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Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max VS Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (12GB RAM + 512GB)

Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (12GB RAM + 512GB) comparison page allows you to compare devices based on full specifications, latest prices, features, pictures, and more. The summary section of the Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (12GB RAM + 512GB) 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 15 Pro Max has an overall score of 99%, while the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (12GB RAM + 512GB) has an overall score of 94%. The lowest price of Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max is Rs. 148,900 and the lowest price of Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (12GB RAM + 512GB) is Rs. 103,990. Product prices were last updated on March 02, 2024.Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max comes with a bezel-less design and a 6.7" screen with a punch hole camera. It also offers a smooth refresh rate of 120Hz. This smartphone runs on Hexa-core + processor and the iOS 17 operating system. This smartphone comes with a massive 4852 mAh battery along with 20W fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging. This smartphone features a 48 MP triple camera setup as a primary camera.Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (12GB RAM + 512GB) packs a 6.8" display, and a bezel-less design with a punch hole camera and 120Hz refresh rate. This mobile phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset (64-bit Octa-core 3.36 GHz ARM Cortex-X3 + ARM Cortex-A715 + ARM Cortex-A710 + ARM Cortex-A510 4nm processor) that runs on the Android 13 operating system. The a big 5000 mAh battery with 45W fast battery charging support powers the phone. This device has a 200 MP quad primary camera.
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SUMMARY
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (12GB RAM + 512GB)
 Rs. 148,900Buy NowRs. 103,990Buy Now 
Overall Score
 
Processor & RAM
Top Class (97% score)
  • 64-bit Hexa-core 3.7 GHz (3 nm)
  • Apple A17 Pro
  • 8GB RAM
Top Class (91% score)
  • 64-bit Octa-core 3.36 GHz ARM...
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
  • 12GB RAM
 
Camera
Top Class (99% score)
  • Triple camera, 48 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP, Dual LED flash
  • Single selfie camera, 12 MP
Top Class (99% score)
  • 4 camera, 200 MP + 10 MP + 10 MP + 12 MP, LED flash
  • Single selfie camera, 12 MP
 
Display
Top Class (96% score)
  • 6.7" LTPO XDR OLED Screen, 120Hz refresh rate
  • 1290x2796, 460 PPI
  • Scratch Resistant Glass
Top Class (98% score)
  • 6.8" Dynamic AMOLED 2X Screen, 120Hz refresh rate
  • 1440x3088, 501 PPI
  • Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2
 
Storage
Excellent (87% score)
  • 256GB internal storage
  • Non expandable storage
Excellent (89% score)
  • 512GB internal storage
  • Non expandable storage
 
Battery
Top Class (97% score)
  • Li-Ion 4852 mAh
  • 20W fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging
  • USB Type-C charging connector
Top Class (98% score)
  • Li-Ion 5000 mAh
  • 45W fast battery charging
  • USB Type-C charging connector
 
Compare Prices
Rs. 148,900@FlipkartBUY
Rs. 148,900@AmazonBUY
Rs. 103,990@AmazonBUY
Rs. 119,999@FlipkartBUY

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General  
FormBarBar  
TouchscreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Punch hole cameraYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Punch hole camera  
Buildglass back, titanium frameglass back, aluminium frame  
Operating SystemiOS 17Android 13  
2G NetworkGSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHzGSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
3G NetworkUMTS: 850, 900, 1900 MHzUMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 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, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66  
5G NetworkYesYes  
SIM TypeDual SIMDual SIM  
SIM SizeNano SIM, eSIMNano SIM, eSIM  
Ingress Protection (IP)Dust Resistant, Water Resistant, IP68Dust Resistant, Water Resistant, IP68  
VoLTEYesYes  
AnnouncedSeptember, 2023February, 2023  
StatusAvailableAvailable  
Display
Screen TypeLTPO XDR OLEDDynamic AMOLED 2X  
Screen Size6.7 Inches6.8 Inches  
Screen Resolution1290 x 2796 Pixels
Excellent (88% score)
1440 x 3088 Pixels
Top Class (94% score)
  
Pixel Density460 ppi
Top Class (90% score)
501 ppi
Top Class (94% score)
  
