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iPhone 14 Pro Max Vs. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: Flagship Showdown

Shane Snider

Can Apple’s newest flagship smartphone take down Samsung’s feature-rich Galaxy S22 Ultra? CRN takes a look at this head-to-head matchup.

Dimensions and weigh-in

Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro Max is no lightweight when it comes to size. The phone has a width of 3.05 inches, a height of 6.33 inches (measured diagonally) and depth of .31 inches. The substantial phone weighs 8.47 ounces. The display shows off a full 6.7 inches of OLED screen. The Pro Max has rounded corners that follow a curved design.

Samsung’s S22 Ultra weighs in a little lighter with a slightly larger frame at 8.04 ounces with a width of 3.07 inches, a height of 6.43 inches and depth of .35 inches. The AMOLED display measures 6.8 inches (measured diagonally).

As you’ll see in the following slides, both phones make good use of this extra real estate, offering top-of-line display technology and groundbreaking features.

Network support/ Connectivity

Samsung S22 Ultra features Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/63, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot functionality. It utilizes Bluetooth 5.2, has GPC and also supports USB Type-C 3.2 and USB on-the-Go. The S22 Ultra also supports 5G.

iPhone 14 Pro Max features 5G (sub-6 GHZ and mmWave) with 4.4 MIMO, Gigabit LTE with 4x4 MIMO and LAA, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2.2 MIMO and Bluetooth 5.3. The new Ultra Wideband chip for the phone’s spatial awareness technology gives Apple a very interesting new connectivity angle.

 
Shane Snider

Shane Snider is a senior associate editor covering personal computing, mobile devices, semiconductor news, hardware reviews, breaking news and live events. Shane is a veteran journalist, having worked for newspapers in upstate New York and North Carolina. He can be reached at ssnider@thechannelcompany.com.

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