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Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB) vs Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Xiaomi Black Shark 3 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Black Shark 3 XApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)17Points
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1242x2688

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3969
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17PointsXiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)Compare Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max X
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4720
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)

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)17 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)vsBlack Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)17 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
+256GB (242GB available)124%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (108GB available)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 3.0
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)28%
Thinner
vs10.4 millimeters (0.41 inches)
+Ceramic frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+1242x2688 pixels29%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+456 PPI15%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+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
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+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
2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core15%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR52 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
226 grams (7.91 ounces)vs+222 grams (7.77 ounces)2%
Lighter
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
6.5"vs+6.67"3%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP128%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches48%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 20MP62%
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
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
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 (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3969 mAhvs+4720 mAh19%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
18Wvs+65W3 times
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

24 Common items in both devices
Dolby Vision/HDR10 / HDR10+
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
+17 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
ModeliPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
Other model namesiPhone 11 Pro Max A2218, A2220, A2161小米 BlackShark 3 5G (128GB + 12GB RAM), KLE-H0, KLE-A0
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2019March, 2020
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)10.4 millimeters (0.41 inches)
Size (width x height)77.8 x 158 millimeters (3.06 x 6.22 in)77.33 x 168.72 millimeters (3.04 x 6.64 in)
Weight226 grams (7.91 ounces)222 grams (7.77 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsCeramic frame, glass front/backAluminum 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)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
Operating systemiOS 13Android 10
Firmware updateiOS 14feature not registered
HardwareApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4Qualcomm Adreno 650 587Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (242GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
128GB (108GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1242x2688 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)456 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display features60Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR1090Hz, 500 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat20
VoLTE

Global version (KLE-H0):
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)

China version (KLE-A0):
LTE (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedGlobal version (KLE-H0):
SA/NSA (78)

China version (KLE-A0):
SA/NSA (41, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
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, Voice commands
CameraApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.413mm
12MP telephotof/2.052mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.3120º
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
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)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
20 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
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 (under display)
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: Lightning Black, Armor Gray, Star Silver
- Always-on display
- Stereo speakers
- Liquid Cooling System
- Physical pop-up gaming triggers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3969 mAh4720 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
65W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (128GB/12GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.16W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.95W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)feature not registered
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