Screen ProtectionScratch Resistant GlassCorning Gorilla Glass Victus 2  
Screen to body ratio89.8%
Top Class (94% score)
89.5%
Top Class (94% score)
  
Aspect Ratio19.5:9   
Refresh Rate120Hz refresh rate120Hz refresh rate  
Other FeaturesHDR10, 2000 nits peak brightness, Dolby VisionHDR10+, 1750 nits peak brightness  
Dimensions  
Size159.9 x 76.7 x 8.3 mm (6.30 x 3.02 x 0.33 inches)
Good (62% thickness score)
163.4 x 78.1 x 8.9 mm (6.43 x 3.07 x 0.35 inches)
Average (58% thickness score)
  
Weight221 g (7.80 oz)
Average (44% score)
234 g (8.25 oz)
Average (41% score)
  
Battery
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion  
Battery Capacity4852 mAh
Excellent (89% score)
5000 mAh
Top Class (90% score)
  
Wireless ChargingYesYes  
User Replaceable BatteryNoNo  
Fast Charging20W fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging45W fast battery charging  
Other Features50% charge in 30 minutesReverse Wireless Charging  
Camera
Rear CameraTriple camera4 camera  
Primary Camera48 megapixels, Wide, F1.8 aperture, 1.22 micron pixel size, 1/1.28" sensor size, 24 mm focal length, PDAF (Phase detection autofocus), OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Top Class (98% score)
200 megapixels, Wide, F1.7 aperture, 0.6 micron pixel size, 1/1.3" sensor size, 24 mm focal length, PDAF (Phase detection autofocus), OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Top Class (94% score)
  
Camera 212 megapixels, Telephoto, F2.8 aperture, 1.12 micron pixel size, 120 mm focal length10 megapixels, Telephoto, F4.9 aperture, 1.12 micron pixel size, 1/3.52" sensor size, 230 mm focal length  
Camera 312 megapixels, Ultrawide, F2.2 aperture, 1.4 micron pixel size, 1/2.55" sensor size, 13 mm focal length10 megapixels, Telephoto, F2.4 aperture, 1.12 micron pixel size, 1/3.52" sensor size, 70 mm focal length  
Camera 4 12 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 fps, cinematic mode (2160p at 30 fps4320p (8K) at 30 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, F1.9 aperture, 1/3.6" sensor size, 23 mm focal length
Top Class (91% score)
Single front camera, 12 megapixels, Wide, F2.2 aperture, 1.12 micron pixel size, 26 mm focal length
Top Class (92% score)
  
FeaturesHDR modeHDR mode  
Video Recording1080p (Full HD) at 120 fps1080p (Full HD) at 30 fps  
Hardware and Storage
System ChipsetApple A17 ProQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2  
Processor (CPU)64-bit Hexa-core 3.7 GHz (3 nm)
Top Class (99% score)
64-bit Octa-core 3.36 GHz ARM Cortex-X3 + ARM Cortex-A715 + ARM Cortex-A710 + ARM Cortex-A510 (4 nm)
Excellent (81% score)
  
Graphics Processor (GPU)Apple 6-core GPUAdreno 740  
RAM8GB
Top Class (94% score)
12GB
Top Class (99% score)
  
