Huawei Mate X2 vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei Mate X2 device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei Mate X2 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.45 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 Apple A13 Bionic
Operating System EMUI 11 with HMS EMUI 11 with HMS
Resolution 1160 x 2700 pixels 1242 x 2688 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/12/8 MP 12/12/12 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 12 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 3500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei Mate X2 runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77, 3 cores of 2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3130 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Dual-core NPU. Running on EMUI 11 with HMS operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 is a better 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 EMUI 11 with HMS OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,24 cores gpu in the interior and the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has the A13 GPU,4 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei Mate X2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 28.5% (percent) more powerful than the 3500 mAh offered by the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 55W fast charger in the box.
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 handset is using a OLED display with 1160 x 2700 pixels and a screen size of 6.45 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 Huawei Mate X2 is a 0.7% smaller than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
240 Hz touch sampling rate 120 Hz touch-sensing
90 Hz refresh rate 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
Capacitive 2000000:1 contrast ratio
Multi-touch 800 cd/m² max brightness
Unfolded – 120 Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
Unfolded – 8 in; 2200×2480 pixels Dolby Vision
Unfolded – 90 Hz refresh rate 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 Huawei Mate X2 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 Huawei Mate X2 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 Huawei Mate X2 comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei Mate X2 gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity: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 Huawei Mate X2 rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 50/16/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 17 mm (#3) , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/4.4 respectively.

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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.

Huawei Mate X2 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
1080p @ 960 fps 100% Focus Pixels
10x optical zoom (#2) 1080p @ 240 fps
2.5 cm macro shooting (#3) 1080p @ 240 fps
6-element lens (#3) 10X digital zoom
AIS (#2) 2x optical zoom
AIS (#3) 5-element lens (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) 5-element lens (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) 6-element lens
Aperture size – f/4.4 (#2) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Cinematic video stabilization
Digital zoom Continuous autofocus video
Exposure compensation Continuous shooting
Face detection Digital zoom
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 17 mm (#3) Exposure compensation
Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Face detection
Geotagging Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13mm (#2)
HDR Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 26mm
ISO settings Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 52mm (#3)
Leica camera Focus Pixels (#3)
Macro mode Geotagging
OIS (#2) HDR
OIS (#3) ISO settings
OIS (#4) Macro mode
Optical image stabilization Night Mode
Optical zoom OIS (#3)
Panorama Optical image stabilization
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Panorama
RYYB sensor Phase detection
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.4 µm
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto) Quad-LED dual-tone flash
Self-timer RAW
Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Scene mode
Touch focus Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide)
White balance settings 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 Huawei Mate X2 comes with a 16 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:

Huawei Mate X2 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
16 MP 1080p @ 120 fps
Aperture:f/2.2 12 MP
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Cinematic video stabilization
Panorama Face unlock
Wide angle lens 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.

Huawei Mate X2 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Built-in 5G modem Gigabit-class LTE 2×2 MIMO-LAA
EDGE GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s)
HSPA+ LTE Cat 18(221.0/1.2 Gbit/s)
LTE Cat 21 LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
TD- TD-SCDMA
TD-SCDMA UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei Mate X2 price is $2500 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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