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Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max VS Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus comparison page allows you to compare devices based on full specifications, latest prices, features, pictures, and more. The summary section of the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus shows the most relevant details of this comparison like how each mobile has fared against another group-wise along with the key features. If you are looking for more details, scroll down to the full comparison section that shows the feature-wise comparison between these devices. You can also compare the pros and cons, compare prices, and compare the advantages and disadvantages of both of these devices.The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max has an overall score of 89%, while the Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus has an overall score of 88%. The lowest price of Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is Rs. 119,900 and the lowest price of Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus is Rs. 49,000. Product prices were last updated on April 25, 2024.Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max offers a 6.7" display panel, 458 PPI (1284x2778 resolution) screen, and bezel-less design with a display notch. In the performance department, This mobile offers Apple A14 Bionic chipset (64-bit Hexa-core 3.1 GHz Firestorm + 1.8 GHz Icestorm 5nm processor) and the iOS 14 operating system. This mobile phone comes with a good 3687 mAh battery along with 20W fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging. In the camera department, This smartphone comes with a 12 MP triple rear camera.Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus packs a 6.7" display, and a bezel-less design with a punch hole camera and 120Hz refresh rate. This mobile phone comes with Samsung Exynos 2100 5G chipset (64-bit Octa-core 2.9 GHz ARM Cortex-X1 + ARM Cortex-A78 + ARM Cortex-A55 5nm processor) that is powered by the Android 11 operating system. This mobile packs an impressive 4800 mAh battery with 25W fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging. This mobile has a 12 MP triple rear camera.
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SUMMARY
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
 Rs. 119,900Buy NowRs. 49,000Buy Now 
Overall Score
 
Processor & RAM
Excellent (83% score)
  • 64-bit Hexa-core 3.1 GHz Firestorm +...
  • Apple A14 Bionic
  • 6GB RAM
Very Good (78% score)
  • 64-bit Octa-core 2.9 GHz ARM...
  • Samsung Exynos 2100
  • 8GB RAM
 
Camera
Top Class (92% score)
  • 3 camera, 12 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP, Dual LED flash
  • Single selfie camera, 12 MP
Top Class (93% score)
  • Triple camera, 12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP, LED flash
  • Single selfie camera, 10 MP
 
Display
Very Good (76% score)
  • 6.7" OLED Screen
  • 1284x2778, 458 PPI
  • Oleophobic coating
Top Class (92% score)
  • 6.7" Dynamic AMOLED Screen, 120Hz refresh rate
  • 1080x2400, 394 PPI
  • Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
 
Storage
Excellent (83% score)
  • 128GB internal storage
  • Non expandable storage
Excellent (83% score)
  • 128GB internal storage
  • Non expandable storage
 
Battery
Excellent (89% score)
  • Li-Ion 3687 mAh
  • 20W fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging
  • Proprietary charging connector
Top Class (96% score)
  • Li-Ion 4800 mAh
  • 25W fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging
  • USB Type-C charging connector
 
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General  
FormBarBar  
TouchscreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Display NotchYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Punch hole camera  
Buildglass back, stainless steel frameglass back, aluminium frame  
Operating SystemiOS 14Android 11  
2G NetworkGSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHzGSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
3G NetworkUMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHzUMTS: 850, 900, 1700 MHz  
4G Network (LTE)LTE Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66LTE Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71  
5G NetworkYesYes  
SIM TypeDual SIMDual SIM  
SIM SizeNano SIM, eSIMNano SIM, eSIM  
Ingress Protection (IP)IP68, Dust Resistant, Water ResistantIP68, Dust Resistant, Water Resistant  
VoLTEYesYes  
AnnouncedOctober, 2020January, 2021  
StatusAvailableAvailable  
SAR Body: 0.95 W/kg, Head: 0.65 W/kg  
Display
Screen TypeOLEDDynamic AMOLED  
Screen Size6.7 Inches6.7 Inches  
Screen Resolution1284 x 2778 Pixels
Excellent (88% score)
1080 x 2400 Pixels
Very Good (76% score)
  
Pixel Density458 ppi
Top Class (90% score)
394 ppi
Excellent (83% score)
  
Colors 16777216  
Screen ProtectionOleophobic coatingCorning Gorilla Glass Victus  
Screen to body ratio87.4%
Top Class (92% score)
88.3%
Top Class (93% score)
  
Aspect Ratio19.5:920:9  
Refresh Rate 120Hz refresh rate  
Dimensions  
Size160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm (6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches)
Good (69% thickness score)
161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm (6.36 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches)
Good (66% thickness score)
  
Weight228 g (8.04 oz)
Average (43% score)
202 g (7.05 oz)
Average (49% score)
  
