Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
522 PPI
 

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

82.98 %
 

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Yes

RAM

6GB
6GB

Internal storage

64GB
not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI
iOS

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
 

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP
 

Features

OIS, PDAF
 

Second camera

12 MP
 

Features

Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus
Telephoto

Third camera

 
 

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Fourth camera

 
 

Features

 
ToF

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

8 MP
 

Features

Autofocus, HDR
 

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)
6.26 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (159 x 78 x 7.4 mm)

Weight

6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
 

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 

Colors

Midnight black, Maple gold, Orchid gray, Deep Sea blue
 

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), 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), 66(AWS-3)
 

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

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, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 930
 
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