Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Asus ZenFone 7 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Apple A14 Bionic processor chipset and a battery of 3687 mAh. On other side, the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Apple A14 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
Operating System iOS 14.1 iOS 14.1
Resolution 1284 x 2778 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 64/12/8 MP
Front Camera 12 MP 64 MP
Battery 3687 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max runs on Apple A14 Bionic chipset and the processor has a total of 6 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.65 GHz Firestorm and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Icestorm. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Next-generation Neural Engine. Running on iOS 14.1 operating system.

The Apple A14 BionicBoth phones are using the same processor, Apple A14 Bionic. the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus.

Meanwhile, the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on iOS 14.1 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is carrying a Apple GPU,4 cores gpu in the interior and the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max battery capacity is 3687 mAh which is a 35.6% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, MagSafe wireless charging – 15W, Qi wireless charging – 7.5W and USB Power Delivery 3.0.
The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 and Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The device is using a OLED display with 1284 x 2778 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is a 0.4% bigger than Asus ZenFone 7 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
1200 cd/m² peak brightness 105% NTSC
2000000:1 110% DCI-P3
800 cd/m² typical brightness 2.5D curved glass screen
Capacitive 700 cd/m² outdoor brightness
Ceramic Shield 90 Hz refresh rate
Display manufacturer – Samsung Capacitive
Dolby Vision Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Haptic Touch HDR10+
HDR10 Multi-touch
Multi-touch Scratch resistant
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating SGS Eye Care Display
Scratch resistant
Super Retina XDR
True tone display
Wide color display (P3)
Wide color gamut

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Asus ZenFone 7 Pro.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Asus ZenFone 7 Pro.

The max storage capacity offered by the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro with 256 gigabytes.

Asus ZenFone 7 Pro gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 , of 26 mm , a pixel size of 1.7 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.6 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26.6 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX686 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

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Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
10x digital zoom (#2) 12x digital zoom (#3)
2.5x optical zoom (#3) 2160p @ 60 fps
5-element lens (#2) 2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection
5x optical zoom range (#3) 3x optical zoom (#3)
6-element lens (#3) 4 cm macro shooting distance(#2)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 720p @ 480 fps
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Dolby Vision HDR video recording Face detection
Exposure compensation Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14.3 mm (#2)
Face detection Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 80 mm (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) Geotagging
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 65 mm (#3) HDR
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Laser autofocus (LAF)
ISO settings Macro mode
LiDAR scanner (ToF 3D depth) Optical image stabilization
Macro mode Optical zoom
Night Mode Panorama
OIS (#3) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical image stabilization Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2)
Optical zoom Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Panorama RAW
PDAF (#3) Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3) Self-timer
RAW Sensor version – Sony IMX363 (#2)
Sapphire crystal lens cover Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2)
Scene mode Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Touch focus
Self-timer White balance settings
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/3.6″ (#2)
Sensor-shift OIS
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max comes with a 12 MP in the front.

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro has a 64 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
1080p @ 120 fps 64 MP
12 MP Aperture:f/1.8
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.2 (#2)
Cinematic video stabilization Aperture:f/2.4 (#3)
Deep Fusion auto panorama
Digital image stabilization HDR
Face detection Laser autofocus (LAF)
Face unlock Motorized flip primary camera
HDR Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Night Mode Secondary front camera – 12 MP
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination) Third front camera – 8 MP

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
EDGE Bulit-in 5G modem
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EDGE
Gigabit-class LTE with 2×2 MIMO and LAA GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 19
LTE UMTS(384 kbit/s)
LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max price is $1300 and the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro price tag is $950 (8 GB + 256 GB)

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