Battery
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion  
Battery Capacity3687 mAh
Very Good (78% score)
4800 mAh
Excellent (88% score)
  
Music Playback Time80 hours   
Wireless ChargingYesYes  
User Replaceable BatteryNoNo  
Fast Charging20W fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging25W fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging  
Other Features 4.5W Reverse Wireless Charging  
Camera
Rear Camera3 cameraTriple camera  
Primary Camera12 megapixels, Wide, F1.6 aperture, 1.7 micron pixel size, 26 mm focal length, PDAF (Phase detection autofocus)
Top Class (91% score)
12 megapixels, Wide, F1.8 aperture, 1.8 micron pixel size, 1/1.76" sensor size, 26 mm focal length, PDAF (Phase detection autofocus), OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Top Class (91% score)
  
Camera 212 megapixels, Telephoto, F2.2 aperture, 1.0 micron pixel size, 1/3.4" sensor size, 65 mm focal length64 megapixels, Telephoto, F2.0 aperture, 0.8 micron pixel size, 1/1.72" sensor size, 29 mm focal length  
Camera 312 megapixels, Ultrawide, F2.4 aperture, 1/3.6" sensor size, 13 mm focal length12 megapixels, Ultrawide, F2.2 aperture, 1.4 micron pixel size, 1/2.55" sensor size, 13 mm focal length  
FlashDual LED flashLED flash  
FeaturesHDR mode, Panorama modeHDR mode, Panorama mode  
Video Recording2160p (4K) at 60 fps, 1080p (Full HD) at 240 fps4320p (8K) at 24 fps, 2160p (4K) at 60 fps, 1080p (Full HD) at 240 fps, 720p (HD) at 960 fps  
Video Recording FeaturesHDR video recordingHDR video recording, Electronic Image Stabilization  
Front CameraSingle front camera, 12 megapixels, Wide, F2.2 aperture, 1/3.6" sensor size, 23 mm focal length
Excellent (87% score)
Single front camera, 10 megapixels, Wide, F2.2 aperture, 1.22 micron pixel size, 1/3.24" sensor size, 26 mm focal length
Top Class (91% score)
  
FeaturesHDR modeHDR mode  
Video Recording1080p (Full HD) at 120 fps1080p (Full HD) at 30 fps  
Hardware and Storage
System ChipsetApple A14 BionicSamsung Exynos 2100  
Processor (CPU)64-bit Hexa-core 3.1 GHz Firestorm + 1.8 GHz Icestorm (5 nm)
Very Good (76% score)
64-bit Octa-core 2.9 GHz ARM Cortex-X1 + ARM Cortex-A78 + ARM Cortex-A55 (5 nm)
Average (59% score)
  
Graphics Processor (GPU)Apple GPU (Quad-core graphics)Mali-G78 MP14  
RAM6GB
Excellent (87% score)
8GB
Top Class (94% score)
  
Internal Storage128GB
Top Class (92% score)
128GB
Top Class (92% score)
  
Expandable StorageNoNo  
SensorsProximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer, Compass, Face Unlock, Ambient light sensorProximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer, Compass, In-Display Fingerprint scanner, Ambient light sensor  
Other Features UFS 3.1  
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes  
EDGEYesYes  
3GYesYes  
4GYesYes  
5GYesYes  
WiFi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 6, dual band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 6, dual band  
Mobile Hotspot and TetheringYesYes  
BluetoothYes, 5.0Yes, 5.0  
NFCYesYes  
USBYes, 2.0, ProprietaryYes, 3.2, USB Type-C, USB OTG  
Headphone JackNo 3.5mm audio connectorNo 3.5mm audio connector  
Charging ConnectorProprietaryUSB Type-C  
WiFi Direct Yes  
GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, GalileoGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo  
Multimedia  
Alert TypesMP3 Ringtones, Polyphonic Ringtones, Vibration, Haptic feedbackPolyphonic Ringtones, Vibration  
LoudSpeakerYesYes  
Stereo SpeakersYesYes  
FM RadioNoNo  
Music PlayerYesYes  
Audio FormatsMP3, AAC, WAV, MIDI, AMR, 3GP, FLAC, M4A, OGG   
VideoYes, MPEG4, H.264Yes  
Noise Cancellation Yes  
Other FeaturesDolby AtmosaptX HD, Dolby Atmos, Dolby digital, Dolby digital plus  
Internet and Applications  
BrowserYes   
YoutubeYes   
WhatsappYes   
FacebookYes   
TwitterYes   
EmailMicrosoft Exchange, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, Push Email   
Other  
PhonebookUnlimited Contacts, Contact Pictures, Contact Ringtones, Contact Multiple Numbers   
CalendarYes   
CalculatorYes   
AlarmYes   
StopwatchYes   
SMSYes   
MMSYes   
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Rating
Expert Rating:
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Pros & ConsPros
  • Top of the line A14 Bionic chipset
  • Plenty of RAM and internal storage even in base model
  • Amazing rear triple cameras
  • 20W fast charging and 15W fast wireless charging support
  • Big 6.7" LED screen with excellent colors
Cons
  • Non-expandable storage
  • No 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Very expensive
Pros
  • Amazing performance with Exynos 2100 chip
  • Great primary triple cameras
  • Nice 6.7" Dynamic AMOLED display with 394 PPI sharpness
  • Plenty of RAM & internal storage
  • Great battery backup with 25W fast charging
Cons
  • Non-expandable storage
  • No 3.5mm headphone jack
  
