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Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy S22+ Plus phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S22+ Plus XApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)10Points
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)
6.7"
OLED

1284x2778

12
MP

12mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

4373
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsSamsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)Compare Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max X
Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
6.6"
AMOLED

1080x2340

50
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 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 13 Pro Max (256GB)10 Advantages Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)vsGalaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 3.1
+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum frame, glass front/back
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1284x2778 pixels41%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+457 PPI17%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs390 PPI
+6.7"2%
Larger screen
vs6.6"
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(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
vs5G SA/NSA
3.23GHz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core12%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
240 grams (8.4 ounces)vs+195 grams (6.83 ounces)23%
Lighter
7.65 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)1%
Thinner
(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MPvs+(triple camera) 50MP + 10MP + 12MP98%
Higher resolution main camera
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
2300000 apps (App Store)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
4373 mAhvs+4500 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
proprietary audio outputvs+Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Best output for headset
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+USB 3.2 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
256GB (238GB available) / 256GB (218GB available)
Super Retina XDR OLED / Dynamic AMOLED
Dolby Vision/HDR10 / HDR10+
120Hz
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
+25 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
ModeliPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
Other model namesiPhone 13 Pro Max (A2641, A2643, A2644, A2645, A2484)Galaxy S22 Plus 5G SM-S906E/Dual-SIM (Snapdragon)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)BrazilColombia
(Latin America), Brazil, Colombia
BrandAppleSamsung
Release date9/24/2021, Announced: 9/14/20212/25/2022, Announced: 2/9/2022
Depth7.65 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)78.1 x 160.8 millimeters (3.07 x 6.33 in)75.8 x 157.4 millimeters (2.98 x 6.2 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)195 grams (6.83 ounces)
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

🤖 Operating System

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
System versioniOS 15Android 12
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 4.1

⚙️ Processor

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A15 Bionic (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (SM8450) (4nm)
CPUHexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.23GHz Dual-Core Avalanche
1.82GHz Quad-Core Blizzard
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X2
2.5GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A710
1.79GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A510
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU (5-Core)Qualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 815108 (v9)
Geekbench: 4706 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 60fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 886916 (v9)
Geekbench: 3528 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 68fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (238GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
256GB (218GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
Display typeSuper Retina XDR OLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1284x2778 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)457 PPI390 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCeramic ShieldGorilla Glass Victus
Refresh rate120Hz120Hz
Display features1000nits[typ], 1200nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10
Wide color gamut
True-tone
1700nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload5000/1024 Mbps5000/1920 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 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 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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)
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78)
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, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/1.8120°13mm1/3.6"PDAF
12MP telephotof/2.877mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
0.3MP TOF 3DLiDAR-scanner
(triple camera)
50 megapixels
10MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.94"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm120°1/2.55"1.4µmSuper-Steady
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.56" inches
Pixel size1.9µm pixel1µm 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
Camera extras1080p@240fps
ProRes RAW
Cinematic mode
4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
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" inches1/3.24" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
Dolby Atmos
Stereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
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

🔌 Connectivity

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputproprietary audio outputType-C reversible connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4373 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
45W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
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

➕ Other features

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Silver, Graphite, Gold, Sierra Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Apple Pay
- MagSafe
- Colors: Phantom Black, White, Pink Gold, Green, Graphite, Sky Blue, Violet, Cream
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- Samsung DeX

☢️ Radiation rate

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906E/DS 256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.96W/kg (head), 0.94W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.717W/kg (head), 1.43W/kg (body)
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