Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
VS
Apple iPhone 11 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 12 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Super Retina XDR OLED
Technology
OLED
capacitive touchscreen
Touchscreen
capacitive touchscreen
16M
Display colors
16M
6.7
Screen size
6.5
109.8 cm2
Screen area
102.9 cm2
19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen format
19.5:9 (height:width)
87.4%
Screen to body ratio
83.7%
2778×1284 px
Screen resolution
1242 x 2688 px
458 ppi
PPI /points per inch/
458 PPI
Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Screen protection
Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Dolby Vision. Wide color (P3) True-tone. HDR10. Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. 800 nits (typical) 1200 nits (max).
Other
Super Retina XDR OLED -800 nits -Dolby Vision -HDR10 -Wide color gamut -True-tone -120 Hz touch-sensing
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 12 Pro Max vs  Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max.

12+12+12 MP
Rear camera, main
12 MP, Triple
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.
Camera specs
12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55
Brighter True Tone flash with Slow Sync. Panorama (up to 63MP). Night mode (Ultra Wide, Wide). Photo geotagging. Auto image stabilization.
Functions
Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
[email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), stereo sound rec.
Video
[email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
[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.
Front camera, selfie
12 MP, Dual
12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6'' SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
Specifications
12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide) TOF 3D camera
DxOMark Main Score
117
DxOMark Photo
124
DxOMark Video
102
DxOMark Selfie Score
92
Performance

Ok, who win? Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 11 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. 

Apple iOS 14
Operating system OS
iOS 13, upgradable to iOS 13.2
Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
Chipset
Apple A13 Bionic (7 nm+)
Hexa Core, 3.1 GHz
Processor CPU
Hexa-core (2x2.65 GHz Lightning + 4x1.8 GHz Thunder)
Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Graphics processor GPU
Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
No
External memory
No
128GB, 256GB, 512GB
Internal memory
64GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM, 512GB 4GB RAM
579778
Antutu 7 score
457954
GeekBench 4 Single Core
5483
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core
13789
GeekBench 4 RenderScript
572233
Antutu 8 score
549717
1590
GeekBench 5 Single Core
1334
3881
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
3518
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 12 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max.

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

As a result of comparison Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max and Apple iPhone 11 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 eSIM). Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China
SIM card
Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or Electronic SIM card) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
Network
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A 1.6 Gbps DL, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Yes
GPRS
Yes
Yes
Edge
Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, hotspot
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Yes
NFC
Yes
Lightning, USB 2.0
USB
2.0, proprietary reversible connector
5.0, A2DP, LE
Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.16 W/kg (head) 1.17 W/kg (body) SAR EU - 0.95 W/kg (head) 0.99 W/kg (body)
Music and Audio
Yes
Radio
No
No
Headphone jack
No
Others
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic -Dolby Atmos sound
Other features