Internal Storage256GB
Top Class (96% score)
512GB
Top Class (99% 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 FeaturesNVMe storageUFS 4.0  
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes  
EDGEYesYes  
3GYesYes  
4GYesYes  
5GYesYes  
WiFi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 6e, dual band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 6e, tri-band  
Mobile Hotspot and TetheringYesYes  
BluetoothYes, 5.3Yes, 5.3  
NFCYesYes  
USBYes, 3.0, USB Type-C, Mass Storage DeviceYes, 3.2, USB Type-C, Mass Storage Device, USB OTG  
Headphone JackNo 3.5mm audio connectorNo 3.5mm audio connector  
Charging ConnectorUSB Type-CUSB Type-C  
WiFi Direct Yes  
GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, GalileoGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou  
Multimedia  
Alert TypesMP3 Ringtones, Polyphonic Ringtones, Vibration, Haptic feedbackMP3 Ringtones, Polyphonic Ringtones, Vibration, Haptic feedback  
LoudSpeakerYesYes  
Stereo SpeakersYesYes  
FM RadioNoNo  
Music PlayerYesYes  
Audio FormatsMP3, AAC, WAV, MIDI, AMR, 3GP, FLAC, M4A, OGGMP3, AAC, WAV, MIDI, AMR, 3GP, FLAC, M4A, OGG  
VideoYes, MPEG4, H.264Yes, MPEG4, H.264  
Noise CancellationYesYes  
Other FeaturesDolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital PlusDolby Atmos, aptX HD, Sound tuned by AKG, 32-bit audio  
Internet and Applications  
BrowserYesYes  
YoutubeYesYes  
WhatsappYesYes  
FacebookYesYes  
TwitterYesYes  
EmailMicrosoft Exchange, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, Push EmailMicrosoft Exchange, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, Push Email  
Other  
PhonebookUnlimited Contacts, Contact Pictures, Contact Ringtones, Contact Multiple NumbersUnlimited Contacts, Contact Pictures, Contact Ringtones, Contact Multiple Numbers  
CalendarYesYes  
CalculatorYesYes  
AlarmYesYes  
StopwatchYesYes  
SMSYesYes  
MMSYesYes  
Compare Prices
Rs. 148,900@FlipkartBUY
Rs. 148,900@AmazonBUY
Rs. 103,990@AmazonBUY
Rs. 119,999@FlipkartBUY
  

Compare Pros & Cons

Rating
Expert Rating:
Expert Rating:
  
Pros & ConsPros
  • Best phone money can buy at this time
  • Exceptional build quality
  • Flagship A17 Pro chipset, first 3nm chip
  • Best of the best 48MP triple camera setup
  • Beautiful 6.7" LTPO OLED panel with 120Hz refresh rate
  • All-day battery with fast and wireless charging support
Cons
  • Non-expandable storage
  • No 3.5mm headphone Jack
  • Very expensive
Pros
  • Amazing build quality with S-Pen support
  • Blazing fast performance with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset
  • Best of the class 200MP primary camera system
  • Beautiful AMOLED 2X display with 120Hz refresh rate
  • Big 5000mAh capacity battery with 45W fast charging support
  • Ultra fast UFS 4.0 storage
Cons
  • 234 grams in weight
  • Non-expandable storage
  • No 3.5mm headphone jack
  
