80points

Apple iPhone XS

78points

Apple iPhone XS Max

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Apple iPhone XS vs Apple iPhone XS Max

Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max
80
points
78
points

Why is Apple iPhone XS better than Apple iPhone XS Max?

  • 31g lighter
    177gvs208g
  • 6.5mm narrower
    70.9mmvs77.4mm
  • 13.9mm shorter
    143.6mmvs157.5mm
  • 16.48% less body volume
    78.4cm³vs93.86685cm³
  • Has an infrared sensor

Why is Apple iPhone XS Max better than Apple iPhone XS?

  • 19.41% more battery power
    3174mAhvs2658mAh
  • 12.07% bigger screen size
    6.5"vs5.8"
  • 21.82% higher resolution
    1242 x 2688pxvs1125 x 2436px

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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

2.Weather sealed
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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

3.weight

177g

208g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.7mm

7.7mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

70.9mm

77.4mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

143.6mm

157.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1125 x 2436px

1242 x 2688px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

458ppi

456ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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

5.8"

6.5"

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

Best

Samsung Galaxy Fold

7.3"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

6.Has an AMOLED display
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10e (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855) 128GB

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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
Apple iPhone XS Max

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

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

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
Apple iPhone XS Max

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.RAM

4GB

4GB

Best

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

12GB

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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.front camera megapixels

7MP

7MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.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

Samsung Galaxy S10e (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855) 128GB

2160 x 60fps

5.pixel size

1.4µm & 1µm

1.4µm & 1µm

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

Vivo Y95

2.2 & 2.4µm

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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
Apple iPhone XS Max

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10e (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855) 128GB

3.number of microphones

3

3

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
Apple iPhone XS Max

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 / 128GB / 8GB RAM)

5.Has dedicated media keys
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

2658mAh

3174mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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.has a removable battery
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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

For example

Nokia 130 (2017) Dual SIM

4.wireless charging
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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

5.Supports fast charging
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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
Apple iPhone XS Max

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Has sharing intents
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

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.

2.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Samsung Galaxy S10e (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855) 128GB

3.1

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

4.Has USB Type-C
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10e (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855) 128GB

5. more emojis available

1956 (iOS 12)

1956 (iOS 12)

Best

Apple iPhone XS Max 64GB

1956

6.download speed

1024MBits/s

1024MBits/s

Best

Samsung Galaxy S10e (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855) 128GB

2000MBits/s

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