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

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy M30 XApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)23Points
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1242x2688

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3969
mAh

(Non removable)

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10PointsSamsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)Compare Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max X
Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

13
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)23 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)vsGalaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)
+2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+256GB (242GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (50GB available)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Ceramic frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1242x2688 pixels32%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+456 PPI13%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs403 PPI
+6.5"2%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP58%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 5MP
+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+18W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
226 grams (7.91 ounces)vs+174 grams (6.09 ounces)30%
Lighter
(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 16MP29%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3969 mAhvs+5000 mAh26%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

23 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
Super AMOLED
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)
ModeliPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Galaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)
Other model namesiPhone 11 Pro Max A2218, A2220, A2161Galaxy M30 SM-M305M/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
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, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)
Operating systemiOS 13Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateiOS 14Android 10
HardwareApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)
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 available)
NVMe (SSD)
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, 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)
Display resolution1242x2688 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)456 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display features60Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksApple 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 (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 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 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
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
CameraApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.413mm
12MP telephotof/2.052mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 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 on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D
16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
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
ConnectivityApple 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 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
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
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Midnight Green (matte)
- Oleophobic coating screen
- 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 supplyApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3969 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1860 minutes | 31 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy M30 (SM-M305M/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.16W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)0.28W/kg (head) | 0.39W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.95W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)feature not registered
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