Advantages
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max offers a 6.7" LTPO XDR OLED capacitive touchscreen. Phones with touchscreen are easier to use and more intuitive. Plus, touchscreen mobiles have usually bigger screens than mobiles without a touchscreen.
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max is powered by iOS (iOS 17) OS. Mobiles with iOS are more intuitive and simpler to use than then Android smartphones. Mobiles with iOS additionally run smoother and generally get OS updates for an extended time period.
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max is a 3G capable device. 3G technology supports faster data rate which results in faster page loads while browsing and quick downloads.
This mobile supports 4G. Phones with 4G capability give faster speeds than 3G which results in faster downloads and seamless surfing experience.
This phone is a dual SIM device. Dual-SIM phones allow you to utilize two networks at the same time resulting in better coverage and reduced cost.
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.
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max 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.
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.
This phone has a pixel density of 460 PPI (Pixels per Inch). Pictures and images look sharp and text is easier to read on phones with high PPI.
This mobile offers 89.8% screen to body ratio. Higher screen to body ratio means better utilization of the available space by having small bezels. They look stunning too and offer a seamless experience.
This mobile offers 120 Hz refresh rate screen. A high refresh rate allows more frames to be displayed per second that often results in fluid performance, increased overall response time, and smooth gaming experience.
This phone is 8.3 mm in thickness. Slim phones look good and are easier to hold in your hands. It also easily fits into the purse.
The battery of this device is rated at 4852 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 mobile has wireless charging capability. Wireless charging technology allows a mobile phone to be charged without cables and adapters.
This phone supports fast charging. Phones with fast charging support allow you to quickly charge your phone in a very less amount of time.
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max is powered by 6-core processor. Processors with multiple cores offer faster performance and good battery life.
The chipset of this device is manufactured using the 3 nm process. Chips created using the latest manufacturing process are generally more efficient, optimized for battery life, smaller in size and emit less heat.
This phone has 8 GB of RAM. More RAM allows the operating system to retain more data in the faster memory without having to reload the application from the storage when doing multitasking.
This device comes with 256 GB of internal storage. Having more internal storage helps install more apps on your phone without the need for frequent cleanup.
This phone supports WiFi connectivity. You can connect to the internet by joining any WiFi network using WiFi connectivity option.
This phone has a WiFi hotspot capability. A WiFi hotspot lets you use your mobile internet in other devices like a laptop using WiFi connection.
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 phone has an NFC connectivity. NFC (Near Field Communication) allows you to transfer data to a nearby device or pay wirelessly without using your card.
This mobile comes with the GPS receiver. Phones with GPS capability provide turn by turn navigation and can utilize location based services.
This mobile comes with the Dolby audio. The Dolby technology offers great quality surround sound that feels immersive.
The display of this mobile phone is 6.8" Dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen. Phones with touchscreen are easier to use and more intuitive. Plus, touchscreen mobiles have usually bigger screens than mobiles without a touchscreen.
This phone has Android (Android 13) operating system. 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 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.
This phone is a dual SIM device. Dual-SIM phones allow you to utilize two networks at the same time resulting in better coverage and reduced cost.
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.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (12GB RAM + 512GB) 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 S23 Ultra (12GB RAM + 512GB) has a 6.8" 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 mobile has a pixel density of 501 PPI (Pixels per Inch). The high PPI screen has a lot more pixels spread across the screen that makes the screen look sharper.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (12GB RAM + 512GB) comes with 89.5% screen to body ratio. Mobiles with a high screen to body ratio looks great and has fewer bezels.
This mobile offers 120 Hz refresh rate screen. A high refresh rate allows more frames to be displayed per second that often results in fluid performance, increased overall response time, and smooth gaming experience.
The battery of this device is rated at 5000 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 device supports wireless charging. Wireless charging is super convenient and reduces the number of cables and adapters needed to charge the phone.
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 chipset of this device is manufactured using the 4 nm process. Chips created using the latest manufacturing process are generally more efficient, optimized for battery life, smaller in size and emit less heat.
This mobile has 12 GB of RAM. Having more RAM enables quick loading apps, fluid switching between apps while multitasking, and better gaming performance.
This device comes with 512 GB of internal storage. Having more internal storage helps install more apps on your phone without the need for frequent cleanup.
This phone has an In-display fingerprint sensor. Phone with in-display fingerprint sensor offers the same security and convenience as that of a normal fingerprint sensor without occupying the physical space.
This device comes with an UFS 4.0 storage. UFS (Universal Flash Storage) offers higher data speed and increased reliability of the storage. 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 phone supports WiFi connectivity. You can connect to the internet by joining any WiFi network using WiFi connectivity option.
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 mobile comes with a Bluetooth support. Bluetooth technology offers a wireless connection using which you can connect to various Bluetooth enabled devices like headphones or game controllers.
This device supports NFC connectivity. Mobiles with NFC connectivity can send or receive content or make a payment wirelessly using a wallet.
This device supports GPS connectivity. Mobiles with GPS can track locations, get real-time navigation help, and access location based services.
This device offers Dolby audio. The Dolby technology delivers rich and immersive surround sound that feels amazing.
This mobile comes with a aptX codec support. The aptX codec streams audio at upto 576 kb/second thus allows a very high quality audio over Bluetooth.
  
Disadvantages
This phone is 221 grams in weight. Lighter phones are easier to carry around in your pockets.
This mobile phone does not have support for an expandable storage. You can increase the storage capacity of your phone using external storage like a microSD card to store your data, pictures, and movies.
This mobile does not come with a 3.5 mm headphone connector. 3.5 mm is a standard when it comes to wired mobile headphones. It lets you use any earphones or headphones that come with a 3.5mm plug.
This device measures 8.9 mm in terms of thickness. Slim phones look better, are easier to carry around and fit easily in the jeans pocket or purse.
This mobile weighs 234 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 mobile does not come with a 3.5 mm headphone connector. 3.5 mm is a standard when it comes to wired mobile headphones. It lets you use any earphones or headphones that come with a 3.5mm plug.
  
 
Rs. 148,900@FlipkartBUY
Rs. 148,900@AmazonBUY
Rs. 103,990@AmazonBUY
Rs. 119,999@FlipkartBUY