Apple iPhone XS Max (512 GB)

Full Specifications, Price, Pros & Cons, Competitors, Should you Buy?

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Key Specs:
  • 6.5 inches, Super AMOLED Retina HD 19.5:9 display with notch
  • 2.49 GHz Hexa-core A12 Bionic Chip with Neural engine
  • 4 GB RAM, 512 GB Internal Storage, No microSD card slot
  • 12 MP + 12 MP Dual cameras with OIS, 7 MP Front camera
  • iOS 12, 3174 mAh battery, Fast/Wireless Charging, NFC
  • Face ID, IP68 Water & Dust resistant, 3D Touch, Siri, Dual Sim
Apple iPhone XS Max (512 GB) Price in India:

 134,900
on

 127,000
on

 144,900
on
Variants:
Availability Details:
Available both in online and offline stores.
OS Updates?
Will get future iOS updates for years


Strength

  • Wonderful, very premium bezel-less design
  • Big & Great AMOLED display with 19.5:9 ratio
  • Great quality, one of the best cameras in the world
  • Very good front camera with AI features
  • A12 Bionic is probably best processor in the world
  • Beautiful iOS, Fast Face ID, Gesture navigation
  • IP68 Water & Dust resistance
  • Very good stereo sound output
  • Best smartphone user experience
  • Greatest brand value

Weakness

  • Insane pricing
  • Storage not expandable
  • No 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • No notification LED
  • Fast charger not provided with the phone


Should You Buy?

The last year’s Apple iPhone X was a very well received phone but a lot of people desired to experience the same thing in a bigger size, so here is the Apple iPhone XS Max with Apple’s biggest ever 6.5 inches screen. It has also got a lot improved cameras, which take it close to become the best camera smartphone in the world, an impressive performance upgrade with the new chip, faster Face ID, IP68 rating, dual Sim support (eSim) great sound quality & off course it carries forward the great design & display from the iPhone X. It is truly a great & one of the best smartphones in the world with the best & premium smartphone experiences along with the best brand value of Apple. However, it has got an insanely high price in India & it will hurt even more when the trends change next year, it will start feeling older & it will be difficult for you to upgrade to a new phone because you spent a hell lot on it. So, if you can afford that burn, you must go for it!

Our Score
98
Out of 100
Performance:
100%
Rear Camera:
98%
Front Camera:
77%
Battery:
59%
Value for Money:
18%
User Experience:
100%

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Apple iPhone XS Max Full Specifications:
Phone Details
Phone Name(s) Apple iPhone XS Max
Manufacturer Apple
Announced September 2018
Released September 2018
Body
Build Bezel-less, Stainless steel frame covered with front and back glass
Colors
Gold
Silver
Space Grey
Dimensions 157.5 × 77.4 × 7.7 mm
Weight 208 grams
Buttons Navigation gestures, Volume rocker, Side button, Mute Toggle
Display
Screen Size 6.5 inches
Display Type Bezel-less Super AMOLED display with notch, HDR10 compliant
Resolution Super Retina HD (2688 x 1242 pixels)
Pixel Density 458 pixels per inch (PPI)
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 aspect ratio
Display Area 84.4% screen-to-body ratio
Protection Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Contrast Ratio 1000000:1
Brightness 625 nits
Touchscreen Yes, Capacitive, Multi-Touch display with 3D Touch
Performance
Processor 2.49 GHz Hexa-core Apple's A12 Bionic Chip with Neural engine, 7nm
RAM 4 GB
GPU 4-core Apple GPU
Storage
Internal 512 GB
External No microSD card slot
USB OTG Yes
Operating System
OS iOS 12
User Interface Not applicable
Cameras
Rear Camera Dual 12 MP (Wide-angle, ƒ/1.8) + 12 MP (Telephoto, ƒ/2.4), Quad-LED True Tone flash
Details 2x Optical zoom, Digital zoom up to 10x, Portrait mode, Portrait Lighting, Dual optical image stabilisation, Six‑element lens, Panorama, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Backside illumination sensor, Hybrid IR filter, Autofocus with Focus Pixels, Tap to focus with Focus Pixels, Smart HDR, Local tone mapping, Red-eye correction, Exposure control, Auto image stabilisation, Burst mode, Timer mode, Photo geotagging
Video Recording 4K at 24/ 30/ 60 fps, 1080p at 30/ 60 fps, 720p at 30 fps, OIS, 2x Optical zoom, 6x digital zoom, Slow motion video support for 1080p at 120/ 240 fps, Time-lapse video with stabilisation, Cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p), Stereo recording
Front Camera 7 MP (ƒ/2.2)
Details Portrait mode, Portrait Lighting, Animoji, Memoji, Smart HDR, Retina Flash, Backside illumination sensor, Auto image stabilisation, Burst mode, Exposure control, Timer mode
Video Recording 1080p at 30/ 60 fps, Extended dynamic range for video at 30 fps, Cinematic video stabilisation (1080p and 720p)
SIM
SIM Dual SIM (Nano SIM + eSIM)
SIM Size Nano SIM
Battery
Capacity 3174 mAh Li-Ion battery
Fast Charging Yes, up to 50% charge in 30 minutes (fast charger not provided in the box)
Wireless Charging Yes, works with Qi-certified chargers
Removable Battery No
Talk Time up to 25 hrs
Audio Playback up to 65 hrs
Video Playback up to 15 hrs
Internet Use up to 13 hrs
Security and Sensors
Security Face ID
Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Three-axis gyro, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band Wi‑Fi with 2x2 MIMO, Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE
Location Assisted GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, Digital compass
USB Type Lightning connector
FM Radio No
NFC Yes
Infrared No
Sound
Speakers 2 Stereo speakers (Earpiece and bottom mounted)
3.5mm Headphone Jack No
Microphone One primary microphone and one dedicated microphone for Active noise cancellation
Network
Cellular Networks 2G, 3G, 4G / VoLTE
2G Bands GSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G Bands HSDPA 850/ 900/ 1700(AWS)/ 1900/ 2100
4G Bands FDD-LTE B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8, B12, B13, B14, B17, B18, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28, B29, B30, B32, B66 TDD-LTE B34, B38, B39, B40, B41, B46
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
SAR Values
Head -
Body -
Other Features
Notification LED No
Water Resistance Yes, IP68 water and dust resistant (up to 2m for 30 mins)
Virtual Assistant Siri
Payments Apple Pay (not available in India)
In Box Contents
What's in the box? Apple iPhone XS Max, EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Disclaimer: We have tried our best to list correct specs & information on this page, but still cannot guarantee it is 100% correct.
Apple iPhone XS Max Review:

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Apple iPhone XS Max (512 GB) is suitable to use for:
  • Heavy Users
  • Normal Day to Day Users
  • Heavy Gamers
  • Moderate Gamers
  • Camera Lovers
  • Selfie Lovers
  • Multimedia Consumption

Rahul Dubey

Rahul is a Professional Blogger and the Founder of 'Best Tech Guru'. He is a Computer Science & Engineering graduate and the passion for Technology & Entrepreneurship kept him away from a regular job, now he spends all his time with latest technology and loves to help people. He is a Tech enthusiast and has written hundreds of articles over the years on this blog. Follow @iamRahulD

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