours

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, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 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 Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Vibration
Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T4
M4, T4

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

Lightning
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2018
Apr 16, 2019

FCC ID value: BCG-E3219A link
FCC ID value: MSQI01WD link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body

1.00 W/kg
0.93 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.00 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
18W wall charger, USB type-C cable, SIM eject tool, 3.5 mm earphones, Silicon tips for the earphones, User guide,

MSRP price

$ 1449
 
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