Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus 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.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max_phone
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max_phone

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 2.5 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus 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 2.5 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 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 Z Fold2 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, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 4.5 W, Dual-cell battery and Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0.
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 smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 2208 x 1768 pixels and a screen size of 7.6 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 Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 is a 16.9% bigger than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
120 Hz 120 Hz touch-sensing
Always-On Display 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
Capacitive 2000000:1 contrast ratio
Cover Super AMOLED display – 6.2″; 800 cd/m² max brightness
Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display Capacitive
HDR10+ Dolby Vision
Infinity Flex Display Haptic Touch
Multi-touch HDR10
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
Ultra Thin Glass Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Y-OCTA technology 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 Z Fold2 is carrying a ram memory of 12 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 Z Fold2 gives a 200% 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 Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 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 Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 22 mm (#2) , carrying a sensor like Samsung , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Samsung galaxy fold 5g
Samsung galaxy fold 5g

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
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
1080p @ 240 fps 100% Focus Pixels
10x digital zoom (#3) 1080p @ 240 fps
2160p @ 60 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
2x optical zoom (#3) 10X digital zoom
720p @ 960 fps 2x optical zoom
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 5-element lens (#2)
Angle of view – 76° (#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 (#3) Continuous autofocus video
Exposure compensation Continuous shooting
Face detection Digital zoom
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 22 mm (#2) Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13mm (#2)
HDR10+ video recording (#3) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 26mm
ISO settings Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 52mm (#3)
OIS Focus Pixels (#3)
Optical image stabilization Geotagging
Panorama HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) ISO settings
Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#2) Macro mode
Scene mode Night Mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) OIS (#3)
Self-timer Optical image stabilization
Super Speed Dual Pixel AF Panorama
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Phase detection
Touch focus Pixel size – 1.4 µm
Tracking AF (#3) Quad-LED dual-tone flash
White balance settings 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 Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 comes with a 10 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 Z Fold2 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
10 MP 1080p @ 120 fps
10 MP (cover display) 12 MP
Angle of view – 80° (cover display) Aperture:f/2.2
Angle of view – 85° (#2) Cinematic video stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.2 (cover display) Face unlock
Aperture szie – f/2.2 (#2) HDR
Aperture:f/2.0.2 Sensor CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Auto HDR
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 25 mm (cover display)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.22 μm (cover display)
Sensor version – Samsung S5K4H7 (#2)
Sensor version – Sony IMX347 Exmor RS (cover display)
Sensor model:Sony IMX347 Exmor RS
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Sensor type – CMOS (cover display)
Sensor type – ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

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 Z Fold2 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+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 18(221.0/1.2 Gbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 price is $2000 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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