Released in 2018, the iPhone XS Max was the first plus-sized iPhone to have an edge-to-edge Super Retina display. Measuring 6.5” with a staggering resolution of 1242 x 2688 pixels at a pixel density of 458 pixels per inch (ppi), it set a new benchmark for iPhone displays and it remains one of the finest iPhone displays ever today. The XS Max is powered by the A12 Bionic chip with 4GB of RAM and it has a dual rear camera, with a 12MP wide angle lens and a 12MP telephoto lens. It also has fast wireless charging, an IP68 water resistance rating and a much bigger battery than the smaller iPhone XS.
Is iPhone XS Max discontinued?
The iPhone XS Max was discontinued on September 10, 2019, in line with the launch of its successor, the iPhone 11 Pro Max. The XS Max outsold the smaller iPhone XS by an estimated 5 million units, with customers preferring the larger screen and better battery life. The XS Max remains a very popular choice today.
Is the iPhone XS Max worth buying in 2020?
The iPhone XS Max was only discontinued in 2019, so it isn’t very old at all. Newer iPhone models have a faster processor, but the edge-to-edge OLED display, big battery and speedy A12 Bionic chip in the XS Max make it a formidable phone even in 2020. It’s also cheaper than the latest iPhone without giving up too many features.
What’s the difference between the XS and XS Max?
The iPhone XS Max has a bigger and higher-resolution display and a bigger battery to power it. The XS display measures 5.8” while the XS Max has a 6.5” display, and the XS has a 2,658mAh battery while the XS Max has a 3,174mAh battery. Otherwise, the two models are the same. The only difference is the screen and battery sizes.
Should I buy iPhone 11 or XS Max?
Both iPhone models have technical advantages over each other. The XS Max has a better 6.5-inch OLED display, while the 11 makes do with a 6.1-inch LED display. But the iPhone 11 is newer and faster, thanks to its superior A13 Bionic processor. Both models share similar battery life, and both offer good value for money.
Is the iPhone XS Max camera good?
The iPhone XS Max camera was one of the best smartphone camera’s of 2018 and it still holds up today. The twin lens rear camera has a 12MP telephoto lens and a 12MP wide lens so you can capture fantastic photos. Both cameras also feature optical image stabilisation to reduce blurriness in your photos and videos.
How long should iPhone XS Max battery last?
The iPhone XS Max has a substantial 3,174mAh battery capacity. Apple says the XS Max can last up to 13 hours during continuous internet use, which means you can reasonably expect your XS Max to last a full day on a single charge with moderate to high use. The battery life is considered to be better than the regular XS’s.