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Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB) vs Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Apple iPad Air devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPad Air X26Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1242x2688

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3969
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

8820
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


26 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)vsiPad Air 4G 64GB
 101%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
 3 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (242GB user available)vs64GB
 112%100%
+Lighter
226 grams (7.91 ounces)vs478 grams (16.73 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
 6%6%
+Higher resolution screen
1242x2688 pixelsvs1536x2048 pixels
 73%73%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
456 PPIvs264 PPI
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameravsHDR photo only main camera
 33%33%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 9 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MPvs(front) 1.2MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 8 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+iOS 13 is newer and safer
iOS 13vsiOS 8.0
 9 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Vibrating alertvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

05 Advantages Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
iPad Air 4G 64GBvsiPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
 8%8%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
 49%49%
+Larger screen
9.7"vs6.5"
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsproprietary audio output
 122%100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
8820 mAhvs3969 mAh
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
BSI sensor
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Active noise cancellation
Proprietary TV-out
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Scratch-resistant glass
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Model and physical featuresApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
ModeliPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)iPad Air 4G 64GB
Also known asiPhone 11 Pro Max A2218, A2220, A2161Apple iPad Air 4G LTE A1475 CDMA, Apple iPad 5, iPad Air 1
Country or region availableVarious (International)feature not registered
BrandAppleApple
Release dateSeptember, 2019November, 2013
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)77.8 x 158 millimeters (3.06 x 6.22 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight226 grams (7.91 ounces)478 grams (16.73 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsCeramic frame, front/back glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
Operating system (OS)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
Operating systemiOS 13iOS 7.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 8.0
HardwareApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
1.4Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4PowerVR G6430 MP4
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (242GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
64GB
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size6.5" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1242x2688 pixels1536x2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)456 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat16

A2218 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2220, A2161 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ACDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
Primary / back cameraApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
Main camera(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 13mm)
12MP telephoto (f/2.0 52mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm PDAF OIS 2x-zoom)
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
Front camera(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D
1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Midnight Green (matte)
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Dolby Vision, HDR10, 120Hz display
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
Power supply and autonomyApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3969 mAh8820 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Apple iPad Air 4G 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.16 W/Kg (head) | 1.17 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.95 W/Kg (head) | 0.99 W/Kg (body)feature not registered