Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
VS
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
VS
Screen

We are looking at the smartphone screen for a long time. Therefore, it is quite important to choose smartphone with rich and optimally saturated color gamut. Also, the most mature display technology used in smartphones must be safe (e.g., IPS or OLED).  Which is better between Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max.

OLED
Technology
Super Retina XDR OLED
capacitive touchscreen
Touchscreen
capacitive touchscreen
16M
Display colors
16M
6.5
Screen size
6.7
102.9 cm2
Screen area
109.8 cm2
19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen format
19.5:9 (height:width)
83.7%
Screen to body ratio
87.4%
1242 x 2688 px
Screen resolution
2778×1284 px
458 PPI
PPI /points per inch/
458 ppi
Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Screen protection
Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Super Retina XDR OLED -800 nits -Dolby Vision -HDR10 -Wide color gamut -True-tone -120 Hz touch-sensing
Other
Dolby Vision. Wide color (P3) True-tone. HDR10. Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. 800 nits (typical) 1200 nits (max).
Camera and Video

The smartphone camera plays significant role - it is one of several factors that determine the quality of a digital photo. When compare the smartphones, it is necessary to account megapixels on sensors of the primary and front facing cameras, and also availability of the flash and video-shooting option. Let's see which is better between Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs  Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max.

12 MP, Triple
Rear camera, main
12+12+12 MP
12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55
Camera specs
12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, Sensor-shift OIS. 12 MP, f/2.2, 65mm (telephoto), 1/3.4'', 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2.5x optical zoom. 12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6''. TOF 3D LiDAR scanner (depth). Sapphire crystal lens cover.
Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Functions
Brighter True Tone flash with Slow Sync. Panorama (up to 63MP). Night mode (Ultra Wide, Wide). Photo geotagging. Auto image stabilization.
[email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
Video
[email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), stereo sound rec.
12 MP, Dual
Front camera, selfie
[email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), stereo sound rec. Optical image stabilization. Audio zoom. Night mode Time-lapse. Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps. Playback zoom. Continuous autofocus video.
12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide) TOF 3D camera
Specifications
12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6'' SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
117
DxOMark Main Score
124
DxOMark Photo
102
DxOMark Video
92
DxOMark Selfie Score
Performance

Ok, who win? Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max. The smartphone must work fast. The higher the clock speed and the more RAM your smartphone has, the faster and better it can be. Also, you have to pay attention to the benchmark results. 

iOS 13, upgradable to iOS 13.2
Operating system OS
Apple iOS 14
Apple A13 Bionic (7 nm+)
Chipset
Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
Hexa-core (2x2.65 GHz Lightning + 4x1.8 GHz Thunder)
Processor CPU
Hexa Core, 3.1 GHz
Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Graphics processor GPU
Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
No
External memory
No
64GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM, 512GB 4GB RAM
Internal memory
128GB, 256GB, 512GB
457954
Antutu 7 score
579778
5483
GeekBench 4 Single Core
13789
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core
GeekBench 4 RenderScript
549717
Antutu 8 score
572233
1334
GeekBench 5 Single Core
1590
3518
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
3881
GeekBench 4 Battery
General specs

Here is some information we have collected – from date of release and battery capacity to weight and color gamut of the smartphones. It is time to pick the winner. What is the difference between Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max.

2019, September
Release date
2020, October 13
158 Х 77.8 Х 8.1 mm
Dimensions (HxWxD)
160.8 Х 78.1 Х 7.4 mm
226 g
Weight
228 g
Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Midnight Green (matte colors)
Colors
Gold, Silver, Graphite, Pacific Blue
3969 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery
3687 mAh. Li-Ion, non-removable
$999
Approximate price
$1099
Talking time- Up to 20 h Music play - Up to 80 h
Battery life
Video playback: Up to 17 hours. Video playback (streamed): Up to 11 hours. Audio playback: Up to 65 hours.
Front/back glass, stainless steel frame
Body build
Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), stainless steel frame
Communication and Connectivity

As a result of comparison Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max and Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max , you understand what device is better and what is worst. Below are parameters and data sets which were used for analysis and comparison.

Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or Electronic SIM card) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China
SIM card
Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM). Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Network
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A 1.6 Gbps DL, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Yes
GPRS
Yes
Yes
Edge
Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, hotspot
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Yes
NFC
Yes
2.0, proprietary reversible connector
USB
Lightning, USB 2.0
5.0, A2DP, LE
Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, LE
SAR - 1.16 W/kg (head) 1.17 W/kg (body) SAR EU - 0.95 W/kg (head) 0.99 W/kg (body)
Harmful irradiation
Music and Audio
No
Radio
Yes
No
Headphone jack
No
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic -Dolby Atmos sound
Others
Other features