Compare Galaxy S21+ 5G By SAMSUNG with iPhone 12 Pro Max By APPLE

Galaxy S21+ 5G By SAMSUNG

5g 4g 3g

Announced - 2021, January 14

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G Android smartphone. Announced Jan 2021. Features 6.7″ display, Exynos 2100 chipset, 4800 mAh battery, 256 GB storage, 8 GB RAM, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.

iPhone 12 Pro Max By APPLE

5g 4g 3g

Announced - 2020, October 13

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max smartphone. Announced Oct 2020. Features 6.7″ display, Apple A14 Bionic chipset, 3687 mAh battery, 512 GB storage, 6 GB RAM, Scratch-resistant ceramic glass.

Platform

Chipset
Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) - USA/China
Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU
Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680) - USA/China
Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm)
GPU
Mali-G78 MP14 - International Adreno 660 - USA/China
Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Operating System
Android 11, One UI 3.1
iOS 14.1, upgradable to iOS 15.4.1

Network

2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only) CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) - for China CDMA 800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - SM-G996U1 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - SM-G996B
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2342 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66 - A2411, A2412 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2410
5G
2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-G996U1 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - SM-G996B
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261 Sub6/mmWave - A2342 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79 Sub6 - A2410, A2411, A2412
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps; 5G (5+ Gbps DL)
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Technology
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G

Memory

Card slot
No
No
Internal
128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM UFS 3.1
128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 512GB 6GB RAM NVMe

Main Camera

Features
LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Triple
12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS 64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55" 1.4µm, Super Steady video
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Video
[email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected], HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
[email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, 10‑bit HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), stereo sound rec.

Selfie camera

Features
Dual video call, Auto-HDR
HDR
Single
10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.24", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
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Video
[email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120fps, gyro-EIS

Phone body

Build
Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame
Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), stainless steel frame
Dimensions
161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm (6.36 x 2.98 x 0.31 in)
160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm (6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
SIM
Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs + eSIM, dual stand-by) IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins) Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Weight
200 g (Sub6), 202 g (mmWave) (7.05 oz)
228 g (8.04 oz)

Display

Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Always-on display
Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating Wide color gamut True-tone
Resolution
1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)
1284 x 2778 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~458 ppi density)
Size
6.7 inches, 107.8 cm2 (~88.3% screen-to-body ratio)
6.7 inches, 109.8 cm2 (~87.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Type
Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)
Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, Dolby Vision, 800 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak)

Sound

35mm jack
No 32-bit/384kHz audio Tuned by AKG
No
Loudspeaker
Yes, with stereo speakers
Yes, with stereo speakers

Communications

Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, LE
5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC
Yes
Yes
Radio
FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
No
USB
USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
Lightning, USB 2.0
WLan
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot

Features

Sensors
Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support) Bixby natural language commands and dictation Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Ultra Wideband (UWB) support

Battery

Charging
Fast charging 25W USB Power Delivery 3.0 Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Fast charging 22W, 50% in 30 min (advertised) USB Power Delivery 2.0 MagSafe wireless charging 15W Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 7.5W
Type
Li-Ion 4800 mAh, non-removable
Li-Ion 3687 mAh, non-removable (14.13 Wh)

Tests information

Battery life
Endurance rating 114h
Endurance rating 95h
Camera
Photo / Video
Photo / Video
Display
Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Loudspeaker
-25.8 LUFS (Very good)
-23.8 LUFS (Very good)
Performance
AnTuTu: 622276 (v8) GeekBench: 3476 (v5.1) GFXBench: 54fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 638584 (v8) GeekBench: 4240 (v5.1) GFXBench: 55fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

More information

Colors
Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gold, Phantom Red
Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
Models
SM-G996B, SM-G996B/DS, SM-G996U, SM-G996U1, SM-G996W, SM-G996N, SM-G9960
A2411, A2342, A2410, A2412, iPhone13,4
Price
$ 549.00 / € 699.00 / £ 569.00
$ 984.93 / € 1,343.03 / £ 969.00 / Rp 20,299,000
SAR
0.65 W/kg (head)     0.95 W/kg (body)
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SAR-EU
0.54 W/kg (head)     1.33 W/kg (body)
0.99 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)