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Realme 8 (64GB) vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Realme 8 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Realme 8 (64GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
23PointsApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Compare Realme 8 X
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1284x2778

12
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3687
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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8 (64GB)11 Advantages Realme 8 (64GB)vsiPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)23 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+177 grams (6.2 ounces)28%
Lighter
vs226 grams (7.91 ounces)
+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP109%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP
+(front) 16MP29%
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 (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh36%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3687 mAh
+30W50%
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.
vs20W
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
2.05Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core26%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (48GB available)vs+128GB (111GB available)131%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)8%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
HDR10vs+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1284x2778 pixels38%
Higher resolution screen
411 PPIvs+457 PPI11%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.4"vs+6.7"5%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-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
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.6 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps16 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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 wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Ceramic ShieldAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

24 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Model8 (64GB)iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Other model namesRealme 8 RMX3085 (64GB + 4GB RAM) NFCiPhone 12 Pro Max A2342, A2410, A2411, A2412
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandRealmeApple
Release dateMarch, 2021October, 2020
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 160.6 millimeters (2.91 x 6.32 in)78.1 x 160.8 millimeters (3.07 x 6.33 in)
Weight177 grams (6.2 ounces)226 grams (7.91 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Realme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11iOS 14
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G95 (12nm)64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.05Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Icestorm
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MC4 900MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (111GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1284x2778 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI457 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedCeramic Shield
Display features60Hz, 1000 nits, HDR1060Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload300/150 Mbps5000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 850/900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE 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)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedA2342 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)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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 NR
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
CallingRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
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
CameraRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.3119º16mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(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
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.73" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.7µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: 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 cameraRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot 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
ConnectivityRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
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 (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Cyber black, Punk black, Cyber silver
- Realme UI 2.0
- Back camera: Samsung HM2 sensor
- Front camera: Sony IMX471 sensor
- Stereo speakers
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Always-on display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3687 mAh
Charger, watts30W (5V/6A) Fast battery charging20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateRealme 8 (64GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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