Operating system
iOS
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
6.5"
Camera
12+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Pocket-lint

There is no denying that the iPhone XS Max is a monster device with a screen that screams out at you. This is the phone that answers all those who questioned why the iPhone X was so small and reserved. The Max is here and it's pushing the Plus experience to one side to go even bigger.

- Stuart Miles, Pocket-lint
TechRadar

The iPhone XS Max appears to be the perfect upgrade for owners of the iPhone Plus who prefer a large form factor with a big screen and a bigger battery. It packs in all the top-end features of the smaller model, but really turbocharges them in the hand.

- Abbas Ali, Gareth Beavis, TechRadar
What Hi-Fi

If you're a current iPhone Plus owner, there's no doubt the iPhone XS Max is going to prove tempting. Just having access to that huge OLED screen, the faster processing and bigger battery life could be enough for some to take the plunge despite the big price tag.

- What Hi-Fi
Stuff

It has lots of subtle upgrades, from the increased waterproofing to the longer battery life and then some bigger changes, such as the improved cameras, faster processor and upgraded colours on the display compared to the iPhone X.

- David Phelan, Stuff
Digital Trends

It’s the most expensive smartphone from to date, but keep in mind this is very much an “S” model iPhone. The upgrades are modest over last year’s iPhone X, but it certainly is quite a jump if you’re coming from anything older than an iPhone 8.

- Julian Chokkattu, Digital Trends


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


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Screen Size
6.5"

The Apple iPhone Xs Max's screen size is 6.5 inches with 1242 x 2688 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a Apple A12 Bionic Hexa core processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the iOS 12 operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 7+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
64/256/512 GB

Internal memory is 64/256/ 512 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
Unknown

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Apple's performance ratings are 1500 minutes, 780 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

iPhone Xs Max Specs

Overview
Release date September 21, 2018
Regions available USA, Canada, UK, India
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA:
800/850/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
LTE:
1700/1900/700/2100 /800/850/900/1800/2600/2300/2500 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System iOS 12

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Processor Apple A12 Bionic Hexa core
Internal Flash Memory 64/256/ 512 GB
RAM 4 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity Unknown
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 900 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 780 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1500 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Stainless steel
Colors Gold, Space Gray, Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.7 x 7.7 x 0.8 cm (6.2 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 208 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1242 x 2688 pixels
Pixel density 458 pixels
Size 6.5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Yes
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support Unknown
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Dual lens
Yes
Zoom
2x optical, 10x digital
Flash
Yes (Quad LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Panorama, Red-eye reduction, Self-timer, Dual camera feature (12 MP 2nd camera, f/2.4), HDR, Slow motion recording
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
7+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture f/2.2
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 60 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types XLS, RTF, PPT, PPTX, DOC, DOCX, PDF, TXT, HTML
Weather Yes
Stocks Yes
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Critic Reviews


Pocket-lint

The upgrade you've been waiting for

from Pocket-lint

There is no denying that the iPhone XS Max is a monster device with a screen that screams out at you. This is the phone that answers all those who questioned why the iPhone X was so small and reserved. The Max is here and it's pushing the Plus experience to one side to go even bigger.

Read full review

There is no denying that the iPhone XS Max is a monster device with a screen that screams out at you. This is the phone that answers all those who questioned why the iPhone X was so small and reserved. The Max is here and it's pushing the Plus experience to one side to go even bigger.

Read full review

Less

TechRadar

The phone for those who want it all

from TechRadar

The iPhone XS Max appears to be the perfect upgrade for owners of the iPhone Plus who prefer a large form factor with a big screen and a bigger battery. It packs in all the top-end features of the smaller model, but really turbocharges them in the hand.

Read full review

The iPhone XS Max appears to be the perfect upgrade for owners of the iPhone Plus who prefer a large form factor with a big screen and a bigger battery. It packs in all the top-end features of the smaller model, but really turbocharges them in the hand.

Read full review

Less

What Hi-Fi

Does have the potential to be Apple's best-ever

If you're a current iPhone Plus owner, there's no doubt the iPhone XS Max is going to prove tempting. Just having access to that huge OLED screen, the faster processing and bigger battery life could be enough for some to take the plunge despite the big price tag.

Read full review

If you're a current iPhone Plus owner, there's no doubt the iPhone XS Max is going to prove tempting. Just having access to that huge OLED screen, the faster processing and bigger battery life could be enough for some to take the plunge despite the big price tag.

Read full review

Less

Stuff

A real head-turner

from Stuff

It has lots of subtle upgrades, from the increased waterproofing to the longer battery life and then some bigger changes, such as the improved cameras, faster processor and upgraded colours on the display compared to the iPhone X.

Read full review

It has lots of subtle upgrades, from the increased waterproofing to the longer battery life and then some bigger changes, such as the improved cameras, faster processor and upgraded colours on the display compared to the iPhone X.

Read full review

Less

Digital Trends

A phone you can live inside

from Digital Trends

It’s the most expensive smartphone from to date, but keep in mind this is very much an “S” model iPhone. The upgrades are modest over last year’s iPhone X, but it certainly is quite a jump if you’re coming from anything older than an iPhone 8.

Read full review

It’s the most expensive smartphone from to date, but keep in mind this is very much an “S” model iPhone. The upgrades are modest over last year’s iPhone X, but it certainly is quite a jump if you’re coming from anything older than an iPhone 8.

Read full review

Less



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