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Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1) vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G8 Plus 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 XMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)13Points
Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2280

48
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
21PointsApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)Compare Motorola Moto G8 Plus X
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1242x2688

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3969
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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!

Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)13 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)vsiPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)21 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+188 grams (6.58 ounces)20%
Lighter
vs226 grams (7.91 ounces)
+(triple camera) 48MP + 16MP + 5MP92%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 25MP102%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3969 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
eMMC 5.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)12%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Ceramic frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
LTPS IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x2280 pixelsvs+1242x2688 pixels36%
Higher resolution screen
400 PPIvs+456 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.3"vs+6.5"3%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+18W20%
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+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+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
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
64GB (49GB available) / 64GB (50GB available)
60Hz
16 million
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
ModelMoto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G8 Plus XT2019, Motorola TrinketiPhone 11 Pro Max A2218, A2220, A2161
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)India
(Europe), (Global, International), India
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaApple
Release dateOctober, 2019September, 2019
Depth9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.83 x 158.35 millimeters (2.99 x 6.23 in)77.8 x 158 millimeters (3.06 x 6.22 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)226 grams (7.91 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontCeramic frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 13
Firmware updateAndroid 10iOS 14
HardwareMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125 (11nm)64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)1242x2688 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI456 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz60Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/100 Mbps1024/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13/5 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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 networkNot supportedNot supported
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
CallingMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.22.0um14mm117°
5MP depthf/2.21.12um
(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.413mm
12MP telephotof/2.052mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm 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 zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)25 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Cosmic Blue, Crystal Pink
- Silicone case included
- Dolby sound
- Dedicated action cam
- 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 supplyMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3969 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 daysfeature not registered
Standby19680 minutes | 328 hours | 13.7 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.16W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.95W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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