iPhone 11 vs iPhone 11 Pro Max

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Moving from the iPhone 11 to the iPhone 11 Pro Max brings several notable improvements. To start, the display is larger, 6.5-inches as compared to 6.1-inches. The display is also HDR with a higher resolution, higher PPI, higher brightness, and higher contrast ratio. Other key improvements include more battery life, a textured matte glass finish on the back, the option for more internal storage, and the triple 12MP camera array with Ultra Wide, Wide and Telephoto cameras.

Price Comparison

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 11 Pro Max Pricing

iPhone 11 prices start at $239, which is cheaper than the iPhone 11 Pro Max low price of $391.

Specs Comparison

The iPhone 11 Pro Max features a larger and higher resolution display, along with other perks such as longer battery life, more internal storage space, and a better rear-facing camera. But otherwise, the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max have several specs in common. For example, they are both powered by an Apple A13 Bionic chip, with 4G LTE cellular connectivity, Face ID, and an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.

Size

Size iPhone 11 iPhone 11 Pro Max
Width 76 mm 3.0 inches 78 mm 3.1 inches
Height 151 mm 5.9 inches 158 mm 6.2 inches
Depth 8 mm 0.3 inches 8 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 194 g 6.8 ounces 226 g 8.0 ounces

The iPhone 11 Pro Max has a larger display and is larger in size compared to the iPhone 11. The display size for the iPhone 11 Pro Max is 6.5 inches, and the display size for the iPhone 11 is 6.1 inches. Measurements for the iPhone 11 Pro Max are as follows: 6.22” (H) x 3.06” (W) x 0.32” (D) with a weight of 7.97 ounces. Measurements for the iPhone 11 are as follows: 5.94” (H) x 2.98” (W) x 0.33” (D) with a weight of 6.84 ounces.

Camera

Camera iPhone 11 iPhone 11 Pro Max
Primary 12.2 MP 12.2 MP
Resolution 4032x3024 4032x3024
Aperture f/2.4
Aperture f/1.2

A key difference between the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max is the camera, specifically, the rear camera setup. The iPhone 11 features a dual 12MP array with a wide and ultra-wide lens. The iPhone 11 Pro Max has the same wide and ultra-wide lens and adds a 12MP telephoto lens. Otherwise, both models feature a 12MP TrueDepth camera on the front.

Screen

Display iPhone 11 iPhone 11 Pro Max
Screen Tech OLED None
Resolution 828x1792 1242x2688
Screen Size 155 mm 6.1 in 165 mm 6.5 in
Pixels Per Inch 324 ppi 456 ppi
Refresh Rate 60 Hz - Hz

The iPhone 11 Pro Max features a larger and higher-quality display. The iPhone 11 Pro Max has a 6.5” Super Retina XDR (OLED) HDR display with a resolution of 2688 x 1242. In comparison, the iPhone 11 has a 6.1” Liquid Retina HD (LCD) display with a resolution of 1792 x 828. Other highlights include a contrast ratio of 2,000,000:1 and 800 nits (typical) max brightness on the iPhone 11 Pro Max, as compared to a contrast ratio of 1,400:1 and 625 nits (typical) max brightness on the iPhone 11. Both models feature True Tone, Haptic Touch, and wide color (P3).

Battery

Battery iPhone 11 iPhone 11 Pro Max
Capacity 3110 mAh 3969 mAh
Longevity 18 hours hours
USB Lightning Lightning

The iPhone 11 Pro Max features a larger capacity battery, that offers longer battery life. Battery life estimates for the iPhone 11 Pro Max allow for up to 20 hours of video playback time or up to 80 hours of audio playback time. In comparison, the iPhone 11 allows for up to 17 hours of video playback time or up to 65 hours of audio playback time. The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max are both fast-charge capable and support wireless charging using a Qi wireless charging pad.

Processing

Processor iPhone 11 iPhone 11 Pro Max
CPU Apple A13 Bionic APL1085 / APL1W85 (T8030) Apple A13 Bionic APL1085 / APL1W85 (T8030)
CPU Cores 6
GPU Cores 4

Color Choices

iPhone 11

Available in 6 colors:

  • Black
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White
  • Yellow

Which iPhone 11 color should you buy?

iPhone 11 Pro Max

Available in 4 colors:

  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Green
  • Silver

Which color iPhone 11 Pro Max is the most popular?

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 11 Pro Max Colors

The iPhone 11 introduces three new colors not found in the iPhone 11 Pro Max color palette: Gold, Silver, and Gray. Both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max share one color: Green. However, the iPhone 11 does away with Black, Purple, Red, White, and Yellow, previously seen on the iPhone 11 Pro Max.
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The iPhone 11 is available in six colors: Purple, Yellow, Green, Black, White, and PRODUCT(RED). In comparison, the iPhone 11 Pro Max only has four color options, which include Midnight Green, Silver, Space Gray, and Gold.

Storage Options

iPhone 11

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which iPhone 11 storage should I buy?

iPhone 11 Pro Max

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 256GB
  • 512GB

Which storage iPhone 11 Pro Max is the most popular?

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 11 Pro Max Storage

The iPhone 11 Pro Max introduces one new storage option not found on the iPhone 11: 512GB. Both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max share two storage options: 64GB and 256GB. However, the iPhone 11 Pro Max does not have options for 128GB, as seen on the iPhone 11.
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The iPhone 11 ships in two storage configurations and the iPhone 11 Pro Max ships in three storage configurations. Both models begin at 64GB. The iPhone 11 also offers a 128GB option, and the iPhone 11 Pro Max also offers options of 256GB or 512GB.

Reviews

iPhone 11

180 reviews 4.9 stars

iPhone 11 Pro Max

137 reviews 4.9 stars

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 11 Pro Max Reviews

Both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max earn 4.9 of 5.0 stars from Swappa user reviews.

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