Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1242 x 2688 pixels

Pixel density

437 ppi
456 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

85.73 %
84.52 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
iOS (13.x)

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3969 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

5 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Ultra-wide
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Third camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

25 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

 
Digital image stabilization (EIS), High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Slow-motion videos

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.22 x 3.06 x 0.32 inches (158 x 77.8 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
7.97 oz (226 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Gold, Silver, Space gray, Midnight green

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning connector, USB-C to Lightning cable 18W USB-C power adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

 
$ 1099
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