Advantages
This mobile has a 6.7" OLED capacitive touchscreen. Cellphones with touchscreen are not only easier to use but also are more intuitive. They also provide a bigger screen real estate than the non-touchscreen phones of the same physical size.
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is powered by iOS (iOS 14) OS. Phones with iOS are more intuitive and easier to use than their Android counterparts. Phones with iOS also run smoother and usually get OS updates for a longer period of time.
This phone has 3G connectivity. Phones with 3G capability allow you to access high-speed data as compared to a very slow GPRS and EDGE network.
This phone is 4G enabled. Mobiles with 4G offer up to 3000 Mbps speeds as compared to a maximum of 42 Mbps of the 3G network.
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max has a dual SIM configuration. Dual SIM mobiles allow us to keep work and play separate by having two different SIM cards. Plus, you can choose voice and data plans separately for each SIM card.
This mobile comes with an IP68 marking. It protects your device from dust and water. It also protects your smartphone against rain or an accidental fall in the water.
This phone supports VoLTE (Voice over LTE). VoLTE offers much better call quality (full HD voice call) and better coverage as compared to 2G or 3G network.
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is a 5G capable device. 5G technology delivers data at very high speeds with reduced latency as compared to 4G networks.
This mobile offers a 6.7" screen. Large screens offer more screen area to display the information due to which less scrolling is needed. It is easier on eyes while browsing, watching movies, and reading a book on your phone.
The pixel density of this phone screen is 458 PPI (Pixels per Inch). With phone screens having high PPI count, we get more information about whatever is displayed on the screen including better images, high-quality videos, and crisp fonts.
This phone has 87.4% screen to body ratio. Phones with a higher screen to body ratio offer more screen space in a relatively smaller size.
The thickness of this mobile phone is 7.4 mm. Devices with slimmer profiles look good and are easier to carry as compared to bulky phones.
The battery of this device is rated at 3687 mAh in terms of capacity. Mobile phones with higher capacity battery allow you to use your phone for an extended period of time without needing to be recharged.
This phone supports wireless charging. That means you do not have to worry about cables anymore.
This device supports fast charging. Fast charging allows you to charge your phone quickly as compared to normal charging.
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is powered by 6-core processor. Processors with multiple cores offer faster performance and good battery life.
This phone's chipset is built using the 5 nm manufacturing process. Newer manufacturing process usually results in smaller chip size, higher performance, and longer battery life.
This mobile has 6 GB of RAM. Having more RAM enables quick loading apps, fluid switching between apps while multitasking, and better gaming performance.
This device comes with 128 GB of internal storage. Having more internal storage helps install more apps on your phone without the need for frequent cleanup.
This mobile comes with a WiFi networking support. WiFi connection allows you to connect to your home or office WiFi router.
This device supports WiFi hotspot. You can share your mobile internet in your other devices like a laptop over WiFi using a WiFi hotspot (WiFi tethering).
This device supports Bluetooth connectivity. Mobiles with Bluetooth connectivity can listen to music, make and receive calls using wireless headsets, and connect to game controllers wirelessly.
This mobile comes with an NFC support. Phones with NFC can share content, program NFC tags, or pay without using the card.
This phone has GPS access. GPS enabled phones allow us to get turn by turn directions using the maps application. It can also make use of any location-based services.
This phone supports Dolby audio. The Dolby audio technology offers crystal clear sound using advanced audio formatting and signal processing.
The display of this mobile phone is 6.7" Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. Cellphones with touchscreen are not only easier to use but also are more intuitive. They also provide a bigger screen real estate than the non-touchscreen phones of the same physical size.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus is powered by Android (Android 11) OS. Mobile phones running on the Android operating system offer great features and lots of customizations as compared to phones running on iOS. The Google Play Store offers a wide variety of apps and games.
This phone is 3G enabled. Phones with 3G connectivity deliver data at much faster speeds as compared to the 2G.
This mobile supports 4G. Phones with 4G capability give faster speeds than 3G which results in faster downloads and seamless surfing experience.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus has a dual SIM configuration. Dual SIM mobiles allow us to keep work and play separate by having two different SIM cards. Plus, you can choose voice and data plans separately for each SIM card.
