Do you wish to own one of the latest smartphones manufactured by Apple Inc or Samsung? If so, don’t just buy, but first, know their features and compare. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and iPhone 14 Pro Max are two high-end smartphones that can give you a headache when planning to buy only one of them. Even though they run on different operating systems, they look stylish and possess several outstanding features. In this regard, we’ll explore the features of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 in contrast with iPhone 14 Pro Max.
Let’s get down to business!
About Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 vs iPhone 14 Pro Max
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is an Android-based smartphone manufactured by Samsung Electronics. It is renowned for having a foldable screen. Samsung Fold 4 comes in a few colors: beige, phantom black, burgundy, and graygreen.
iPhone 14 Pro Max, on the other hand, is a high-end smartphone based on Apple’s iOS. It’s currently the latest release of Apple iPhones and is available in silver, gold, deep purple, and space black.
Specifications – Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 vs iPhone 14 Pro Max
Here’s a table that illustrates the specifications of Samsung Fold 4 and iPhone 14 Pro Max side-by-side:
|Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4||iPhone 14 Pro Max|
|Release dates||August 25, 2022||September 16, 2022|
|Price||Costs at least $1,288||Starts at $1,399|
|RAM/ROM||12GB/256GB, 12GB/512GB, 12GB/1TB||6GB/128GB, 6GB/256GB, 6GB/512GB, 6GB/1TB|
|OS||Pre-installed with Android 12L, upgradable to Android 13||Comes with iOS 16, upgradable to iOS 16.5, iOS 17|
|Screen type, size, and resolution||Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 7.6”, 1812 x 2176 pixels Cover display: Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 6.2”, 904 x 2316 pixels||LTPO Super Retina XDR OLED, 6.7”, 1290 x 2796 pixels|
|Dimensions||Folded: 155.1 x 67.1 x 14.2-15.8 mm Unfolded: 155.1 x 130.1 x 6.3 mm||160.7 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm|
|Weight||263 grams||240 grams|
|Battery type and capacity||Non-removable Li-Po battery, 4400 mAh||Non-removable Li-Ion battery, 4323 mAh|
|Rear camera||50 MP + 10 MP +12 MP||48 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP|
|Front camera||4 MP. Cover camera: 10 MP, f/2.2||12 MP, f/1.9|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×3.19 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.75 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)||Hexa-core (2×3.46 GHz Everest + 4×2.02 GHz Sawtooth)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm)||Apple A16 Bionic (4 nm)|
|GPU||Adreno 730||Apple GPU (5-core graphics)|
|SIM||Dual SIM support (Both Nano SIM and eSIM)||Dual eSIM with multiple numbers support in the US, Nano SIM and eSIM supported internationally, dual SIM supported in China|
Features of iPhone 14 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4
CPU and GPU
If you would rather choose one of these two smartphones based on their CPU speed, we recommend you go for Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, as its faster. It runs on an octa-core processor, unlike iPhone 14 Pro Max, whose CPU is hexa-core.
However, Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max runs on an advanced GPU for rendering graphics and highly demanding games. It features Apple GPU (5-core graphics), which is more sophisticated than Samsung Z Fold4’s Adreno 730.
RAM and storage capacity
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 has 2x the RAM that comes with iPhone 14 Pro Max, making it capable of running multiple apps and games simultaneously. Regarding their storage capacity/ROM, a few options are available for both mobile devices. Samsung Z Fold 4 comes in 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB ROM variations.
In contrast, iPhone 14 Pro Max is available in 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB ROM.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 can record videos in 8K resolution, unlike iPhone 14 Pro Max, which records videos max at 4K. Both smartphones record 4K at 60fps and 1080p at 240fps. They also feature gyro EIS, allowing you to record videos effectively without the effect of hand jittery.
iPhone 14 Pro Max and Samsung Fold 4 have great front cameras capable of recording 1080p and 4K videos. While Samsung Z Fold 4 can only record 1080p videos at 30/60fps, iPhone 14 Pro Max records 1080p at 25/30/60/120fps.
Samsung Fold 4 runs on a 4400 mAh Li-Po battery, unlike iPhone 14 Pro Max, whose Li-Ion battery is 4323 mAh. The batteries attached to both mobile devices are non-removable, with wired and wireless charging options.
If you’re using a wired charger, both smartphones will take 30 minutes to charge up to 50%. However, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 beats iPhone 14 Pro Max in terms of its 4.5W reverse wireless feature. With this feature, you can charge other devices at the expense of your Samsung device battery.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and iPhone 14 Pro Max are among the best phones available today, with several fantastic features. Although Z Fold 4 is about $100 cheaper, it still beats iPhone 14 Pro Max with a better camera, battery life, and CPU.
But if you love to play games on your phone, Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max suits your high graphic demands.
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