Yoodley is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Planning to have a device upgrade? Apple’s iPhone 15 Pro Max and Goggle’s Pixel 8 Pro are probably at the top of your list. But which should you choose?

Here are the main differences between the new smartphones from Apple and Google:

iPhone 15 Pro Max

Weight: 221.0 g

Display Size: 6.7”

Dimensions: 6.30” x 3.02” x 0.32”

Resolution: 2796 x 1290 pixels (460 PPI)

Refresh Rate: 120Hz

Peak Brightness: 2000 cd/m2 (nit)

System Chip: 3nm A17 Pro

GPU: 6‑core GPU


Storage: up to 1TB

Operating System: iOS 17

Battery Capacity: 4422 mAh

Charging: 25W wired/4.5W reverse wired/15W wireless (MagSafe)/7.5W wireless (Qi)

Rear Camera: 48 MP (Sensor-shift OIS, PDAF) main/12 MP (Telephoto, Sensor-shift OIS)/12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Front Camera: 12 MP

Video Recording: 4K@24/25/30/60fps, 1080p@25/30/60/120/240fps, 10-bit HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), ProRes, Cinematic mode (4K@24/30fps)

Frame Material: Titanium

Biometrics Sensor: Face ID

Color Availability: Black Titanium, White Titanium, Blue Titanium, and Natural Titanium

5G: Yes

SIM: Nano-SIM and eSIM (International)/Dual eSIM – two active eSIMs; stores eight or more eSIMs (US)/Dual SIM Nano-SIM, dual stand-by (China)

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 6E

Port: USB Type-C 3.0

Pixel 8 Pro

Weight: 213.0 g

Size: 6.7 inches

Dimensions: 6.40” x 3.01” x 0.35”

Resolution: 2992 x 1344 pixels (490 PPI)

Refresh Rate: 120Hz

Peak Brightness: 2400 cd/m2 (nit)

System Chip: Google Tensor G3

GPU: Yes (Rumor: 10-core Arm Immortalis G715)


Storage: up to 1TB

Operating System: Android 14

Battery Capacity: 5050 mAh

Charging: 30W wired/23W wireless/Reverse wireless

Rear Camera: 50 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF) main/48 MP (Telephoto, OIS)/48 MP (Ultra-wide, OIS, Autofocus)

Front Camera: 10.5 MP

Video Recording: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@24/30/60/120/240fps, 10-bit HDR

Frame Material: Aluminum

Biometrics Sensor: Fingerprint 

Color Availability: Obsidian, Porcelain, Bay

5G: Yes

SIM: Nano-SIM and eSIM

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 7

Port: USB Type-C 3.2


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here