This phone has an IP68 marking. Dust and water-resistant or waterproof phones offer great protection against dust and water. It protects your phone from rain or an accidental drop in water.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus offers VoLTE (Voice over LTE) connectivity. You can enjoy the high-quality HD voice calls using VoLTE. It also offers enhanced battery life and quick call connection time.
This mobile is 5G enabled. The 5th generation or 5G network offers very high-speed data with minimal latency.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus has a 6.7" screen. Big display increases your productivity by displaying more information at once without the need to scroll. It also allows us to enjoy online content like YouTube videos and movies.
This phone has a pixel density of 394 PPI (Pixels per Inch). Pictures and images look sharp and text is easier to read on phones with high PPI.
This mobile has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus screen protection. Display protection offers safety against scratches and damage caused by unintentional drops.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus comes with 88.3% screen to body ratio. Mobiles with a high screen to body ratio looks great and has fewer bezels.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus has 120 Hz refresh rate screen. High refresh rate screens offer the ability to push more frames per second as opposed to the normal 60 Hz display that results in the super responsive screen.
The thickness of this mobile phone is 7.8 mm. Devices with slimmer profiles look good and are easier to carry as compared to bulky phones.
The battery of this device is rated at 4800 mAh in terms of capacity. Mobile phones with higher capacity battery allow you to use your phone for an extended period of time without needing to be recharged.
This phone supports wireless charging. That means you do not have to worry about cables anymore.
This device supports fast charging. Fast charging allows you to charge your phone quickly as compared to normal charging.
This phone has 8-core CPU. More CPU cores allow your phone to process multiple tasks in parallel which often results in faster and fluid performance.
The 5 nm process is used to manufacture this mobile chipset. Chipset utilizing a newer manufacturing process offers good performance, consumes less battery power, provides more cores, and emit less heat in a relatively smaller size.
This mobile has 8 GB of RAM. Having more RAM enables quick loading apps, fluid switching between apps while multitasking, and better gaming performance.
The internal storage capacity of this mobile phone is 128 GB. Internal storage is much faster than external storage like microSD cards. Having more of it means you can install a large number of apps and store all your media in faster storage.
This mobile offers an In-display fingerprint sensor. An in-display fingerprint sensor is integrated into the screen itself and does not need to be placed physically on the phone body.
This mobile has an UFS 3.1 storage. UFS supports much higher data speed that translates into increased responsiveness of the phone. UFS 1 offers up to 300 MB/s, USB 2 offers up to 1200 MB/s, while UFS 3 offers up to 2900 MB/s bandwidth.
This mobile comes with a WiFi networking support. WiFi connection allows you to connect to your home or office WiFi router.
This device supports WiFi hotspot. You can share your mobile internet in your other devices like a laptop over WiFi using a WiFi hotspot (WiFi tethering).
This device supports Bluetooth connectivity. Mobiles with Bluetooth connectivity can listen to music, make and receive calls using wireless headsets, and connect to game controllers wirelessly.
This device supports NFC connectivity. Mobiles with NFC connectivity can send or receive content or make a payment wirelessly using a wallet.
This phone has GPS access. GPS enabled phones allow us to get turn by turn directions using the maps application. It can also make use of any location-based services.
This mobile comes with an FM Radio. You can tune into your favourite FM station to start listening to music.
This device offers Dolby audio. The Dolby technology delivers rich and immersive surround sound that feels amazing.
This device offers a aptX codec support. The aptX codec offers better sound quality by reducing the audio file size before transferring it over Bluetooth.
  
Disadvantages
This mobile weighs 228 grams. Light weight phones look good and are easy on your pockets as compared to heavy phones.
This device does not support expandable storage. External storage like an SD card is a cheap, removable, and portable way to increase the storage available to your phone.
This phone does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack. Mobiles with a 3.5 mm headphone connector allow you to use all the wired headphones that come with 3.5 mm plugs.
This mobile weighs 202 grams. Light weight phones look good and are easy on your pockets as compared to heavy phones.
This phone does not have expandable storage. Phone with expandable storage allows you to install memory cards to have an additional storage space to store your data.
This phone does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack. Mobiles with a 3.5 mm headphone connector allow you to use all the wired headphones that come with 3.5 mm plugs.
  
 
Rs. 119,900@FlipkartBUY
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Rs. 49,000@AmazonBUY
Rs. 45,999@FlipkartNO STOCK