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Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V) vs Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A51 5G vs Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max XSamsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)11Points
Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
23PointsApple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A51 5G X
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
6.7"
OLED

1284x2778

12
MP

12mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

4373
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)

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!

Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)vsiPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)23 Advantages Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+187 grams (6.55 ounces)28%
Lighter
vs240 grams (8.4 ounces)
+(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP93%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP
+(front) 32MP160%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4373 mAh
+FM (RDS)Advantage
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
2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.23GHz 64bit Hexa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
UFS 2.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+7.65 millimeters (0.3 inches)14%
Thinner
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backvs+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
Not supportedvs+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1284x2778 pixels38%
Higher resolution screen
405 PPIvs+457 PPI13%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.5"vs+6.7"3%
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/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Virtual proximity sensorvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+20W33%
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
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+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
128GB (105GB available) / 128GB (109GB available)
Super AMOLED / Super Retina XDR OLED
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)
5G NR
+19 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
ModelGalaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A51 SM-A516VZBAVZW (Verizon)iPhone 13 Pro Max (A2641, A2643, A2644, A2645, A2484)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release date8/14/20209/24/2021, Announced: 9/14/2021
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)7.65 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)73.6 x 158.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.26 in)78.1 x 160.8 millimeters (3.07 x 6.33 in)
Weight187 grams (6.55 ounces)240 grams (8.4 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
System versionAndroid 10iOS 15
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G (SM7250-AB) (7nm)64bit - Apple A15 Bionic (5nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.4GHz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2GHz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.23GHz Dual-Core Avalanche
1.9GHz Quad-Core Blizzard
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 620 (625MHz)Apple GPU (5-Core)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 815108 (v9)
Geekbench: 4706 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 60fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (105GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (109GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper Retina XDR OLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.2% (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)405 PPI457 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Ceramic Shield
Display features60Hz120Hz, 1000nits[typ], 1200nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10
Wide color gamut
True-tone

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps5000/1024 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 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 networkLTE Cat12/13 (2, 4, 5, 13, 66)
VoLTE
LTE 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
Primary 5G networkmmWave (260, 261)Sub6 (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)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NR
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.12µm
5MP telephotof/2.440mm
5MP depthf/2.21/5.0"1.12µm
(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
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.9µm 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
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@240fps
ProRes RAW
Cinematic mode

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedStereo sound
Dolby Atmos
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)Not 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

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4373 mAh
Charger, watts15W 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

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice 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: Prism Bricks Blue
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- Colors: Silver, Graphite, Gold, Sierra Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Apple Pay
- MagSafe

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW (SM-A516V)Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.59W/kg (head), 1.32W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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