85points

Apple iPhone XS Max

89points

Google Pixel 3 XL

Apple iPhone XS Max
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Apple iPhone XS Max vs Google Pixel 3 XL

Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL
85
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89
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Why is Apple iPhone XS Max better than Google Pixel 3 XL?

  • 0.2mm thinner
    7.7mmvs7.9mm
  • 0.5mm shorter
    157.5mmvs158mm
  • 3nm smaller semiconductor size
    7nmvs10nm
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • 1.95% less body volume
    93.87cm³vs95.73694cm³
  • Has manual focus
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Has AirPlay

Why is Google Pixel 3 XL better than Apple iPhone XS Max?

  • 8.07% more battery power
    3430mAhvs3174mAh
  • 14.69% higher pixel density
    523ppivs456ppi
  • 27.67% higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1242 x 2688px
  • 2.29x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MP & 8MPvs7MP
  • 24g lighter
    184gvs208g
  • 17.19% faster downloads
    1200MBits/svs1024MBits/s
  • Is DLNA certified
  • Has a fingerprint scanner

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

208g

184g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.7mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

77.4mm

76.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

157.5mm

158mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1242 x 2688px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

456ppi

523ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

6.5"

6.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

Huawei Honor View 20

6.Has an AMOLED display
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

For example

Huawei Honor Magic 2

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has out-of-order execution
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

4.Has AES
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.RAM

4GB

4GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

12.2MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

7MP

8MP & 8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.pixel size

1.4µm & 1µm

1.4µm

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Meizu 16 (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1 & 1.55µm

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Huawei Honor View 20

3.number of microphones

3

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3174mAh

3430mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.wireless charging
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a removable battery
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL
2.Has offline voice recognition
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL
5.Is free and open source
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

Miscellaneous

1.Supports instant markup
Apple iPhone XS Max
Google Pixel 3 XL

Instant markup allows you to easily add notes to PDFs or screenshots using a stylus.

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