The new Samsung Galaxy S20 FE mobile phone 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 12 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 12 Pro Max
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.7 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Apple A14 Bionic
Operating System One UI 2.0 One UI 2.0
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1284 x 2778 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/8 MP 12/12/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 32 MP 12 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 3687 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 865Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865. the Apple A14 Bionic.

Meanwhile, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max has a Apple A14 Bionic, the second 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. 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 12 Pro Max has the Apple GPU,4 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 22% (percent) more powerful than the 3687 mAh offered by the Apple iPhone 12 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 12 Pro Max battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, MagSafe wireless charging – 15W, Qi wireless charging – 7.5W and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The handset is using a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is featuring a OLED display with 1284 x 2778 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is a 3% smaller than Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
120Hz refresh rate 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
2.5D curved glass screen 2000000:1
Always-On Display 800 cd/m² typical brightness
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Ceramic Shield
HDR10+ Display manufacturer – Samsung
Infinity-O Display Dolby Vision
Multi-touch Haptic Touch
Scratch resistant 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 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 12 Pro Max is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 6 gigabytes.

The maximum capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger than the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max with 6 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, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max with 512 gigabytes

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max gets you or 128 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 12 Pro Max rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 mm) 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.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
2160p @ 60 fps 10x digital zoom (#2)
30x Super Resolution zoom (#3) 2.5x optical zoom (#3)
3x optical zoom (#3) 5-element lens (#2)
720p @ 960 fps 5x optical zoom range (#3)
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 6-element lens (#3)
Angle of view – 32° (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Autofocus Autofocus
Continuous shooting Continuous autofocus
Digital image stabilization Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Dual OIS Dolby Vision HDR video recording
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Geotagging Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
HDR Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 65 mm (#3)
HDR10+ video recording Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Object tracking AF ISO settings
OIS (#3) LiDAR scanner (ToF 3D depth)
Optical image stabilization Macro mode
Optical zoom Night Mode
Panorama OIS (#3)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Optical image stabilization
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Optical zoom
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3) Panorama
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2) PDAF (#3)
Scene mode Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3)
Self-timer RAW
Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto) Sapphire crystal lens cover
Touch focus Scene mode
Tracking AF (#3) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
White balance settings 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 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with a 32 MP in the front.

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

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO Gigabit-class LTE with 2×2 MIMO and LAA
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s)
LAA (US only) LTE
LTE Cat 19 LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-
Up to 5CA TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price is $832 and the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max price tag is $1300

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