The new Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 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 Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.67 in (inches) 6.7 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Apple A14 Bionic
Operating System JOYUI 12.5 (MIUI 12) JOYUI 12.5 (MIUI 12)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1284 x 2778 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/8/5 MP 12/12/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 20 MP 12 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 3687 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro 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 4 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Sandwich liquid cooling system. Running on JOYUI 12.5 (MIUI 12) 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 JOYUI 12.5 (MIUI 12) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro 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 Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro 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 Fast charging, Non-removable and Dual-cell battery.
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 E4 AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 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 Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro is a 0.4% smaller than Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
111% DCI-P3 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
1300 cd/m² peak brightness 2000000:1
144 Hz refresh rate 800 cd/m² typical brightness
5000000:1 Capacitive
720 Hz touch sampling rate Ceramic Shield
Capacitive Display manufacturer – Samsung
Display manufacturer – Samsung Dolby Vision
HDR10+ Haptic Touch
MEMC technology HDR10
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Scratch resistant 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 Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 5550 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Quad 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 Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max.

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro is 16 gigabytes ,which is a 166.66% 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 Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

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 Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/8/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.7 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.

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
3-element lens (#3) 1080p @ 240 fps
5-element lens (#2) 10x digital zoom (#2)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 2.5x optical zoom (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 5-element lens (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) 5x optical zoom range (#3)
Autofocus 6-element lens (#3)
Autofocus (2-10 cm) (#3) 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
Exposure compensation Continuous autofocus
Face detection Continuous shooting
Geotagging Digital zoom
HDR Dolby Vision HDR video recording
ISO settings Exposure compensation
Macro mode Face detection
Optical zoom Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Panorama Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 65 mm (#3)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Geotagging
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2) HDR
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#3) ISO settings
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) LiDAR scanner (ToF 3D depth)
Scene mode Macro mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle) Night Mode
Self-timer OIS (#3)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro) Optical image stabilization
Touch focus Optical zoom
White balance settings Panorama
PDAF (#3)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
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 Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro comes with a 20 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:

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
20 MP 1080p @ 120 fps
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) 12 MP
Aperture:f/2.5 Aperture:f/2.2
LE (Low Energy) Cinematic video stabilization
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm Deep Fusion
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination) 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.

Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro 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 Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) Gigabit-class LTE with 2×2 MIMO and LAA
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+ HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s)
LTE LTE
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro price is $615 and the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max price tag is $1300

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