Sony Xperia 5 II vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Sony Xperia 5 II phone handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 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.

Sony Xperia 5 II vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Sony Xperia 5 II vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia 5 II 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,Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. Running on Android 10 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 Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia 5 II is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has the A13 GPU,4 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia 5 II battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 14.2% (percent) more powerful than the 3500 mAh offered by the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ 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 smartphone is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2520 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 Sony Xperia 5 II is a 6.5% smaller than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 5 II Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
100% DCI-P3 120 Hz touch-sensing
120 Hz refresh rate 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
240 Hz touch sampling rate 2000000:1 contrast ratio
400 cd/m² 800 cd/m² max brightness
8-bit+FRC color bit depth Capacitive
Capacitive Dolby Vision
CinemaWide display Haptic Touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 HDR10
Dynamic contrast enhancement Multi-touch
Dynamic Vibration system Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
HDR Scratch resistant
ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020) Super Retina XDR
Multi-touch True tone display
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m² Wide color display (P3)
Scratch resistant Wide color gamut
Triluminos display for mobile
X1 for mobile
X-Reality display

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Sony Xperia 5 II is carrying a ram memory of 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 Sony Xperia 5 II 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 Sony Xperia 5 II comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Sony Xperia 5 II gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Sony Xperia 5 II is 128 gigabytes ,which is a 300% 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 Sony Xperia 5 II rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 equivalent) of 24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX557 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Sony Xperia 5 II camera
Sony Xperia 5 II 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
Sony Xperia 5 II Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
1080p @ 960 fps 100% Focus Pixels
3x optical zoom (#2) 1080p @ 240 fps
5-axis stabilization 1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps 10X digital zoom
Angle of view – 124° (#3) 2x optical zoom
Angle of view – 34° (#2) 5-element lens (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3) 5-element lens (#3)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2) 6-element lens
Autofocus Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Cinematography Pro Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Digital image stabilization Autofocus
Digital zoom Cinematic video stabilization
Dual Pixel PDAF Continuous autofocus video
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3) Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital zoom
Face detection Exposure compensation
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3) Face detection
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13mm (#2)
Geotagging Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 26mm
HDR Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 52mm (#3)
ISO settings Focus Pixels (#3)
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2) Geotagging
Optical image stabilization HDR
Optical zoom ISO settings
Panorama Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Night Mode
Pixel size – 1.0 μm (#2) OIS (#3)
Pixel size – 1.4 μm (#2) Optical image stabilization
Real-Time Eye AF for Humans and Animals Panorama
Scene mode Phase detection
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Pixel size – 1.4 µm
Self-timer Quad-LED dual-tone flash
Sensor version – Samsung S5K3T2 (#2) RAW
Sensor version – Sony IMX363 (#3) Scene mode
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#3) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide)
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2) Self-timer
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Sensor size – 1/2.55″
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#3)
Touch focus Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
White balance settings TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Zeiss lens Touch focus
Zeizz T Coating White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia 5 II comes with a 8 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:

Sony Xperia 5 II Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
8 MP 1080p @ 120 fps
Aperture:f/2.0 12 MP
HDR Aperture:f/2.2
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Cinematic video stabilization
Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7 Face unlock
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) 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.

Sony Xperia 5 II Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
5G is market-dependent EDGE
5G NSA EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
5G SA 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 19 LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia 5 II price is – 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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