Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs OnePlus 8 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max phone 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 OnePlus 8 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 OnePlus 8 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.65 in (inches)
Processor Apple A14 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System iOS 14.1 iOS 14.1
Resolution 1284 x 2778 pixels 1440 x 3120 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 48/48/8/5 MP
Front Camera 12 MP 16 MP
Battery 3687 mAh 4500 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.

Meanwhile, the OnePlus 8 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Multi-layer liquid cooling system. 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 OnePlus 8 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max battery capacity is 3687 mAh which is a 22% (percent) less powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the OnePlus 8 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 OnePlus 8 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, Warp Charge 30W and 3W reverse wireless charging.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the OnePlus 8 Pro is featuring a Fluid AMOLED display with 1440 x 3120 pixels and a screen size of 6.65 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is a 0.7% bigger than OnePlus 8 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max OnePlus 8 Pro
1200 cd/m² peak brightness 100% DCI-P3
2000000:1 120 Hz refresh rate
800 cd/m² typical brightness 3D curved glass screen
Capacitive Capacitive
Ceramic Shield Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Display manufacturer – Samsung Display manufacturer – Samsung
Dolby Vision HDR10+
Haptic Touch Multi-touch
HDR10 Peak brightness – 1000 cd/m²
Multi-touch Scratch resistant
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
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 OnePlus 8 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 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 OnePlus 8 Pro.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 100% smaller than the OnePlus 8 Pro with 12 gigabytes

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, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the OnePlus 8 Pro with 256 gigabytes.

OnePlus 8 Pro gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) 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 OnePlus 8 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/48/8/5 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 25 mm , a pixel size of 1.12 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

OnePlus
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max OnePlus 8 Pro
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
10x digital zoom (#2) 3x optical zoom (#3)
2.5x optical zoom (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
5-element lens (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
5x optical zoom range (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
6-element lens (#3) Autofocus
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Autofocus (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous autofocus Digital zoom
Continuous shooting Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Dolby Vision HDR video recording Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Exposure compensation Fourth rear camera – VGA ToF 3D camera
Face detection Geotagging
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) HDR
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 65 mm (#3) ISO settings
Geotagging Laser autofocus (LAF)
HDR OIS (#3)
ISO settings Optical image stabilization
LiDAR scanner (ToF 3D depth) Optical zoom
Macro mode Panorama
Night Mode Phase detection (#3)
OIS (#3) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical image stabilization Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Optical zoom RAW
Panorama Scene mode
PDAF (#3) Secondary rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3) Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
RAW Touch focus
Sapphire crystal lens cover White balance settings
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Self-timer
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 OnePlus 8 Pro has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max OnePlus 8 Pro
1080p @ 120 fps 16 MP
12 MP Aperture:f/2.5
Aperture:f/2.2 Face unlock
Cinematic video stabilization HDR
Deep Fusion Pixel size:1.0 µm /0.000800 mm
Digital image stabilization
Face detection
Face unlock
HDR
Night Mode
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

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 OnePlus 8 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
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 20
LTE Snapdragon X55 modem
LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s) TD-
TD- TD-SCDMA
TD-SCDMA UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max price is $1300 and the OnePlus 8 Pro price tag is $900

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