Apple iPhone XS Max vs Google Pixel 3 XL vs Apple iPhone XS

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.3 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2688 x 1242 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 458 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 522 PPI
2436 x 1125 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 459 PPI

Technology:

OLED
Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

84.29 %
83.12 %
82.64 %

Peak brightness:

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

Features:

HDR support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 630
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity:

3179 mAh
3430 mAh
2659 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

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

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

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

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

7 MP (Wide Angle, HDR)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Autofocus)
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm)
6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (158 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

7.34 oz (208.0 g)
6.49 oz (184.0 g)
6.24 oz (177.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Space gray
Black, Pink, White
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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, 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
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

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

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 12, 2018
Aug 31, 2018
Sep 12, 2018

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3219A link
A4RG013C link
BCG-E3218A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.00 W/kg
1.35 W/kg
0.90 W/kg

Body:

1.00 W/kg
1.19 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.52 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg
1.35 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Phablet:

3.48 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1099
$ 899
$ 999

In The Box:

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Quick Switch Adapter, USB-C to USB-C cable, USB-C 18W Power adapter, Pixel USB-C earbuds, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter, SIM tool, Quick Start Guide
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 12, 2018
Oct 09, 2018
Sep 12, 2018
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