Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S20 FE handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 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.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Apple A13 Bionic
Operating System One UI 2.0 One UI 2.0
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1242 x 2688 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/8 MP 12/12/12 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 12 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 3500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and the 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. Running on One UI 2.0 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 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 One UI 2.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has the A13 GPU,4 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 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 Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Wireless reverse charging – 4.5W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 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 mobile phone is using a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 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 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is the same size as Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
120Hz refresh rate 120 Hz touch-sensing
2.5D curved glass screen 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
Always-On Display 2000000:1 contrast ratio
Capacitive 800 cd/m² max brightness
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive
HDR10+ Dolby Vision
Infinity-O Display Haptic Touch
Multi-touch HDR10
Scratch resistant 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 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 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 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max.

The maximum capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% bigger than the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max with 4 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% 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 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:17.57 mm , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5K2LD Camera sensor size:6.45 x 8.46 mm , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 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.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
1080p @ 240 fps 100% Focus Pixels
2160p @ 60 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
30x Super Resolution zoom (#3) 1080p @ 240 fps
3x optical zoom (#3) 10X digital zoom
720p @ 960 fps 2x optical zoom
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 5-element lens (#2)
Angle of view – 32° (#3) 5-element lens (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 6-element lens
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Digital image stabilization Autofocus
Digital zoom Cinematic video stabilization
Dual OIS Continuous autofocus video
Exposure compensation Continuous shooting
Face detection Digital zoom
Geotagging Exposure compensation
HDR Face detection
HDR10+ video recording Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13mm (#2)
ISO settings Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 26mm
Object tracking AF Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 52mm (#3)
OIS (#3) Focus Pixels (#3)
Optical image stabilization Geotagging
Optical zoom HDR
Panorama ISO settings
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Macro mode
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Night Mode
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3) OIS (#3)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2) Optical image stabilization
Scene mode Panorama
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Phase detection
Self-timer Pixel size – 1.4 µm
Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto) Quad-LED dual-tone flash
Touch focus RAW
Tracking AF (#3) 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 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with a 32 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:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
32 MP 1080p @ 120 fps
Aperture:f/2.0 12 MP
Autofocus Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Cinematic video stabilization
HDR Face unlock
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm HDR
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) 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.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 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
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s)
GPRS LTE Cat 18(221.0/1.2 Gbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
LAA (US only) TD-SCDMA
LTE Cat 19 UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Up to 5CA

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price is $832 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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