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Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus XApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)12Points
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
6.7"
OLED

1284x2778

12
MP

12mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

4373
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Compare Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max X
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)

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 13 Pro Max (128GB)12 Advantages Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)vsGalaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
+3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core12%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 3.0
+7.65 millimeters (0.3 inches)3%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum frame, glass front/back
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP23%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps
+4373 mAh2%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4300 mAh
+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)
(dedicated slot)
8GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (109GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)111%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
240 grams (8.4 ounces)vs+196 grams (6.86 ounces)22%
Lighter
1284x2778 pixelsvs+1440x3040 pixels23%
Higher resolution screen
457 PPIvs+495 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.7"vs+6.8"1%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MPvs+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MP12%
Higher resolution main camera
2300000 apps (App Store)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
proprietary audio outputvs+Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Best output for headset
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
20Wvs+45W125%
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.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

32 Common items in both devices
Super Retina XDR OLED / Dynamic AMOLED
Dolby Vision/HDR10 / HDR10+
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
OIS: Optical stabilization / OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
ModeliPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
Other model namesiPhone 13 Pro Max (A2641, A2643, A2644, A2645, A2484)Samsung Galaxy Note10 Pro SM-N975U (Snapdragon)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2021August, 2019
Depth7.65 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)78.1 x 160.8 millimeters (3.07 x 6.33 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)196 grams (6.86 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant
System (OS)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
Operating systemiOS 15Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
Chipset64bit - Apple A15 Bionic (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Avalanche
2.1Ghz Quad-Core Blizzard
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP5Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
Display typeSuper Retina XDR OLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~92.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1284x2778 pixels (19.5:9)1440x3040 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)457 PPI495 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCeramic ShieldGorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, 1000 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR1060Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
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/upload5000/1024 Mbps2000/150 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (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)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79)
mmWave (258, 260, 261)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, 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 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
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 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/1.8120º13mm1/3.6"PDAF
12MP telephotof/2.877mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
0.3MP TOF 3DLiDAR-scanner
(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
0.3MP TOF
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.9µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS (2-axis): 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 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
10 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3872x2592 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 lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputproprietary audio outputType-C reversible connector
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 supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
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
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Silver, Graphite, Gold, Sierra Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay
- ProRes/Cinematic video mode
- MagSafe
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- 3D Scanner app
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4373 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
45W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.57W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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