Compare Apple iPhone XS Max vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus

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Apple iPhone XS Max
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Network, supported bands and technologies
TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTEGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) - for ChinaGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
 CDMA 800 / 1900CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - A1863
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1863, A1905
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600)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) - A1863, A1905
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 MbpsHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRSYestextYes
EDGEYesYes
Release date
First presented2018, September2017, September
StatusSoon to arrive. Exp. release 2018, September 21stSoon to arrive. Exp. release 2017, September
Size and Dimensions
Measurements157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm (6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 in)158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm (6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 in)
Weight208 g (7.34 oz)202 g (7.13 oz)
DesignbuildFront/back glass, stainless steel frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for ChinaNano-SIM
 - IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 2m for 30 mins)- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)- IP67 certified - resistible to water and dust- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Display (type and size)
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsLED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.5 inches, 102.9 cm2 5.5 inches
Resolution1242 x 2688 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio 1080 x 1920 pixels
MultitouchYesYes
ProtectionScratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coatingIon-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
 - Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant- Wide color gamut display- 3D Touch display- True-tone display- 120 Hz touch-sensing- Wide color gamut display- 3D Touch display & home button- True-tone display
System and processor information
OSiOS 12iOS 11
ChipsetApple A12 BionicApple A11 Bionic
Central processing unitHexa-coreHexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Graphics processing unitApple Graphics processing unit (4-core graphics)Apple Graphics processing unit (three-core graphics)
Memory bank
Slot for memory cardNoNo
Built-in 4 GB RAM 64/256/512 GB 3 GB RAM 64/256 GB
Camera
Dual12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm, 1.4
FeaturesQuad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)1/3" sensor size @ 28mm, 1/3.6" sensor size @ 56mm, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
Selfie Single7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm
Selfie FeaturesHDR
Selfie Video1080p@60fps
PrimaryDual 12 MP, (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
Secondary7 MP, f/2.2, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
Sound
Different alarm typesVibration, proprietary ringtonesVibration, proprietary ringtones
Main speakerYes, with stereo sound
3.5mm jackNo
 - noise cancellation feature- noise cancellation feature- Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
Communication
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYesYes (Apple Pay only)
RadioNoNo
USB2.0, proprietary reversible connector3.0, reversible connector
Features
SensorsFace ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometerFingerprint recognition (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer
MessagingiMessage, SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push EmailiMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
BrowserHTML5 (Safari)HTML5 (Safari)
 - quick battery charge: 50% in 30 min- Qi wireless charging- Siri dictation and cammands recognition- iCloud cloud service- MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player- MP4/H.265 player- Audio/video/photo editor- Document editor- quick battery charge: 50% in 30 min- Qi wireless charging- Siri dictation and cammands recognition- iCloud cloud service- MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player- MP4/H.264 player- Audio/video/photo editor- Document editor
JavaNo
Battery
 Built-in Li-Ion batteryBuilt-in Li-Ion 2675 mAh battery
Talk timeUp to 21 h (3G)
Music playerbatmusicplayback1Up to 60 h
Other
ColorsSpace Gray, Silver, GoldGold, Space Gray, Silver
PriceAbout 1250 EURAbout 910 EUR