Sony Xperia Pro vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max – Review, specifications and prices

The new Sony Xperia Pro mobile phone has a 4 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 12 Pro Max also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Sony Xperia Pro 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 Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1284 x 2778 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 12/12/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 8 MP 12 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 3687 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia Pro 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,Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. Running on Android 10 operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865..

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 Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max has the Apple GPU,4 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia Pro battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 8.4% (percent) more powerful than the 3687 mAh offered by the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 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 smartphone is using a P-OLED display with 1644 x 3840 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 Sony Xperia Pro is a 3% smaller than Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia Pro Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
100% DCI-P3 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
400 cd/m² 2000000:1
Capacitive 800 cd/m² typical brightness
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Capacitive
Dynamic contrast enhancement Ceramic Shield
Dynamic Vibration system Display manufacturer – Samsung
HDR Dolby Vision
Motion Blur Reduction Haptic Touch
Multi-touch HDR10
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m² Multi-touch
Scratch resistant Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Triluminos display for mobile Scratch resistant
X-Reality display Super Retina XDR
True tone display
Wide color display (P3)
Wide color gamut

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Sony Xperia Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X 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, the Sony Xperia Pro gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Sony Xperia Pro comes with or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Sony Xperia Pro gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity: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 Sony Xperia Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX555 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 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.

Sony Xperia Pro Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
1080p @ 960 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
3x optical zoom (#2) 10x digital zoom (#2)
720p @ 960 fps 2.5x optical zoom (#3)
Angle of view – 130° (#3) 5-element lens (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3) 5x optical zoom range (#3)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2) 6-element lens (#3)
Autofocus Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Dual Pixel PDAF Continuous autofocus
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3) Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital zoom
Face detection Dolby Vision HDR video recording
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3) Exposure compensation
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2) Face detection
Geotagging Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
HDR Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 65 mm (#3)
ISO settings Geotagging
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2) HDR
Optical image stabilization ISO settings
Panorama LiDAR scanner (ToF 3D depth)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Macro mode
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2) Night Mode
Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2) OIS (#3)
Scene mode Optical image stabilization
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Optical zoom
Self-timer Panorama
Sensor size – 1/2.6″ (#3) PDAF (#3)
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera RAW
Touch focus Sapphire crystal lens cover
White balance settings Scene mode
Zeiss lens Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
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 Sony Xperia Pro comes with a 8 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:

Sony Xperia Pro Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
8 MP 1080p @ 120 fps
Aperture:f/2.0 12 MP
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Aperture:f/2.2
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Cinematic video stabilization
Deep Fusion
Digital image stabilization
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.

Sony Xperia Pro Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
5G is market-dependent 5G NSA
5G mmWave 5G SA
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
5G sub-6 Ghz Gigabit-class LTE with 2×2 MIMO and LAA
Built-in 5G modem GPRS
EDGE HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s)
GPRS LTE
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 TD-
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia Pro price is $2500 and the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max price tag is $1300

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