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Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy M30 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy M30 X23Apple 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
Compare Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max X08Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

13
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? 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!


23 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)vsGalaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
 30%30%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (242GB user available)vs64GB (50GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
NVMe (SSD)vseMMC 5.1
 5%5%
+Thinner
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Ceramic frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 32%32%
+Higher resolution screen
1242x2688 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 13%13%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
456 PPIvs403 PPI
 2%2%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs6.4"
 58%58%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MPvs(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 5MP
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 71%71%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot 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/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Scratch-resistant glassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

08 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DSvsiPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 30%30%
+Lighter
174 grams (6.09 ounces)vs226 grams (7.91 ounces)
 29%29%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsproprietary audio output
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
 26%26%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3969 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

23 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
Super AMOLED
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
5.0 version A2DP/LE
USB 2.0 Proprietary connector / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
ModeliPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
Also known asiPhone 11 Pro Max A2218, A2220, A2161Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/Dual-Sim 4GB RAM + 64GB
Country or region availableVarious (International)Latin AmericaBrazil
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2019March, 2019
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)77.8 x 158 millimeters (3.06 x 6.22 in)75.1 x 159 millimeters (2.96 x 6.26 in)
Weight226 grams (7.91 ounces)174 grams (6.09 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsCeramic frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
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)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
Operating systemiOS 13Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (242GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
64GB (50GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1242x2688 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)456 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Mobile networks and dataApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
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)
(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
Front camera(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D
16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
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
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
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: Black, Blue
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- Dolby Atmos sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3969 mAh5000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W15W
Talk timefeature not registered1860 minutes | 31 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/DS
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.16 W/Kg (head) | 1.17 W/Kg (body)0.28 W/Kg (head) | 0.39 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.95 W/Kg (head) | 0.99 W/Kg (body)feature not registered