The iPhone 12 lineup is impressive. The iPhone 12 Pro Max is Apple’s ultimate flagship, but other alternatives are worth considering, like the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra.
How do those two compare against each other? Let’s find out!
In terms of display, the differences are notable – The iPhone 12 Pro Max features a 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR OLED with a 2,778 x 1,284 resolution. At the same time, Samsung’s flagship packs a 6.9-inch Dynamic OLED 2X with 3,088 x 1,440 resolution.
Also, Samsung’s model has a refresh rate of 60Hz at Quad HD and 120Hz at Full HD.
According to region, the Note 20 is available with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus or a Samsung Exynos 990. The chipsets are by no means outdated, but they are a fierce rival to Apple’s A14 Bionic.
This is what the Note 20 packs:
– wide-angle 108MP, f/1.8, OIS
– Telephoto 12MP, f/3.0, 5x optical zoom, 50x hybrid zoom
– ultrawide 12MP, f/2.2
This is what Apple’s top flagship features:
– wide-angle 12MP, f/1.6, sensor-shift OIS
– telephoto 12MP, f/2.2, 2.5x optical zoom
– ultrawide 12MP, f/2.4
– TOF 3D LiDAR scanner
The battery is one of the most critical aspects of big phones like the pair we are talking about.
Apple’s model has 20W fast charging, 7.5W Qi wireless charging, and 15W with Apple wireless charger. Unfortunately, battery capacity isn’t yet known.
The Note 20 has a generous 4,500 mAh battery, with 25W fast charging, 15W wireless charging, and 4.5W reverse charging.
The choice is yours!
Brian Dan is just getting his feet wet as a tech reporter but has already had his work featured in many major publications including Tech Spot and Tech Crunch. In regards to academics, Brian earned a degree in business from Fordham University. Brian has a passion for emerging technology and covers upcoming products and breakthroughs in science and tech.