Google Pixel 5 vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Google Pixel 5 handset has a 2 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor chipset and a battery of 4080 mAh. On other side, the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs  and features are detailed next.

Google Pixel 5 vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Google Pixel 5 vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

Processor and Operating System

The Google Pixel 5 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 11 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G is a less powerful chipset processor than the Apple A13 Bionic.

Meanwhile, the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has a Apple A13 Bionic, the second processor has a total of 6 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.65 GHz Lightning and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Thunder. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 2650 MHz,64 bit architecture,8-core neural engine (NPU) and U1 Ultra-Wideband chip. And it’s running on Android 11 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Google Pixel 5 is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 620 gpu in the interior and the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has the A13 GPU,4 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Google Pixel 5 battery capacity is 4080 mAh which is a 16.5% (percent) more powerful than the 3500 mAh offered by the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Wireless reverse charging.
The Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max battery include 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 and Audio playback – up to 80hrs.

Screen

The smartphone is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max is featuring a XDR OLED display with 1242 x 2688 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Google Pixel 5 is a 8.3% smaller than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Google Pixel 5 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
90 Hz refresh rate 120 Hz touch-sensing
Always-on Display 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
Capacitive 2000000:1 contrast ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 800 cd/m² max brightness
Multi-touch Capacitive
Scratch resistant Dolby Vision
Haptic Touch
HDR10
Multi-touch
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 Google Pixel 5 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Google Pixel 5 gives a 100% more ram memory capacity than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Google Pixel 5 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Google Pixel 5 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Google Pixel 5 is 128 gigabytes ,which is a 300% less than the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max with 512 gigabytes

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Google Pixel 5 rear camera setup is composed by 2 lenses of 12/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35:28 mm , a pixel size of 1.4 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 respectively.

Google pixel 5 5g camera
Google pixel 5 5g camera

Meanwhile the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is Quad LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26mm , carrying sensor like Sony Exmor RS , a pixel size of 1.4µm and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.0 respectively.

iphone 11 pro max camera
iphone 11 pro max camera
Google Pixel 5 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
1080p @ 120 fps 100% Focus Pixels
720p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
Angle of view – 107° (#2) 1080p @ 240 fps
Aperture – f/2.2 (#2) 10X digital zoom
Autofocus 2x optical zoom
Continuous shooting 5-element lens (#2)
Digital image stabilization 5-element lens (#3)
Digital zoom 6-element lens
Exposure compensation Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Face detection Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Geotagging Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
HDR Autofocus
ISO settings Cinematic video stabilization
Optical image stabilization Continuous autofocus video
Optical zoom Continuous shooting
Panorama Digital zoom
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Exposure compensation
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Face detection
Pixel size – 1.0 μm (#2) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13mm (#2)
Scene mode Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 26mm
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 52mm (#3)
Self-timer Focus Pixels (#3)
Touch focus Geotagging
White balance settings HDR
ISO settings
Macro mode
Night Mode
OIS (#3)
Optical image stabilization
Panorama
Phase detection
Pixel size – 1.4 µm
Quad-LED dual-tone flash
RAW
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide)
Self-timer
Sensor size – 1/2.55″
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#3)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Google Pixel 5 comes with a 8 MP in the front.

The Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has a 12 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Google Pixel 5 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
8 MP 1080p @ 120 fps
Aperture:f/2.0 12 MP
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Cinematic video stabilization
Pixel size:112 µm /0.112000 mm Face unlock
HDR
Sensor 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.

Google Pixel 5 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
5CA 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 2×2 MIMO-LAA
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 13(UL) LTE Cat 18(221.0/1.2 Gbit/s)
LTE Cat 18(DL) LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Google Pixel 5 price is $700 and the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max price tag is $1099 (64 GB) or $1250 (256 GB) or $1450 (512 GB)

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