iPhone 12 Pro vs iPhone 11 Pro Max – Analysis, specifications and prices

The new Apple iPhone 12 Pro handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Apple A14 Bionic processor chipset and a battery of 15 mAh. On other side, the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

Processor and Operating System

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro 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 operating system.

The Apple A14 Bionic 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 iOS 14 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro is carrying a Apple GPU,4 cores gpu in the interior and the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has the A13 GPU,4 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro battery capacity is 15 mAh which is a 23233.3% (percent) less powerful than the 3500 mAh offered by the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max. 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 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 device is using a OLED display with 1170 x 2532 pixels and a screen size of 6.1 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 Apple iPhone 12 Pro is a 6.5% smaller than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
1200 cd/m² peak brightness 120 Hz touch-sensing
2000000:1 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
800 cd/m² typical brightness 2000000:1 contrast ratio
Capacitive 800 cd/m² max brightness
Ceramic Shield Capacitive
Dolby Vision Dolby Vision
Haptic Touch Haptic Touch
HDR10 HDR10
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant
Super Retina XDR Super Retina XDR
True tone display True tone display
Wide color display (P3) Wide color display (P3)
Wide color gamut Wide color gamut

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 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 Apple iPhone 12 Pro gives a 50% 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 Apple iPhone 12 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro gives a 100% 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 Apple iPhone 12 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 1.7 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.6 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

iPhone 12 pro camera
iPhone 12 pro 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
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
1080p @ 240 fps 100% Focus Pixels
10x digital zoom (#2) 1080p @ 240 fps
2x optical zoom (#3) 1080p @ 240 fps
4x optical zoom range (#3) 10X digital zoom
5-element lens (#2) 2x optical zoom
6-element lens (#3) 5-element lens (#2)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 5-element lens (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) 6-element lens
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Cinematic video stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Continuous autofocus Autofocus
Continuous shooting Cinematic video stabilization
Digital zoom Continuous autofocus video
Dolby Vision HDR video recording Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital zoom
Face detection Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13mm (#2)
ISO settings Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 26mm
LiDAR scanner Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 52mm (#3)
Macro mode Focus Pixels (#3)
Night Mode Geotagging
OIS (#3) HDR
Optical image stabilization ISO settings
Optical zoom Macro mode
Panorama Night Mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) OIS (#3)
RAW Optical image stabilization
Sapphire crystal lens cover Panorama
Scene mode Phase detection
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Pixel size – 1.4 µm
Self-timer Quad-LED dual-tone flash
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) RAW
Touch focus Scene mode
White balance settings 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 Apple iPhone 12 Pro comes with a 12 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:

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
1080p @ 120 fps 1080p @ 120 fps
12 MP 12 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.2 Aperture:f/2.2
Cinematic video stabilization Cinematic video stabilization
Deep Fusion Face unlock
Digital image stabilization HDR
Face detection Sensor CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
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 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
EDGE Gigabit-class LTE 2×2 MIMO-LAA
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) GPRS
Gigabit-class LTE with 2×2 MIMO and LAA HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s)
GPRS LTE Cat 18(221.0/1.2 Gbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s) LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
LTE TD-SCDMA
LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro price is $999 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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