Comparison between:
- Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
- Apple iPhone XR
- Apple iPhone XS Max

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Apple iPhone 11 Pro MaxApple iPhone XRApple iPhone XS Max
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Prices
Apple iPhone XR
Prices
Apple iPhone XS Max
Prices
Model aliasA2161
A2218
A2220
A2105
A2108
A2101
A2104

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width77.8 mm
7.78 cm
0.255 ft
3.063 in
75.7 mm
7.57 cm
0.248 ft
2.98 in
77.4 mm
7.74 cm
0.254 ft
3.047 in
Height158 mm
15.8 cm
0.518 ft
6.22 in
150.9 mm
15.09 cm
0.495 ft
5.941 in
157.5 mm
15.75 cm
0.517 ft
6.201 in
Thickness8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
8.3 mm
0.83 cm
0.027 ft
0.327 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight226 g
0.5 lbs
7.97 oz
194 g
0.43 lbs
6.84 oz
208 g
0.46 lbs
7.34 oz
Volume99.57 cm³
6.05 in³
94.81 cm³
5.76 in³
96.3 cm³
5.85 in³
ColorsGold
Space Gray
Silver
Midnight Green
Black
Red
Yellow
Blue
White
Coral
Silver
Gray
Gold
Body materialsGlass
Stainless steel
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Stainless steel
Glass
CertificationIP68IP67IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
Embedded SIM (eSIM) supportEmbedded SIM (eSIM) supportEmbedded SIM (eSIM) support
Dual nano-SIM - market dependent

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A1xEV-DO Rev. A1xEV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-FDD 600 MHz (B71)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B42)
LTE-TDD 5200 MHz (B46)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B48)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B20)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B20)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
Gigabit-class LTE with 2x2 MIMO and LAA--

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)iOS 13iOS 12iOS 12

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCApple A13 Bionic APL1W85Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Process technology7 nm7 nm7 nm
CPU-2x 2.5 GHz Vortex, 4x 1.59 GHz Tempest2x 2.5 GHz Vortex, 4x 1.59 GHz Tempest
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-128 KB + 128 KB128 KB + 128 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-8192 KB
8 MB
8192 KB
8 MB
CPU cores666
CPU frequency2650 MHz2500 MHz2500 MHz
GPU cores444
GPU frequency-1100 MHz1100 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB3 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
8-core neural engine (NPU)M12 motion coprocessor
Neural engine (8-core design)
M12 motion coprocessor
Neural engine (8-core design)

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage64 GB
256 GB
512 GB
64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
64 GB
256 GB
512 GB

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyOLEDIPSOLED
Diagonal size6.5 in
165.1 mm
16.51 cm
6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
6.5 in
165.1 mm
16.51 cm
Width2.73 in
69.25 mm
6.93 cm
2.56 in
64.99 mm
6.5 cm
2.73 in
69.25 mm
6.93 cm
Height5.9 in
149.87 mm
14.99 cm
5.54 in
140.65 mm
14.07 cm
5.9 in
149.87 mm
14.99 cm
Aspect ratio2.164:12.164:12.164:1
Resolution1242 x 2688 pixels828 x 1792 pixels1242 x 2688 pixels
Pixel density456 ppi
179 ppcm
324 ppi
127 ppcm
456 ppi
179 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area84.71 %80.28 %85.41 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Super Retina XDR
True tone display
Wide color display (P3)
Dolby Vision
HDR10
Wide color gamut
800 cd/m² max brightness
1200 cd/m² peak brightness
2000000:1 contrast ratio
Haptic Touch
Liquid Retina HD display
True Tone display
Haptic Touch
120 Hz touch-sensing
1400:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Dolby Vision
HDR10
Wide Color display (P3)
Super Retina display
True Tone display
Force Touch
120 Hz touch-sensing
1000000:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Dolby Vision
HDR10
Wide Color display (P3)

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Infrared face recognition sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Infrared face recognition sensor

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony Exmor RS--
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format1/2.55"--
Pixel size-1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-4.25 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses666
Flash typeDual LED--
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RAW
Night Mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Pixel size - 1.4 µm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26mm
1080p @ 240 fps
100% Focus Pixels
1080p @ 240 fps
Cinematic video stabilization
Continuous autofocus video
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13mm (#2)
5-element lens (#2)
Third rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 52mm (#3)
5-element lens (#3)
2x optical zoom (#3)
10X digital zoom (#3)
OIS (#3)
Focus Pixels (#3)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Quad-LED dual-tone flash
Flash type - Quad LED
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 240 fps
1080p @ 240 fps
Flash type - Quad LED
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
6-element lens (#2)
OIS (#2)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Aperturef/2.2f/2.2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.87 mm
32 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
32 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
3088 x 2316 pixels
7.15 MP
3088 x 2316 pixels
7.15 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS60 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesFace unlock--
HDR
1080p @ 120 fps
Cinematic video stabilization
720p @ 240 fps720p @ 240 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Stereo sound recording
Active noise cancellation with a dedicated microphone
Dolby Atmos
Spatial audio playback
Dolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Dolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
QZSS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackNoNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsFLAC
MP3
AAC‑LC
HE‑AAC
HE‑AAC v2
Protected AAC
Linear PCM
Apple Lossless
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos
Audible
Audible Enhanced Audio
AAX
AAX+
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsH.264
HEVC
MPEG‑4 Part 2
Motion JPEG
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3500 mAh2942 mAh3174 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time-25 h
1500 min
1 days
25 h
1500 min
1 days
3G talk time-25 h
1500 min
1 days
25 h
1500 min
1 days
Charger output power9 V / 2 A--
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi wireless charging
Wireless reverse charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Video playback - up to 20hrs
Video playback (streamed) - up to 12hrs
Audio playback - up to 80hrs
Qi wireless chargingQi wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.95 W/kg0.99 W/kg0.99 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.99 W/kg0.99 W/kg0.99 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.16 W/kg1.13 W/kg1.16 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.17 W/kg1.16 W/kg1.17 W/kg
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