Xiaomi Mi 11 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Mi 11 phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 108 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4600 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 Mi 11 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.81 in (inches) 6.7 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Apple A14 Bionic
Operating System MIUI 12.5 MIUI 12.5
Resolution 1080 x 2340 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 108/13/5 MP 12/12/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 20 MP 12 MP
Battery 4600 mAh 3687 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Mi 11 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,6th Gen AI Engine,Game Turbo 4.0,LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber,6-stack graphite layer and Graphene layer. Running on MIUI 12.5 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 MIUI 12.5 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Xiaomi Mi 11 is carrying a 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 Mi 11 battery capacity is 4600 mAh which is a 24.7% (percent) more powerful than the 3687 mAh offered by the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual Cell battery, 55W fast charging, 50W wireless charging, 10W reverse wireless charging, Power Delivery 3.0, Quick Charge 3+ and Quick Charge 4+.
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 device is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.81 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 Mi 11 is a 1.6% bigger than Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
100% DCI-P3 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
120Hz refresh rate 2000000:1
480Hz touch sampling rate 800 cd/m² typical brightness
4D curved glass screen Capacitive
5000000:1 Ceramic Shield
Capacitive Display manufacturer – Samsung
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Dolby Vision
Delta-E 0.41 Haptic Touch
DotDisplay with TrueColor HDR10
HDR10+ Multi-touch
JNCD 0.38 Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
MEMC (Motion Estimation Motion Compensation) Scratch resistant
Multi-touch Super Retina XDR
Peak brightness – 1500 cd/m² True tone display
Scratch resistant Wide color display (P3)
SGS Eye Care Display Certification Wide color gamut
Typical brightness – 900 cd/m²

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Xiaomi Mi 11 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 3200 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 Xiaomi Mi 11 gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max.

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Mi 11 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 Xiaomi Mi 11 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 Xiaomi Mi 11 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 Xiaomi Mi 11 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 108/13/5 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5K3T2 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 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.

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Xiaomi Mi 11 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
AI 2.0 1080p @ 240 fps
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 10x digital zoom (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) 2.5x optical zoom (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) 5-element lens (#2)
Autofocus 5x optical zoom range (#3)
Autofocus – 3 cm-10cm (#3) 6-element lens (#3)
Continuous autofocus Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Exposure compensation Autofocus
Face detection Continuous autofocus
Face unlock Continuous shooting
Geotagging Digital zoom
HDR Dolby Vision HDR video recording
ISO settings Exposure compensation
Laser autofocus (LAF) Face detection
Night Mode 2.0 Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Optical image stabilization Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 65 mm (#3)
Optical zoom Geotagging
Panorama HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) ISO settings
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) LiDAR scanner (ToF 3D depth)
Scene mode Macro mode
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Night Mode
Self-timer OIS (#3)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (telepmacro) 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 Mi 11 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 Mi 11 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
20 MP 1080p @ 120 fps
Aperture:f/2.0.4 12 MP
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Cinematic video stabilization
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Deep Fusion
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm Digital image stabilization
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2 Face detection
Sensor type:ISOCELL 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 Mi 11 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
4×4 MIMO 5G NSA
5G NSA 5G SA
5G SA EDGE
EDGE EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS Gigabit-class LTE with 2×2 MIMO and LAA
Ho RxD GPRS
HPUE HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE
LTE Cat 20 LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
Snapdragon X60 modem TD-
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Mi 11 price is $610 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $660 (8 GB + 256 GB) or $720 (12 GB + 256 GB and the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max price tag is $1300

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