Apple iPhone XS Max Vs iPhone 8 Plus, which do you think is better? Apple has been Making waves in the news lately with their newest flagships, one of which is the iPhone XS Max, which is currently the biggest iPhone yet. However, we will be comparing it to the iPhone 8 Plus, which many people assumed as being one of the best iPhones thus far. Lets find out the differences between them, so you can know the one to buy.
Apple iPhone XS Max Vs iPhone 8 Plus: Design
The XS Max comes with a stainless steel frame and a glass back and it has a large display screen. While the iPhone 8 Plus looks like the iPhone 7 Plus. It has an Aluminum Alloy body, it has a beautiful flat glass back that curves up very slightly at the edges. It also has a Force Touch fingerprint sensor home button beneath the screen at the front. The iPhone XS Max weighs 208g, while the iPhone 8 Plus weighs less at 202g.
Apple iPhone XS Max Vs iPhone 8 Plus: Display
The XS Max sports a tall 6.5-inch Super Retina AMOLED capacitive touchscreen screen with a resolution of 1242 × 2688 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 458. While, the iPhone 8 Plus sports a 5.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD LED-backlit capacitive touchscreen with 1920 x 1080 pixels in resolution and 401ppi.
Apple iPhone XS Max Vs iPhone 8 Plus: Software and Hardware
The XS Max houses a Apple A12 Bionic chipset with an Hexa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.5GHz. The iPhone XS Max has 4GB RAM and 64GB/256GB/512GB storage space.
While the iPhone 8 Plus houses the Apple A11 Bionic chipset with Hexa-core processor clocking at 2.39GHz. In the RAM department, the iPhone 8 Plus has 3GB and 64GB/256GB storage space.
For the Software, the XS Max runs on the iOS 12 operating system. While the iPhone 8 Plus runs on the Apple iOS 11 OS operating system.
Apple iPhone XS Max Vs iPhone 8 Plus: Camera
The XS Max has a dual rear camera setup of 12MP + 12MP and a front/Selfie camera of 7 megapixels. While the iPhone 8 Plus also sports a dual rear camera set up of 12MP + 12MP with a great front camera of 7MP with f/2.2 aperture.
Apple iPhone XS Max Vs iPhone 8 Plus: Battery
Powering the XS Max is a 2716mah Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast battery charging. While the iPhone 8 Plus is powered by a 2691mah Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast charging.
Apple iPhone XS Max Vs iPhone 8 Plus: Verdict
They are both great flagship smartphones with amazing specs and impressive features. Nonetheless, the XS Max is more trendy and classy compared to the 8 Plus. But if you need a fingerprint scanner then the iPhone 8 Plus isn’t that bad.
Apple iPhone XS Max Vs iPhone 8 Plus Specs Comparison
|Model||Apple iPhone XS Max||iPhone 8 Plus|
|Announced||September, 2018||September, 2017|
|Released||September, 2018||November, 2017|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network|| LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700),
13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
LTE band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19,20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66 ,TD-LTE: Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
|SIM Count||Dual SIM||Single SIM|
|Type||Stainless Steel Frame + Glass||Aluminum Alloy|
|Dimensions||157.5×77.4 x 7.7mm||158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm|
|Colours||Silver, Grey, Gold||Gold, Silver, Space Grey|
|Display Type||Super Retina AMOLED capacitive touchscreen||FHD+ IPS LCD LED-backlit capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1242 × 2688 pixels||1920 × 1080 pixels|
|Colors||16M colors||16M colors|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive||Capacitive|
|Features|| Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, oleophobic coating , – Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
– Wide color gamut display
– 3D Touch display
– True-tone display
– 120 Hz touch-sensing
| Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Lon-Strengthened Glass, Oleophobic
|12MP + 12MP||12MP + 12MP|
|2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps||2160p@60fp, 1080p@120fp,720p@240fps|
White balance settings
White balance settings
|Yes, LED||Yes, Quad-LED|
|1.4um + 1.0um||–|
|28mm + 52mm||–|
|iOS 12||iOS 11|
|Apple A12 Bionic||Apple A11 Bionic|
|CPU||Hexa-core 2.5GHz||Hexa-core 2.39GHz|
|GPU (Graphics)||Apple GPU, 8-core neutral engine||6-Core GPU A11|
|Card Type||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, Type-C||Yes, Type-C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Ion Battery||Li-lon Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Vibration, Ringtones||Vibration, Ringtones|
|MP3, WAV||MP3, WAV|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
Apple iPhone XS Max Vs iPhone 8 Plus Price
|Starting From||$1099 – $1199||$799 – $999|
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