Apple IPhone 12 Pro Max Vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

    Apple IPhone 12 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Comparison

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    Apple Iphone 12 Pro Max
    Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
    Key Specs
    Battery
    Battery 3687 mAh 5000 mAh
    Display
    Display 6.7 inches 6.8 inches
    Front Camera
    Front Camera 12 MP 40 MP
    Processor
    Processor Apple A14 Bionic Samsung Exynos 2100
    RAM
    RAM 6 GB 12 GB
    Rear Camera
    Rear Camera 12 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP 108 MP + 10 MP + 10 MP + 12 MP
    Battery
    Capacity
    Capacity 3687 mAh 5000 mAh
    Quick Charging
    Quick Charging Yes, Fast, 20W: 50 % in 30 minutes Yes, Fast, 25W
    Removable
    Removable No No
    Type
    Type Li-ion Li-ion
    USB Type-C
    USB Type-C No Yes
    Wireless Charging
    Wireless Charging Yes Yes
    Design
    Architecture
    Architecture 64 bit 64 bit
    CPU
    CPU Hexa Core (3.1 GHz, Dual core, Firestorm + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Icestorm) Octa core (2.9 GHz, Single core, Cortex X1 + 2.8 GHz, Tri core, Cortex A78 + 2.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55)
    Chipset
    Chipset Apple A14 Bionic Samsung Exynos 2100
    Co-Processor
    Co-Processor Apple M14 motion -
    Fabrication
    Fabrication 5 nm 5 nm
    Graphics
    Graphics Apple GPU (four-core graphics) Mali-G78 MP14
    RAM Type
    RAM Type LPDDR4X LPDDR5
    Display
    Aspect Ratio
    Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 20:9
    Bezel-less display
    Bezel-less display Yes Yes with punch-hole display
    Brightness
    Brightness 800 nits 1500 nits
    Display Type
    Display Type OLED Dynamic AMOLED
    HDR 10 / HDR+ support
    HDR 10 / HDR+ support Yes Yes, HDR 10+
    Pixel Density
    Pixel Density 457 ppi 516 ppi
    Refresh Rate
    Refresh Rate 60 Hz 120 Hz
    Resolution
    Resolution 1284 x 2778 pixels 1440 x 3200 pixels
    Screen Protection
    Screen Protection Yes Corning Gorilla Glass, Glass Victus
    Screen Size
    Screen Size 6.7 inches (17.02 cm) 6.8 inches (17.27 cm)
    Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)
    Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 87.55 % 89.44 %
    Touch Screen
    Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
    Front Camera
    Autofocus
    Autofocus - Yes, Phase Detection autofocus
    Camera Setup
    Camera Setup Single Single
    Flash
    Flash Yes, Retina Flash -
    Resolution
    Resolution 12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera (23 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size) 40 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera (26 mm focal length, 2.8" sensor size, 0.7µm pixel size)
    Video Recording
    Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 24 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps 3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
    General
    Custom UI
    Custom UI - Samsung One UI
    Launch Date
    Launch Date October 18, 2020 (Official) January 27, 2021 (Official)
    Operating System
    Operating System iOS v14 Android v11
    Main Camera
    Autofocus
    Autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Laser autofocus
    Camera Features
    Camera Features Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus
    Camera Setup
    Camera Setup Triple Quad
    Flash
    Flash Yes, Dual LED Flash Yes, LED Flash
    Image Resolution
    Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels 12000 x 9000 Pixels
    OIS
    OIS Yes Yes
    Resolution
    Resolution 12 MP f/1.6, Wide Angle, Primary Camera (26 mm focal length, 1.7µm pixel size) 12 MP f/2.2, Telephoto Camera (65 mm focal length, 3.4" sensor size, 1µm pixel size) 12 MP f/2.4, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera (13 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size) 108 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle, Primary Camera (26 mm focal length, 1.33" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size) 10 MP f/4.9, Periscope Camera (240 mm focal length, 3.24" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size) 10 MP f/2.4, Telephoto Camera (70 mm focal length, 3.24" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size) 12 MP f/2.2, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera (13 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)
    Sensor
    Sensor - ISOCELL Plus
    Settings
    Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control
    Shooting Modes
    Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Burst mode Continuos Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
    Video Recording
    Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 24 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps 1280x720 @ 30 fps 7680x4320 @ 24 fps 3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 60 fps 1280x720 @ 960 fps
    Multimedia
    Audio Features
    Audio Features Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus -
    Audio Jack
    Audio Jack Lightning USB Type-C
    FM Radio
    FM Radio No No
    Loudspeaker
    Loudspeaker Yes Yes
    Network & Connectivity
    Bluetooth
    Bluetooth Yes, v5.0 Yes, v5.1
    GPS
    GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
    NFC
    NFC Yes Yes
    Network Support
    Network Support 5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G 5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
    SIM 1
    SIM 1 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
    SIM 2
    SIM 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
    SIM Size
    SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
    SIM Slot(s)
    SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
    USB Connectivity
    USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging Mass storage device, USB charging
    VoLTE
    VoLTE Yes Yes
    Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, ax/b/g/n, MIMO Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
    Wi-Fi Calling
    Wi-Fi Calling Yes -
    Wi-Fi Features
    Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot Mobile Hotspot
    Performance
    Build Material
    Build Material Back: Gorilla Glass Back: Gorilla Glass
    Colours
    Colours Gold, Silver, Graphite, Pacific Blue Phantom Silver, Phantom Black, Phantom Brown
    Height
    Height 160.8 mm Compare Size 165.1 mm Compare Size
    Ruggedness
    Ruggedness Dust proof Dust proof
    Thickness
    Thickness 7.4 mm 8.9 mm
    Waterproof
    Waterproof Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 6 meter), IP68 Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68
    Weight
    Weight 226 grams 229 grams
    Width
    Width 78.1 mm 75.6 mm
    Sensors
    Fingerprint Sensor
    Fingerprint Sensor No Yes
    Fingerprint Sensor Position
    Fingerprint Sensor Position - On-screen
    Fingerprint Sensor Type
    Fingerprint Sensor Type - Ultrasonic
    Other Sensors
    Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
    Storage
    Expandable Memory
    Expandable Memory No No
    Internal Memory
    Internal Memory 128 GB 256 GB
    Storage Type
    Storage Type NVMe UFS 3.1
    USB OTG
    USB OTG - Yes

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