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Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Xiaomi Mi Max

3.07 in
6.33 in
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Mobile Phone
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
3.48 in
6.81 in
Xiaomi Mi Max Mobile Phone
Xiaomi Mi Max
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
3
3 editorial reviews
6 years since its inception, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is still busy selling quality handsets at pupil-dilating prices. The Mi Max is its newest proposition – a gargantuan 6.44-inch phablet with a sleek metal body, nice specs, and seemingly great value for the ~$230 that Xiaomi wants for the base model. Is this another fledgling success for Xiaomi? Well, let's see!Read more
Is it a smartphone or a phablet? Is 6.44 inches too big for a daily driver? We answer these and more in this, our Xiaom Mi Max review!Read more
If you're in the market for a large-screen phablet, this 6.44-inch handset is definitely worth considering: performance, battery life and camera quality are all up to scratch or better, and the price is very competitive.Read more
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User rating
20
3.9 out of 5
20 user ratings
5 stars
20 %
4 stars
50 %
3 stars
25 %
2 stars
5 %
1 stars
0 %
17
4.1 out of 5
17 user ratings
5 stars
35 %
4 stars
41 %
3 stars
23 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

Hardware

Apple iPhone 12 Pro MaxApple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Mi Max
Operating systemiOS 14Android 6.0
CPU cores6-core6-core
CPU modelApple A14 BionicQualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976
CPU clock speed
N/A
1.4 GHz
GPU model
N/A
Qualcomm Adreno 510
RAM memory
N/A
  • 2 GB
  • 3 GB
  • 4 GB

Display

Apple iPhone 12 Pro MaxApple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Mi Max
Screen size6.7 in6.44 in
Panel typeOLEDLCD
Resolution2778 x 1284 px1920 x 1080 px
TechnologySuper Retina XDR DisplayIPS TFT
Pixel density458.0 ppi342.0 ppi
Screen materialFingerprint-resistant coatingCorning Gorilla Glass 4.0
HDRyesno
Touchscreen
N/A
yes
Number of colors
N/A
16.7M
Dual screen support
N/A
no
Scratch resistant display
N/A
yes
Multi touch
N/A
yes

Rear camera

Apple iPhone 12 Pro MaxApple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Mi Max
Number of rear cameras3
N/A
Primary sensor resolution12.0 Mpx16.0 Mpx
Resolution (second camera)12.0 Mpx
N/A
Resolution (third camera)12.0 Mpx
N/A
Primary lens aperture1.6 f2.0 f
Lens aperture (second camera)F/2.4
N/A
Lens aperture (third camera)F/2.2
N/A
Field of View (FoV) (second camera)120.0 °
N/A
Focus adjustmentAutomatic
N/A
Optical zoom5x
N/A
LED Flashyesyes
Panoramayesyes
Video recording
N/A
yes
Highest video resolution
N/A
4096 x 2160 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
N/A
30.0 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
N/A
120.0 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
N/A
1280 x 720 px
Autofocus
N/A
yes
Burst Mode
N/A
yes
Digital zoom
N/A
yes
Face detectionFace recognitionyes
Geo-tagging
N/A
yes
Gesture Shot
N/A
yes
HDR Capture
N/A
yes
Smile detection
N/A
yes
Touch focus
N/A
yes

Front camera

Apple iPhone 12 Pro MaxApple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Mi Max
Primary resolution12.0 Mpx5.0 Mpx
Face detectionFace recognitionyes
HDR modeSmart HDR 3
N/A
Lens apertureF/2.2
N/A
Light sourceRetina Flash
N/A

Storage

Apple iPhone 12 Pro MaxApple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Mi Max
Internal storage
  • 128 GB
  • 256 GB
  • 128 GB
  • 16 GB
  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB
Memory card reader
N/A
yes
Maximum card storage
N/A
256GB
Types of memory card supported
N/A
  • microSD
  • microSDHC
  • microSDXC

Design

Apple iPhone 12 Pro MaxApple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Mi Max
Colour of productPacific blue
  • Gold
  • Grey
  • Silver
  • White
Material
  • Glass
  • Surgical-grade stainless steel
  • Aluminum
  • Plastic
Water resistant
N/A
no
Shock resistant
N/A
no

Dimensions

Apple iPhone 12 Pro MaxApple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Mi Max
Height6.33 in6.81 in
Width3.07 in3.48 in
Depth0.29 in0.3 in
Weight7.97 oz7.16 oz

Connectivity

Apple iPhone 12 Pro MaxApple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Mi Max
Sim card size
  • e-SIM
  • Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Dual sim support
N/A
yes
DLNA certified
N/A
yes
Bluetooth
N/A
yes
Bluetooth version
N/A
4.2
Bluetooth profile
N/A
A2DP
NFC
N/A
yes
Charging connection
N/A
USB
Headphone connection
N/A
3.5 mm
USB version
N/A
2.0
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
N/A
yes
Video output
N/A
No

Cellular

Apple iPhone 12 Pro MaxApple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Mi Max
Data transmission
  • EDGE
  • EV-DO
  • HSPA+
  • DC-HSDPA
  • VoLTE
  • FDD-LTE
  • TDD-LTE
  • VoWiFi
  • Gigabit LTE
  • LAA
  • 5G NR FR1
HSPA+
Navigation system
  • GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Galileo
  • QZSS
GLONASS
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
N/A
yes
Wireless networking standard
N/A
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
2G GSM
N/A
yes
GSM frequencies
N/A
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
3G UMTS
N/A
yes
UMTS frequences
N/A
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
4G LTE
N/A
yes
LTE frequencies
N/A
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
  • 2600 MHz
  • 2300 MHz
  • 2500 MHz
Mobile hotspot
N/A
yes

Battery

Apple iPhone 12 Pro MaxApple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Mi Max
Battery typeLithium ionLithium ion
Wireless charging yesno
Wireless charging standardQi
N/A
Replaceable battery
N/A
no
Battery capacity
N/A
4850.0 mAh
Fast charging
N/A
no

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