Samsung Galaxy Fold vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

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Display

Size:

7.3 inches
7.6 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2152 x 1536 pixels, 362 PPI
2208 x 1768 pixels, 372 PPI
2778 x 1284 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 458 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

85.79 %
89.00 %
87.45 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Folding inside the device, HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Folding inside the device, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Front cover display:

4.6 inches, 1680 x 720 pixels, Super AMOLED, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6)
6.2 inches, 2260 x 816 pixels, AMOLED, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
Adreno 650
Yes

RAM:

12GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

512GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 461.8 GB, not expandable
256GB (UFS 3.1), available to use: 220.5 GB, not expandable
128GB (NVMe), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
iOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

4380 mAh
4500 mAh
3687 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 11.0W
Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.7 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2.5x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 65 mm

Third camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light

Front:

10 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)
10 MP (EIS, HDR)
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Folded:

10 MP
10 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.33 x 4.64 x 0.27 inches (160.9 x 117.9 x 6.9 mm)
6.27 x 5.05 x 0.27 inches (159.2 x 128.2 x 6.9 mm)
6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (160.84 x 78.09 x 7.39 mm)

Folded:

(160.9 x 62.8 x 17.1 mm)
(159.2 x 68 x 16.8 mm)

Weight:

9.74 oz (276.0 g)
9.95 oz (282.0 g)
8.03 oz (228.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Space silver, Cosmos black
Mystic black, Mystic bronze

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

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

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, 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

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

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

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0, EDR
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 07, 2019
Oct 27, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMF900U
A3LSMF916U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.41 W/kg
0.29 W/kg

Body:

0.66 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.20 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

Phablet:

3.98 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1980
$ 2000
$ 1100

In The Box:

AC adapter (quick charge), USB-C cable, Galaxy Buds, Kevlar slim case, Quick Start Guide
Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin
USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 20, 2019
Aug 05, 2020
Oct 13, 2020
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