Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Samsung Galaxy A70 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

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

Display

Size:

6.2 inches
6.7 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 531 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2778 x 1284 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 458 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

83.68 %
85.97 %
87.45 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630
Adreno 612
Yes

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB, available to use: 108.3 GB
128GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
iOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
4500 mAh
3687 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
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: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.7 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)
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
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2.5x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 65 mm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; 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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
32 MP
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm)
6.47 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (160.84 x 78.09 x 7.39 mm)

Weight:

6.67 oz (189.0 g)
6.46 oz (183.0 g)
8.03 oz (228.0 g)

Materials:

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

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue, Polaris blue
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Cellular

5G:

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), 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), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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+), 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), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
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 Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

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, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, 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)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 11, 2018
Mar 28, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG965U link
A3LSMA705FN link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.36 W/kg
0.26 W/kg

Body:

0.79 W/kg
0.25 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg
0.38 W/kg

Phablet:

3.94 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 840
$ 1100

In The Box:

25W charger
USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2018
Mar 26, 2019
Oct 13, 2020
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