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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB) vs Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra vs Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max XSamsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)18Points
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3088

108
MP

40mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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07PointsApple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra X
Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
6.7"
OLED

1290x2796

48
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

4323
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 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 S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)vsiPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)7 Advantages Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+228 grams (7.98 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs240 grams (8.4 ounces)
+1440x3088 pixels23%
Higher resolution screen
vs1290x2796 pixels
+501 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs460 PPI
+6.8"1%
Larger screen
vs6.7"
+(quad camera) 108MP + 10MP + 10MP + 12MP94%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP
+(front) 40MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh16%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4323 mAh
+45W67%
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.
vs27W
+Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Best output for headset
vsproprietary audio output
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
3GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.46GHz 64bit Hexa-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
UFS 3.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.85 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
Aluminum frame, glass front/backvs+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
5.2 + A2DP/LEvs+5.3 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.3 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

35 Common items in both devices
128GB (100GB available) / 128GB (108GB available)
Dynamic AMOLED / Super Retina XDR OLED
HDR10+ / Dolby Vision/HDR10
120Hz
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
+28 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
ModelGalaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S22 Ultra 5G SM-S908U (Snapdragon)iPhone 14 Pro Max (A2651, A2893, A2894, A2895, A2896)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release date2/25/2022, Announced: 2/9/20229/16/2022, Announced: 9/7/2022
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.85 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)77.9 x 163.3 millimeters (3.07 x 6.43 in)77.6 x 160.7 millimeters (3.06 x 6.33 in)
Weight228 grams (7.98 ounces)240 grams (8.4 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
System versionAndroid 12iOS 16
Firmware updateAndroid 13feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 4.1 / 5.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (SM8450) (4nm)64bit - Apple A16 Bionic (4nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
3GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X2
2.5GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A710
1.79GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A510
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.46GHz Dual-Core Everest
2GHz Quad-Core Sawtooth
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)Apple GPU (5-core)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 940012 (v9)
Geekbench: 3657 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 37fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (100GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (108GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper Retina XDR OLED
Screen size6.8" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3088 pixels1290x2796 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)501 PPI460 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusCeramic Shield
Refresh rate120Hz120Hz
Display features1750nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
1000nits[typ], 2000nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10
Wide color gamut
True-tone
Oleophobic coating screen
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Maximum download/upload5000/1920 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20
VoLTE
A2894, A2895, A2896 version:
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)
A2651, A2893 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, 53)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 41, 66, 71)
mmWave (260, 261)
A2894, A2895, A2896 version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 70, 77, 78, 79)
A2651 version:
SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 53, 66, 70, 71, 77, 78, 79, 258, 260, 261)
A2893 version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 53, 66, 70, 71, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
108 megapixels
10MP periscope telephotof/4.9230mm1/3.52"1.12µmPDAFOIS10x-optical-zoom
10MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.52"1.12µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm120°1/2.55"1.4µmPDAFSuper-Steady
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.877mmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm120°1.4µmdual-pixelPDAF
0.3MP TOF 3DLiDAR-scanner
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/1.33" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
1080p@240fps
ProRes RAW
Cinematic mode

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)40 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
Front camera resolution7296x5472 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/2.82" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size0.7µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Stereo sound
Dolby Atmos
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot 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 S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorproprietary audio output
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.3 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4323 mAh
Charger, watts45W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
27W 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 S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice 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: Phantom Black, White, Burgundy, Green, Graphite, Red, Sky Blue
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- Samsung DeX
- Stylus pen: 2.8ms latency (Bluetooth)
- Colors: Space Black, Silver, Gold, Deep Purple
- Face ID
- Apple Pay
- MagSafe

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U 128GB)Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.18W/kg (head), 0.98W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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