Vivo iQOO 7 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max – Review, specifications and prices

The new Vivo iQOO 7 handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 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 Vivo iQOO 7 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.62 in (inches) 6.7 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Apple A14 Bionic
Operating System OriginOS 11 for iQOO OriginOS 11 for iQOO
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1284 x 2778 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/13/13 MP 12/12/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 16 MP 12 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 3687 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Vivo iQOO 7 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on OriginOS 11 for iQOO operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than 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 OriginOS 11 for iQOO OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Vivo iQOO 7 is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max has the Apple GPU,4 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo iQOO 7 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 Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2000 mAh batteries, 120W Super FlashCharge and Super FlashCharge.
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 AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.62 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 Vivo iQOO 7 is a 1.2% smaller than Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo iQOO 7 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
103% NTSC 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
120 Hz refresh rate 2000000:1
240 Hz touch sampling rate 800 cd/m² typical brightness
3D curved glass screen Capacitive
6000000:1 Ceramic Shield
Capacitive Display manufacturer – Samsung
Hawkeye Display Enhancement 2.0 Dolby Vision
HDR10+ Haptic Touch
Multi-touch HDR10
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
SGS Eye Care Display Certification 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 Vivo iQOO 7 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 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, the Vivo iQOO 7 gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max.

The maximum capacity offered by the Vivo iQOO 7 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 100% 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 Vivo iQOO 7 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 Vivo iQOO 7 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 Vivo iQOO 7 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 48/13/13 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.5 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.

Vivo iQOO 7 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
2x optical zoom (#3) 1080p @ 240 fps
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 10x digital zoom (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 2.5x optical zoom (#3)
Aperture size – f/3.4 (#3) 5-element lens (#2)
Autofocus 5x optical zoom range (#3)
Continuous shooting 6-element lens (#3)
Digital image stabilization Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Exposure compensation Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Face detection Autofocus
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2) Continuous autofocus
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#3) Continuous shooting
Geotagging Digital zoom
HDR Dolby Vision HDR video recording
ISO settings Exposure compensation
Macro mode Face detection
Optical image stabilization Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Optical zoom Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 65 mm (#3)
Panorama Geotagging
PDAF (#3) HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) ISO settings
Pixel size – 0.8 m (#3) LiDAR scanner (ToF 3D depth)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Macro mode
RAW Night Mode
Scene mode OIS (#3)
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle) Optical image stabilization
Self-timer Optical zoom
Sensor size – 1/2.8″ (#3) Panorama
Third rear camera – 13 MP (portrait) PDAF (#3)
Touch focus Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
White balance settings Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3)
RAW
Sapphire crystal lens cover
Scene mode
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 Vivo iQOO 7 comes with a 16 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:

Vivo iQOO 7 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
16 MP 1080p @ 120 fps
Aperture:f/2.0 12 MP
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Cinematic video stabilization
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) 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.

Vivo iQOO 7 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)
EV-DO(0.15/2.4 Mbit/s) Gigabit-class LTE with 2×2 MIMO and LAA
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+ HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LTE
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Vivo iQOO 7 price is $586 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $648 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max price tag is $1300

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