Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs Apple iPhone XS Max

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1242 x 2688 pixels

Pixel density

534 ppi
458 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

76.09 %
84.29 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; 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 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
Quad LED

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Wide Angle, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm)
6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
7.34 oz (208 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 68
IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
512 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

24.4 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 200 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iOS (12.x)

Battery

Capacity

3600 mAh
3179 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
25.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Talk time (3G)

36.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

13 hours
 

LTE

15 hours
 

Wi-Fi

15 hours
 

Music playback

66.00 hours
65.00 hours

Video playback

19.00 hours
15.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

microUSB
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Vibration

Hearing aid compatibility

M4, T3
M3, 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

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
Lightning

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2016
Sep 12, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMG935F link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3219A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.27 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Body

0.66 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.96 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 799
$ 1449
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