Flagship faceoff: Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra vs Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max vs Google Pixel 8 Pro vs OnePlus 12

Each device is equipped with impressive displays, powerful processors, advanced cameras and offers unparalleled performance
An undated image of two person using phones. — Freepik
An undated image of two person using phones. — Freepik

The latest flagship smartphones from the renowned tech companies including Samsung, Apple, Google, and OnePlus have raised the bar for the smartphone technology in today’s era. Each equipped with impressive displays, powerful processors, and advanced cameras, these devices offer unparalleled performance and features.

But which one reigns supreme? Let's compare the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra, Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max, Google Pixel 8 Pro, and OnePlus 12 to find out.

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra vs. Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max vs. Google Pixel 8 Pro vs. OnePlus 12

Features Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Google Pixel 8 Pro
OnePlus 12

Display size, resolution 

6.8-inch AMOLED; 3,120 x 1,440 pixels; 1-120Hz adaptive refresh rate6.7-inch OLED; 2,796 x 1,290 pixels; 120Hz adaptive6.7-inch OLED; 3,120 x 1,440 pixels; 1-120Hz adaptive refresh rate6.82-inch OLED; 3,168 x 1,440 pixels; 1-120Hz adaptive refresh rate
Pixel density
501 ppi
460 ppi
489 ppi
510 ppi
Dimensions (inches)
6.40 x 3.11 x 0.34 in.
3.02 x 6.29 x 0.32 in.
6.4 x 3.0 x 0.3 in.
6.5 x 3 x 0.36 in.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
A17 Pro
Google Tensor G3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
12GB RAM + 256GB, 512GB, 1TB
256GB, 512GB, 1TB
12GB RAM + 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB
12GB RAM + 256GB; 16GB RAM + 512GB
Expandable storage
5,000 mAh
Undisclosed; Apple claims up to 29 hours of video playback (25 hours streamed)
5,050 mAh
5,400 mAh (dual-2,700 mAh)
Fingerprint sensor
Under display
None (Face ID)
Under display
Under display
USB-C (USB 3.0)
Headphone jack
Special features
Titanium frame, 2,600-nit peak brightness; 7 years of OS and security updates; 5G (mmWave); IP68 water resistance; wireless PowerShare to charge other devices;  integrated S Pen; UWB for finding other devices; 45-watt wired charging (charger not included); Galaxy AI; Wi-Fi 7; Gorilla Glass Armor cover glass
5G (mmw/Sub6), Action Button, Always-On display, IP68 rating, MagSafe, Dynamic Island, 5x optical zoom (120mm equivalent), satellite connectivity, eSIM, Thread networking technology
5G (Sub 6 and mmWave); VPN by Google One; 7 years of OS, security and Feature Drop updates; front-facing camera has autofocus; 13-watt Qi wireless charging; 30-watt wired charging; USB-3.2 speeds via USB-C; IP68 dust and water resistance; Gorilla Glass Victus 2 on front and back
4,500-nit peak brightness; 80-watt wired charging (100-watt wired charging outside US); 50-watt wireless charging with fan dock; Wi-Fi 7; Gorilla Glass Victus 2 cover glass
Price off-contract (USD)
$1,300 (256GB)$1,199 (256GB), $1,399 (512GB), $1,599 (1TB)$999 (128GB)$800 (256GB)
Price (GBP)
£1,249 (256GB)
£1,199 (256GB), £1,399 (512GB), £1,599 (1TB)
£999 (128GB)
Price (AUD)
AU$2,199 (256GB)
AU$2,549 (512GB), AU$2,899 (1TB)
AU$1,699 (128GB)
Dimensions (inches)
163 x 79 x 8.6 mm
76.7 x 159.9 x 8.25 mm
162.6 x 76.5 x 8.8 mm
164.3 x 76 x 9.2 mm
Weight (grams, ounces)
233 g (8.22 oz.)
221 g (7.81 oz.)
213 g (7.5 oz.)
220 g (7.8 oz.)
Mobile software
Android 14
iOS 17
Android 14
Android 14
200-megapixel (wide), 12-megapixel (ultrawide), 10-megapixel (3x telephoto), 50-megapixel (5x telephoto)
48-megapixel (wide), 12-megapixel (ultrawide), 12-megapixel telephoto (5x optical)
50-megapixel (wide), 48-megapixel (ultrawide), 48-megapixel (telephoto)
50-megapixel (wide), 48-megapixel (ultrawide), 64-megapixel (telephoto)
Front-facing camera
Video capture