Apple iPhone XS Max
Apple iPhone XS Max Camera
Apple iPhone XS Max
Apple iPhone XS Max

iPhone XS Max

Primary Camera
Status: AvailableRelease Date: Sep 12, 2018Website: www.apple.com

Editors Review


iPhone XS Max Summary

The iPhone XS Max is Apple’s most competent 2018 flagship smartphone. Its design in addition to being dust and water-resistant (IP68) offers metal and glass finish on the back, which offers Qi Wireless charging support. The Apple iPhone XS Max maintains the same design line of its predecessor, by featuring an OLED display screen and notch.

The device has a series of sensors on top to give 3D facial recognition functionality, such as an infrared camera that confirms the depth detection system. This system projects 30,000 infrared ray points to check the user’s face pattern. The sensor is so precise that it recognizes the user even with glasses, change of look or beard for lock screen security and payments through Apple Pay.

The Apple iPhone XS Max smartphone has an LTE Advanced (4CA) Cat16 antennas, which allows it to have a download speed of up to 1024 Mbps and 150 Mbps uploads speed whenever the conditions of the operator’s network allow it. The iPhone XS Max display features a 6.5 inches Super Retina OLED screen (1242 x 2688 pixels resolution), while still having 3D Touch that allows access to certain controls depending on the level of pressure you do, it also has two stereo speakers incorporated for music playback. The iPhone XS Max specifications come pre-installed with iOS 12 (now upgradable to iOS 13.2). As for the processor, the iPhone XS Max has an Apple A12 Bionic chipset combined with a 4-cores Apple GPU. The iPhone XS Max RAM is 4GB, while the available storage space memory comes in versions of 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB.

The Apple iPhone XS Max Camera features dual 12-megapixel optics, the first being a main f/1.8 resolution sensor while the second f/2.4 lens adds support for 2X optical zoom and Portrait Mode, with 1080p/4K recording capability at both 30 FPS and 60 FPS. Both sensors have OIS and six-element lens protection with sapphire crystal. It also has HDR and panoramic mode for the rear camera. The iPhone XS Max Camera also has Burst mode, 1080p@240fps slow-motion recording. As for the front camera, iPhone XS Max features a 7MP f/2.2 front snapper. For night shots it has Quad-LED dual-tone flash on the rear.

In the area of connectivity, iPhone XS Max features Bluetooth (5.0), WiFi (Dual-band and MIMO) and NFC connection with no 3.5 mm audio jack support. iPhone XS Max has dimensions of 157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm and gets Non-removable Li-Ion 3174 mAh battery. The iPhone XS Max colors are available in Space Gray, Silver, and Gold.

  • Better battery life
  • Dual SIM slot
  • Excellent camera
  • No Touch ID
  • Very expensive
  • Insufficient storage
Color: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
SIM Type: Dual SIM
SIM Size: Nano-SIM + e-SIM
Dimension: 77.4 mm x 157.5 mm x 7.7 mm
Weight: 208 g
Display Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen 16M colors
Display Size: 6.5 inches
Resolution: 1242 x 2688 pixels
Rear Camera: 12MP + 12MP
Front Camera: 7 MP
Flash: Quad-LED dual-tone flash
Video Resolution: 2160p@24/30/60fps
OS & Processor
OS: iOS 12
Processor Type: Apple A12 Bionic
Processor Speed: 2.49 GHz
Processor Core: Hexa-core
Memory & Storage
Internal: 64/256/512 GB
Expandable: No
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Version: 5.0 A2DP LE
USB: 2.0 proprietary reversible connector
Audio Jack: No
Sensors: Face ID accelerometer gyro proximity compass barometer
Network Type: 4G 2G 3G
Supported Networks: 4G LTE UMTS GSM WCDMA
Capacity: 3400 mAh
Talk Time: Up to 25 h (3G)
Battery Type: Non-removable Li-Ion battery