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Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max
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9.2/10
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The Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max currently has an Informr score of 9.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 36 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

The "1-Minute" Review

Verdict

The decision between the iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max essentially comes down to screen size and battery life. If you want the best of both -- and don't mind the price tag -- the Pro Max is the ultimate 2021 iPhone model.

The iPhone 13 Pro Max is the largest in the 2021 line of iPhone models and carries very similar specs to the slightly smaller iPhone 13 Pro.

What’s The Same?

  • 120Hz adaptive refresh rate
  • A15 Bionic chipset
  • iOS 15
  • Cinematic mode
  • Super Retina XDR OLED display
  • Tri-lens camera

What’s Different

  • Bigger phone
  • 6.7-inch display
  • Improved battery

The extra screen real estate on the iPhone 13 Pro Max might be of benefit to gamers, those videographers wanting to take full advantage of the new cinematic mode, or for those who like to binge-watch shows and movies via streaming services on the go.

While Apple does not release the actual battery capacity of its phones, reviewers reported one or two hours more of use between charges with the iPhone 13 Pro Max than the smaller Pro model as well.

Everything else is basically identical. You can read more about what to expect in our iPhone 13 Pro review!

Tom’s Guide says, “The winner of the iPhone 13 Pro vs iPhone 13 Pro Max fight comes down to what you're looking for in your next phone. If you want a bigger display and longer battery life, our money is on the Pro Max despite the higher price.”


Operating system
iOS
Processor
3.22 GHz
Screen Size
6.7"
Camera
12+ MP, f/1.5


What the Critics Are Saying...


Recombu

Out of all the smartphones we’ve tested, the iPhone 13 Pro Max simply has the best camera, screen, and battery life, and so it’s very easy to recommend. But bear in mind that its size and weight make it awkward to handle, and the crushing cost means that it’s certainly no bargain even if it is the b...

- Peter Phelps, Recombu
The Guardian

The iPhone 13 Pro Max is a beast with Apple’s biggest screen, longest battery life and highest price. There aren’t many phones that can last more than 48 hours on a charge, particularly with top-class chips, cameras, a 120Hz screen and upwards of six years of software support. But all that size and...

- Samuel Gibbs, The Guardian
What Hi-Fi

The iPhone 13 Pro Max isn’t a huge upgrade on its predecessor, but it is meaningfully better in a few ways, most notably the battery and camera. Just as important to us is that the screen is even better than before, and the built-in speakers have been improved, too. That said, the standard iPhone 13...

- What Hi-Fi
Tech Advisor

The iPhone 13 Pro Max offers the best battery of any iPhone to date, but the lack of differences between it and the more affordable iPhone 13 Pro - including ProMotion tech and enhanced cameras - make it hard to recommend to most.

- Lewis Painter, Tech Advisor
L@B techreviews

All of the above only helps to confirm the conclusions that here is a mobile that beats pretty much everything on the market, both in terms of camera, screen and overall user experience. About the iPhone 13 Pro Max, it can be added that it offers even longer battery life, just as the screen area is...

- Peter Gotschalk, L@B techreviews


Prices (Where to Buy)




Common Questions


Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max prices will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. Apple's suggested retail price is $1099.00. You can compare iPhone 13 Pro Max prices from around the web here on The Informr.


Apple backs up the iPhone 13 Pro Max with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your iPhone 13 Pro Max has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Apple support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Apple's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.7"

The Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max's screen size is 6.7 inches with 1284 x 2778 pixels resolution.

Processor
3.22 GHz

There is a Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm) Hexa-core 3.22 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the iOS 15 operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ MP, f/1.5 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 12+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128/256/512/1000 GB

Internal memory is 128/256/ 512/1000 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
4325mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4325 mAh battery.

iPhone 13 Pro Max Specs

Overview
Release Date September 24, 2021
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System iOS 15

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Processor Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm) Hexa-core 3.22 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256/512/1000 GB
RAM 8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM No
Connectivity
USB Lightning
USB OTG Support No
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/1.5
Zoom
6x optical, 15x digital
Flash
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Red-eye reduction, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (12 MP, F2.8, Telephoto), 3rd camera feature (12 MP, F1.8, Ultrawide), 4th camera feature (TOF 3D LiDAR scanner),HDR, Time lapse mode, Slow motion recording
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.2
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1284 x 2778 pixels
Pixel Density 458 pixels
Size 6.7 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Yes
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, HDR, True Tone, Corning Gorilla Glass, 120Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4325 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 1680 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Sierra Blue, Silver, Gold, Graphite
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.08 x 7.81 x 0.765 cm (6.3 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 240 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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