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Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB) vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max XApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)12Points
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1284x2778

12
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3687
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Compare Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max X
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1242x2688

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3969
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)

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 12 Pro Max (128GB)12 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)vsiPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)4 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
+3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core15%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)9%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+1284x2778 pixels7%
Higher resolution screen
vs1242x2688 pixels
+457 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs456 PPI
+6.7"3%
Larger screen
vs6.5"
+(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP1%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
+f/1.6 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+20W11%
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.
vs18W
+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
128GB (111GB available)vs+256GB (242GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
Stainless steel body, glass front/backvs+Ceramic frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
Dual-LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
3687 mAhvs+3969 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

39 Common items in both devices
NVMe (SSD)
226 grams (7.91 ounces)
Super AMOLED
Dolby Vision/HDR10
60Hz
16 million
Digital and optical zoom
+32 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
ModeliPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Other model namesiPhone 12 Pro Max A2342, A2410, A2411, A2412iPhone 11 Pro Max A2218, A2220, A2161
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateOctober, 2020September, 2019
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)78.1 x 160.8 millimeters (3.07 x 6.33 in)77.8 x 158 millimeters (3.06 x 6.22 in)
Weight226 grams (7.91 ounces)226 grams (7.91 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass front/backCeramic frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Operating systemiOS 14iOS 13
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 14
HardwareApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Icestorm
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
256GB (242GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1284x2778 pixels (19.5:9)1242x2688 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)457 PPI456 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCeramic ShieldScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR1060Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE

A2342 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2410 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2411, A2412 versions:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
LTE 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)
Primary 5G networkA2342 version:
Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261)

A2410, A2411, A2412 versions:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, 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, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
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 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120º13mm1/3.6"
12MP telephotof/2.265mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2.5x-optical-zoom
0.3MP TOF 3DLiDAR-scanner
(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.413mm
12MP telephotof/2.052mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.7µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
Audio outputproprietary audio outputproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
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
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- 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
Power supplyApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3687 mAh3969 mAh
Charger, watts20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.16W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)0.95W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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