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Asus ROG Phone 2 512GB vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Asus ROG Phone 2 vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Asus ROG Phone 2 512GB
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

24mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Asus ROG Phone 2 X13Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
6.5"
AMOLED

1242x2688

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3969
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Asus ROG Phone 2 512GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


13 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 2 512GB
ROG Phone 2 512GBvsiPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
 12%12%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
 2 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
12GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 100%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
512GB (484GB user available)vs256GB (242GB user available)
 1%1%
+Larger screen
6.59"vs6.5"
 69%69%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 48MP + 13MPvs(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
 28%28%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2" inchesvs1/2.55" inches
 93%93%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24MPvs(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP
 17%17%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsproprietary audio output
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (under display)vsNot supported
 51%51%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
6000 mAhvs3969 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector

13 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GBvsROG Phone 2 512GB
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
NVMe (SSD)vsUFS 3.0
 6%6%
+Lighter
226 grams (7.91 ounces)vs240 grams (8.4 ounces)
 21%21%
+Thinner
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Ceramic frame, front/back glassvsAluminum frame, front/back glass
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsAMOLED
 32%32%
+Higher resolution screen
1242x2688 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 17%17%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
456 PPIvs391 PPI
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsDual LED flash
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

27 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
USB Type-C (reversible) / Proprietary TV-out
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 6 / Scratch-resistant glass
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
ModelROG Phone 2 512GBiPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
Also known asAsus ROG Phone IIiPhone 11 Pro Max A2218, A2220, A2161
Country or region availableVarious (International)Various (International)
BrandAsusApple
Release dateAugust, 2019September, 2019
Depth9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)77.6 x 170.99 millimeters (3.06 x 6.73 in)77.8 x 158 millimeters (3.06 x 6.22 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)226 grams (7.91 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassCeramic frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Asus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 13
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 672MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512GB (484GB user available)
UFS 3.0
256GB (242GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.59" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1242x2688 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)391 PPI456 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Scratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 32, 34)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
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 data networkGPRS, EDGE, 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, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple 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
Primary / back cameraAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
Main camera(dual camera)
48 megapixels
13MP ultrawide (f/2.4 11mm 125º)
(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 13mm)
12MP telephoto (f/2.0 52mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm PDAF OIS 2x-zoom)
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Front / secondary cameraAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
Front camera24 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
Connectivity and interfacesAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black
- Front/back Gorilla glass
- 120Hz display (1ms response time)
- HDR10 display
- DCI-P3 108% display
- ROG UI
- Sony IMX586 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 4.0
- USB Power Delivery 3.0 (10W)
- DTS:X Ultra sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Midnight Green (matte)
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Dolby Vision, HDR10, 120Hz display
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity6000 mAh3969 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)10V/3A=30W18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Asus ROG Phone 2 512GBApple iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.16 W/Kg (head) | 1.17 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.95 W/Kg (head) | 0.99 W/Kg (body)