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Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB) vs Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 5C phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 5C XApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)31Points
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1242x2688

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3969
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
4"
IPS

640x1136

8
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1510
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)

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iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)31 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)vsiPhone 5C (8GB)2 Advantages Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
+2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core158%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+64GB (50GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (5GB available)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsFlash (EEPROM)
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)11%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Ceramic frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1242x2688 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
vs640x1136 pixels
+456 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+6.5"63%
Larger screen
vs4"
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+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
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+1/2.55" inches25%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.2" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP9 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+iOS 14Advantage
iOS 14 is newer and safer
vsiOS 10
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps9 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3969 mAh163%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1510 mAh
+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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+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
226 grams (7.91 ounces)vs+132 grams (4.62 ounces)71%
Lighter
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores

20 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
BSI sensor
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
ModeliPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)iPhone 5C (8GB)
Other model namesiPhone 11 Pro Max A2218, A2220, A2161Apple iPhone 5C A1507, iPhone A1456, A1529, A1532
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateSeptember, 2019September, 2013
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)77.8 x 158 millimeters (3.06 x 6.22 in)59.2 x 124.4 millimeters (2.33 x 4.9 in)
Weight226 grams (7.91 ounces)132 grams (4.62 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 (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
Operating systemiOS 13iOS 7.0
Firmware updateiOS 14iOS 10
HardwareApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)32bit - Apple A6 APL0598
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
1.3Ghz Dual-Core Swift ARM v7
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4PowerVR SGX543 MP3
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
8GB (5GB available)
Flash (EEPROM)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~59.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1242x2688 pixels (19.5:9)640x1136 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)456 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display features60Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR1060Hz
Mobile networksApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps100/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
A1532 GSM/A1532 CDMA/A1456 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1507/A1529 model:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

A1533 CDMA/A1453 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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 Cat3

A1532 GSM/A1532 CDMA model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,8,13,17,19,20,25)

A1456 model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,8,13,17,18,19,20,25,26)

A1507 model:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)

A1529 model
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2600 (38,39,40)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
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 (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.413mm
12MP telephotof/2.052mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D
1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
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 (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMPEG4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivityApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
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
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: White, Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink
- Oleophobic coating
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3969 mAh1510 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered15000 minutes | 250 hours | 10.4 days
Radiation rateApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)Apple iPhone 5C (8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.16W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)1.15W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.95W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)1W/kg (head) | 0.96W/kg (body)
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