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Samsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V) vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A71 5G vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max XSamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)13Points
Samsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A71 5G X
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
6.7"
OLED

1284x2778

12
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3687
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (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!

Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)vsiPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)18 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+185 grams (6.48 ounces)22%
Lighter
vs226 grams (7.91 ounces)
+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP137%
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
+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
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh22%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3687 mAh
+25W25%
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
+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+3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
128GB (106GB available)vs+256GB (242GB available)128%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)9%
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
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1284x2778 pixels38%
Higher resolution screen
393 PPIvs+457 PPI16%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
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.
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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

29 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED Plus / Super Retina XDR OLED
60Hz
16 million
6.7"
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
ModelGalaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A71 SM-A716VTKMVZW (Verizon)iPhone 12 Pro Max A2342, A2410, A2411, A2412
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateJuly, 2020October, 2020
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)75.5 x 162.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.4 in)78.1 x 160.8 millimeters (3.07 x 6.33 in)
Weight185 grams (6.48 ounces)226 grams (7.91 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10iOS 14
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 15
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)
CPU processorOcta-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:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Icestorm
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 620Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (242GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLED PlusSuper Retina XDR OLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.3% (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)393 PPI457 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Ceramic Shield
Display features60Hz60Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
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 Mbps5000/200 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
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (2, 4, 5, 13, 66)
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 networkmmWave (260, 261)A2342 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-A, 5G NRGPRS, 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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
(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 size1/1.72" 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 cameraSamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
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
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
RadioFM (RDS)Not 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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
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 wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube Sliver, Prism Cube Blue
- One UI 2
- 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
AnTuTu: 638584 (v8)
Geekbench: 4240 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 55fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh3687 mAh
Charger, watts25W 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 rateSamsung Galaxy A71 5G UW (SM-A716V)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.5W/kg (head) | 0.78W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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